category-Life Quotes

Living to a ripe old age may not be one of humanity's great blessings, but to live with gusto at a ripe old age is to discover not only what life is about, but what it's always been about.

Joe Klock

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul Richter

I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life

Laurence Sterne

Night is the other half of life, and the better half.

Goethe

High culture always isolates, always drives men out of their class, and makes it more difficult for them to share naturally and easily the common class-life around them. They seek the few companions who can understand them, and when these are not to be had within a traversable distance, they sit and work alone.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one: Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Paul Gauguin

For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever.

Laura Swenson

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy

Ralph H. Blum

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.

G. K. Chesterton

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell

They say there's microbes in a kiss, This rumor is most rife, Come, lady dear, and make of me - An invalid for life

Unknown

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

Alfred Adler

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

To transform the emptiness of loneliness, to the fullness of aloneness. Ah, that is the secret of life.

Sunita Khosla

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.

Plato

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

Thomas Jefferson

Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life, the gift of nature, Love, the gift of life, a Kiss, the gift of Love

Unknown

Life is a precious gift. Don't waste it being unhappy, dissatisfied, or anything else you can be

unknown

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form [and] knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration.

Henry Moore
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