Quotations about Life 3

Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.  ~Douglas Adams

Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?  ~George Bernard Shaw

There is a time early in life when there seem to be countless reasons for happiness, and then you discover your mom is making them up.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life.  It goes on.  ~Robert Frost

To whoever invented fantasy, redwood trees, and apple pie for breakfast:  well done.  ~Dr. SunWolf, professorsunwolf.com

Life is like a ten-speed bicycle.  Most of us have gears we never use.  ~Charles Schulz

There is no finish line.  ~Nike advertisement

It may be life is only worthwhile at moments.  Perhaps that is all we ought to expect.  ~Sherwood Anderson

I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse.  I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.  ~Ludwig Wittgenstein

The art of life is the art of avoiding pain.  ~Thomas Jefferson

Serenity of spirit and turbulence of action should make up the sum of a man's life.  ~Vita Sackville-West

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.  ~William Lyon Phelps

Most men make the voyage of life as if they carried sealed orders which they were not to open till they were fairly in mid-ocean.  ~James Russell Lowell

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.  ~Charlie Brown

The world is a grindstone and life is your nose.  ~Fred Allen

Not unfortunately the universe is wild - game-flavoured as a hawk's wing.  ~B.P. Blood

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.  ~Chinese Proverb

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle.  But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth.  Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize:  a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes.  All is a miracle.  ~Thich Nhat Hanh

You live and learn.  At any rate, you live.  ~Douglas Adams

Life can be easy, it is only question of choosing between solutions and illusions.  ~Didier D’haese

Everything which is properly business we must keep carefully separate from life.  Business requires earnestness and method; life must have a freed handling.  ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.  ~Learned Hand

The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.  It is a little star dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.  ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Life is the sum of all your choices.  ~Albert Camus

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living. ~Søren Kierkegaard

Life is all about how you handle Plan B. ~Author Unknown

Life is a brief opportunity to do something prehumously.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light.  Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky.  Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.  ~Seneca

Out of a hundred years a few minutes were made that stayed with me, not a hundred years.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

If A equals success, then the formula is:  A = X + Y + Z, where X is work, Y is play, and Z is keep your mouth shut.  ~Albert Einstein

I gave my life to learning how to live.
Now that I have organized it all...
It is just about over.
~Sandra Hochman

There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination.  Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.  ~Anaïs Nin

Life is not fair, nor has it ever been, but the morning seems determined to dawn until it is.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Life is a horizontal fall.  ~Jean Cocteau

Today was good.  Today was fun.  Tomorrow is another one.  ~Dr. Seuss

[P]erhaps nothing 'ud be a lesson to us if it didn't come too late.  It's well we should feel as life's a reckoning we can't make twice over; there's no real making amends in this world, any more nor you can mend a wrong subtraction by doing your addition right.  ~George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), Adam Bede

Only a few things are really important.  ~Marie Dressler


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