Quotes About Life

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Life is the flower for which love is the honey.  ~ Victor Hugo

Life is too important to be taken seriously.  ~ Oscar Wilde

The meaning of life is not an unquestionable answer; it is an unanswerable question.  ~ Terri Guillemets

A great part of life consists in contemplating what we cannot cure.  ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Life is one big judgment call.  ~ Terri Guillemets

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.  ~ Aristotle

Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor.  ~ Ogden Nash

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

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

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life.  It goes on.  ~ Robert Frost

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.  ~ William James

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.  ~ Norman Thomas

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.  ~ Elbert Hubbard

You live and learn.  At any rate, you live.  ~ Douglas Adams

Just living is not enough.  One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.  ~ Hans Christian Anderson

Life consists is what a man is thinking of all day.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.  ~ Victor Hugo

The best part of out lives we pass in counting on what is to come.  ~ William Hazlitt

Life is a long preperation for something that never happens.  ~ William Butler Yeats

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

He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for.  ~ Moroccan Proverb

To live remains an art which everyone must learn, and which no one can teach.  ~ Havelock Ellis

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.  ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins.  ~ Heywood Broun

Life is like a ten-speed bicycle.  Most of us have gears we never use.  ~ Charles Schulz

Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.  ~ William Law

There is no wealth but life.  ~ John Ruskin

Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.  ~ Winston Churchill

Life's not always fair.  Sometimes you can get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow.  ~ Terri Guillemets

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.  ~ Mark Twain

The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.  ~ William Hazlitt

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

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.  ~ Tennessee Williams

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.  ~ Thomas Carlyle

Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.  ~ Thomas La Mance

When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.  ~ Mark Twain

God asks no man whether he will accept life.  That is not the choice.  You must take it.  The only question is how.  ~ Henry Ward Beecher

The art of life is the art of avoiding pain.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

Life is one long process of getting tired.  ~ Samuel Butler

Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.  ~ Voltaire

Life is a cement trampoline.  ~ Howard Nordberg

In the arena of life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.  ~ Aristotle

We live very close together. So, our prime purpose in this life is to help others.  ~ Dalai Lama

I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it.  ~ Jack Handey

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.  ~ Robert Frost

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

In life we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.  ~ Diego Marchi

Life is an incurable Disease.  ~ Abraham Cowley

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.  ~ Danny Kaye

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.  ~ Oscar Wilde

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