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"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
~John Lennon~

"What do we live for, if it is not to make
life less difficult for each other?"
~George Eliot~


"Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones. I am not afraid."
~Marcus Aurelius~ Life quotes



"You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when.
You can only decide how you're going to live. Now."
~Joan Baez~

"Where there is love there is life."
~Mohandas K. Gandhi~

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count.
It's the life in your years."
~Abraham Lincoln~

"A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the "why" for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any "how."
~Victor Frankl~ Life quotes

"Life begets life. Energy becomes energy.
It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich."
~Sarah Bernhardt~

"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live."
~Margaret Fuller~

"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
~Emily Dickinson~

"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."
~Agatha Christie~

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."
~Soren Kierkegaard~

"The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life,
and that in turn another, until who knows where the
trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt."
~Frederick Buechner~

“Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.”
~James Dean~ Life quotes

"What everyone wants from life is
continuous and genuine happiness."
~Baruch Spinoza~

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep."
~Fran Lebowitz~

“If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.”
~Win Borden~

"Half our life is spent trying to find something to do
with the time we have rushed through life trying to save."
~Will Rogers~ Life quotes

"Life is rather like a tin of sardines -
we're all of us looking for the key."
~Alan Bennett~

"I think somehow we learn who we really are
and then live with that decision."
~Eleanor Roosevelt~

"The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it."
~Marcus Aurelius~

"True religion is real living; living with all one's soul,
with all one's goodness and righteousness.
~Albert Einstein~ Life quotes

“Don’t ask what the world needs.
Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
~Howard Thurman~

"Lives, like money, are spent. What are you buying with yours?"
~Roy H. Williams~

"Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.”
~Keri Russell~

"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~ Life quotes

"You can get everything in life you want if you will
just help enough other people get what they want."
~Zig Ziglar~

"Let us so live that when we come to die
even the undertaker will be sorry."
~Mark Twain~ Life quotes

"Challenges are what make life interesting.
Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."
~Joshua J. Marine~

"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."
~Albert Einstein~

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

“Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.”
~John N. Mitchell~

"No life ever grows great until
it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."
~Harry Emerson Fosdick~

"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~ Life quotes

"Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise."
~Alice Walker~

"Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die."
~Amelia Burr~

“The difference between school and life?
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.”
~Tom Bodett~

"That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet."
~Emily Dickinson~ Life quotes

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we
have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish
to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death."
~Anais Nin~

"There has been much tragedy in my life;
at least half of it actually happened."
~Mark Twain~ Life quotes

"The way we live our days, is the way we live our lives."
~Annie Dillard~

"Too many people are thinking of security instead of
opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.
~James F. Bymes~

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."
~Thornton Wilder~

"Happiness is not so much in having as sharing.
We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give."
~Norman MacEwan~

“Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.”
~Oscar Wilde~ Life quotes

“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.”
~Flora Whittemore~

"You cannot discover the purpose of life by asking someone else -
the only way you'll ever get the right answer is by asking yourself."
~Terri Guillemets~

"The best use of life is to invest it
in something which will out last life."
~William James~

"Life is just a chance to grow a soul."
~A. Powell Davies~

"People living deeply have no fear of death."
~Anais Nin~ Life quotes

“The most important things in life aren't things.”
~Anthony J. D'Angelo~

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a
single moment before starting to improve the world.”
~Anne Frank~

“When we long for life without difficulties,
remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary
winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”
~Peter Marshall~

"Life is not measured by the breaths you take,
but by its breathtaking moments."
~Michael Vance~

“The greatest pleasure in life is
doing what people say you cannot do.”
~Walter Bagehot~

"The best use of life is to invest it
in something which will out last life."
~William James~

"Dreams pass into the reality of action.
From the actions stems the dream again;
and this interdependence produces the highest form of living."
~Anais Nin~

“He lives the poetry that he cannot write.
The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.”
~Oscar Wilde~ Life quotes

“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror.”
~Byrd Baggett~

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.”
~John W. Gardner~

"One way to get the most out of life
is to look upon it as an adventure."
~William Feather~

"The personal life deeply lived always
expands into truths beyond itself."
~Anais Nin~

“Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a
while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.”
~Alex Tan~

"There was never yet an uninteresting life.
Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of
the dullest exterior there is a drama,
a comedy and a tragedy."
~Mark Twain~ Life quotes

"The most decisive actions of our life ...
are most often unconsidered actions."
~André Gide~

"If you stop struggling, then you stop life."
~Huey Newton~

"Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process."
~Anne Wilson Schaef~

"Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself."
~George Bernard Shaw~ Life quotes

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."
~Annie Dillard~

"Love life and life will love you back.
Love people and they will love you back."
~Arthur Rubinstein~

"The great art of life is sensation,
to feel that we exist, even in pain."
~Lord Byron~

"Dost thou love life?
Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff life is made of."
~Benjamin Franklin~

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you,
they're supposed to help you discover who you are."
~Bernice Johnson Reagon~

"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly,
our whole life would change."
~Buddha~

"Life is like an onion: You peel it off
one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."
~Carl Sandburg~

"A better life will come your way
the second you get up and start walking toward it."
~Jason Gracia~

"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and
yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?"
~Charles Schulz~

"Life is a tragedy for those who feel,
and a comedy for those who think."
~La Bruyere~

"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~

"Beginnings are often scary, endings are often sad,
but it's the middle that counts. You should remember
that when you find yourself at the beginning."
~Steven Rogers~

"Life is so constructed that an event does not,
cannot, will not, match the expectation."
~Charlotte Bronte~

"Life is a succession of moments.
To live each one is to succeed."
~Corita Kent~

"There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long
as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be
without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose
its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness."
~Carl Jung~

"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
~Marie Curie~

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