life quotes

“What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.”

“We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.”

“This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again. ”

“Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.”

“Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray. ”

“Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. ”

“Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.”

“Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love. ”

“The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.”

“What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. ”

“Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication. ”

“Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge. ”

“Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.”

“It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it. ”

“Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.”

“For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.”

“Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it. ”

“The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend. ”

“Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us out of.”

“Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.”

“We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find ourselves without experience, despite our years.”

“For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.”

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.”

“The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. ”

“For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.”

“Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren.”

“Children are the anchors of a mother's life. ”

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.”

“There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.”

“Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.”