Fifty Quotes About Life

Fifty Quotes About Life

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” - George Bernard Shaw


“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” - Confucius


“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” - William Morris


“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” - Havelock Ellis


“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” - William Wallace


“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” - Buddha


“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” - Charles Darwin


“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” - Ernest Holmes


“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” - Emily Dickinson


“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” - Lao Tzu


“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” - Socrates


“It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.” - Napoleon Hill


“Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.” - Anton Chekhov


“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” - Friedrich Nietzsche


“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” - Bertrand Russell


“Life is a long lesson in humility.” - James M. Barrie


“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” - James Allen


“The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.” - G. K. Chesterton


“I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.” - Laurence Sterne


“The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.” - Horace Walpole


“Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.” - Seneca


“Our life is what our thoughts make it.” - Marcus Aurelius


“Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.” - Jorge Luis Borges


“Life's more amusing than we thought.” - Andrew Lang


“Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.” - Samuel Butler


“To know nothing is the happiest life.” - Desiderius Erasmus


“Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.” - Samuel Smiles


“Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” - Mark Twain


“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” - Marcus Aurelius


“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” - Henry David Thoreau


“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” - Soren Kierkegaard


“The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.” - William James


“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” - Albert Camus


“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” - Charlie Chaplin


“What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.” - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


“What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?” - George Eliot


“The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” - Carl Jung


“To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.” - John Henry Newman


“You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.” - Winston Churchill


“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” - Mark Twain


“Into each life some rain must fall.” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” - Leo Tolstoy


“Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” - Oscar Wilde


“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.” - Charlotte Brontë


“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” - Albert Einstein


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


“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” - Vincent Van Gogh


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


“Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.” - John Ruskin