category-Life Quotes

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

Walt Disney

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.

Henry David Thoreau

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.

Bill Cosby

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

Thomas Jefferson

A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.

Hugh Sidey

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Pragmatism asks its usual question. "Grant an idea or belief to be true," it says, "what concrete difference will its being true make in anyone's actual life? How will the truth be realized? What experiences will be different from those which would obtain if the belief were false? What, in short, is the truth's cash-value in experiential terms?

William James

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Amelia Earhart

Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a progress, and not a station.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The principle of life is that life responds by corresponding; your life becomes the thing you have decided it shall be.

Raymond Charles Barker

I have found life an enjoyable, enchanting, active, and sometime terrifying experience, and I've enjoyed it completely. A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other.

Sean O'Casey

Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook is gained, when some nobler purpose is formed, when some task is well done.

Sophia Lyon Fahs

There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.

Theodore Rubin

Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Tom Lehrer

Life would be much easier if I had the source code.

Unknown

Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.

Toni Morrison

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

Zeno

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

It may be life is only worthwhile at moments. Perhaps that is all we ought to expect.

Sherwood Anderson
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