Life Quotes

Life Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Part 1. Best life quotes ever

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Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss, writer

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection Gautama Buddha Siddhartha, monk

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. Confucius, philosopher

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost, poet

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Lou Holtz, coach

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau, author

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein, physicist

Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou, poet

Your life will become better by making other lives better. Will Smith, actor

Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. Eckhart Tolle, teacher

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Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go. Nicole Kidman, actress

Life is not about what you can accumulate. I learned to live when I learned to give. Anne Beiler,

Life is never completely without its challenges. Stan Lee, writer

The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life. Zadie Smith,

First become a winner in life. Then it's easier to become a winner on the field. Tom Landry, coach

Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls. Melody Beattie, writer

Improve your spare moments and they will become the brightest gems in your life. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

In the end, you’ll realize that the best thing in your life is not a thing. Wilson Kanadi,

If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

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motivational quotes

Motivational quotes to help you achieve your life dreams.

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Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. Jimmy Dean, singer

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life. Dean Koontz, author

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford, actor

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. Henry David Thoreau, author

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father. Daniel Goleman, author

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cute quotes

Cute life quotes.

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I try not to be but I'm super-neurotic about diet. I'm neurotic about trying not to be neurotic! I'm like every other girl. I have to try really hard my whole life to try to be fit. And I'm super-vain. And I want to wear cute clothes. Gwen Stefani, musician

I connected very much with all the work of Joan Crawford because she started as a flapper. She used to dance and sing and she was very cute. She had something that was so different from what she is at the end of her life and she started in the silent movies and then went into the talkies. Berenice Bejo, actress

I am playing with the assumptions that we have in our everyday life when we are tripped up or fooled and we learn something, that makes things exciting - I am having fun with that stuff, but you have to manage it so it doesn't get too cute, that's what I trying to work toward. Jim McKay, journalist

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funny quotes

funny life quotes.

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Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. Stephen Hawking, scientist

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard, writer

Life is hard. After all, it kills you. Katharine Hepburn, actress

It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life. Jimi Hendrix, musician

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner. Tallulah Bankhead, actress

Life is funny and it is interesting how we make it as serious as possible. Elisha Cuthbert, actress

Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. Brooke Shields, actress

My life needs editing. Mort Sahl, journalist

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

I don't think it's any coincidence that I lost my religious faith and 'manned up' in the same year. I was described somewhere as a lapsed Catholic, which is funny because I'm not going back! I want to achieve things rather than live life in an animalistic way. Jimmy Carr, comedian

My one regret in life is that I am not someone else. Woody Allen, director

If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress. Will Rogers, actor

As young as I look, I think it will still be funny if I played a person who's kind of tortured and hates his life. Kind of like a Larry David-type thing. Andy Milonakis, comedian

When I'm not acting, I try to be normal, play golf, play hockey. It's funny because you're in this little bubble when you're working - you don't read books, you don't really keep up with the news, you're just living that life. Taylor Kitsch, actor

I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear. Woody Allen, director

Vicodin, I got addicted to that little pill. The reason I don't talk about it too much in the press is because it isn't funny, and I love to be funny in interviews. If you joke about that period in your life, it doesn't seem right. Matthew Perry, actor

When I started my program... there was a big clock in the corner and I looked and it said nine o'clock exactly. And it was funny, because when I was standing on the podium, it said exactly 10 p.m., and this whole hour had changed my life. Sarah Hughes, athlete

I do like any kind of project that has both comedy and drama in it because in life you don't have one day where everything is funny then the next day everything is dramatic. Topher Grace, actor

When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life. Richard Lewis, comedian

I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that. Campbell Scott, actor

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good quotes

Wise quotes about life so good your will remember forever.

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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Bertrand Russell, philosopher

How we treat people and affect their lives for the good is the true wealth that we accrue in life. Susan McCann, singer

The good life is not an amount; it's an attitude, an act, an idea, a discovery, a search. Jim Rohn, businessman

If you focus on the good in life you’ll always find something to admire in what seems ordinary. Susan McCann, singer

That best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth, poet

A friendly look, a kindly smile, one good act and life's worthwhile. Unknown,

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Quotes about inspiration

Deep inspirational quotes to make your life more inspired.

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You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection Gautama Buddha Siddhartha, monk

Smile at strangers and you just might change a life. Steve Maraboli, speaker

You change your life by changing your heart. Max Lucado, clergyman

If we can realize that life is always happening for us, not to us… game over, all the pain and suffering disappears. Tony Robbins, author

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein, physicist

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' Muhammad Ali, boxer

This is not the end, this is not even the beginning of the end, this is just perhaps the end of the beginning. Winston Churchill, statesman

And life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses, artist

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder. Richard Bach, novelist

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Albert Schweitzer, theologian

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. Gustave Flaubert, novelist

You need to find a way to live your life, that it doesn't make a mockery of your values. Bill Ayers,

Of all creatures that breathe and move upon the earth, nothing is bred that is weaker than man. Homer, poet

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours. Ayn Rand, writer

All paths are present, always... and we can but choose among them. Jacqueline Carey,

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. Helen Keller, author

Rise to the occassion which is life! Virginia Euwer Wolff,

Everyone has his own reality in which, if one is not too cautious, timid or frightened, one swims. This is the only reality there is. Henry Miller, author

I live my life in widening circles That reach out across the world. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs. George Eliot, author

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Quotes about love

Most romantic love quotes which are about life.

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You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection Gautama Buddha Siddhartha, monk

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo, author

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Bertrand Russell, philosopher

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. Morrie Schwartz, educator

When a man finds a good woman and treats her the way she deserves to be treated it will change his Life. God favors a man that finds his wife and Loves her the way God Loves her Tony Gaskins, speaker

The way to know life is to love many things. Vincent Van Gogh, painter

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. Kurt Vonnegut, author

Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit. Kahlil Gibran, artist

Without love in you life, you have nothing. Wynonna Judd, musician

The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. Anthony Hopkins, actor

I feel grateful because I have a lot of love in my life. I found the person I'm sharing my life with. I have a good man. Gisele Bundchen, model

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? Ernest Hemingway, novelist

It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life. Jimi Hendrix, musician

If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. John Irving, novelist

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty. Shinichi Suzuki, musician

Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it. Sai Baba, leader

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. Henry Van Dyke, poet

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. Rumi, poet

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could. Louise Erdrich, writer

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Quotes about success

Best life success stories, quotes for business and personal growth.

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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor

To succeed in life, you need three things a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. Reba McEntire, musician

The only way to be successful in life lies in the understanding of natural order of things. Ali Daud,

The number one key to success in life is sustaining your energy. Tony Robbins, author

The most successful people in life are generally those who have the best information. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison, writer

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan, athlete

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington, educator

People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal. Herbert Spencer, philosopher

Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes. Alice Foote MacDougall,

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away. Ellen Glasgow, novelist

The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed. Rush Limbaugh, entertainer

As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life. Joseph Prince, clergyman

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain, author

I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life. Drew Barrymore, actress

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape. Alice James, writer

What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles. Zig Ziglar, author

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Quotes about change

Best quotes to change your life.

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Smile at strangers and you just might change a life. Steve Maraboli, speaker

You change your life by changing your heart. Max Lucado, clergyman

If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

To make profound changes in your life you need either inspiration or desperation Tony Robbins, author

To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. William James, philosopher

Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it. Lindsey Vonn, ski racer

Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life. Alvin Toffler, author

Try to realize it's all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you're only very small and life flows on within you and without you. George Harrison, musician

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles. Stephen Covey, businessman

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. Wayne Dyer, psychologist

You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. Joel Osteen, clergyman

Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends. Joan Didion, author

Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant. Joan Didion, author

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant. Tony Robbins, author

Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. Margaret Cho, comedian

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Katherine Mansfield, author

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. Anatole France, novelist

Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Gilda Radner, comedian

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Quotes about lessons

Quotes on life lessons.

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Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou, poet

Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect. Shawn Johnson, athlete

The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people. Georg Solti, musician

One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don't get into public service. Sean Hannity, writer

Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week. Amanda Seyfried, actress

The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load. Queen Elizabeth II, royalty

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. Al Franken, comedian

My whole belief system is that our paths are drawn for us. I believe in reincarnation. I believe we're here to learn and grow. We choose how we come into this life based on what it is we have to learn. Some people have harder lessons than others. Gillian Anderson, actress

I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people. Bryce Dallas Howard, actress

Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging. Dar Williams, musician

That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed. Elizabeth Gilbert, novelist

Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves. Edward Bach, scientist

If life's lessons could be reduced to single sentences, there would be no need for fiction. Scott Turow, novelist

Lyrically I like to use themes that make the listener use his or her imagination, and to give a little of the lessons I've learned in my own life. Ronnie James Dio, musician

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me. Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends, and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life. Marg Helgenberger, actress

It's about lessons for life. It's not just about winning either. Lynn Davies, athlete

I think there are huge lessons there, for young people who are getting started in life, as well as other people. And that is, to take responsibility for your own life. Only you are responsible for the course you take from there. Story Musgrave, astronaut

Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet. Anthony Kiedis, musician

I mean, it's the life lessons that I suppose you learn that nobody gets a free ride and that you do the best you can with the means that you can and try to open yourself to as much knowledge and all that that you can. Joe Mantegna, actor

My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy. Judy Collins, musician

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Quotes about yourself

Inspirational self motivation quotes to help your achieve best results today.

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Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. Dr. Seuss, writer

Try to realize it's all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you're only very small and life flows on within you and without you. George Harrison, musician

I took some me time. I think that's a really important thing to do for yourself, especially in this business. And now I feel like I'm in a really good, positive place in my life. Ashlee Simpson, musician

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. Harvey Fierstein, actor

Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself. Margaret Cho, comedian

Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for Oliver James,

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. Lucille Ball, comedian

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. Thales, philosopher

I may attempt a novel. I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life. Iris Chang, historian

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself. Henry David Thoreau, author

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen. Simone de Beauvoir, writer

Be yourself, fill your life with good people, and don't get a big head. It can all be gone tomorrow. Molly Sims, model

Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation. Plato, philosopher

And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning. Isaac Asimov, scientist

Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen. Corin Nemec, actor

I've always believed in experiencing everything in life. When you walk out with blinders on, you cut yourself off from the angels and the fairies. Alyssa Milano, actress

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day. Orison Swett Marden, writer

You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself. Doug Coupland, author

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Musician quotes

Quotes from famous musicians.

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I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix, musician

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. John Lennon, musician

To succeed in life, you need three things a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. Reba McEntire, musician

Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it. Henry Rollins, musician

When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings. Michael Jackson, musician

Without love in you life, you have nothing. Wynonna Judd, musician

Try to realize it's all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you're only very small and life flows on within you and without you. George Harrison, musician

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can decide how you're going to live now. Joan Baez, musician

It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life. Jimi Hendrix, musician

Life is all about having a good time. Miley Cyrus, musician

The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn. David Russell, musician

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty. Shinichi Suzuki, musician

I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily. Lil' Kim, musician

Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes. Tom Cochrane, musician

I took some me time. I think that's a really important thing to do for yourself, especially in this business. And now I feel like I'm in a really good, positive place in my life. Ashlee Simpson, musician

I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness. Adam Ant, musician

All I've done all my life is disobey. Edith Piaf, musician

Life flows on within you and without you. George Harrison, musician

People think, because we're young, we aren't complex, but that's not true. We deal with life and love and broken hearts in the same way a woman a few years older might. Rihanna, musician

I really appreciate family. I really can't imagine life without them! Ice Cube, musician

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Actor quotes

Quotes from famous actors.

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Your life will become better by making other lives better. Will Smith, actor

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

Maybe you will be afraid and maybe you will fail, but the courage to take risks in any part of your life is, I feel, a very worthwhile way to live. Emile Hirsch, actor

Haters never win. I just think that's true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. Tom Hiddleston, actor

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. Anthony Hopkins, actor

Be happy, but never satisfied. Bruce Lee, actor

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. Bruce Lee, actor

Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about who you choose to make your life with. Oliver Hudson, actor

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle. Harvey Keitel, actor

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. Harvey Fierstein, actor

Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow. Dirk Benedict, actor

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. Will Smith, actor

I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen, like, a sunset. Chris Evans, actor

Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life. Gregory Peck, actor

The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great -- and they know I know it. Clark Gable, actor

Mine were informal mentors. They were all in my working life. Laurence Fishburne, actor

Once in one's life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived. Sylvester Stallone, actor

I wanted to look at them because I feel, internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life. Sidney Poitier, actor

Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid. John Wayne, actor

I like to be able to play a character and act out a lot of things which I can't or don't do in my normal everyday life. Leonardo DiCaprio, actor

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Actress quotes

Quotes from famous actress.

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Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life. Teri Garr, actress

The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters. Audrey Hepburn, actress

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe, actress

Life is hard. After all, it kills you. Katharine Hepburn, actress

Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths. Drew Barrymore, actress

Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go. Nicole Kidman, actress

I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end. Drew Barrymore, actress

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner. Tallulah Bankhead, actress

Life is funny and it is interesting how we make it as serious as possible. Elisha Cuthbert, actress

Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. Brooke Shields, actress

There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now. Angelina Jolie, actress

I believe people are in our lives for a reason. We're here to learn from each other. Gillian Anderson, actress

I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone's wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really. Marilyn Monroe, actress

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. Stella Adler, actress

I think we're here for each other. Carol Burnett, actress

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. Helen Hayes, actress

This is where I have wasted the best years of my life. Greta Garbo, actress

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. Bette Davis, actress

For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life. Myriam Miedzian, actress

In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family. Monica Bellucci, actress

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Businessmen quotes

Quotes from famous businessmen.

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Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. Steve Jobs, businessman

My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. Steve Jobs, businessman

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power. Stephen Covey, businessman

Life’s a journey. It’s a journey about discovering limits. Larry Ellison, businessman

There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles. Stephen Covey, businessman

I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems. James Cash Penney, businessman

Your time on this earth is limited, don’t live someone else's life, live by your vision. Steve Jobs, businessman

Today, you have 100% of your life left. Tom Hopkins, businessman

We don't get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Steve Jobs, businessman

The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles. Bernard Baruch, businessman

Life is like a B-movie. You don't want to leave in the middle of it but you don't want to see it again. Ted Turner, businessman

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others. David Rockefeller, businessman

Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us. Alan Cohen, businessman

There are 309 million people out there that are trying to improve their lot in life. And we've got a system that allows them to do it. Warren Buffett, businessman

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed. Bernard Baruch, businessman

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Steve Jobs, businessman

You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Steve Jobs, businessman

A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others. Chin-Ning Chu, businessman

Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience. Michael Eisner, businessman

You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside. Alan Cohen, businessman

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English quotes

Quotes from English authors

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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin, scientist

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. Stephen Hawking, scientist

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. John Lennon, musician

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene, authoer

Haters never win. I just think that's true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. Tom Hiddleston, actor

Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation Isaac Newton, mathematician

You only get one life. You might as well spend it working on something great. Paul Graham, scientist

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison, writer

Death is just life's next big adventure. J. K. Rowling, author

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood. Agatha Christie, writer

People don't buy what you do; people buy why you do it. Simon Sinek, author

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare, dramatist

A snob is anybody who takes a small part of you and uses that to come to a complete vision of who you are. Alain de Botton, writer

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill, statesman

Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life. E. M. Forster, novelist

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc, poet

Love is energy of life. Robert Browning, poet

Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves. Mark Haddon, novelist

Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel. Horace Walpole, author

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic

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Spanish quotes

Quotes from Spanish authors.

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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso, painter

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. Pablo Picasso, painter

Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia. Jose Carreras, musician

I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single. Penelope Cruz, actress

She fights and vanquishes in me, and I live and breathe in her, and I have life and being. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. George Santayana, philosopher

Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament. George Santayana, philosopher

To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that. Saint Teresa of Avila, saint

What is life? A frenzy. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a fiction. And the greatest good is trivial; for all life is a dream and all dreams are dreams. Pedro Calderon de la Barca, dramatist

The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human nature; so that ambition may stoop to kindness, and philosophy to condor and humor. Neither prosperity nor empire nor heaven can be worth winning at the price of a virulent temper, bloody hands, an anguished spirit, and a vain hatred of the rest of the world. George Santayana, philosopher

Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape; a spirit with any honor is not willing to live except in its own way, and a spirit with any wisdom is not over-eager to live at all. George Santayana, philosopher

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

I want to have babies one day but not right now. When I do it I want to do it really well. I want it to be my best project in life. Penelope Cruz, actress

I am not generous about telling people who I am and what I like to do because it's my life and it only belongs to me and my friends and family. Elena Anaya, actress

Not understanding anything is terrible, because I communicate very much in my real life. Paz Vega, actress

I felt, this is what I want to be in my life. I want to be an actress. Paz Vega, actress

I'm sure the movie industry is going up but I would love to see more Chinese films about contemporary Chinese about the problems of life on the street. Paz Vega, actress

All my life is in Spain. I will stay. Paz Vega, actress

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. Pablo Picasso, painter

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French quotes

Quotes from French authors.

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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo, author

To know what life is worth you have to risk it once in a while. Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

My life is a battle. Voltaire (Fran, writer

Life is a flower of which love is the honey. Victor Hugo, author

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. Albert Camus, philosopher

All I've done all my life is disobey. Edith Piaf, musician

Live to the point of tears. Albert Camus, philosopher

He who would travel happily must travel light Antoine De SaintExupery, novelist

Life is a horizontal fall. Jean Cocteau, director

All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books. Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future. Antoine Rivarol, journalist

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Voltaire, writer

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. George Sand, novelist

The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion. Nadia Boulanger, musician

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Those who live are those who fight. Victor Hugo, author

We never live; we are always in the expectation of living. Voltaire (Fran, writer

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die. Albert Camus, philosopher

My life is a struggle. Voltaire, writer

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Chinese quotes

Quotes from Chinese authors.

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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. Confucius, philosopher

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius, philosopher

All things, including the grass and trees, are soft and pliable in life; dry and brittle in death. Lao Tzu, philosopher

A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live. Lao Tzu, philosopher

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live. Lin Yutang, author

I may attempt a novel. I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life. Iris Chang, historian

Manifest plainness,Embrace simplicity,Reduce selfishness,Have few desires. Lao Tzu, philosopher

I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer. Jackie Chan, actor

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius, philosopher

A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others. Chin-Ning Chu, businessman

I'm tired of fighting. I've always known that I can't be an action star all my life. Jackie Chan, actor

The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act. Jackie Chan, actor

I could have taken the easy life and just done classical, but I felt very strongly about the album, my first pop album, the first time that I'd fused so many influences. I was very proud when it was in the charts in 25 countries at once. Vanessa Mae, musician

The wise man reads both books and life itself. Lin Yutang, author

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. Lin Yutang, author

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. Lao Tzu, philosopher

If we don't know life, how can we know death? Confucius, philosopher

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu, philosopher

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Lao Tzu, philosopher

To succeed in life in today's world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job. Chin-Ning Chu, businessman

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German quotes

Quotes from German authors.

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein, physicist

Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. Eckhart Tolle, teacher

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. Albert Einstein, physicist

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Berthold Auerbach, poet

It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living. Eckhart Tolle, teacher

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein, physicist

Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The worker puts his life into the object; but now his life no longer belongs to him but to the object. Karl Marx, economist

Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting. Johann von Goethe, writer

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein, physicist

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. Herman Hesse, author

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. Albert Schweitzer, theologian

What is important in life is life, and not the result of life. Johann von Goethe, writer

Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life. Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university. Albert Einstein, physicist

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Part 5. Best life quotes from greatest people ever.


Buddha quotes

Nepali Leader Buddha Quotes on Life.

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Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death. Buddha, leader

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. Buddha, leader

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. Buddha, leader

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddha, leader

This life of separateness may be compared to a dream, a phantasm, a bubble, a shadow, a drop of dew, a flash of lightning. Buddha, leader

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him. Buddha, leader

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. Buddha, leader

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Maya Angelou quotes

American Poet Maya Angelou Quotes on Life.

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Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou, poet

I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as 'making a life'. Maya Angelou, poet

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. Maya Angelou, poet

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go. Maya Angelou, poet

Touched by an Angel We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life. Love arrives and in its train come ecstasies old memories of pleasure ancient histories of pain. Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls. We are weaned from our timidity In the flush of love's light we dare be brave And suddenly we see that love costs all we are and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free. Maya Angelou, poet

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Maya Angelou, poet

Life loves the liver of it. Maya Angelou, poet

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go." Maya Angelou, poet

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John Wooden quotes

American coach John Wooden Quotes on Life.

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Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life. John Wooden, coach

All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low. John Wooden, coach

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Helen Keller quotes

American author Helen Keller Quotes on Life.

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller, author

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others Helen Keller, author

Life is either a great adventure or nothing. Helen Keller, author

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others. Helen Keller, author

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller, author

When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. Helen Keller, author

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. Helen Keller, author

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much Helen Keller, author

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content Helen Keller, author

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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes

American First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes on Life.

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Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

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Rumi quotes

Persian Poet Rumi Quotes on Life.

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This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. Rumi, poet

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Socrates quotes

Greek Philosopher Socrates Quotes on Life.

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Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it. Socrates, philosopher

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. Socrates, philosopher

The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him. Socrates, philosopher

In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent. Socrates, philosopher

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. Socrates, philosopher

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Albert Einstein quotes

German Physicist Albert Einstein Quotes on Life.

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein, physicist

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. Albert Einstein, physicist

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein, physicist

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein, physicist

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university. Albert Einstein, physicist

Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people. Albert Einstein, physicist

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein, physicist

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. Albert Einstein, physicist

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind. Albert Einstein, physicist

Dancers are the athletes of God. Albert Einstein, physicist

We have penetrated far less deeply into the regularities obtaining within the realm of living things, but deeply enough nevertheless to sense at least the rule of fixed necessity... what is still lacking here is a grasp of the connections of profound generality, but not a knowledge of order itself. Albert Einstein, physicist

How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people. Albert Einstein, physicist

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. Albert Einstein, physicist

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat. Albert Einstein, physicist

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Bruce Lee quotes

American Actor Bruce Lee Quotes on Life

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Be happy, but never satisfied. Bruce Lee, actor

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. Bruce Lee, actor

If you truly love life, don’t waste time because time is what life is made of. Bruce Lee, actor

Do not wish for an easy life. Wish for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee, actor

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Part 7. Conclusion.

Best of 7336 Positive Life Quotes. Good quotes about life that can be funny and short, inspirational to change yourself, about love or life lessons. Others are from most famous musicians, actors, actress, philosophers and businessmen ever lived, along with daily life inspiration quotes.


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