Quotes about: life

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
– Walter Bagehot

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
– Henry David Thoreau

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
– Patrick Henry

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
– Voltaire

There are three constants in life: change, choice and principles.
– Stephen Covey

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
– Nelson Mandela

Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.
– Danny Kaye

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas A. Edison

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
– Marie Curie

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
– Helen Keller

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