1001 Inspiring Quotes about Life

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about life? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful life quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Life quotes

I believe one of the most important reasons I am here today is to practice forgiveness and to learn the power of it as a gift to others and myself. By focusing on forgiveness in my life today, I am promoting my healing and lessening my regrets.

— Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

Your life can end at any time, and it can end more than once. But it can also begin more than once.

— Michael R. French, The Reconstruction of Wilson Ryder

My life changed the day I moved beyond just wishing for things and I started earning them. That is the day I learned that we don’t get what we wish for, we get what we work for.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

When life throws you curve balls, become a curve ball hitter.

— C.L. Swinney

Your life is about you and your God alone.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Life is always going to be stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be convincing, and life doesn’t.

— Neil Gaiman

When we find the crossing point between our attitude and what happens in our life, then we change ordinary life into a miraculous adventure.

— Ivinela Samuilova, Life Can Be a Miracle

Taking charge of our life reinforces our self-worth.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

As we’d slogged away for weeks on the Convention Hall stage in isolation, trying to pump life into our much-vaunted songbook, there’d been only one thing missing: you.

— Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run

…new life starts in the dark. Whether it is a seed in the ground, a baby in the womb, or Jesus in the tomb, it starts in the dark.

— Barbara Brown Taylor, Learning to Walk in the Dark

In life we can never really value peace unless we experience war.

— Auliq-Ice

A life without books is empty.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The goal in life is not to try and live forever, but to create something that will forever in people’s hearts.

— Karon Waddell

Worth of life depends on how much love you invested in it.

— Debasish Mridha

People’s most common regret was living the life others expected of them, rather than having the courage to live a life true to themselves, and realising some dreams had gone unfulfilled as a result.

— Bianca Nogrady, The End: The Human Experience Of Death

…you’re either gonna spend your life fucking pussy, or taking it to church.

— Dave Matthes, Bar Nights

Everyone you meet won’t wish you success that’s why you work for it and give your life your best.

— Kia Marie Dawkins, To Be Drenched in Dreams, Delights, Downfalls, and DOS: A Book of Poetry, Notes, and Motivations for the Dreamer

The factor in human life provocative of a noble discontent is the gradual emergence of a sense of criticism founded upon appreciation of beauty and of intellectual distinction and of duty.

— Alfred North Whitehead

Trust that your wounds are exactly as the Universe planned. They were divinely placed in your life in the perfect order so that you could show up for them with love and remember the light within.

— Gabrielle Bernstein, The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith

I wonder why people wanted someone very badly, I wonder why someone comes in your life and life begins to change, every good happens to you, and you just want that person to never go from your life, remain there for you

— Shaikh Ashraf, Friendship, Love & Sacrifice

Nothing can save you from hate, empty all your treasures and give it to people and one out of the multitudes will curse you, so live your life to please yourself and not others.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Loved life is full of suspence, adventures where excitement dance

— Kishore Bansal

There are two ‘faiths’ which can uphold humans: faith in God and faith in oneself. And these two faiths should exist side by side: the first belongs to one’s inner life, the second to one’s life in society.

— Maria Montessori

We are so caught up with the affairs of this life we give little attention to eternity.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Every life has a divine purpose and that is to be happy.

— Debasish Mridha

In the voyage of your worldly existence, the sails at which your life float upon, are tethered by the thoughts and emotions that which you harbor. Expand.

— Will Barnes, The Expansion of The Soul

Adelina knew perfectly well who the father was, but she worked hard to forget it, and by the end of her life she would insist that Jesús was her child and hers only.

— Olga Núñez Miret, The Man Who Never Was

Potential was a red herring to plot a life of wandering curiosity.

— Nicholas Dawidoff, The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.

— Lynn Davies

To brighten your vision, look at the positive side of life with great love.

— Debasish Mridha

I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.

— Rafael Nadal

Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The reality of life and an imperfect world dictates that things cannot be held constant to guarantee your success; you have to wiggle your way through a planned path within a maze, to attain your goal.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Nothing is so fundamental to the spiritual life as learning to give thanks.

— Gordon T. Smith, Spiritual Direction: A Guide to Giving & Receiving Direction

You don’t believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they’re true.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Life is short and evasive. This shortness and evasiveness of life is not predicated on numeric quantifiers, but embedded in the limitation on humans as mere mortals.

— Prinx Maurice

My grandmother, she’s been the positive portion of my life the entire time.

— Curtis Jackson

The life of faith is a struggle enough in a broken world without us complicating it for other believers.

— Jake Colsen, So You Don’t Want to Go to Church Anymore: An Unexpected Journey

A glorious life is a spark of divinity.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The general rule is that people who enjoy life also enjoy marriage.

— Phyllis Battelle

Making money isn’t hard in itself, ‘ he complained. ‘What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

So many people understand language, but few people understand the real meaning of language. They that understand the meaning of language understand language and life better!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

School education will grant you a job. Development in life will grant you wise brain.

— Sameh Elsayed

I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.

— Ernst Fischer

With Cosmic Ordering life is a field of unlimited possibilities.

— Stephen Richards, Cosmic Ordering Connection: Change your life within minutes!

I have forgotten more of my life than I remember, and with my forgetting I have lost my being.

— Russell Hoban, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz

I have always had the courage for the new things that life sometimes offers.

— Wallis Simpson

A wise human’s life contains several journeys among several experiences, each of them takes him/her to a new level of wisdom in which makes him/her refuses to return to how he/she was before that experience.

— Sameh Elsayed

If we want to keep the blessings of life coming to us, we must learn to be grateful for whatever is given.

— Harold Klemp, The Language of Soul: Keys to Living a More Meaningful Life

She was full of some strange energy that morning. Her every movement had purpose and life and she seemed to find satisfaction in every little thing.

— Anna Godbersen, Envy

I loved the domesticity of my life as a struggling actor. When I wasn’t going to auditions, I could do things like cook dishes from scratch and take them to parties or be really thoughtful about birthdays and anniversaries.

— Jenna Fischer

Community service has become a patch for morality. You can devote your life to community service and be a total schmuck.

— Timothy J. Keller, Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Plan for the World

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.

— Victor Hugo

Anyone can life to you face, and you would believe them because you trusted them.

— Marina

It struck him that the true characteristic thing about modern life was not its cruelty and insecurity, but simply its bareness, its dinginess, its listlessness.

— George Orwell, 1984

Seventy years of life is nothing in front of a single day of death

— Munia Khan

It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.

— Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

She taught me that life goes on, and that I had a choice. To lament what I no longer had or be grateful for what remained.

— Louise Penny, A Rule Against Murder

That is one of the functions of art: to present what the narrow and desperately practical perspectives of real life exclude.

— C.S. Lewis, On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature

There are normal hours, and then there are invalid hours, when time stalls and slips, when life -real life- seems to exist at one remove.

— Jojo Moyes, Me Before You

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.

— Erik H. Erikson

When you lay your head on the pillow at the end of the night, can you think of three things you did during the day to make your life better? Did you nourish your body? Your spirit? Your mind? If not, get back up and do something that good for YOU.

— Toni Sorenson

I am a person who always tries not to be easily influenced by position or achievement. I thank God for the fact that I can share more kindness and a good quality of life through the popularity. Not for the popularity itself.

— Mario Teguh

And you must not worry about me. You must follow your dreams. You have your life ahead of you. I am just a wanderer passing by.

— Avijeet Das

The hardest part of life is living it.

— Kinsey

Active listening is the ultimate “Golden Rule” for sensational customer service. Just as the important people in your life will feel more valued and appreciated when you actively listen, so will your customers.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Communication: 8 Ways to Confirm Clarity & Understanding for Positive Impact

Trust in this life is a hard thing to earn and keep.

— Jonathan Burkett

It is not theft, properly speaking, to take secretly and use another’s property in a case of extreme need: because that which he takes for the support of his life becomes his own property by reason of that need

— Thomas Aquinas

As life hits us head-on we can respond with resentment, resignation, acceptance, or welcome. We are the living examples of our responses.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I think people more often kill those they love than those they hate. Possible because only the people you love can really make life unendurable to you.

— Agatha Christie

The most emotional cost in life is to love someone who does not care.

— M.F. Moonzajer

To do what you love and are passionate about is a dream come true, My life is consumed by music and entertainment— and it’s the best life I could ever hope for.

— Blake Lewis

My life is my testimony.

— L.M. Fields

Give the peasants neither life nor death.

— Ieyasu Tokugawa

A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.

— Carl Sandburg

STAR: My dad always told me that life will keep on kicking you if you let it. You’ve got to keep moving, and you’ve got to not look back.

— Sam Crescent, I Want More

When life brings you mountains, you don’t waste your time asking why; you spend your time climbing over them.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

For your life to count, you need to begin to live for others

— Sunday Adelaja

The flow of spiritual connectedness and oneness with life will dwell in you if your heart and mind is open and innocent.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

My disease is one of the best things that has happened to me it has pulled me out of a quietly desperate life toward one full of love and hope.

— Tom O’Connor

To hell with the truth! As the history of the world proves, the truth has no bearing on anything. It’s irrelevant and immaterial, as the lawyers say. The lie of a pipe dream is what gives life to the whole misbegotten mad lot of us, drunk or sober.

— Eugene O’Neill, The Iceman Cometh

A joyful soul is the choice to dwell on amazing gift of life than the challenges.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Innovation needs preparation, collaboration and the light of the soul. Every challenge provides that light – a greater depth of understanding about life and truth.

— Amit Ray, Enlightenment Step by Step

manic depression is the result of the sum of repetitiveness in life and expecting a different result.

— Pieter Swaenepoel

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.

— Steven Tyler

The mirror of life shows you woman or man, But in the heart of the Soul you are neither. This is why Love is blind.

— C.C. Campbell, The Stolen Light of Women: A Quest for Spiritual Truth Beyond Religion

Technology will definitely solve all our problems, but in the process it will create brand new ones. But that’s O.K. because the most you can expect from life is to get to solve better and better problems.

— Scott Adams

Anyone who refuses to make a choice has already made a wrong choice by allowing his life for chance to rule!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

The line between the public life and the private life has been erased, due to the rapid decline of manners and courtesy. There is a certain crudeness and crassness that has suddenly become accepted behavior, even desirable.

— Fannie Flagg, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

— Francis Bacon

My life is too often driven by the fear of the next moment verses focusing on the privilege that I have the next moment.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

My version of Superman is essentially of a guy who has spent his whole life alone.

— Henry Cavill

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

— Jacques-Yves Cousteau

To believe in Jesus Christ is to be saved from death to life eternal.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.

— Andrea Arnold

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.

— Sarah Ban Breathnach

There’s no meaning of life but there is meaning and life, and it’s there waiting for you.

— Adam Gnade, The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin’ Sad

Bushido is realized in the presence of death. This means choosing death whenever there is a choice between life and death. There is no other reasoning.

— Tsunetomo Yamamoto, Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai

Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science – in all of biology.

— Bill Nye

I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.

— Kanye West

I rarely meet men in real life as extraordinary as ones on film, and rarely see women on film as extraordinary as ones I know in real life

— Jen Richards

When you dream for perfect life ahead, you may not get a fresh start always.Mend a little, bend a little. Find what you have, where you are. Adapt , improvise, move on.

— RD

Thank God for all of your short comings because it gives the people who don’t belong in your life something to hang their insecurities on as they drift away in a cloud of delusional perfection.

— Carl Henegan

The breath of life comes from God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.

— Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

One of the primary goals in life should be to prepare for death. Everything else should be secondary.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

What is really not fair about life is the fact that we have to pay the cost of our weaknesses which we didn’t chose nor we had the option to refuse. Apart from that life is very fair.

— Sameh Elsayed

Live life to the fullest and never forget the people that supported you along the way.

— Dorothy W. Cosey

Through all of living have much joy and laughter, life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

I think my dad’s post-presidency, he didn’t miss a beat. He didn’t get into any kind of ‘Woe is me.’ He dusted himself off and led an incredible life since 1993.

— Jeb Bush

To have a productive happy life you have to focus on two things: focus on what you want and enjoy what you have.

— Debasish Mridha

The idea that in prehistoric times a man would spend his life hunting only for the benefit of his own wife and children, who were dependent solely upon his hunting prowess for survival, is simply a projection of 1950s marital norms onto the past.

— Stephanie Coontz, Marriage, a History: From Obedience to Intimacy or How Love Conquered Marriage

The idea is that if you practice the Naikan part of Constructive Living, life becomes a series of small miracles, and you may start to notice everything that goes right in a typical life and not the few things that go wrong.

— Will Schwalbe, The End of Your Life Book Club

She is not an ordinary girl. She is my fairy who will change my life and make it beautiful with her smiles.

— Farzana Zahid, The Prince and The Fairy

I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.

— Susan Sontag

There are times in one’s life when a good book—the right book—feels like a voice speaking in the darkness, reaching out from the past;providing solace when all else seems lost.

— Justine Picardie

Success or failure is not a one day event, but continuous life process. Each day you succeed and each day you fail with life, and most of the time, success follows the failure.

— Roshan Sharma

Poetry, romance, beauty, and love have no book value, but life has no value without them.

— Debasish Mridha

i love watching what you become when life thinks it has you cornered.

— Curtis Tyrone Jones

You think that fairytales are not true, but life itself is the most magical and mysterious fairytale.

— Debasish Mridha

Far graver is it to corrupt the faith that is the life of the soul than to counterfeit the money that sustains temporal life.

— Saint Thomas Aquinas

Each day I wake up with a naive perspective of life and universe, and walk towards understanding a little more about the true nature of human perception with all its vivacious nuances and behavioral expressions.

— Abhijit Naskar

The quality of your life is directly proportional to the positive effect you have on others’ lives.

— Chris Matakas

Don’t you love the sense of personal power you feel when you’ve got your act together? When your life is in order, you’re organized, and you have everything you need?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

— Anaïs Nin

Intelligent life on other planets? I’m not even sure there is on earth!

— Albert Einstein

I am grateful in life and online. My gratitude raises my vibration and enhances my joy.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life

You have the power to adjust you life experience simply be being grateful.

— Chiara Gizzi

True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: ‘I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live

— Albert Schweitzer

Accept things inf life and then start fighting. It is like knowing the armory skills of your opponent before beginning the battle.

— Rajasaraswathii, A Diary to win

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.

— Rabindranath Tagore

I know life well enough to know you can’t count on things staying around or standing still, no matter how much you want them to. You can’t stop people from dying. You can’t stop people from going away. You can’t stop yourself from going away either.

— Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places

When you don’t know where you are going in life (No Clear Destination), you don’t need direction… you need Divine Revelation

— Fela Durotoye

Children live life as a controlled experiment.

— Jennifer Senior, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

For what is a dream if not love first felt and what is mystery if not life itself

— Giselle V. Steele

Meditation needs no results. Meditation can have itself as an end, I meditate without words and on nothingness. What tangles my life is writing.

— Hélène Cixous, Coming to Writing and Other Essays

To be successful is to be a carrier of kingdom in every life pursuit

— Sunday Adelaja

Feelings can have a life of their own and you have very little direct control over them, except perhaps to make them worse.

— Julian Short, A Model for Living

Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.

— Charles Schwab

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

— T. S. Eliot

Me? I’m scared of everything. I’m scared of what I saw, I’m scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.

— Frances “Baby” Houseman

Most of the things that go wrongin life don’t have a lasting impact.Remind yourself that if it won’tmatter in ten years’ time, it doesn’t matter today.

— Domonique Bertolucci, The Happiness Code: Ten Keys to Being the Best You Can Be

We all have a grain of god in us. We do get opportunities to realize it, when moments in life demand selfless deeds of compassion from us. But we often squander them.

— Ashok Kallarakkal

Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.

— Henry David Thoreau

The truth is that love smashes into your life like an ice floe, and even if your heart is built like the Titanic you go down.

— Jeanette Winterson

You can not give up because life is a riddle

— blasio kajuna

Who loves not women wine and song Remains a fool his whole life long.

— Martin Luther

See life and feel its pulses with the eyes of a compassionate mother.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

I am still alone, broken and small, the butterfly fighting for life in the grass.

— Marie Lu, The Young Elites

Learning is the way to keep your mind flowing, and hence your life flowing

— Pearl Zhu, Thinkingaire: 100 Game Changing Digital Mindsets to Compete for the Future

And was it his destined part / Only one moment in his life / To be close to your heart?

— Ivan Turgenev

The glory of life is strength of existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Kissing a stranger because that is what is done presages an unhappy year not for any supernatural reason, but because you are unsatisfied enough with your lot in life to put your lips on the line for a fallacy.

— Thomm Quackenbush, A Creature Was Stirring

Jews were asked when life begins. For them it’s when they finally graduate medical school.

— Evan Sayet

If you believe that life should be full of adventure , then you have to willing to let your kids have them, too.

— Kathleen Flinn, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family

Look at it this way, child, life is a magic show, or should be if people didn’t go to sleep on each other. Always leave folks with a bit of mystery, son.

— Ray Bradbury, Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest accomplishment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

— Leo Buscaglia

Always fall in with what you’re asked to accept…. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever’s going. Not against: with.

— Robert Frost

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways…. A determinate purpose in life and a steady adhesion to it through all disadvantages are indispensable conditions of success.

— William M. Punshion

Do not wait until the near end of your life to realize that you have not fully lived to love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

As a young man with most of my life ahead of me, I decided early to give my life to something eternal and absolute. Not to these little gods that are here today and gone tomorrow. But to God who is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

— Martin Luther King Jr., The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have fallen in love with granola, in life and at work. I exercise every morning, and then I have a monstrous day in front of me. Granola gives me energy. It’s quick, tasty, and healthy.

— Daniel Humm

For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating rejuvenating exciting and satisfying.

— Kathe Kollwitz

You plan every step of your life, but sometimes you have to let life happen. Change is always unsettling, sometimes scary, but you have to let go. Take a risk. Risk can be fun.

— Sarah Morgan, Sleepless in Manhattan

And life is what we make it.Always has been, always will be.

— Grandma Moses

Like a groupie incognito posing as a real singer, life imitates art.

— Lana Del Rey

Weigh whatever you are about to say; what will it do to your hearer – encouragement, edification, disappointment or fear? What will it do to your life – glorify, edify, beautify or weigh you down? Speak well and things will go well.

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

That sense of a life in natural objects, which in most poetry is but a rhetorical artifice, was, then, in Wordsworth the assertion of what was for him almost literal fact.

— Walter Pater

Your life is a precious gift from an imaginative loving Source that endlessly breathes life.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

She’d decided long ago that life was a long journey. She would be strong and she would be weak, and both would be okay.

— Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore

Humans are organisms, subject to physical laws, including alas, the one that says entropy always increases. Diseases are molecules misbehaving; the basic requirement of life is metabolism, and death its cessation.

— Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air

Stories of absurd events in life get my creative juices flowing and have so far given birth to some of my best ideas.

— Simon Zingerman, We All Need Heroes: Stories of the Brave and Foolish

I couldn’t imagine my life without getting to know God. He knows me, He created me. He should be known.

— Robin Caldwell

The conductor must breathe life into the score. It is you and you alone who must expose it to the understanding, reveal the hidden jewel to the sun at the most flattering angles.

— Charles Munch

The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness… but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction.

— David S. Rose

This is where life as I knew it changed. This is where a new feeling slowly, eventually, permeated every cell of my body, changing the way I took in the world. My perceptions, opinions, everything changed the year I moved from Texas to Virginia.

— Sharon E. Rainey, Making a Pearl from the Grit of Life

It’s true that no one ever said life would be easy, but it’s also true that no ever said you had to do it alone.

— Jellis Vaes

Sometimes our whole life is all about, not letting the fire that burns our homes down become the light that guides us home.

— Akshay Vasu

I rested my head on the wall behind me and closed my eyes, wishing my life had a button: Ignore All.

— Rachel Brady, Final Approach

Be bold! You will then see that life will find no time to attack you, because you are attacking it!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The movie – any sports movie – becomes a praise song to life here on earth, to physical existence itself, beyond striving, beyond economic necessity.

— David Shields

So you are Catholic? Didn’t know that.I am nothing, I said. God knows God is no friend of mine. But I envy people who believe in this crap. They don’t worry about the meaning of life and things, whereas I do.

— Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project

I’m related to one. Can you believe that? It was bad enough thinking I was paranoid, going crazy or maybe just cursed, but to find out Gods are real and that I’m related to one… life sucks lemons and I’ve run out of tequila and salt.

— Jane Cousins, To Date A Disaster

Creating life with words is my favorite magic to weave.

— Jen Golembiewski

Quality of life is more important than the quantity

— Marilyn L. Rice

Success in life is not for those who run fast, but for those who keep running and always on the move.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Without love, life has no meaning.

— Debasish Mridha

Do something with your one life, instead of following others. While just watching your one life pass you by.

— Jonathan Anthony Burkett

I train and I go home, and when I’m home, I think about training. That’s my life every day, and that’s it.

— Conor McGregor

Whenever you are in transition it is always important to choose the words that you use. You call it crises in your life and I call it transition.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Before I met you, my life ran on sheer amusement. After I met you, my life ran on sheer compassion.

— Heenashree Khandelwal, Soulmates, By Chance

Would that … a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honour become identical.

— Margaret Fuller

A life dedicated to family, friends, community, and whole humanity is a life well spent.

— Ahmet Adam Asar

Your life is a sculpture, every day chip away.

— J.R. Rim

On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.

— Alfred de Vigny

Hatred is a death wish for the hated not a life wish for anything else.

— Audre Lorde

Creating the abundant life is achieved first by vision not sight.

— Mensah Oteh

From the tiniest experience of your daily life to your grand perception of the universe, in various situations, the human brain tends to create its own myth and stories.

— Abhijit Naskar, In Search of Divinity: Journey to The Kingdom of Conscience

How to ‘live’ in a state of awe when life is mundane and ordinary?

— Ann Voskamp

You ought to live life with great passion.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The precision required for life to exist cannot be fathomed as we know it

— Sunday Adelaja

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Only the ocean kept the same rhythm. Crashing in and slowly pulling back out, it never lied, never changed. It tried to teach them a life of romantic consistency.

— Lawren Leo, Love’s Shadow: Nine Crooked Paths

Love is the oxygen for heart.So love as your life depends on it.

— Debasish Mridha

Those who are not working toward a better life and those who do not take responsibility for their destinies do not have victories

— Sunday Adelaja

You need a man, Kara. A man you can open up to. A man whose passion for life matches yours. A man who grabs your hair in big fistfuls and twists and pulls it when he’s fucking you. A man willing to walk wire for you.

— Pamela Clare, Extreme Exposure

Woman’s normal occupations in general run counter to creative life or contemplative life or saintly life.

— Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Later, Xander said, “It’s not about you, you know. What Mimi hates is how her life has turned out. It isn’t how she thought it would be back when she was your age and on the top of the world.

— Julia Claiborne Johnson, Be Frank With Me

To become a spectator of one’s own life is to escape the suffering of life.

— Oscar Wilde

If you don’t want to regret your life later, then begin to invest your time, begin to measure your life. Measure your life by the products and by the results you produce!

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

I can understand, he said, that many people, many perfectly ordinary people, have an interesting story to tell. No one’s experience of life is valueless.

— Michael Frayn, The Russian Interpreter

I hear hundreds of years of life. I hear wind and rain and fire and beetles. I hear the seasons changing and birds and squirrels. I hear the life of the trees this wood came from.

— Garth Stein, A Sudden Light

She could never take an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. The weak and flaccid parity would make her nearly puke. She wants an eye for a tooth, and a life for an eye.

— Helen Zahavi, Dirty Weekend

You cannot stay at the same level as when you first practiced your truth, life won’t let you.

— Kamal Ravikant, Live Your Truth

If just one of [those people] experiences life as a crazy adventure–and I mean that he, or she, experiences this every single day… Then he or she is a joker in a pack of cards.

— Jostein Gaarder, The Solitaire Mystery

All life is emptiness. Fill it with endless love, bliss, and kindness.

— Debasish Mridha

The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask

— Rich Ridgeway

The day my son was born my life changed completely.

— Treat Williams

Beirut is the Elizabeth Taylor of cities: insane, beautiful, falling apart, aging, and forever drama laden.She’ll also marry any infatuated suitor who promises to make her life more comfortable, no matter how inappropriate he is.

— Rabih Alameddine, An Unnecessary Woman

I look out over my life and see a million question marks with only a few definitive exclamation points. I’m living for the next exclamation.

— Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

A true joy in life should be knowing that you have touched the heart of another human being

— Steven Aitchison

I didn’t have any expectations of what my family life would end up being like. But I’ve been very blessed in my life to have a wife who loves me and supports me and is able to be in my band and travel with me.

— Josh Turner

anything that changes you forever, split my life into halves: Before and After.

— Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

To keep my life free of evil I must of necessity keep my life full of God, for keeping my life full of anything else will give evil everything else.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough, An Intimate Collision: Encounters with Life and Jesus

Introspect! Is your life moving forward or just moving like a pendulum?


You say you’ve a life, but i see it as movie being directed by someone else, being edited often here and there. life is when you’ve the remote control of it, and its been controled by the person you love.

— Yaqub khan

If your paramount concern in life is to make sure everyone likes and approves of you, I’m sorry to say you’re going to find yourself running in circles for the rest of your life.

— Ali B. Moe

Choose faith to live life rather than fear.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We love patents, but not unconditionally;We believe in patents, but not mindlessly;We value patents, but not at the cost of our core values; andWe are serious about patents, but saving life always comes first

— Kalyan C. Kankanala, Fun IP, Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

All things of the body stream away like a river, all things of the mind are dreams and delusion; life is warfare, and a visit to a strange land; the only lasting fame is oblivion.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

It frightens me, the awful truth, of how sweet life can be…

— Bob Dylan

Patient endurance is the greatest life survival skills.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Good part about life is everyone is broken…

— Shujoy Chowdhury

To say, “I’ve been converted and that’s that, ” is to say you have decided to quit growing. If life is about anything, it is about growing. The day I quit changing and learning is the day I die.

— Steve Goodier

Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up.

— Ann Cotton

Everything worthwhile in life is attained through hard work. Happiness is not an exception.

— Dennis Prager, Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual

I look back on my life like a good day’s work, it was done and I am satisfied with it.

— Grandma Moses

Moons and years pass by and are gone forever, but a beautiful moment shimmers through life a ray of light.

— Franz Grillparzer

Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.

— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

He didn’t get it. That’s exactly why I needed my Maker’s Mark. You can’t throw my life into turmoil, and then screw me out of my bourbon too.

— Donna Augustine, Jinxed

Every stage of life must be well-lived.There are sacred moments to treasure in each stage.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

Motion is life and life is motion, and a breakthrough is a catapult move that sets goals in motion.

— Oliver Harper, TIME: A Traveler’s Companion: Strategies To A Meaningful Life

Part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because I think life is sad, and sadness is not something that should be avoided or denied. It’s a fact of life, like contradictions are.

— Robert Redford

There are handful of moments in your life when you’ll be challenged to choose between what you really want and what you believe is possible. These are the moments which will shape both your destiny AND who you will become.

— Seth Czerepak

You create the life you wish by your thoughts, speech and actions.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Growing up, I knew where the world ended. I could see it, at the horizon, where the sky touched the corn. My life was bounded and known. I *knew* the edges of the world. And then I went to college.

— J. Michael Adams

Missing tiny things in our life is more painful than things that we deserve in our live

— Mohan Malkani

Some people are disappointed in their life because they are trying to use the tools that God did not authorised them to use in their life, trying to build on a purpose that is not even attached in their personality.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

So at some point you realize that your life is not just going to start one day in the future, that you’re living it.

— Brit Marling

Those who can truly be accounted brave are those who best know the meaning of what is sweet in life and what is terrible, and then go out, undeterred, to meet what is to come.

— Pericles

The funny thing about life is, there’s nothing better to do than live it.

— D.E. Navarro

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.

— Robert Fulghum, True Love

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

— Victor Hugo

You stand the risk of misfortunes, because you refused to take risks. So life demands risks.

— Sunday Adelaja

The traveller’s-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his life in trains and restaurants and know nothing of humanity at the end. To know one must be an actor as well as a spectator.

— Aldous Huxley

With mindfulness, loving kindness, and self-compassion, we can begin to let go of our expectations about how life and those we love should be.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

Let us make an endeavour to live life in such a way that it becomes an example in itself which others can follow

— Santosh Joshi, KEYS

Be not afraid of life believe that life is worth living and your belief will create the fact.

— Henry James

You can write about other people and their ideas and life without having lived it, but even your perception of that is going to be colored by what you know and what you experience. And this is undeniable.

— James Salter

…art is weaker than life – in the end I have a bag of letters to scrabble into order – rune tiles to cast my fate…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

A life without concrete product is a meaningless one

— Sunday Adelaja

When you’retwenty-one, life is a roadmap.It’s only when you get to betwenty-five or so that youbegin to suspect you’ve beenlooking at the map upsidedown, and not until you’reforty are you entirely sure.

— Stephen King, Joyland

The wonder of life begins in the womb of a woman.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The significance of a revolution will be known after the days have gone past us. When the children of the coming years wake up and like the albatross glide across the azure sky.The freedom to live a life of meaning and joy.

— Avijeet Das

To be sure, this is what generally happens when one eats cake; but Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-of-the-way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way.

— Lewis Carroll

When you are in your twenties, even if you’re confused and uncertain about your aims and purposes, you have a strong sense of what life itself is, and of what you in life are, and might become.

— Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending

The world was not to be trusted. Loved persons were always stolen. Dreams always squashed. That was life as she understood it.

— David Anthony Durham, Acacia: The War with the Mein

That’s how it felt – that the loss of him had a life of its own. I lived with it as I could have lived with him. Some nights it was quiet and sometimes it pounded on my door.

— Kimberly Novosel, Loved

The evidence of Martin Luther King Jnr’s “I have a dream” declaration was a passionate confirmation of how a dream meant for liberation, success and fulfilled life can become true.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Employment bargains your life and time for a piece of currency

— Sunday Adelaja

I didn’t fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience – to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers.

— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

In life moments arrive where the mouth becomes tongueless and the eyes become tongue!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

There will come a time in every girl’s life when she realizes that your ex-girlfriend wasn’t crazy. Actually, she was right (about you).

— Nakia R. Laushaul

As a Christian, I know my life is in God’s hands. He has a plan for me. Therefore, I never worry about tomorrow or never worry about winning or losing football games. That knowledge gives me a lot of composure in tough situations.

— Tom Landry

Everything in life is related to business—your hobbies, friends, family, relaxation, career, education, etc.

— Ehab Atalla, The Secrets of Business

There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I’m not in that state now and that makes me sad.

— Jack Nicholson

The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

People whose eyes shine are happy to be alive. They see life and it’s glory even when things aren’t easy.And because they see life, even through all the problems and obstacles, their eyes shine.

— Jelena Pantić, Journey to the Center of the Heart

My introduction to medicinal plants transformed my health and my life, and enhanced and expanded my spiritual practice by connecting me deeply with the Earth, changing my life in the best, most enjoyable ways possible. I am forever grateful.

— Robin Rose Bennett, The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life

The poem is a little myth of man’s capacity of making his life meaningful. And in the end the poem is not a thing we see – it is rather a light by which we may see – and what we see is life.

— Robert Penn Warren

I’ve been accused of having a death wish but I think it’s life that I wish for, terribly, shamelessly, on any terms whatsoever.

— Tennessee Williams, Sweet Bird of Youth

Had I truly thought I would not die when he kissed me? But I did. For a moment the breath and life went out of me and there was no time and no tomorrow but only my lips against his.

— Martine Leavitt, Keturah and Lord Death

…before you, life was desolate – the past hardly worth remembering – and now, each moment a keepsake I can’t throw away …

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.

— Nathan W. Morris

If you have nothing in life but a good friend, you’re rich.

— Michelle Kwan

Be determined to live a pure, holy and godly life; decide to honor, love and value other people, and to live a life that reflects Christ to others

— Sunday Adelaja

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.

— Francis Chan, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God

The perfect orchestration of the symphony of life is one of the Creator’s greatest and most beautiful miracles.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

In dealing with others, man is inherently a slave to his preconceptions, to the stereotypes he became familiar with that made life easier for him to comprehend.

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando, The Girl on the Trail

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles he has overcome trying to succeed.

— Booker T. Washington

People in everyday life can sniff out the neediness of a performer trying to earn love.

— Lysa TerKeurst, Uninvited

Every morning the sun rises to fill your life with magnificent colors and joyful nights.

— Debasish Mridha

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.

— William Lyon Phelps

Excellence encourages one about life generally it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

— George Eliot

I define the American dream as the ability to imagine a way that you want your life to turn out, and have a reasonable hope that you can achieve that.

— David Henry Hwang

Together, life can bloom into something unimaginable!

— Auliq-Ice

One chapter of your life is over. The rest of your story is up to you. Get started!

— Deb Purdy, Something Gained: 7 Shifts to Be Stronger, Smarter & Happier After Divorce

School life is like being on a monkey mountain…monkeys in the same gang constantly fight and get back together again…and a hierarchy gets established.

— Shouko Akira, Monkey High!, Vol. 1

In the end, life is about collecting experiences and looking for the lesson and blessing in each one. Yet we are never to carry these experiences on our backs, only in our hearts. One will hold us back, while the other will keep us moving forward.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

I just can’t do it anymore. It’s too painful. It doesn’t mean I’m over you, it means I’m not going to waste the rest of my life being haunted by your memory.

— Ashleigh Z., Under The Cypress Tree

The games made me the guy who I’m here now, the articles and the videos which I have watched and I continue to watch make the person today who I am. The life build me as such type of person!

— Deyth Banger

A busy life is not necessarily an effective life

— Sunday Adelaja

Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.

— George MacDonald

She might get lonely at times. But that was to be expected. The only way to stop those feelings was to live a life devoted to others. That was her true purpose in life. She was a mere background character in other people’s lives.

— Lily George, Healing the Soldier’s Heart

When a wise woman speaks, her words are gracious. Ask God to help you find words that speak life to those around you.

— Stormie Omartian

The achievement of a happy life is not only positively good for us, it is constructively good for those around us.

— Lisa Cypers Kamen, Are We Happy Yet?: Eight Keys to Unlocking a Joyful Life

If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.

— Emile Zola

I’ve broken your heart, haven’t I?”“A million times. And you can break it a million times more, Luna Moon. There will never be a day in my life that I don’t love you.

— Chloe Asher, Daydreamer

If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.

— John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany

My mother had taught shorthand and typing to support us since my father died, and secretly she hated it and hated him for dying and leaving no money because he didn’t trust life insurance salesmen.

— Sylvia Plath

It’s a phenomenal experience jumping from the devious mind of a sorceress bent on conquering the world to the compassionate musing of a queen capable of healing life with a touch—all in a flicker of thought. That’s why I love writing.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

Like all stories of creators who bring life from the dead, his story began with a struggling butcher, who chased a gray cat, caught it, took off its studded collar, and slit its throat.

— Salvador Plascencia, The People of Paper

Everywhere we shine death and life burn into something new…

— Aberjhani, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

Sometimes life holds more than people allow themselves to see. Such individuals may continue to live as though they are blind for eternities before realizing they were merely clamping their eyes shut.

— Emily Herr

Think about the things in life that elicit passion in you and make you happy.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

These poems are cupsthat I pour my life into.Here, Drink!

— Kamand Kojouri

A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end.

— Henry A. Wallace

It’s important to remember that peace, liberty and freedom changes many aspects in our thoughts as far as life is concerned.

— Auliq Ice

If you had all the time in the world but your knowledge, wisdom and understanding remained unchanged, your life would remain the same.

— Mensah Oteh

Scott, if your life had a face, I would punch it. I would punch your life in the face.

— Brian Lee O’Malley

This is a learning in the business life that first of all you need to have commitment, dedication and passion for what you are doing.

— Lakshmi Mittal

If the existentialists are right, that life is meaningless, and if we acknowledge that, we are better equipped to find pleasure in small things.

— Chloe Thurlow, A Girl’s Adventure

As long as God is a man, not a couple, the life of a woman, according to Hanna, is bound to remain as it is now, namely wretched, with woman as the proletarian of Creation, however smartly dressed.

— Max Frisch, Homo Faber

What is a man’s life but a prelude to his death? And what is death but a long sleep, a most welcome forgetfulness.

— Lisa M. Klein, Ophelia

But her life was as cold as an attic facing north; and boredom, like a silent spider, was weaving its web in the shadows, in every corner of her heart.

— Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

May you get more out of life than a cup of tea.

— Rebecca St. James

And I’ll tell her that I don’t want my life to be samples and scraps. A taste of everything but a meal of nothing.

— Ally Condie

i like the book my bloody life because it tell what gange related do and what makeks them feel bad

— Sanchez Raymundo

One loses, as one grows older, something of the lightness of one’s dreams; one begins to take life up in both hands, and to care more for the fruit than the flower, and that is no great loss perhaps.

— W.B. Yeats, The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore

Solitude helps the soul remember that life andwork have two completely different meanings. It remindsus that we were created for greatness in relationship withothers, not task lists and spreadsheets.

— Angela L Craig

Never trust a person more than you, when they break the trust you lost the life of happiness, it shakes the heart and gives the tears for ever

— Debolina

I’ve found that one of the most important things in life is to learn how to forgive yourself.

— Sai Marie Johnson

If life gives you nuts then be a nut cracker.

— Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

Build your life not on the things of today, but on the things of tomorrow

— Sunday Adelaja

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.

— Fran Lebowitz

The best part of my life is , My death will not cause pain for anyone.

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

We need each other yet, we bleed each other of the very life we are all drowning in with one another…

— The1Essence, Reflections of Light

Rich will be my life if I can keep my memories full and brimming, and record them on clear-eyed mornings while I set joyously to work setting pen to holy craft.

— Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

….her life would be a giddy crossword, working down from some clues and across from others.

— Leif Enger

Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.

— Barbara Bush

Humans do have authority over creation—but it is a delegated authority to care for animals as God would and not to destroy them. All life still belongs to the Creator of life, as it did the in the beginning.

— Richard A. Young, Is God a Vegetarian?: Christianity, Vegetarianism, and Animal Rights

You don’t want to have so much money going toward your mortgage every month that you can’t enjoy life or take care of your other financial responsibilities.

— Dave Ramsey

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

— John Homer Miller

I was afraid to write Fear of Flying ergo I had to write it. I have lived my life according to this principle: If I’m afraid of it then I must do it.

— Erica Jong

Our physical body knows it cannot function without physical water. So, too, our spiritual life should realize that it can’t function without the “living water” of Gods Word.

— Jim George, A Young Man After God’s Own Heart

Twilight …Not just a metaphorThe metaphor of the ‘spirit’The confluence of life and deathThe celestial dance of existential and essential(Page 75)

— Neena Verma, A Mother’s Cry… A Mother’s Celebration

Your feelings and emotions are your strongest indicator if your life is moving in a purposeful direction or not, so listen closely to how you feel

— Rebecca Rosen, Awaken the Spirit Within: 10 Steps to Ignite Your Life and Fulfill Your Divine Purpose

If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.

— Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

life is other, always there, further off, beyond you andbeyond me, always on the horizon, life which unlives us and makes us strangers, that invents our face and wears it away

— Octavio Paz, Sunstone/Piedra De Sol

Stop wasting so much energy hating your body; it makes you weaker. Everything good in your life begins from the moment you begin accepting, understanding, respecting, and loving your true self.

— Harry Papas

Killing life in whatever way, will drag you along the hell’s way.

— Swarnakanthi Rajapakse, The Master’s Daughter

Ah! Such a beautiful morning! Let us be the sunshine in someone’s life and fill her heart with untold joy.

— Debasish Mridha

The circumference of your breast may change; the shape of your hips may change; the size of your pants may also change. But your life never changes unless your thoughts, your plans and your actions change! Think big things!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

No one, good or evil, ceases to exist; life is energy and energy cannot be created or destroyed; it is recycled.

— Patricia D. Cornwell

Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.

— J.M.Barrie

if someone gets jealous from you, dont think about that why they get jealous from you……because thats time time your journey of life to beng a successful person is started

— sunny jassi

Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

— Vince Lombardi

In order to fulfil our life mission we also need to develop perseverance

— Sunday Adelaja

I live my life in growing orbits which move out over the things of the world.

— Rainer Maria Rilke

He felt as if he were paying for the privilege of music with portions of his life and body. But it was well worth it.

— Mark Helprin

This whole life is an art of knowing when to sit and when to stand up!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

You tend to become like that, what you want most. Its up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Dedicate yourself and make your life happen with determination.

— Mark F. LaMoure

How satisfying will it be to know that no matter what happens to your relationship and no matter where or with whom he ends up in his life that you taught him everything he knows…? Catty? Maybe, but that’s a fun thought.

— Roberto Hogue, Real Secrets of Sex: A Women’s Guide on How to Be Good in Bed

Written up in marker on a factory sign:I struggle with the feeling that my life isn’t mine

— Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto #2: Cover-Up

Don’t ever be honest about who you are—and I mean that as a life rule, not just in this instance.

— Andrea Cremer, The Conjurer’s Riddle

When you can share the lessons you learnt through tears and heartache and others find life in it and are better off for it, then beauty has come out of those ashes.

— TemitOpe Ibrahim

Our worst can become our best if mistakes are gathered like twigs of a bird’s nest, giving one true foundation, a spiritual home to build their life upon.

— Ace Antonio Hall

I have spent my entire life thinking of the Inquisitors as things, soulless creatures. But they are just men. Men can be swayed, and I have the power to do it.

— Marie Lu, The Rose Society

Nothing else in all life is such a maker of joy and cheer as the privilege of doing good.

— J.R. Miller

Successful prayer life only dies after its habit dies.

— Samuel T. Padmore, Invading the Kingdom of Darkness: Rescuing Families and Nations

You don’t decide what your purpose is in life you discover it. Your purpose is your reason for living.

— Bob Proctor

If Erik existed and lived life in despair, We wish him to know we are here and we care.

— E.A. Bucchianeri, Phantom Phantasia: Poetry for the Phantom of the Opera Phan

Abundance of life does not come from having a great job. Abundance comes from generosity.

— Debasish Mridha

If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.

— Lev Grossman, The Magicians

Because this is my life, the only one I get. And if it’s a choice between a life Albilitoled, or a life full of Life… well, that’s not really a choice at all.

— David Arnold

If money controls our life, the devil will come into our life also to control that.

— Jan Jansen Easy Branches

Well, here we are.”Sometimes a statement of the bloody obvious was the only appropriate way forward. As if to give life ceremonious permission to proceed.

— Michel Faber

The journey of life is filled with unlimited opportunities and possibilities.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Choosing life is always messy. But it is there in the messiness, in the conflicted and often confused ways we live our lives, that we can learn how much mercy matters to us all.

— Mathew N. Schmalz, Mercy Matters: Opening Yourself to the Life-Changing Gift

Every life is a possession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent propaganda.

— Henri Frederic Amiel

…human beings dream of life everlasting. But most of them want it on earth and not in heaven.

— Tennessee Williams

A job is a contract whereby you sell out a bit of your life daily

— Sunday Adelaja

I am quite a dreamer. I think we all are dreamers. We all don’t like to live a practical life all the time. There is a thin line between our hopes and dreams.

— Rani Mukerji

The letter came at a time in his life when the battle inside his soul could have tipped either way.

— Lora Leigh, Elizabeth’s Wolf

The greatest profit you make in business is not money, but happiness. The greatest riches you give in life are not possessions, but love. The greatest treasures you acquire in life are not jewels, but joy.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.” – Bob Proctor

— Bob Proctor

Happiness is not the same as life satisfaction, while neither are identical to what we might call flourishing.

— Julian Baggini

Impression, not oppression determines the real life of a real person.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

His words had tossed the book that was her life into the air and the pages had been blown into disarray, could never be put back together to tell the same story.

— Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden

I’ll live out my whole life as a voice with no one listening.

— Tom Deaderick, Flightsuit

No matter how dysfunctional your background, how broke or broken you are, where you are today, or what anyone else says, YOU MATTER, and your life matters!

— Germany Kent

Abandon anything in your life and habits that might be holding you back.

— Sophia Amoruso, #GIRLBOSS

So long as this struggle known as life goes on, there will always be the music to fit the mood and make it better.

— Patrick James Balthazor

Nothing in this life will ever make sense to me but I can’t help but try to collect the change and hope it’s enough to pay for our mistakes.

— Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

Live in the NOW. Live life to its fullest. Don’t spend more than 10% of your time learning from the past, and 20% planning for the future. Live in the present, act NOW to fulfill the dreams you plan.

— Vikrmn, 10 Golden Steps of Life

The thing of it is, we don’t have to be perfect or be the best. We just need to do the best with what God gives us and how life treats us.

— J.W. Lord

One fine day I stopped caring about what others think, and oh boy, I’ve loved every moment of life since then.

— Kiran Bisht

I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!

— Christopher McCandless

Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally and metaphorically, by their very lives.

— Margaret Laurence, Dance on the Earth: a Memoir

I love writing and can’t imagine not being able to do it. I want an easy life and if it had been difficult doing it I wouldn’t be doing it. I do admire writers who do it even though it costs them.

— Iain M. Banks

You dedicate your life to the pursuit of pleasure. No over-indulgence, mind you, but knowing that your body is apleasure machine, you treat it carefully in order to get the most out of it.

— Nathanael West, Miss Lonelyhearts

Even if their supplies of love are finite, they’ve figured out that life is, too, and they’re no longer rationing.

— Julianna Baggott, Which Brings Me to You

Live a life of discipline and live a life of celebration.

— Sunday Adelaja

My dad and mom did what a lot of parents did at the time. They sacrificed a lot of their life and used a lot of their disposable income to make sure their children were educated.

— Sundar Pichai

The life of the spirit is centrally and essentially a life of action. Spirituality is something done not merely something believed or known or experienced.

— Mary McDermott Shideler

We become increasingly aware that the human dream, the human drama, with all its questionable, damaging, and often malevolent intention is not real life at all.

— Donna Goddard, The Love of Being Loving

There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.

— Kazuo Ishiguro

She felt tears slip from beneath her lashes, no matter how she tried to blink them back. Her heart was ablaze. It seemed that her entire life had led to this man, this moment of unexpressed love.

— Lisa Kleypas, Love in the Afternoon

The fundamental language of life is change. Life will keep on changing.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, The Untapped Wonderer in You: Dare to Do the Undone

It’s not good just to have life experience of film-making and that’s all. It’s hard to play a real person when you’ve been in jets and town cars for three years.

— Ryan Gosling

One of the greatest things you can learn in life is to be compassionate, and true compassion includes compassion for yourself.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Judgments based on preconceptions make life simple for us to deal with since that means we safely shield ourselves behind barriers of preconception that helped us feel safe in whatever views or assumptions we are having.

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando

All white people are born with a singular mission in life in order to pass from regular whitehood into ultra-whitehood. Just as Muslims have to visit Mecca, all white people must eventually renovate a house before they can be complete.

— Christian Lander, Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions

The only difference between May and Day is the M and D! Be a good Managing Director of your life each day in May.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

The popular view that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.

— Agatha Christie, Murder in Mesopotamia

The life you want is a manifestation of self-realization.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

The prime goal is to alleviate suffering and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering but only prolongs life that treatment should be stopped.

— Christian Barnard

I’ve discovered that life doesn’t always turn on the obvious things – people dying, marriages, all the stuff that gets carved on the tombstones – but little unrecorded things too.

— Eve Chase

Most important, of course, we all care intensely for the narrative of our own life and very much want it to be a good story, with a decent hero.

— Daniel Kahneman

I’m a pretty uncomplicated person. I live a very simple life with my family and I enjoy very ordinary things.

— Khaled Hosseini

The tragedy of life is that it comes just once and before you know it, it is gone. Since life comes just once, I encourage you to give it your best shot.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

When we do the best that we can we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or in the life of another.

— Helen Keller

Madam I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life let us swear eternal friendship.

— Sydney Smith

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.

— Leo Tolstoy

Anything in life is possible when you work hard to achieve it.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

What do you say when you feel your life is taken right from your chest, even though I miraculously find myself still breathing?

— Jason F. Wright, The Wednesday Letters

A strong person knows how to keep their life in order. Even with tears in their eyes, they still manage to say ‘I’m grateful’ with a smile.

— Steven Cuoco

I made a resolution in 2010 to stop drinking Diet Coke, and I haven’t had Diet Coke since then. I think it was the best life change I’ve ever made, because I drank quite a lot of it.

— Nick Jonas

I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.

— Robin Williams

Protection and security are only valuable if they do not cramp life excessively.

— Carl Jung

There have been people in my life who meant me well, taught me valuable lessons, and others who have meant me ill and have given me ample notification that my world is not meant to be all peaches and cream.

— Maya Angelou

It is my desire that you consider the advice I am rendering here that you should no longer sell your life but invest it into fulfilling the purpose for which you were born. Only then you can become great in your generation.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.

— Bill Hicks

If you don’t think screenwriting is a work of art, good luck in your life without a soul.

— A.D. Posey

I had been my whole life a bell, and never knew it until at that moment I was lifted and struck.

— Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Look, the job of life is to turn your negatives into positives

— Michka Assayas, Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

When there is no one to teach you life will show you. All you have to do is pay attention.People unfortunately rarely take the time to sit back and evaluate. Their too busy being busy.

— Therone Shellman

My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded.

— Steve Maraboli

Ever since her obsession with Jonathan Cain, a deranged transfer student who had been at Sweet Valley for a month, Enid’s life had been entirely guyless.

— Francine Pascal, Model Flirt

This is the price we pay, that the only way to take our life is death.

— Stebby Julionatan

The life of a writer is directed by a mad impulsive muse, that can tell them to cancel all their storyline: a creative divergent devil.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.

— Michael Jackson

Keep expecting and believing that your due season is coming. Declare that the good you have harvested in your life will manifest.

— Germany Kent

I’ll see you in another life brother.

— Desmond from Lost

I am so glad that God miraculously save my life at near-death.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Consider the weak point in your private life and make a resolution for it, you will be stronger than what you thought and you’ll start to achieve your goals easily.

— Auliq Ice

I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point.

— Shiv Khera

That’s how life works. You know it when you know it.They’re nineteen and in love. Alone except for each other. Jobless and homeless, looking for something, somewhere, anywhere here.They’re on a sixteen-line highway.Driving west.

— James Frey, Bright Shiny Morning

There is a fuzzy but real distinction that can and I believe should be made, between patriotism, which is attachment to a way of life, and nationalism, which is the insistence that your way of life deserves to rule over other ways of life.

— Todd Gitlin

We feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all.

— Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

If you have life you have money but if you have money you don’t have life, for life is like every precious thing you need


Feminine force is that inner strength, that power, that will to face down any negative circumstances in life and defeat them.

— Georgette Mosbacher

A life of faith is an enduring sacred-existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I feel that the simplicity of life is just being yourself.

— Bobby Brown

Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. It’s how we deal with life, love, death, birth, disappointment… all of that is expressed in culture.

— Wendell Pierce

You live your life proportional to your love for life.

— Debasish Mridha

The secret to living a strong life is right in front of you, calling to you every day. It can be found in your emotional reaction to specific moments in your life.

— Marcus Buckingham, Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently

If I am ever stuck on a respirator or a life support system I definitely want to be unplugged but not until I get down to size eight.

— Henriette Montel

One thing guaranteed in life is that you’ll experience twists and turns, obstacles, roadblocks, and battles.

— Mensah Oteh

Thus I draw from the absurd three consequences, which are myrevolt, my freedom, and my passion. By the mere activity ofconsciousness I transform into a rule of life what was an invitationto death—and I refuse suicide.

— Albert Camus

A purposeless and goalless life is meaningless

— Sunday Adelaja

As soon as we open our eyes in the morning, what we want most is to matter, to live a life and to do a work that has meaning. We have evolved to feel this way. Man’s first thought was ‘I AM’.

— Bernadette Jiwa, Difference: The one-page method for reimagining your business and reinventing your marketing

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.

— Simone de Beauvoir

Nobody wanted your dance, Nobody wanted your strange glitter, your flounderingDrowning life and your effort to save yourself, Treading water, dancing the dark turmoil, Looking for something to give.

— Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters

The only thing you have to do in this life is die, ” said Mrs. Pinsky…”everything else is a choice.

— Karen Thompson Walker, The Age of Miracles

Christian life consists in faith and charity.

— Martin Luther

Tweets about the mundane aspects of your life contain something that is vitally important to gaining followers and taking part in discussions: Authenticity.

— Ian Lamont, Twitter In 30 Minutes: How to connect with interesting people, write great tweets, and find information that’s relevant to you.

Whenever the communists are under fire, it [the term “red-baiter”] has served to divert attention from the subject matter to futile discussion of personal motives, the critic’s private life and other deliberate tricks of befuddlement.

— Eugene Lyons, The Red Decade: The Stalinist Penetration of America

But there’s nothing half so sweet in life As love’s young dream.

— George Moore

I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.

— Evel Knievel

Don’t let the agony, regret, or fog of yesterday blind you to the fact that each new day carries with it a plethora of opportunities to move your life into the right direction.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

He had sprung from a rigid Puritan stock, and had been brought up to think much more intently of the duties of this life than of its privileges and pleasures.

— Henry James, Roderick Hudson

Making beautiful things for everyday use is a wonderful thing to do – making life flow more easily – but art confronts life, allowing it to stop and perhaps change direction – they are completely different.

— Antony Gormley

It’s a good thing babies don’t give you a lot of time to think. You fall in love with them and when you realize how much they love you back, life is very simple.

— Anita Diamant, The Boston Girl

… despite the profound advances in molecular biology oer the past half-century, we still do not understand what life is, how it relates to the inanimate world, and how it emerged.

— Addy Pross, What is Life?: How chemistry becomes biology

A life without love is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. So, keep love in your heart if not your best friend today will turn to your worst enemy tomorrow.

— Osunsakin Adewale

Just because death would eventually separate us, that didn’t mean it would destroy what we had. I am forever yours, in this life or the next. Some things could penetrate even the formidable barrier of death, and love was one of them.

— Jeaniene Frost, This Side of the Grave

When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist.

— John McGahern

We are all artists painting our desires on the canvas of life and time.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

I haven’t seen much but the one thing life has taught me so far is at least one out of every ten friend will not be jealous of your success.

— Nikhil Kushwaha, Heart of Bullets

The poor love life as passionately as the rich do. Perhaps more, for the effort it takes to cling to it.

— Joan Thomas, Curiosity

There is rarely a chance for life to remain constant.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is A Cocktail

Success is working with enthusiasm and ambition, living with joy and kindness, and going toward a life of ultimate service and happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

Maybe I don’t have enough beginnings in my life because I fought against the endings that were about to birth those beginnings.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

A woman with romance in her life lived as grandly as a queen, because her heart was treasured.

— Nora Roberts, Bed of Roses

We are mortals all, human and nonhuman, bound in one fellowship of love and travail. No one escapes the fate of death. But we can, with caring, make our good-byes less tormented. If we broaden the circle of our compassion, life can be less cruel.

— Gary Kowalski, The Souls of Animals

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

— C.S. Lewis

Most true happiness comes from one’s inner life from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly a good inner life is difficult to achieve especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self-discipline.

— W. L. Shirer

But life isn’t about learning to forgive those who have hurt you or forgetting your past. It’s about learning to forgive yourself for being human and making mistakes.

— Sherrilyn Kenyon, Time Untime

The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction, in the life of the nation, is close to the center of a nation’s purpose – and is a test to the quality of a nation’s civilization.

— John F. Kennedy

The best things in life are free – and $19.95.

— Billy Mays

Sometimes, how you ingest this idea of masculinity as projected onto you by the world could be the difference of life and death.

— Barry Jenkins

Survival is the celebration of choosing life over death. We know we’re going to die. We all die. But survival is saying: perhaps not today. In that sense, survivors don’t defeat death, they come to terms with it.

— Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival – Who Lives, Who Dies and Why

There is only one success — to be able to spend your life in your own way.

— Christopher Morley, Where the Blue Begins

Prime vision of my life is to help others. And if I can’t help them, atleast I do not try to disappoint them.

— G.K. Dutta

when the uncertainty is known, certainty is guaranteed. Until we unravel the uncertainties of our lives, we shall always be uncertain with the life we live

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I’ve published one book before, and now I’m writing a book of essays and stories about life in Tokyo. And I have one book coming out in May in Germany, about fitness.

— Franka Potente

Some of the greatest miracles one could ever receive in their life are the ones that happen when their faith and action has been applied.

— Dionna L. Hayden

A few years ago a friend said that I use to hunt and fish and build houses and things but now my whole life revolved around my computer I replied “But my computer revolves around the world

— Stanley Victor Paskavich, Return to Stantasyland

A life of happiness, peace, and love is all within our grasp.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive.

— Denice Envall

Know, in every moment, that you have attracted this situation into your life experience so you can grow and learn the lessons necessary to get to the next level.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

She wondered what life would be like if there was always an arm around her shoulder and if there was a back that welcomed her hug all the time.

— Deirdre Riordan Hall, In the Desert

No fact in human nature is more characteristic than its willingness to live on a chance. The existence of the chance makes the difference… between a life of which the keynote is resignation and a life of which the keynote is hope.

— William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience

It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative – whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it.

— Sylvia Plath

Where your attention lies is where your life thrives. Shift your focus if you’re unsatisfied.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

I’ve learned that I can’t have a packed work schedule and a packed social schedule and a packed personal life I need to just have time to myself to sit and breathe and unwind.

— Kim Cattrall

Mars is the only place in the solar system where it’s possible for life to become multi-planetarian.

— Elon Musk

But life isn’t neat the way a story is. And if you try to pretend it is, then you just make yourself unhappy, or screw yourself over.

— Dexter Palmer, Version Control

As a life coach, I love makeovers, from new clothes to surgery, pedicures to highlights. But redoing makes you feel better only if approached with the right attitude.

— Martha Beck

Your life depends entirely on your reactions to the accountability that you are faced with.

— Stephen Richards, Be First: Achieve Every Dream

Always be challenged to build your life intentionally for possessions.

— Sunday Adelaja

What within you lies in that symbolic unmarked grave? How can you create the memorial to you and your best life and effort? Make tomorrow today and make today count.

— Tony Curl, Seriously Simple Stuff to Get You Unstuck

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.

— Pablo Casals

A tip for increased sales or in situations of life or death: Try to always refer to the lady as Miss. or Ms. Using the term: Ma’am could piss her off.

— Ginnetta Correli

Conventional wisdom nor scientific, mathematical prove of randomness in life could do nothing to deter human’s curiosity for the unknown, however small the chance of a positive outcome maybe.

— Vann Chow, The White Man and the Pachinko Girl

The Eiani cleansed, refreshed, and rejuvenated me. In order to heal, it first had to burn away the dead, consume the decay, then force new life where death had once resided

— Julia J. Gibbs, The Oaks Remain

Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought of their impending death

— Jhonen Vásquez, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director’s Cut

What if choices were not viewed as right and wrong, but instead as just a variety of life experiences?

— Staci Welch-Bartley

When life throws a lemon at you, you throw it straight back at life and miss completely. That’s my logic.

— Anonymous

Life won’t change if your mind doesn’t change. A better life comes with a better mind.

— Avina Celeste

It is only when you take responsibility for your life that you discover how powerful you truly are

— Allanah Hunt, Rebirth: How to Live with Power and Freedom After Separation and Divorce

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.

— E. Joseph Cossman

The ultimate purpose of our life is to be happy. We are born for happiness, we are going toward happiness, we like to live in happiness, and we like to vanish from this universe for eternal happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

Live honestly to a higher note. Life is too short. So, do the best you can and live your life to a higher note.

— Kimora Lee Simmons

When one becomes accustomed to “companionship” without demands, life with people may seem overwhelming. Dependence on a person is risky but it also opens us to deeply knowing another.

— Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

In the empty expanses of space, the wandering traders need men like myself to care for the spiritual side of a life so given over to commerce, and worldly pursuits.

— Isaac Asimov, Foundation

Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.

— Nagarjuna

We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.

— Douglas Horton

Human experience is not nest and orderly, ready to be coded into predetermined categories. Real life is messy

— Jennifer Gold, Undiscovered Country

You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.

— Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Only death consistently excites your emotions, whether contemplating when life is safe and stale, or fleeing it when life is threatened and precious

— Yann Martel, Life of Pi

It is staggering how completely, fully and fairly life supports you if your negativity will allow the blessings to arrive.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

i took a night drive.i needed to get away.i needed to knowit’s okay to goand have no destination, where time moves slowor doesn’t exist.that life can be like this, aimless wandering, just breathing, living, driving forever underneath the stars.

— Ava, You Are Safe Here.

If you’re to choose to paint your life today… What will it be? Remember, you’re the artist, not the canvas.

— Val Uchendu

Someone can tell you all your life that you’re inferior, but it doesn’t matter until you accept it and allow for validation. Once validation takes place, it’s then that the colonial malaise sets in like smallpox.

— M.B. Dallocchio

When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others

— Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

We define what we deserve, others also define what we deserve, apparently there is a huge difference and we spend our life constructing the same.

— Pushpa Rana, Just the Way I Feel

Now seen…now gone, The butterfly flits in and outThrough fence-hung flowers;But a life lived so close to themI envy…though it’s here and gone.

— Saigyō, Mirror for the Moon

People who do not waste their life truly understand the importance of time.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Let today be the day that you become committed in being, in doing, in getting, achieving, in experiencing. Let today be the day that you are committed to being the change you wish to see and living the life you wish to live.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Architecture is my work, and I’ve spent my whole life at a drawing board, but life is more important than architecture. What matters is to improve human beings.

— Oscar Niemeyer

The past was just a place where uncontrolled freaks you had never consciously decided to include in your life entered it anyway and staggered around, breaking things.

— Alexandra Kleeman, Intimations: Stories

One doesn’t have to be religious to lead a moral life or attain wisdom.

— Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

A life of short duration…could be so rich in joy and love that it could contain more meaning than a life lasting eighty years.

— Viktor E. Frankl

Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.

— B. R. Ambedkar

The area of teenage life is not necessarily rarefied; we’ve all gone through that period. It’s not as rarefied as a western or a space adventure or a gangster film, but it has its own dynamic.

— Gus Van Sant

Whenever I feel as if my faith is being tested, give me the grace to see you moving in my life to strengthen my relationship with you.

— Amy E. Mason, 365 Pocket Prayers for Women: Guidance and Wisdom for Each New Day

The happiest people are not those who have the best things, but those who enjoy the life and get the most of it with what they have.

— Pravin Agarwal, 8 Course Meal For The Soul

Yes, life is full of awkward moments! For example, that time you keep dazing off while staring at the same person you found yourself staring at five minutes ago. *gulp* So glad staring is still not illegal. Or, at least I’m glad for my own benefit.

— Mary Kate

The Prince came to give life unto those whose lives were almost being snuffed out by the devil via the cares of this world.

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

The opportunities for enjoyment in your life are limitless. If you feel you are not experiencing enough joy you have only yourself to blame.

— David E. Bresler

In the shade of words sits life itself.

— Aisha Mirza

Only by intertwining these two perspectives, the biological and the phenomenological, can we gain a fuller understanding of the immanent purposiveness of the organism and the deep continuity of life and mind.

— Evan Thompson, Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind

Death is inevitable. But the meaning people attach to death, its causes and aftermath, is culturally given. Without meaning, without culture making sense of things, life would be impossible.

— Richard B. Lee, The Dobe Ju/’Hoansi

Your life is not a result of your potential, skills or desires, but of your consistent expectations and actions, which largely flow from your values and beliefs.

— Christopher Babson

the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend.

— George Gordon Byron

I am sorry to say there is too much point to the wise crack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.

— John F. Kennedy

The decisions of citizens either in matters of private business or political life of the nation, are directly related to the prevailing value system of the nation

— Sunday Adelaja

Crowds moved wherever he went, across the bridge to Manhattan, in New York, wherever he went, life flowed and eddied, but he was not part of it.

— Pearl S. Buck, The Eternal Wonder

She said one thing and I said another and the next thing I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life in the middle of that conversation.

— Hank Moody

At anytime you can decide to live a life that says ” I love myself

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

You will find the path of life when your inner compass is ready.

— Debasish Mridha

Live every day as if it is a festival. Turn your life into a celebration

— Radhe Maa

The journey of life is a sacred travel.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It’s evil, Jo. It exists in all forms of life and death.

— Brandy Nacole, Deep in the Hollow

Infant mortality and life expectancy are reasonable indicators of general well-being in a society.

— P. J. O’Rourke

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

— Willam James

Your Dream is not a person when you feel broken and failure enough to say that your dream is dead .Revive it ! don’t give up . it’s the only thing that makes you not a robot , it’s the only thing that makes your life got a meaning .

— Amir Shalaby

This is the miracle of all miracles—when life sacrifices itself to become something greater. When it awakens to its potential and rises in power. That is true magic.

— Seth Adam Smith, Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern

The purpose of my life is not to get what I want. The purpose of my life is to become who I am.

— Cara Lopez Lee, They Only Eat Their Husbands

I like shape very much. A novel has to have shape, and life doesn’t have any.

— Jean Rhys, Smile Please: An Unfinished Autobiography

You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.

— Johnny Depp

If life seems jolly rotten, There’s something you’ve forgotten.

— Graham Chapman

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.

— Oprah Winfrey

…It really IS easier to experience spiritual connection when your life is in the process of coming apart.

— Anne Lamott, Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith

However well organized the foundations of life may be life must always be full of risks.

— Havelock Ellis

Of my conception I know only what you know of yours. It occurred in darkness and I was unconsenting… By some bleak alchemy what had been mere unbeing becomes death when life is mingled with it.

— Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

Be unprepared, that’s my motto. Be unprepared, and let life overwhelm you.

— Marty Rubin

Things change, time changes. People change, life changes. Time changes things, life changes people.

— Aline Alzime

Life isn’t always easy. I struggle day to day. But I choose to live life to the fullest and keep reminding myself that I am stronger than ANYTHING that stands in my way.

— Tanya Masse

Hopelessness makes you a futile wanderer. Hope makes your life a wonder

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

I always liked it when people go back in time to discover things about themselves, like with ‘A Christmas Carol’ and you’re getting a tour of your life by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

— John Cusack

Most people have fear to compromise with life.You got to take the reins of your life in your own hands, and direct it yourself.You decide how you use your time.

— Kristin Ketelslegers

Self-discovery is life recovery.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Any day God removes His hand from you, you are finished. Your hope and trust is only in Him. Your confidence, your strength, your power and your life is in God. There is no better life without Him. Look around the world and you will understand me.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

He thinks of the rotten parachute they played with as kids in Arcadia: they hurtle through life aging unimaginably fast, but each grasps a silken edge of memory that billows between them and softens the long fall.

— Lauren Groff, Arcadia

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

— Marc Chagall

Mechanics is a means or discipline for the realization of life, but not life itself. It ought to carry us to life itself.

— César Vallejo

I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

if you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want

— Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

All I know is this: nobody’s very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.

— Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage.

— Tullian Tchividjian

One of the greatest challenges a man can ever phase in life is the denial and inability to try new things beyond what he already know”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Death has a life which kills everybody’s life

— Munia Khan

You can never fill your life with prosperity if you walk with a poor person’s mentality.

— Debasish Mridha

Just when it seems like life is getting good, something always has to come along and ruin it.

— Susane Colasanti, So Much Closer

Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.

— Tracy McMillan

The more you know, the more you will be able to appreciate the beauty of life and your heart will desire to learn.

— Debasish Mridha

what once cause catastrophe in my life has now become the catalyst for my direction.

— Nikki Rowe

Extremely unlikely events occur every moment and it is not a priori unthinkable that the evolution of life should be due to mere chance than that a particular order in a pack of cards should result from mechanical shuffling.

— Leszek Kołakowski, Religion: If There is No God…on God, the Devil, Sin and Other Worries of the So-Called Philosophy of Religion

Almighty God thy will be done in my life as it is in Heaven, in Jesus Christ name. Amen.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois so that you may be violent and original in your work.

— Gustave Flaubert

when you know that writing your own book of life is so difficult to begin with, the least you can do for someone else, is to try to read the pages of a person rather than skip through the chapters.

— lauren klarfeld

When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say “why me”, say “try me

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That was unthinkable, he said; all men believe in God, even those who reject Him. Of this he was absolutely sure; if ever he came to doubt it, his life would lose all meaning.

— Albert Camus, The Stranger

Saving life and avoiding death are typically shorthand for far less evocative terms: lengthening life and delaying death.

— H. Gibert Welch

You can’t have a great life unless you move two things: your body AND your mind. Keep them both exercised by taking them places they’ve never before been.

— Toni Sorenson, The Great Brain Cleanse

Truth is found in life and not merely in conceptual knowledge.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

I devote my life in service of humanity.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

A good country song takes a page out of somebody’s life and puts it to music.

— Conway Twitty

I’m all about your mindset, being focused, staying positive, being optimistic, and knowing that these are all aspects of my life that I love and enjoy.

— Kyla Pratt

We have to live a life that is more revolutionary than that of the revolutionaries.

— Brother Andrew

A fairy-tale life exists only in fairy tales.

— Eraldo Banovac

Just as the unwanted pregnancy, there are unwanted people in your life you should strive to abort, and such abortion is not sin, nor harm, but the eradication of a destructive foetus.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Making money isn’t hard in itself… What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

I mean, I really do think that love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops. But I also have to say, for the umpty-umpth time, that life isn’t fair. It’s just fairer than death, that’s all.

— William Goldman, The Princess Bride

We can’t control our destiny. We can’t go back into our past history and make changes. But we can begin this moment by setting a goal and pursuing it for a better life with a greater purpose.

— Ellen J. Barrier

So, Sheriff, ” she said. “How do you feel about a life of crime?

— Deborah Blake, Wickedly Dangerous

There are certain moments in life of open-minded people…which really make them hard not to believe in the existence of heaven.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

But if she is alone now, it is because she chose to be alone, not someone decree if for her. Her life is hers to live, not yours to repair.

— Robin Hobb, Fool’s Assassin

If you do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals to live the life you desire, It will be worth it. I promise! But if you find some excuse to justify quitting your journey, you will regret it. This is also a promise!” -gbb

— Glenn Brandon Burke

Art and life are subjective. Not everybody’s gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it.

— Whoopi Goldberg

The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.

— D. H. Lawrence

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

— Joseph Addison

I met a boy. And when he smiled, my life began.

— K. Webster, Alpha & Omega

You are moving in the opposite direction when your life is about survival only

— Sunday Adelaja

My formula for life is very simple: in the morning, wake up; at night, go to sleep. In between I try and occupy myself as best I can.

— Cary Grant

Now the thought of forever makes me tired. Frightened. Sad. What is forever worth? When love is so fragile and even one human life so long?

— Stacey Jay

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.

— Vernon Howard

I have found adventure in flying in world travel in business and even close at hand. … Adventure is a state of mind-and spirit. It comes with faith for with complete faith there is no fear of what faces you in life or death.

— Jacqueline Cochran

You will never truly realize the value of life until you take your very last breath.

— Debasish Mridha

I grew up in Detroit. I was a teen father. I lived on welfare for three years. I have a brother serving life in prison, though I believe he’s innocent.

— Michael Eric Dyson

When life hands you the unthinkable you must find new ways to see.

— Nancy Sharp, Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living

Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.

— George Mason

Success is a way of life that has meaning and purpose.

— Debasish Mridha

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

— Malcolm Forbes

Stretch your mind and be very kind. Stress will melt away and life will be fine.

— Debasish Mridha

There are people that damage you for life. The day they walked into your life will forever be a turning point you will use to label and count your years with… Your own BC and AD.

— Malak El Halabi

Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point.

— Harold B. Melchart

Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.

— Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Jesus promises a life in which we increasingly have to stretch out our hands and be led into places where we would rather not go.

— Henri J.M. Nouwen

He said when the Lord made people He made them all the same for starters. But life marks people. If you know the way, you can read them like maps.

— Andrew Vachss, Blue Belle

Life and death issues are a universal concern. A person can learn about life by investigating the psychological and social aspects related to dying.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

… life is a flickering candle we all carry around. A gust of wind, a meaningless accident, a microsecond of carelessness, and it’s out. Forever.

— David Wong, John Dies at the End

As you take the normal opportunities of your daily life and create something of beauty and helpfulness, you improve not only the world around you but also the world within you.

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Graham’s life is as tense as an overstretched simile.

— Zane Stumpo, Schrodingers Caterpillar

The beauty of life is the bliss of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The principle of God is every human created for the help of other human to survive the journey of life but the principle of God gonna wrong way, as now human are the main cause of destruction of other human.

— Arbab Jehangir

It is okay to date and experience all the excitement, thrills, and passion that romance offers, but let the love of your life be yourself.

— Jenna Alatari

Celebrate your life now, as it unfolds. Turn away from judgement and negative theories about your worth, your potential, and your destiny. See what you already have.

— Danny Gregory, The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be The Artist You Truly Are

The service members who defend our way of life ask very little in return, but they deserve teachers who will be as relentless in teaching their children as the military is in protecting our interests at home and abroad.

— Tucker Elliot, The Day Before 9/11

Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.

— Mother Teresa

The morning sunshine brings the message that life is so bright and beautiful that the darkness of night has no power to hide it.

— Debasish Mridha

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.

— Epictetus

There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

— George Eliot

I’m a Mommy’s Girl – the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.

— Susie Bright

..there is more to life than just pleasure. We want to achieve our happiness and not just experience it.

— Eric Weiner, The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World

Poetry makes life what lights and music do the stage.

— Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

People who go to work every day, make sacrifices to raise families, and get through life without hurting other people if they can help it-those are the real heros.

— Dean Koontz, Winter Moon

In life I would much prefer to be sinned upon than the sinner. It is easier, vous comprenez? With the clear conscience one sleeps very well. The sinner may deny it… but in his heart he knows. He does not deserve to be happy.

— Nikki Sex, Karma

The only disability in life is a bad attitude/

— Scott Hamilton

We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet

— Stephen Hawking

Being focused in life is not only knowing what you want, but also how and why.

— Unarine Ramaru

Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom does not afford much opportunity for grand gestures. It has little room for martyrs. But life is not supposed to be about dying well. It is about living well.

— Virginia Postrel

I have a lot of amazing women, you know, women in my life who have been an example for me of what not to do.

— Jennifer Aniston

She was not willing to let others narrate her life and her death. While there is one person like her in this world, I will find myself defending both her right to struggle and our obligation to remember.

— Ariel Dorfman, Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey

In normal life we hardly realize how much more we receive than we give, and life cannot be rich without such gratitude. It is so easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements compared with what we owe to the help of others.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

My mom was there to answer the unanswerable, to make sense of the fault in our life – and we got through that somehow; we came out on the other side. Now I’m 0 for 2 and I don’t get any more pitches to swing at.

— Daisy Whitney, When You Were Here

Life is a balance between giving and receiving. The more you give, the more abundance will fill your life with joy.

— Debasish Mridha

I think there’s a time in your life where you don’t feel like you fit in. I think everyone has that when you’re a teenager, especially, and especially in the society we live in.

— Matthew Vaughn

To die is to be a counterfeit, for he is but the counterfeit of a man who hath not the life of a man; but to counterfeit dying when a man thereby liveth is to be no counterfeit, but the true and perfect image of life indeed.

— William Shakespeare, King Henry IV, Part 1

To lead and live the life of your dream, you must arise and be in-charge of the authorship of your own destiny.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

I take a baths all the time. I’ll put on some music and burn some incense and just sit in the tub and think, Wow, life is great right now.

— Brian Austin Green

The victorious life of a Christian depends on His correct thinking that is based on the word of God

— Sunday Adelaja

When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.

— W. C. Fields

Your true passion in life is what you’d be doing if somebody handed you 100 million dollars.

— Maggie Georgiana Young

To be mature you have to realize what you value most… Not to arrive at a clear understanding of one’s own values is a tragic waste. You have missed the whole point of what life is for.

— Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

Not once in her life had Darcy wanted to thumb her nose at danger and rip the clothes off a man, but she was contemplating that very thing.

— Donna Grant, Soul Scorched

In great hearts the cruelty of life gives birth to good.

— Vasily Grossman, Life and Fate

Fewer the necessities, better your life will be.

— Dada Bhagwan

I just figured that was the life I picked, so I had to make the most of it.

— Claire Cook, Must Love Dogs

Prayer serves as an edge and border to preserve the web of life from unraveling.

— Robert Hall

Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.

— Roy Bennett

Fill your life with love and you will be healthy, young, beautiful and full of energy and strength.

— Sunday Adelaja

In the end, we live to serve the Saviour, who saved us from all slavery in the flesh. And make us awake in a new life of the spirit of Christ Jesus.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I can’t remember any dreams in my life. There’s so much strange in real life that it often seems like a dream.

— Tim Burton

Those who hear this solemn call of life and respond with the corresponding supply receive progress in life.

— Sunday Adelaja

So this was the rest of his life. It felt like a party to which he’d been invited, but at an address he couldn’t actually locate. Someone must be having fun at it, this life of his; only, right at the moment, it wasn’t him.

— Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake

How would your life be different if your religion was love, and your spirituality was governed by kindness? How would the world be different if everyone did this?

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

When will you stop doing what you’ve always done and start doing what you can to begin to live the life you deserve?It’s Time. You’ve got this.

— Colleen Ferrary Bader

Nothing fortified me, and simple loneliness all but destroyed me, yet I felt swamped by the belief that life must mean something- otherwise why was it there? Why was anything anything?

— Morrissey, Autobiography

Loneliness is like a big, empty room inside you that echoes with the sounds of the life you’re not living.

— Leisa Rayven, Mr. Romance

Kid, don’t miss an opportunity to laugh, because laughter is what makes the boot heels of life palatable.

— Bryan R. Dennis, Isle of Stumps

When one bases his life on principle 99 percent of his decisions are already made.

— Anonymous

It only takes one person to change your life for the better: YOU. Develop yourself to be excellent for success, by working hard and smart. Make self-improvement for success your first objective.

— Mark F. LaMoure

My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.

— Frederick Reines

If you want to change your life – Smile. If you want to change someone else life – Smile.If you want to be connected – Laugh.

— Thomas Flindt, Happy Lemons: How Laughter Breeds Success

If I had to live my life over, I’d live over a saloon.

— W.C. Fields

My life is a room filled with love letters and goodbye notes.

— Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God

Living life dangerously is the key to recognizing that you can do whatever you want when you stop limiting what you believe in.

— Monika Zands

My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.

— Denzel Washington

Nor should they be, but everyone needs to feel they’re part of something worthwhile. That, in the last analysis, their life has some meaning in a larger context. The questions is what am I part of? What have I done?

— Julian Fellowes, Past Imperfect

What I like about graduation speeches is that they’re an opportunity for someone to make sense of their life and to impart that wisdom to someone else. It’s like a sanctioned self-help moment.

— Bruce Eric Kaplan

You experience your soul each time you sense yourself as more than a mind and body, your life as meaningful, or you feel that you have gifts to give and you long to give them.

— Gary Zukav

The speed of modern life is an oppressive thing, and the corporate world is quick to punish those with an honest heart.

— Fennel Hudson, Wild Carp – Fennel’s Journal – No. 4

He felt that such a life in which one could display such sarcasm and wit was after all to a certain degree worth living.

— Richmal Compton

..each bloodletting hastens the next, and as the value of human life is degraded and violence becomes tolerated, the unimaginable becomes more conceivable.

— Bill Clinton

Something about the joy and pain of that moment, something about the excruciating contrast, made me feel that no matter what happens now, my life has been worth it. What a ride.

— Chris Crutcher, Stotan!

The life that brings light in the family often attracts darkness in form of envy and hatred that stands as encumbrances

— ETC Wanyanwu

Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.

— Bertrand Russell

Life is not about living the safer option. Life is about living a life worth living.

— Robert Thier, Storm and Silence

When I was born, the wisdom was that homosexuality was an illness; that it was caused largely by somebody’s mother, and a distorted relationship with the mother. And now, as I live my life – married to a husband, with kids – it’s an identity.

— Andrew Solomon

Life is for the living.Death is for the dead.Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.

— Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems

One of the greatest lessons we can learn in life is how to keep mute when the boiling ring of anger is dropped within us

— Ikechukwu Izuakor

The difference between a life laced through with frustration and one sustained by happiness depends on whether it is motivated by self-hatred or by real love for oneself.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

In the future, I can imagine that we will genetically modify ourselves using the genes that have doubled our life span since we were chimpanzees.

— Michio Kaku

It’s really easy to avoid the tabloids. You just live your life and don’t hang out with famous people who are in the tabloids. Don’t do anything controversial and be a normal person. Have friends. And get a job and keep working.

— Amanda Seyfried

Death is not an means to an end but the beginning of life with God

— Jennifer Hoover

How you live your life is up to you. You have to go out and grab the world by the horns. Rope it before it ties you down and decides for you.

— Sarah Reijonen, Country Girl: Letting Love & Wanderlust Take the Reins

We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

My whole life had split in two: Smith and not Smith. I liked the Smith parts of it so much better.

— Sarra Manning, Let’s Get Lost

Sine doctrina vita est quasi mortis imago” [Without learning, life is but the image of death]

— Dionysius Cato

I am a worried person with a stressed out soul, living a simple life with no capital.

— Charlotte Eriksson

I learn life from the poets.

— Germaine de Staël

There must be some atom of our life hidden here, lingering in this quiet somewhere.

— Sonali Deraniyagala

Within he felt that faint stirring of derision for the whole business of life which is the salt of the American mentality. Outwardly they are sentimental and enthusiastic and inwardly they are profoundly cynical.

— H.G. Wells, The Holy Terror

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.

— Paul Tournier

Your life is like a coin. You can spend it anyway you want, but only once. Make sure you invest it and don’t waste it. Invest it in something that matters to you and matters for eternity.

— Tony Evens

Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more think less and stop watching ourselves live.

— Nicolas de Chamfort

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.No time to stand beneath the boughsAnd stare as long as sheep or cows…

— W.H. Davies, The Collected Poems of William H. Davies

Am reading the life of Mozart and cannot help thinking that one’s capacity for suffering is in direct proportion to one’s greatness.

— Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we – architects – can effect the quality of life of the people.

— Richard Rogers

Live life daringly.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions-the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile a kind look a heart-felt compliment and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Affirm and acclaim 120 years of blessed life from the Creator.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

All the love, learning and opportunities that you seek come from being open to life not being closed throughout it.

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

When we do the hard stuff for the first 20 years we will have an easier life for the 60, but if we take it easy for the first 20 then we will live a life of struggle later on.

— N.N. Porchezhiyan

I will never deny that life isn’t fair. It seems as though when a woman leaves a man she is strong and independent, but when a man leaves a woman he is a pig and a jerk.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

We will persevere, come life or death.

— Lewis Tappan

One of the most difficult lessons life has taught me is that if, despite my best efforts, something is not working out, it may be time to step back and assess what other opportunities are coming my way.

— Andrena Sawyer

Memories is all that you have, which help you survive the storms and struggles of your daily life after you lose someone!

— Nikita Dudani

Even if life has no purpose, it doesn’t mean that yours shouldn’t have one either. The universe will not care either way.

— Charbel Tadros

Happiness is not the end of life character is.

— Henry Ward Beecher

There is not one verse of Scripture that indicates you can be a Christian and live any kind of a life you want to. When Christ enters into the human heart, He expects to be Lord and Master. He commands complete surrender.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Today I will do one small task that will contribute toward the achievement of a life goal.

— Kitt Weagant, Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women

My life doesn’t bore me, because I know its worth. So when I let you be part of it, ensure you add value and not attempt to devalue it; or else you can never be part of my future.

— Gift Gugu Mona

You reproduce your life only when you work in the area of your calling

— Sunday Adelaja

To have success in your professional life is not so hard. To succeed as a man is more difficult.

— Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Real life isn’t purely filled with roses and rainbows.

— Ken Poirot

Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.

— P.G. Wodehouse, The Adventures of Sally

Without trials and tribulation, there would be no hero. Without a hero, there would be no story. Without a story, there is no life as life is made up of vignettes of loving, learning and overcoming.

— Gibson, Chrissy

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.

— Germany Kent

The one thing you don’t do is screw with me, or I’ll make your life a living hell; and trust me I’ll make sure you burn!

— Anonymous

Death comes for us all, Brother. You cannot hide from it forever. We will die one day, you and I.” “And that doesn’t frighten you?” Rhy shrugged. “Not nearly as much as the idea of wasting a perfectly good life in fear of it.

— V.E. Schwab, A Gathering of Shadows

There are many things in life I hope to experience and attend, but so many more I’m hoping that I miss.

— Heather Kehoe

Joy of life seems to me to arise from a sense of being where one belongs … of being foursquare with the life we have chosen. All the discontented people I know are trying sedulously to be something they are not to do something they cannot do.

— David Grayson

You can’t escape the existential suffering of life as long as you are living. So get used to it.

— Debasish Mridha

The foraging for food and water, the struggle for life in a world without masters, housed in a body that man had made dependent on himself.

— Richard Matheson, I Am Legend and Other Stories

Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.

— Zig Ziglar

As you step out of your comfort zone, may life embrace you back.

— Leta B., Your Steady Soul: May you transform your pain, anger, and hurt into wisdom, kindness, and love.

People who truly live their lives don’t have time to complain or judge others. They’re too busy enjoying life and love and everything in between!

— Charlotte Eriksson

Death or Samadhi, man’s life leads only to the grave. Appreciate your life.

— Usha Cosmico

She was ready to be a fugitive with him for the rest of her life – ‘Whither thou goest, I will go; thy people shall be my people’ – and when a Parisienne is ready to leave Paris behind forever, that’s something. (“I’m Dangerous Tonight”)

— Cornell Woolrich, The Fantastic Stories of Cornell Woolrich

You must always believe that life is as extraordinary as music says it is.

— Rebecca West, The Fountain Overflows

The wrath of God is a way of saying that I have been living in a way that is contrary to the love that is God. Anyone who begins to live and grow away from God, who lives away from what is good, is turning his life toward wrath.

— Pope Benedict XVI

A dead man’s vanity: his ashes full of life that cannot be deceased before a living being’s pride.

— Munia Khan

I was brought up in a family of leaders, and I think leadership is a life sentence. I like changing things that will shape the future.

— Jenny Shipley

As you grow older, start using your brains, energy, and the means available to you, however little they may seem, to go after what you need to get better, so that you can have what you want to live the the life you desire.

— Saidi Mdala, Know What Matters

Once a woman is comfortable in her own skin, living her own life and building a foundation by herself; it takes one heck of a man to make her want to sacrifice her independence.

— Nikki Rowe

Life doesn’t always go our way. But one thing we know and can stand upon. Jesus has burst open the gates of LIFE. So we look ahead with great joy. The Story of God is one of hope, promise and life eternal.

— Anusha Atukorala

One of the most difficult things to think about in life is one’s regrets. Something will happen to you, and you will do the wrong thing, and for years afterward you will wish you had done something different.

— Lemony Snicket, The Reptile Room

The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young.

— Michelle Franklin

In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, ‘That is mine!’.

— Abraham Kuyper

Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don’t have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don’t deny anything, I don’t advocate anything, I just live with it.

— Bruce Springsteen

Error sometimes supplies the surprise that makes life interesting.

— Aimee Liu, Gaining: The Truth about Life After Eating Disorders

It was deflating to realize how much my own family’s quality of life might improve if I replaced myself with a Fundamentalist stay-at-home daughter.

— Quinn Cummings

For life in general there is but one decree: youth is a blunder manhood a struggle old age a regret.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Trouble is part of your life and if you don’t share it you don’t give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.

— Dinah Shore

Measure your life by how much of your time you have converted.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

To have a deeper understanding of life one must pause from looking outward and travel inward into the depths of consciousness.

— Jiulio Consiglio

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us but is always the result of a good conscience good health occupation and freedom in all just pursuits.

— Thomas Jefferson

What makes human life meaningful? I still felt literature provided the best account of the life of the mind, while neuroscience laid down the most elegant rules of the brain.

— Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now – my greatest achievement period is – and I’m still trying to achieve it – is to be a wonderful father to my kids.

— Bo Jackson

Yelena, you’ve driven me crazy. You’ve caused me considerable trouble and I’ve contemplated ending your life twice since I’ve known you…but you slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart.

— Maria V. Snyder, Poison Study

Big decisions in my life have always come easy and are made without hesitation. It is easier for me to make a life-changing decision than to decide what to get for dessert.

— Tony Hawk, Hawk: Occupation: Skateboarder

My life was pouring out my feet and seeping through cracks in the floor; yet still I knelt and did not move, for fear she’d let go my hands. Let me stay, I wanted to beg: Please don’t make me go.

— Sonya Hartnett, Surrender

A born-again Christian should no more think of going back to the old life than an adult to his childhood.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

If my kids are doing well, then my life is going pretty well. And if my kids aren’t doing well, it doesn’t matter how the other elements of my life are. It’s kind of amazing to have a context like that. This is really wonderful.

— Ethan Hawke

You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

— Jim Bouton

We waste this life dreaming of another.

— Marty Rubin

I don’t think that faith, whatever you’re being faithful about, really can be scientifically explained. And I don’t want to explain this whole life business through truth, science. There’s so much mystery. There’s so much awe.

— Jane Goodall

Suicide is not criminal. However, a failed attempt at it is. I wonder how someone will so much fail in life to want to take his own life and still fail at it.

— Magnus Nwagu Amudi

I’ve never pondered my own life until I started watching fictional ones fight for theirs.

— Jennifer Renson

There are no random acts…We are all connected…You can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind…

— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

So it is said, for him who understands Heavenly joy, life is the working of Heaven; death is the transformation of things. In stillness, he and the yin share a single Virtue; in motion, he and the yang share a single flow.

— Zhuangzi, The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu

Every life is a story make your life a best seller.

— Inspirational Sayings

Love and war. Same coin. Different sides. I’m too wrinkled for either.””Maybe war will breathe some life into your old bones.””Well, I tried love last month.” He leans close. “Didn’t work like it used to.””Too honest, Lorn.” I can’t help but laugh.

— Pierce Brown, Golden Son

You can tell a lot about a person’s priorities in life by reading their will.

— Steven Magee

The gift of life is a great grace.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.

— Russell Westbrook

You fear them because you fear death, and rightly: for death is terrible and must be feared, ‘ the mage said…’And life is also a terrible thing, ‘ Ged said, ‘and must be feared and praised.

— Ursula K. Le Guin, The Farthest Shore

In this ocean of time, life is smaller than a drop of water. To create an impact, create a massive wave with the power of your infinite love.

— Debasish Mridha

The totality of life cannot be understood, so runs Sufi teaching, if it is studied only through the methods which we use in everyday living.

— Idries Shah, The Sufis

Nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it.

— William Shakespeare

Time is precious, so use it wisely in every area of your life including having a relationship with God through”The Door”, Jesus Christ! No one knows how much time that they have to live, so don’t allow time to run out on you!

— Anita R. Sneed-Carter

The most important moments in life happen without an appointment.

— Luis a R Branco, Verdade Na Pratica: Textos Selecionados

Having a passion for Christ and that’s really what gives life a true meaning.

— Chris Chacko

The life each of us lives is the life within the limits of our own thinking. To have life more abundant we must think in limitless terms of abundance.

— Thomas Dreier

Whether you like it or not, your life is passing away.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

…it is always easier to deal with things than with men, and no one can direct his life entirely as he would choose. -Wilbur Wright, 1911

— David McCullough, The Wright Brothers

I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters.

— Conrad Hall

Bear in mind you have a life to live. There is an incredible loss. There is a profound grief. And there is, in the end, after a long time and more work than you ever thought possible, a time when it gets easier.

— Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

— Ernest Hemingway

Oh, my god. My non-committal boyfriend, who I was just fucking this morning, that I want to spend the rest of my life with, is your Mr. Wonderful. He’s your ‘nice, ’ mystery man. Jesus.

— H. Raven Rose, Caffè Latte

No skill shapes a child’s future success in school or in life more than the ability to read.

— Bob Riley

No one escapes from life alive.

— Michael Crichton, Congo

I remember when I got married. I remember where I got married. But for the life of me I can’t remember why I got married.

— Anonymous

In life there will be pain, suffering, ugliness, but let us be grateful for the beauty, blessing, and miracle of life.

— Debasish Mridha

The business of business is relationships the business of life is human connection.

— Robin S. Sharma

The difficulty with poetry is that it doesn’t have the life that Shakespeare or Jane Austen have beyond the page. You can’t make a costume drama out of it. There’s no place for it to go except trapped inside its little book.

— Simon Schama

A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmareto the jeweled vision of a life started anew.

— Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Still, we always have some level of choice, even if it only how we react and make use of what life brings us.

— Shepherd Hoodwin, Journey of Your Soul: A Channel Explores the Michael Teachings

The secret to life is to have no fear. When you can let go of what others think about you, how something is going to turn out, or how your past will affect your future, then you are finally living life free.

— Shannon L. Alder

An unhealthy life is destined to end with an unhealthy death.

— Nancy S. Mure, Eat! Empower. Adjust. Triumph!: Lose Ridiculous Weight, Succeed on Any Diet Plan, Bust Through Any Plateau in 3 Empowering Steps!

Tears are the souls raindrops softening the hard ground life can produce.

— Mary-Ellen Peters

It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse. That bungled goodbye hurts me to this day.

— Yann Martel, Life of Pi

The little queen’s mother and father had said that she would live on, for a long time, and that her tears would magnify the life around her forever more, but they had not explained how she should go about going on.

— Meia Geddes, The Little Queen

sometimes a man must fight so hard for life that he doesn’t have time to live it.

— Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness

So much of life isn’t about having the right answer it’s about knowing the right question.

— Duane Hewitt

Honoring a life is honoring the wide open space of wilderness and unknowing where the sacred dwells.

— Shannon Huffman Polson, North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey

Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.

— John Patrick

Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation.

— Joseph Smith Jr.

The law of cause and effect gets clear to you, when you realize the eternal truth within you. The failure or success with life is only because of, getting away and coming closer to the natural process of life.

— Roshan Sharma

It is the small trivial things in life that makes a human happy, like opening a pickle jar.

— KanyaACoffman

Everyone thinks they’re living in end times. Everyone thinks their life is meaningless. It makes vanity easy.

— Matt Spire, Caligatha

I’m learning that sometimes there are no answers to our questions & sometimes we don’t have to understand. Thats part of life and it is ok..

— Donal O’Callaghan

I don’t believe in hate. To me it wastes too much time. People who hate waste so much of their life hating that they miss out on all the other stuff out here.

— Jaycee Dugard, A Stolen Life

Why is life so much easier to live when people are trying to take it from you than when you’re forced to actually live it?

— Sebastien de Castell, Saint’s Blood

Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?

— Michael Jackson

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

Integrity, undivided loyalty, love. The pure in heart have a special blessing. Because there is no limit to how good life can become.

— Angie karan

…But we also believe that part of our mission in life is to find our bliss and follow it. Life is a precious and delicate gift. How much of that gift do we squander out of fear?

— Dianne Sylvan, The Body Sacred

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

— David Viscott

We all wish something or other in our life in our own way, but God have other plans and they are best for us to realize our dream and destiny. All we need is to have faith in him always and never to lose hope.

— Pravin Agarwal, 8 Course Meal For The Soul

Better life begins the moment you learn to be content with what you already have.

— Abhijit Naskar

Somewhere beyond the pain, you turn around and realize that life is beautiful.

— T.L. Rese

But my point, you see is that death is misunderstood. The loss of one’s life is not the greatest loss. It is no loss at all. To others, perhaps, but not to oneself.

— Tom Rachman, The Imperfectionists

There are no refunds and no exchanges with love. It comes with flaws and imperfections. It’s raw, unfiltered, and sometimes it isn’t easy. But I’ve found the best things in this life are the ones I’ve had to work hardest for.

— Helena Hunting, Pucked Up

Only by showing the world the cataclysmic cost of a world divided can it appreciate the wonders of life and endless possibilities of a world united.

— William Bailey, Great Ship of Knowledge: Learning Earth’s Deathly History

A song for you A song for me Is how we relate our life to be

— Patty Smith, The Children’s Hour

Care for life and physical health, with due regard for the needs of others and the common good, is concomitant with respect for human dignity.

— Salvatore J. Cordileone

If you want to fill your life with abundance, never forget to give away something with love.

— Debasish Mridha

Friends are like ants, they walk into your life unnoticed and take over your life as if its like their own. But unlike ants they leave behind million smiles, uncountable memories.

— Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya

The fullness of life is wrapped in all sacred times: plenty and scarcity

— happiness and sadness

[Mandela] had believed all his life that you are very much in control of your own body, and, in the process of healing, your mind had to be stronger than the medicines applied. You also had to have determination to get better.

— Zelda la Grange, Good Morning, Mr Mandela

I pray to God to give you a happy life filled with compassion, kindness and peace. May joy never leave your door step. May your house always ring with the laughter of friends and family. May your good fortune increase day by day.

— Latika Teotia

The anchor of my life is the grace of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Always live your life with your biography in mind, ” Dad was fond of saying.”Naturally, it won’t be published unless you have a Magnificent Reason, but at the very least you will be living grandly.

— Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics

She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it.

— Jean Rhys

Certainly, it is more reasonable to devote one’s life to women than to postage stamps, old snuff-boxes, or even to paintings and statues.

— Marcel Proust, The Guermantes Way

To put meaning in one’s life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the tortureOf restlessness and vague desire–It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid.

— Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology

Don’t live your life like an attempt, because if you fail there is no second attempt.

— Amit Kalantri

You are not the world, but you are everything that makes the world good. Without you, my life would still exist, but that’s all it would manage to do.

— Kiera Cass, The One

Writing the next lines and words of your life is something only you can do. We write our own stories.

— Kim Pape

A life based on [religious] faith is a life based on pure speculation, and speculation is, by its very definition, unsound.

— Michael Vito Tosto, Portrait of an Infidel: The Acerbic Account of How a Passionate Christian Became an Ardent Atheist

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.

— Joyce Meyer

That’s not fair!” Charlotte said.”I thought you were a grown lady — you know life is neither fair nor kind.

— Michaela MacColl, Always Emily

My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.

— Harry Houdini

We all have to escape from this thing called life sometimes. Maybe we use substances to do it. Maybe we use religion. Maybe we use exercise. Maybe we use anger. But we all have to do it. *How* we do it is what defines us.

— Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

No one is going to put their life on hold and do it for you – they are too busy frantically peddling their own lives along to stop and give you a hand.

— Stephen Richards, Six Figure Success: Time To Think Big – You Can Do It

Happiness is the result of a life well lived

— Danny Dover, The Minimalist Mindset

Dempseys are never in trouble. We just have stretches of life that are more interesting than others.

— Jennifer Crusie, Faking It

We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.

— Norman MacEwan

Death so called is a thing which makes men weep And yet a third of life is pass’d in sleep.

— Lord Byron

Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

— Mark Twain

The only thing that counts in life is solid, material assets. It’s no time for theories when everything is falling to pieces around us.

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Neglected but Undefeated I stand today living the life I was told I would never live all because my faith grew.

— Jonathan Anthony Burkett, Neglected But Undefeated: The Life Of A Boy Who Never Knew A Mother’s Love

When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

— Mark Twain

He stood between death and life as between night and morning, and thought with a soaring rapture, ‘I am not afraid.

— Mary Renault, Fire from Heaven

The older I get the more mixed up life seems. When you’re little, it’s all so plain. It’s all laid out like a game ready to play. You think you know exactly how it’s going to go. But things happen…

— Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy and Joe

It is very easy for us to make choices in life but the most difficult part is to follow those choices through “.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

We make our lives bigger or smaller, more expansive or more limited, according to the interpretation of life that is our story.

— Christina Baldwin, Storycatcher: Making Sense of Our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story

Every sunrise is priceless and you can experience the richness that life holds only when you live life to the full instead of just being an onlooker.

— Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t.

— Quentin Tarantino

There is a point in every young person’s life when you realize that the youth that you’ve progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you’re going.

— Jena Malone

With positive outlook life will always be beautiful.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Giving up on your dreams and still living the life is called a living hell.

— Seema Brain Openers

An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public.

— Maurice Chevalier

A life without enemies is a life not lived.

— Andy Seven, Wranglers’ Canyon/Crash Walker

Time doesn’t create change. The changes in your life will be in proportion to the decisions you make.

— Mensah Oteh

You are my forever Chloe and today is just the beginning of great things to come for us. Without you in my life things would be empty. You honestly make me who I am. I’m a better man because of you

— T.H. Snyder, Touched by You

Find a way to change your attitude for the better and your life will change for the better with little effort from you.

— Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

A small amount of good literature can often teach more about the inner life than volumes of psychology.

— Thomas Moore, Original Self: Living with Paradox and Originality

It is impossible to conduct your life as a disciple without definite times of secret prayer.

— Oswald Chambers

It’s fun to have a partner who understands your life and lets you be you.

— Kim Kardashian

For me personally, there is one motivating factor more powerful than any other: one day we will all die. Why would you not want to live a full and fun life and be everything that you can be?

— Simon Paxton, Man Plan: How to Win at Life, Love, Work and Play by Australia’s Only Japanese-speaking Kung Fu Black Belt Magician!

We have the free will to choose how we react to those stimuli every moment of our life and what we choose creates our destiny.

— Thomas Vazhakunnathu, God Does Not Play Dice

One thing I can assure you, life is not easy, but it can be simple. Focus on what’s important and don’t let your distractions derail you.

— Tony Curl, Seriously Simple Stuff to Get You Unstuck

I refuse to believe that we’re going to go through life without something magical happening

— Lisa Kleypas, It Happened One Autumn

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you’re free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.

— Saul Alinsky

Have you ever loved somebody, loved her completely, but had to end the relationship for life reasons?

— John Mayer

We learn that all life is scarce yet abundant. Profane yet sacred. Loving yet hateful. Enlightened yet obscured. Isolated yet collective. That life is somehow derived from love.

— A.P. Sweet, dead, but dreaming

Real vision dies only when life dies. Once we live, we hope, we yearn for and we aspire to have something!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

It takes courage to share your gifting, but when you do, you have authority and a life changing attitude

— Logan Baker

She was one of those happily created beings who please without effort make friends everywhere and take life so gracefully and easily that less fortunate souls are tempted to believe that such are born under a lucky star.

— Louisa May Alcott

I’m not about to talk about what’s romantic in my life – I figure if you talk about it once – then that’s an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further.

— James Van Der Beek

Your pain could be God prying open your life and heart to remove a gift of His that you’ve been holding on to more dearly than Him.

— Tullian Tchividjian, Jesus + Nothing = Everything

All great and famous people understand that the chief priority in their life is to discover oneself, ones calling and to devote one’s life to its fulfilment

— Sunday Adelaja

I wish my life were a movie and I could take it into the editing room and totally cut this part out. And some other parts. Some other parts definitely need to be cut.

— Susane Colasanti, Take Me There

Time flies. Time flies faster every year. Time flies whether you’re having fun or not, whether you’re living your life big or small, whether you surround yourself with fear or laughter.

— Claire Cook, Time Flies: A Novel

Every person you meet in your life is your destiny. We alter the course of every life we touch, whether we realize it or not.

— Dannika Dark, Two Minutes

The secret of all greatness is to discover what you were born to do in life and then do it. You must find out your gifts and talents.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Age can’t dull the beauty of life that reflects and radiates from within.

— Debasish Mridha

The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn.

— David Russell

But I now entered on my fifteenth year – a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.

— Harriet Ann Jacobs

Keep the faith and be hopeful for the future.Our best life are ahead of us.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

But life never lets you go, does it? You can’t put down life the way you put down a book.

— Julian Barnes, Love, etc.

Maybe a long life does have to be filled with many unpleasant conditions if it’s to seem long. But in that event, who wants one?” “I do, ” Dunbar told him. “Why?” Clevinger asked. “What else is there?

— Joseph Heller

The tragedy in life to mourn over is the death of what lies within a person who is still alive. The death of a potential is a mess of destiny!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

It is what you pursue that gains focus in your life, it is immaterial whether this contributes to your true life path or not. You need to design your life to contain the elements necessary to create the life that you want.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

The gift of willingness is the only thing that stands between the quiet desperation of a disingenuous life and the actualization of unexpressed potential.

— James Patrick McDonald, Who Would I Be Without: Based on a True Story of a Little Willingness

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

— Jesus of Nazareth

A life has to move or it stagnates.

— Beryl Markham, West with the Night

The longer your life goes on, the more death you face.

— Patrick Swayze

As adults we get so entrapped in illusions and trivia, that we forget the true essence of life; and so often we need to connect with children, to understand that it is the little, priceless joys that make life beautiful and worthy.

— Manprit Kaur

Giving up drinking for life is easy.I’ve done it loads of times.

— Peter James West

The lukewarm Christian can accomplish nothing with a whole life in which to do it. If you have lived for sin and self . . . your witness will have [a] telling effect on all who have known you.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Prayer is not an exercise, it is the life of the saint. Beware of anything that stops the offering up of prayer.

— Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

Every man seeks the life he thinks he deserves.

— Leigh Hershkovich, Shattered Illusions

I write for myself, and my goal is bringing that world and that experience of black Americans to life on the stage and giving it a space there.

— August Wilson

Advertising and marketing philosophies that thrive on emphasizing ‘natural’ differences don’t stay in the realm of advertising and marketing–they spill into how we justify sexism and racism at every life stage.

— Andi Zeisler, We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

Many religions have meditations on death to let it penetrate our thick skulls that life doesn’t last forever.

— Pema Chödrön, The Pocket Pema Chodron

I’m not bipolar, I’ve just had a bipolar life foisted upon me.

— Daniel O’Malley, The Rook

Dedicate your life to delivering people and teaching them the ways of Christ

— Sunday Adelaja

Sometimes in life there’s no problem and sometimes there solution. Within this space – between these apparent poles – life flows.

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

Given that you desire to change things in your life much bigger than particles, how long do you maintain your observation and how much mental power do you invest in observing those things?

— Ilchi Lee, Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential

It’s just accidental, just temporary. Until the next accident sends me somewhere new. That’s how life works.

— Gayle Forman, Just One Day

The object of art is to give life a light through which you can imagine and see the world.

— Debasish Mridha

Sometimes you meet a person and you just click–you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them your whole life and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything.

— Alexandra Ardonetto

Every person has a right to risk their own life for the preservation of it.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When you yearn to create positive change, stop focusing on your old stories. If you hope to transform your life from the inside out and become a new improved version of your former self, refocus on what you want rather than what you don’t

— Susan C. Young

The best way to be thankful for the gift of life is to not throw it away.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Ambition had never troubled me, so I decided to begin by watching life at my leisure for a few years, waiting until I finally felt tempted to find some circle of influence for myself.

— Stefan Zweig, The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig

I’ve found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow.

— Bryce Anderson

I woke up and realized life is great and people are awesome and life is worth living.

— Hulk Hogan

You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thought you’d experience. You have rejection and you have learn how to deal with that and how to get up the next day and go on with it.

— Taylor Swift

The Glory of this life is in viewing it as eternal.

— Beth Johnson, Thoughts From The Inside

I dread the beginning of her new life more than words can tell, but I see some hope for her if she travels – none if she remains at home.

— Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

We cannot talk to God strongly when we have not lived for God strongly. The closet cannot be made holy to God when the life has not been holy to God.

— E. M. Bounds

The great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young.

— Kate Millett

I’m really enjoying Creating my Soundtrack …. Delusional Love…. I wanted to create it a long time ago inspired by the Delusional Love I had in my life ……..Delusional Love (Fake Emotions) ….Coming soon

— Sami Abouzid

Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who stop to consider the antithesis; that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable.

— Primo Levi

enjoying life should be of much greater concern than understanding it.

— Will Fetters, Memoirs

He hated to think of his own life stretching ahead of him that way, a long succession of days and nights that were fine – not good, not bad, not great, not lousy, not exciting, not anything.

— Robert Cormier, The Chocolate War

In other words, it was a struggle with himself. And the product of that struggle: anger, bitterness, resentment, envy or transformation, aspiration, hope, decency..the product of that struggle is the quality of your life and the nature of your soul.

— Emma Forrest, Your Voice in My Head

I am a Freedom Seeker, committed to experiencing my life as my true self.

— Beth Kempton, Freedom Seeker: Live More. Worry Less. Do What You Love.

You build a tower then you also build the chance it will fall. To think of life as a foolproof is a falacy of fools, he thought. Things happen, he believed, and there’s nothing you can do to keep them from occuring.

— Marianne Wiggins

I mean, what does a devil want but to find meaning in life after a long journey of turmoil and troubles?

— Cameron Jace, Prince of Puppets

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.

— Henry David Thoreau

I know that throughout my life I have struggled to forgive my father. Now, as I get older, I wish most of all that he had been able to find a way to forgive himself.

— Madeleine Thien, Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

The kind of legacy you leave will only reflect the kind of life you lived.

— Andrena Sawyer

For M & B.Should you ever get to read this, to remind you that when life offers you a challenge:rise to the occasion.

— Hope Barrett, Forget Heels!

Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-of-the-way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way.

— Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Thank you…for gracing my life with your lovely presence, for adding the sweet measure of your soul to my existence.

— Richard Matheson, What Dreams May Come

Foreboding, and an all too familiar lack of control, roiled in my gut. My opponent might be hungry for a win, but I was famished. Something in my life would be a victory. Sorry Shark, I wasn’t going down tonight. No chance. – Jason Ayers

— Lisa Kessler, Harvest Moon

But I must warn you, Miss Hathaway … life has a way of fouling up our plans. I speak from experience.

— Lisa Kleypas, Mine Till Midnight

Without forgiveness life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.

— Roberto Assagioli

Seeing pictures of other places around the world makes me feel more important. Reminds me, even though life is short, there’s so much to do.

— Travis J. Dahnke, Write like no one is reading

The challenge for each of us is to find out who we are and to live our way into our own calling.we do this by paying close attention to all aspects of life as they unfold in the present moment.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn, Mindfulness for Beginners

When we separate music from life we get art.

— John Cage

To succeed and reach your life goals, you must know who you are

— Sunday Adelaja

Black and white is salt and pepper of colors, for life tastes bland without them.

— Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

The most important thing in life it to be true to ourselves, to never give up attempting to become the very finest version of what we wish to be, no matter how arduous that proves to be.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Always in life bad times will lead to great times.

— M. Night Shyamalan

Your best days are ahead of you. The movie starts when the guy gets sober and puts his life back together

— it doesn’t end there.

You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it’s how we glue those fractures back together that make us stronger.

— Carrie Jones, Entice

I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we’ve got to do it right. We’ve got to give those animals a decent life and we’ve got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal respect.

— Temple Grandin

I’d like to have the chance to decide what my life will be like, I think that’s the best present anyone can get. The chance to decide what your life will be like.

— Grégoire Delacourt, La liste de mes envies

Tennis taught me to take chances, to take life as it comes. To hit every ball that comes to me no matter how hard it looks, to give it my best shot.

— Thisuri Wanniarachchi

He could feel the Great Iron War coming to an end now, but he no longer had his finger on the button. The curtains of the world were about to close, and the play of life would soon be over. There would be no applause.

— Dean F. Wilson, Worldwaker

Focus on making choices to lead your life that aligns with your core values in the most purposeful way possible.

— Roy T. Bennett

Burdened no more is soul for whom life flows through dance like breath.

— Shah Asad Rizvi

The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

I was pretty sheltered growing up. I just started getting into heavier music with the Tooth & Nail/Solid State era, which really kind of brought this whole thing to life for me, so I am really thankful for that label.

— Matty Mullins

What did a happy ending even mean in real life, anyway? In stories you simply said, ‘They lived happily ever after, ‘ and that was it. But in real life people had to keep on living, day after day, year after year.

— Scott Westerfeld, Afterworlds

Presents don’t really mean much to me. I don’t want to sound mawkish, but – it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love.

— Gabriel Byrne

Sacred life , sacred-gratitude.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Nothing ever really ends. That’s the horrible part of being in the short-story business—you have to be a real expert on ends. Nothing in real life ends. ‘Millicent at last understands.’ Nobody ever understands.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

The only principle which will make you more content, less bitter is to live a life that has “Less excuses, more results. Less distraction, more focus. Less me, more we. Live with “Gratitude” not with “Greytitude

— Abhysheq Shukla, The Reflection “Success or Stress”Choose Wisely

I know in my life there have been breaches, but I also know that I am very good at blocking out the memories that serve me no purpose.

— Carrie Ryan, The Forest of Hands and Teeth

But death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man’s best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free.

— Mark Twain

I believe that life is full of tragedy. Some lives more than others. But I also believe that comfort can be found with the people that love you . . . if you’re willing to let them give it.

— Eliza Maxwell, The Grave Tender

He’d made a decision today that he wasn’t letting her push him out of his life again.

— Katie Reus, A Covert Affair

Culture cannot be separated from politics. The arts, philosophy and metaphysics, religion and the sciences, constitute culture. Politics are the science or art of organizing our relationships to allow for the development of life in society.

— Eugene Ionesco

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.

— William James

There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.

— Bryant H. McGill