Famous Life Quotes

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Life must be understood before getting old, most preferably, in youth!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.

Katherine Mansfield

Life of the known and knowledgeable. Elevator. People coming in and coming out. One stays. Lights turn on and off.

Petra Stefankova

Life offers two great gifts--time, and the ability to choose how we spend it. Planning is a process of choosing among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to have others plan for us.

Richard I. Winword

Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible - not to have run away.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

Rebecca West

Life possesses an amazing array of profoundly sad faces.


Life rewards the risk-takers.

Clint Borgen

Life should be fun not dumb


Life should begin with age and its privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and its capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages.

Henry David Thoreau

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Life to you, and everlasting glory.

Janet Morris

Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.

Quentin Crisp

Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave.

Quentin Crisp

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.

Robert Orben

Life was made to be enjoyed as well as endured.


Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems.

G. Hopper

Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.

Samuel Smiles

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” ― Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum LP

Louise Erdrich

Life will show you what you did not know.

Vikrant Parsai

Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella-no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye.

Jean Kerr

Life without a friend is death without a witness.

Danish proverb

Life without emotions is like an engine without fuel.

Mary Astor

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

Kahlil Gibran

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