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Quotes for: life




A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Seneca - De Vita Beata  






Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées  



Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.




As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy  



As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.




Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau  






To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
Blanche Pierson  






There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi  






It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.
Seneca - De Brevitate vitæ  






A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.
Albert Einstein  






Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama   






The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov  






The aim of living is Life itself.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  






Hide your life and spread your spirit.
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres  






All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy  



All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,

Image attribution  Background photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash





Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard  



Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.




Where there is love there is life.
Mahatma Gandhi  



Where there is love there is life.

Image attribution  Background photo by Richard Jacobs on Unsplash





My life is my message.
Mahatma Gandhi  






All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.
Leo Tolstoy  






Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Marie Curie  



Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.




It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education  






Life is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Hans Christian Andersen  






All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Anatole France  






Later it will be too late. Our life is now.
Jacques Prévert  






All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Journals  






There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom  



There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.

Image attribution  Background photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash





All our analyses show us, in life, an effort to remount the incline that matter descends.
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution  






The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Bertrand Russell  






Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Simone de Beauvoir  






Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow:
Gather today the roses of life.

Pierre de Ronsard - Sonnets pour Hélène  






It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard - Journals  






A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics  










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