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Best Quotes on Life

Life is a journey, not a destination. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just to be here…to be able to see the beauty and the wisdom in one blade of grass–is life. Happy Life Quotes

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard

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

Life is a cement trampoline. Howard Nordberg

Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel. Anonymous

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

Life is a long lesson in humility. Sir James M. Barrie

Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth. Martin H. Fischer

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. Jean de la Bruyere

Life is a whim of several billion cells to be you for a while. Unknown

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring and because it has fresh peaches in it. Thomas Walker

Life is but a day at most. James Drummond Burns

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. Lillian Dickson

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. D. H. Lawrence

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic. Cesare Pavese

Life is simple, it’s just not easy. Unknown

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

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses

Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit. Kahlil Gibran

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

Look, I don’t want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you’re alive you’ve got to flap your arms and legs, you’ve got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you’re not alive. Mel Brooks


Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. Brendan Gill


Oh for a life of sensations rather than of thoughts. John Keats


One life – a little gleam of Time between two Eternities. Thomas Carlyle


Sometimes I wish life had a fast-forward button. Dan Chopin


The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. Clarence Darrow


The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. Joseph Campbell


The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy – I mean that if you are happy you will be good. Bertrand Russell


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


The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings. Henri Frederic Amiel


The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau


The purpose of life is a life of purpose. Robert Byrne


The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over. Ernest Hemingway


There is a strange reluctance on the part of most people to admit that they enjoy life. William Lyon Phelps


There is no cure for birth and death, save to enjoy the interval. George Santayana


There is no wealth but life. John Ruskin


There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved. George Sand


There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time. Coco Chanel


The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. Nelson Henderson


We live in what is, but we find 1,000 ways not to face it. Great theatre strengthens our faculty to face it. Thornton Wilder


We should give meaning to life, not wait for life to give us meaning. Stacy


What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. Crowfoot


Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. Erich Fromm


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