Life Quotes Quotes

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.

Elie Wiesel

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

Dorothy Thompson

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Carl Gustav Jung

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

Ernest Hemingway

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

Anais Nin

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.

Mitch Albom

Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don't ever have to live out the consequences.

Frances Fox Piven

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?

Rumi

In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt

Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Trade and gambling and a woman occasionally - that was a mans life.

Anthony Burgess

When I started, I decided to devote my life to it and not get sidetracked by all the other bullshit life has to offer.

Clifford Lee Burton

Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

"'Tis blessed to believe"; you say: The saying may be true enow And it can add to Life a light: only remains to show us how.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The more I think about sex, the better it gets. Here we have a purpose in life: Good for the blood circulation, Good for releasing the tension, The root of our reincarnations.

Kate Bush

I made it very clear to the Congress that the use of federal money, taxpayers' money to promote science which destroys life in order to save life is I'm against that. And therefore, if the bill does that, I will veto it.

George Walker Bush

When has the world seen a phenomenon like this? a lonely uninstructed youth, coming from amid the moral darkness of Galilee, even more distinct from His age, and from every thing around Him, than a Plato would be rising up in some wild tribe in Oregon, assuming thus a position at the head of the world and maintaining it, for eighteen centuries, by the pure self-evidence of His life and doctrine.

Horace Bushnell

Christ is known only by them that receive Him into their love, their faith, their deep want; known only as He is enshrined within, felt as a Divine force, breathed in the inspirations of the secret life.

Horace Bushnell

Pain is a part of life. Sometimes it's a big part, and sometimes it isn't, but either way, it's part of the big puzzle, the deep music, the great game. Pain does two things: It teaches you, tells you that you're alive. Then it passes away and leaves you changed. It leaves you wiser, sometimes. Sometimes it leaves you stronger. Either way, pain leaves its mark, and everything important that will ever happen to you in life is going to involve it in one degree or another.

Jim Butcher

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

We do not know what life is, and yet we manipulate it as if it were an inorganic salt solution...

Erwin Chargaff

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Samuel Butler

We do not know what death is. If we know so little about life which we have experienced, how shall be know about death which we have not and in the nature of things never can?

Samuel Butler
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