Life Quotes

The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.

John Caldwell Calhoun

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.

Samuel Butler

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

Samuel Butler

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

Samuel Butler

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin

My outlook is that life is like a self-service restaurant and you have to help yourself. Sometimes when you see what the other fella has got, you want some of it too.

Max Bygraves

No, we never die for long, While we've got that little life To live for, where it's hid inside.

Kate Bush

There is not love of life without despair about life.

Albert Camus

Life's hard. To be in peace with oneself, one must speak the truth. To be in peace with others, one must lie.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Life is a game of chess and you never really know when you are winning or losing.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

We play out our days as we play out cards, taking them as they come, not knowing what they will be, hoping for a lucky card and sometimes getting one, often getting just the wrong one.

Samuel Butler

Many things are not as they seem: The worst things in life never are.

Jim Butcher

Ah, life is a gate, a way, a path to Paradise anyway, why not live for fun and joy and love or some sort of girl by a fireside, why not go to your desire and LAUGH.

Jack Kerouac

Focus on the quality of life. Add life to your years and then years will be added to your life.

Deepak Chopra

Life is nothing but the expansion of love. We can cultivate divine love by entering into the Source. The Source is God, who is all Love.

Sri Chinmoy

You ask What is life? That is the same as asking What is a carrot? A carrot is a carrot and we know nothing more.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Yesterday is yesterday. If we try to recapture it, we will only lose tomorrow.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The lack of money is the root of all evil.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Life is like a trumpet. If you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out.

William Christopher Handy

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjld

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Pierre Corneille

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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