life quotes

“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.”

“My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them. ”

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“Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result. ”

“In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might. ”

“In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet. ”

“Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.”

“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence. ”

“If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.”

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.”

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”

“The spirit or life spark which animates this manifestation could be called God.”

“All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

“I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.”

“The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.”

“The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.”

“In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.”

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”

“Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.”

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.”

“Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success.”