Sunday, 9 October 2011


We come fresh to the different stages of life, and in each of them we are quite inexperienced, no matter how old we are. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld

I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. - Joseph Campbell 

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

No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back. - Sheryl Swoopes

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. - Jack Penn

Your distress about life might mean you have been living for the wrong reason, not that you have no reason for living. - Tom O'Connor

Relatively few of us will find the time – or take it – to live an ever enlarging life. - Marilyn vos Savant

It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies. - Cicero

When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit. - John Dryden 

The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile. - Denis Waitley

This is moral perfection: to live each day as though it were the last; to be tranquil, sincere, yet not indifferent to one's fate. - Marcus Aurelius

Deem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past. - Marcus Aurelius

You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. - Ruth E. Renkel

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