Life Quotes

God often works more by the life of the illiterate seeking the things that are God's, than by the ability of the learned seeking the things that are their own.

Anselm of Canterbury

I gave in to life. I was not defeated but outplayed.

Ivo Andric

Life is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius.

Julie Andrews

Realism in so far as it means reality to life is always bad art.

Sherwood Anderson

Anybody who would like to have a long life and make his subsistence expanded, should pay visits to his own relatives.

Husayn ibn

Nothing sweetens life like a pleasant disposition.

Hasan ibn Al

Madam, I may be President of the United States, but my private life is nobodys damn business.

Chester A. Arthur

Tragedy on the stage is no longer enough for me, I shall bring it into my own life.

Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud

You can live, provided you live; that is, you can live for ever, provided you live a good life.

St. Augustine of Hippo

O maid, while youth is with the rose and thee, Pluck thou the rose: life is as swift for thee.

Decimus Magnus Ausonius

Food is a part of our contract with life.

Bryant McGill

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

Lauren Bacall

The best thing about being President is that it gets you out of American life. I don't know what the theory is behind this, but it is a fact. The first thing we do with a President is shunt him off to a siding where nothing American can ever happen to him.

Russell Baker

It's the augmented fourth, or diminished fifth, depending on your outlook on life...

Bill Bailey

If you want someone to be ignored, then build a life-size bronze statue of them and stick it in the middle of town.


I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water - I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

The extravagant and ostentatious lifestyles that pass for charisma in a time when almost anybody talks about charisma but if you think about it there's precious little to be seen.

Lester Bangs

Art has to be a kind of confession. I don't mean a true confession in the sense of that dreary magazine. The effort it seems to me, is: if you can examine and face your life, you can discover the terms with which you are connected to other lives, and they can discover them, too — the terms with which they are connected to other people.

James Baldwin

The world's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span.

Francis Bacon

My life will be sour grapes and ashes without you.

Margaret Mary Julia

What was life like in the colonies? Probably the best word to describe it would be "colonial".

Dave Barry

One's life is peculiar to one's own when one has invented it.

Djuna Barnes

No life is a waste," the Blue Man said. "The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.

Albom, Mitch

Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.

Matthew Arnold

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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