Sunday, 18 March 2018

Life - Quotes

No lifetime is long enough for those ... who simply wish to understand themselves and their lives. It is, perhaps, the curse of being human, but also a blessing. - Dan Simmons

Men regret their life has been ill-spent, but this does not always induce them to make a better use of the time they have yet to live. - Jean De La Bruyere

Like water spilt upon the ground – alas, our little lives flow swiftly on and pass; yet may they bring rich harvests and green grass! - Henry Van Dyke

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time. - Henry Ward Beecher

Once you have perceived that life is very cruel, the only response is to live with as much humanity, humour and freedom as you can. - Sarah Kane

Nothing was certain; there were many strange twists and devious turns as one hopped down the overgrown bunnytrail of life. - Stephen King

Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice. - Carlos Ruizzafon

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. - Rebecca West

Life, we learn too late, is in the living, in the tissue of every day and hour. - Stephen Leacock

Life was never anything but a perpetual see-saw between gravity and jest. - George Eliot

Most important thing in life ... is learning how to fall. - Jeannette Walls

Life is the way it is. The way you deal with it is what makes the difference. - Virginia Satir

More on Life Here, and the book The Mystery of Life - a collection of quotes on and pertaining to life.

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