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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Unlimited Life Quotes

Life Quotes
Life Quotes
Life Quotes

Concise quotations on life, love, and friendship - the wisest and the funniest! Life quotes from writers and poets, comedians and scientists, life quotes from gurus and philosophers, soldiers and statesmen.

Knowledge without Action is useless. Action without Knowledge is foolishness.
Sai Baba
The man who does things makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing.
Benjamin Franklin
There is nothing more liberating than age.
Liz Carpenter
A man should never be ashamed to admit he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
Alexander Pope
A true apology is more than just acknowledgement of a mistake. It is recognition that something you have said or done has damage a relationship and that you care enough about the relationship to want it repaired and restored.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or the life of another.
Helen Keller
I have tried simply to write the best I can; sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
Ernest Hemingway
A library is thought in cold storage.
Herbert Samuel
Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
The best index to a person' character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Abigail Van Buren
There are two lasting legacies we can hope to give to our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
Mark Twain
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Don't find fault. Find a remedy.
Henry Ford
Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
Chinese proverb
Curiosity is the key to creativity.
Akio Morita
Disappointment should be cremated, not embalmed.
Henry S Haskins
It takes less time to do a thing right that it does to explain why you did it wrong.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The man who really wants to do something finds a way; the other man makes an excuse.
Always acknowledge a fault frankly. This will throw those I authority off their guard and give you opportunity to commit more.
Mark Twain
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aurelius
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Winston Churchill
Let us be grateful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
Mark Twain
The man who opts for revenge should dig two graves.
Chinese proverb
A genius! For thirty-seven years I've practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
Pablo Sarasate
Often genius is just another way of spelling perseverance
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
George Lichtenberg
If people knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
Robert South
A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
William Shenstone
Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.
Marcus Aurelius
True goodness springs from a man's heart. All men are born good.
The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats lesser men.
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality.
Kahlil Gibran
Hate is like acid. It can damage the vessel in which it is stored as well as destroy the object on which it is poured.
Ann Landers
Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid.
Albert Schweitzer
Only a life lived in the service of others is worth living.
Albert Einstein
He who has health has hope. And he who has hope has everything.
Arabian proverb
The best sense of humour belongs to the man who can laugh at himself.
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humour.
There is nothing in the world more powerful than an idea. No weapon can destroy it; no power can conquer it, except the power of another idea.
Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the whole world.
Albert Einstein
Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. You cannot make any useful contribution in life unless you do this.
Eleanor Roosevelt
What's a man's first duty? The answer's brief: to be himself.
Henrik Ibsen
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.
Ethel Barrymore
The two best physicians of them all - Dr Laughter and Dr Sleep.
Gregory Dean
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
It's not how things turn out - it's the joy of doing it!
Barbra Streisand
Life is good only when it is magical and musical, a perfect timing and consent, and when we do not anatomise it. You must treat the days respectfully...You must hear the bird's song without attempting to render it into nouns and verbs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two things to aim for in life: first to get when you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Do whatever comes your way to do as well as you can. Think as little as possible about yourself. Think as much as possible about other people. Dwell on things that are interesting. Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Loneliness is a state of mind.
Luck is being ready for the chance.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein
You know, by the time you've reached my age, you've made plenty of mistakes if you've lived your life properly.
Ronald Reagan
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Ernest Hemingway
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:
I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Lord Byron
To see a world in a Grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour.
William Blake
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
God help those that help themselves.
Benjamin Franklin
When one door closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Winston Churchill
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
Lucille Ball
There is not enough darkness in the whole world to extinguish the light of one small candle.
Spanish proverb
If there was nothing wrong in the world, there wouldn't be anything for us to do.
George Bernard Shaw
A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles Franklin Kettering
Those things that hurt, instruct.
Benjamin Franklin
Remember, without that uncomfortable bit of grit, the oyster would not produce those priceless pearls.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't regret anything I've ever done, so long as I enjoyed it at the time.
Katherine Hepburn
One's religion is whatever one is most interested in.
J M Barrie
I am a deeply religious unbeliever.
Albert Einstein
The important thing is not what they think of me, it is what I think of them.
Queen Victoria
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Julie Andrews
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Aldous Huxley
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes.
Carl Jung
Your goal is to find out who you are.
If you put a small value upon yourself you can be sure that the world will not raise your price.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
May Sarton
Sorrows are our best educators. A man can see further through a tear than through a telescope.
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the power of the mind.
Marcel Proust
Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.
Oscar Wilde
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Michel de Montaigne
Sympathy is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.
Sympathy is thinking with your heart.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
Albert Schweitzer
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion which makes horse races.
Mark Twain
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell.
Harry S Truman
The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.
G K Chesterton
Thank God - every morning when you get up - that you have something to do which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Charles Kingsley
Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
If you can't get the job you want, accept any work you can get and do your very best. You could be surprised where it leads.
Work is much more fun than fun.
Noel Coward
My grandfather once told me there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group - there was much less competition.
Indira Gandhi
Without work all life goes rotten.
Albert Camus
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
Robert Frost
I've shut the door on yesterday
And thrown the key away -
Tomorrow has no fears for me,
Since I have found today.
Vivian Y Laramore
Write in your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be yourself. Nobody is better qualified.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.
Samuel Johnson
Everybody knows if you are too careful, you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.
Gertrude Stein
Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
Elbert Hubbard
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon
Although the world is full of suffering, it si full also of the overcoming of it.
Helen Keller
It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.
James Thurber
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
Publilius Syrus
Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain
The future belongs to those who prepare for it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness.
Mary Wollstonecraft
Humor is an affirmation of dignity; a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
Romain Gary
Only the disciplined are free.
James C Penney
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
Amos B Alcott
Life is what happens to you while you are making other plans.
A J Marshall
The wise man will always reflect concerning the quality, not the quantity, of life.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Life consists of what man is thinking about all day.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
Emily Bronte
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi
There is no wealth but life.
John Ruskin
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will create the fact.
William James
In three words I an sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on.
Robert Frost
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
Eleanor Roosevelt
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
John Dryden
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Without humility there can be no humanity.
Sir John Buchan
Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Vittorio Alfieri
Life is a long lesson in humility.
Sir James M Barrie
All doors are open to courtesy.
Thomas Fuller
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them.
Camillo Di Cavour
It is a greater compliment to be trusted than to be loved.
George Macdonald
Where the road bends abruptly, take short steps.
Ernest Bramah
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
William James
A right is not what someone give you; it's what no one can take from you.
Ramsey Clark
Never pay attention to what critics say. Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic.
Jean Sibelius
Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.
Spanish proverb
An obstinate man does not hold opinions - they hold him.
Samuel Butler
It is far better to know our own weaknesses and failings tan to point out those of others.
Jawaharlal Nehru
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Marie von Ebner Eschenbach
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Ann Landers
Absurdly improbable things happen in real life as well as in weak literature.
Ada Leverson
The brightest things you ever say are those you think about the next day.
Arnold Glasow
Never make a promise in haste.
Mahatma Gandhi
Conversation is the art of telling people a little less than they want to know.
Franklin P Jones
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
Agnes DeMille
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
William Den Howells
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Stanislaus Lezcynski
There is nothing so strong as gentleness, and there is nothing so gentle as real strength.
St Francis de Sales
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie von Ebner Eschenbach
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred
Thomas Jefferson
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
James Boswell
Little things affect little minds.
Benjamin Disraeli
A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent.
Johan Wolfgang von Goethe
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it.
William Hazlitt
The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Even nectar is poison if taken in excess.
Hindu proverb
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a labourer's hand.
Kahlil Gibran
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Napoleon Bonaparte
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Erma Bombeck
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live a car battery.
Erma Bombeck
I'm going to stop punishing my children by saying, "Never mind! I'll do it myself."
Erma Bombeck
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Josh Billings
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
Josh Billings
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
Josh Billings
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Ambose Bierce
Acquaintance: A person whom we know
Ambrose Bierce
An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.
Ambrose Bierce
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
Leonard Bernstein
You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.
Henry Ward Beecher
He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
I never knew how to worship unit I knew how to live.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that make us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
James A Baldwin
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
James A Baldwin
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Sir Francis Bacon
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Sir Francis Bacon
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand - and melting like a snowflake.
Sir Francis Bacon
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Sir Francis Bacon
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Sir Francis Bacon
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom
Isaac Asimov
One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time.
Lady Nancy Astor
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Marcus Aurelius
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Wit is educated insolence.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
Douglas Adams
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's a day when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Lord Acton
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man isnot considered a good man because he is a good talker.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I hve said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
He is able who thinks he is able.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Abigail Van Buren
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Edmund Burke
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