Life Quotes


Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
– Woody Allen

If you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.
– Peter Shaffer

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
– Margaret Mitchell

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
– Carol Burnett

Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
– Phillip Brooks

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
– Jack London

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

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

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.
– Amelia Earhart

Life is trying things to see if they work.
– Ray Bradbury

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
– Elbert Hubbard

It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.
– Hunter S. Thompson

Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
– Aristophanes

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
– W. Somerset Maugham

To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
– Lord Acton

The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
– Lou Holtz

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
– George Bernard Shaw

What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of what it's supposed to be.
– Socrates

When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
– Mark Twain