Quotes about: life


Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
– Aristophanes
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It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
– Lord Acton
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The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
– Lou Holtz
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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
– George Bernard Shaw
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What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of what it's supposed to be.
– Socrates
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When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
– Mark Twain
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The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
– James Truslow Adams
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I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it.
– Hank Aaron
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Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.
– Berenice Abbott
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Some people are still unaware that reality contains unparalleled beauties. The fantastic and unexpected, the ever-changing and renewing is nowhere so exemplified as in real life itself.
– Berenice Abbott
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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
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He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
– Douglas Adams
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Life is wasted on the living.
– Douglas Adams
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Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.
– Douglas Adams
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That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
– Douglas Adams
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There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important.
– Franklin P. Adams
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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
– Henry B. Adams
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One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
– Henry B. Adams
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