Thursday, 29 May 2008

Life is ... Quotes

Life is like arriving late for a movie, having to figure out what was going on without bothering everybody with a lot of questions, and then being unexpectedly called away before you find out how it ends. - Joseph Campbell

Life is like a game of chess, in which there are an infinite number of complex moves possible. The choice is open, but the move contains within itself all future moves. One is free to choose, but what may follow is the result of one’s choice. - Unknown

Life is more than simply being born, growing up and maturing. If life’s meaning is to be discovered, it is intrinsic in each stage as we assume the challenge of actualising every moment of every day as we live it. - Leo Buscaglia

Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night. - Marion Howard

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts. - Denis Waitley

Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make the best of it, as it is, is the only way of being happy. - Jennie Jerome Churchill

Life is a dynamic process. It welcomes anyone who takes up the invitation to be an active part of it. - Leo Buscaglia

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. To get more out of life, give more of yourself. - Unknown

There is no shortcut to life. To the end of our days, life is a lesson imperfectly learned. - Unknown

Life has to be lived to be understood. Like a book, or movie, you have to read or see it to fully appreciate it. - Unknown

Life is unchartered territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time. - Unknown

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a one-way street. You cannot u-turn. - Unknown

Life is like two cups of tea. One is bitter; the other sweet. You either choose to drink the bitter tea now and the sweet one later; or the other way round. - Unknown

Life is like a burning candle; you never know when it will end or what will cause it to end. - Unknown

Life is never-ending struggle where winnings and failures are not permanent occasions. - Unknown

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away! - Unknown

Life is like an onion. You peel it off a layer at a time and sometimes it makes you weep. - Unknown

Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds you down or polishes you up depends upon what you are made of. - Unknown

Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes. - Unknown

Life is a battle in which we fall from wounds we receive in running away. - Unknown

Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mould and chisel and complete a character. - Samuel Butler

Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter. - Sharon Salzberg

Life is like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. - Seneca

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. - Lillian Dickson

Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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