Life Quotes Quotes

The love of liberty with life is given, And life itself the inferior gift of Heaven.

John Dryden

It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into.

Terri Guillemets

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

Walter Bagehot

Canadians, like their historians, have spent too much time remembering conflicts, crises, and failures. They forgot the great, quiet continuity of life in a vast and generous land. A cautious people learns from its past; a sensible people can face its future. Canadians, on the whole, are both.

Desmond Morton

Fascism is a European inquietude. It is a way of knowing everything -- history, the State, the achievement of the proletarianization of public life, a new way of knowing the phenomena of our epoch.

J. A. Primo De Rivera

Every writer since the beginning of time, just like other people, has been afflicted by what [a] friend of mine calls "the fleas of life"-you know, colds, hangovers, bills, sprained ankles and little nuisances of one sort or another.

William Styron

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot...reading is the creative center of a writer's life...you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

Stephen King

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.

William Haley

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.

Jerome K. Jerome

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

Anais Nin

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.

Sophocles

Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.

Havelock Ellis

Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.

Benjamin Disraeli

You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.

Lillian Gish

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.

Robert A. Heinlein

Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own Earth. It is at least the geometric pattern of things, of life, of the human and social world. It is at best that magic framework of reality that we sometimes touch upon when we use the word order.

Frank Lloyd Wright

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten

Kemal Ataturk

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.

Lucretia Mott

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Life is about making the right decisions and moving on.

Josh

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.

Proverb

My father did enough of it in his lifetime to answer for both of us.

Woodrow Wilson

Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.

Havelock Ellis

There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.

William Somerset Maugham
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