life quotes

“Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. ”

“Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. ”

“Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. ”

“Life is largely a matter of expectation.”

“Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work. ”

“It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. ”

“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. ”

“Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.”

“We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. ”

“I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like. ”

“Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society. ”

“There is just one life for each of us: our own.”

“Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.”

“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. ”

“No one is happy all his life long.”

“Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one. ”

“A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.”

“If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life. ”

“The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.”

“The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.”

“The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.”

“It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'”

“The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.”

“Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life? ”

“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.”

“Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.”

“Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.”

“Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.”

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.”

“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.”