Life Quotes Quotes

The face, which, duly as the sun, Rose up for me with life begun, To mark all bright hours of the day With hourly love, is dimmed away And yet my days go on, go on.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

There is something sadder to lose than life the reason for living; Sadder than to lose one's possessions is to lose one's hope.

Paul Claudel

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.

Paulo Coelho

There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.

Paulo Coelho

Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.

Dag Hammarskjld

There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.

Bertrand Russell

Life is not a thing of knowing only nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotion.

Billings Learned Hand

Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.

Billings Learned Hand

I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.

Alan Dundes

If you want happiness for a lifetime - help the next generation.

Chinese Proverbs

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

If I were asked to chose between execution and life in prison I would, of course, chose the latter. Its better to live somehow than not at all.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Everything that makes diversity of kinds, of species, differences, properties everything that consists in generation, decay, alteration and change is not an entity, but a condition and circumstance of entity and being, which is one, infinite, immobile, subject, matter, life, death, truth, lies, good and evil.

Giordano Bruno

Mankind has conceived history as a series of battles; hitherto it has considered fighting as the main thing in life.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

While the sick man has life, there is hope.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Life inspires more dread than death it is life which is the great unknown.

Emil Cioran

Life is merely a fracas on an unmapped terrain, and the universe a geometry stricken with epilepsy.

Emil Cioran

Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory.

Emil Cioran

If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success.

Sri Chinmoy

Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. It is the ultimate and absolute evil, the refusal to take an interest in existence; the refusal to take the oath of loyalty to life. The man who kills a man, kills a man. The man who kills himself, kills all men. As far as he is concerned he wipes out the world.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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