life quotes

“I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.”

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

“If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.”

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.”

“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.”

“I am a Marxist Leninist and I will be one until the last day of my life.”

“I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened.”

“The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.”

“The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived.”

“You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.”

“We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.”

“Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.”

“There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.”

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”

“One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.”

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

“The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.”

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.”

“Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.”

“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.”

“Life well spent is long.”

“Our life is made by the death of others.”

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards to have their share of vexation; and it is better to know as little as possible of the defects of the person with whom you are to pass your life.”

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

“Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.”

“If we don't know life, how can we know death?”

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”