Physically you are a human being, but mentally you are incomplete. Given that we have this physical human form, we must safeguard our mental capacity for judgment. For that, we cannot take out insurance; the insurance company is within: self-discipline, self-awareness, and a clear realization of the disadvantages of anger and the positive effects of kindness.

Best Quotes About Life

Best Quotes About Life

Death and taxes and childbirth. There's never any convenient time for any of them.
Margaret Mitchell

The first hundred years are the hardest.
William Mizner

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

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
Chief Seattle

The real malady is fear of life, not of death.
Naguib Mahfouz

Beginnings are often scary, endings are often sad, but it's the middle that counts. You should remember that when you find yourself at the beginning. Steven Rogers

Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! Throughout the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name. Thomas Osbert Mordaunt

With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone; We bear the burden and the heat Of the long day, and wish 'twere done. Not till the hours of light return All we have built as we discern.
Matthew Arnold

St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel.
Malcom Muggeridge

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
Christopher Morley

We are the voices of the wandering wind, Which moan for rest and rest can never find; Lo! as the wind is so is mortal life, A moan, a sigh, a sob, a storm, a strife.
Edwin Arnold

A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Donald Trump

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
Alfred Hitchcock

This strange disease of modern life, With its sick hurry, its divided aims. Matthew Arnold

It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Life is just one damned thing after another.
Elbert Hubbard

The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time.
W.J. Davison

Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz 

Life is something that everyone should try at least once.
Henry J. Tillman

The Answer to the Great Question Of . . . Life, the Universe and Everything . . . [is] Forty-two.
Douglas Adams

Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.
Vittorio Alfieri

We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I do not know.
Matthew Arnold

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. Isaac Asimov

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

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
John Lennon

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
Norman Thomas

Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Oscar Wilde

Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God. Mary Manin Morrissey

You've got to sing like you don't need the money, love like you'll never get hurt. You've got to dance like no one is watching. It's gotta come from the heart, if you want it to work.
Susannah Clark

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.
Hans Christian Andersen

Life is a zoo in a jungle.
Peter De Vries

Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
R. D. Laing

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
Robert Heinlein

Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.
Wally 'Famous' Amos

Life is an uncharted ocean. The cautious mariner must needs take Many soundings ere he conduct his barque to port in safety.
Author Unknown

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
Diane Ackerman

Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all.
William Goldman

Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse.
Author Unknown
Life's but a span, or a tale, or a word, That in a trice, or suddaine, is rehearsed.
Author Unknown

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