Life Quotes (9794)

Quotes and citations about Life


What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you.

By : George Matthew Adams

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Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit.

By : Henry Adams

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The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.

By : Henry Adams

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One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.

By : Henry B. Adams

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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

By : Henry B. Adams

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The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.

By : James Truslow Adams

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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

By : James Truslow Adams

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Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best.

By : Maude Adams

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He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.

By : Samuel Adams

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Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property

By : Samuel Adams

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The best things in life are silly.

By : Scott Adams

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You don't have to be a "person of influence" to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.

By : Scott Adams

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The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

By : Jane Addams

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The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.

By : Joseph Addison

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

By : Joseph Addison

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The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.

By : Joseph Addison

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Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

By : Joseph Addison

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Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.

By : Joseph Addison

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If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

By : Joseph Addison

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If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.

By : Joseph Addison

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Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

By : Joseph Addison

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One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.

By : Joseph Addison

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For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.

By : George Ade

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If my life was a song the title would be 'Naima'.

By : Naima Adedapo

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When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.

By : Kate Adie

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It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.

By : Kate Adie

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I've never been one to sit around and eat my heart out. Life's too short.

By : Kate Adie

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There has already been the karmic work: that what life has transformed in me, this initiation brought on, of necessity, by trials.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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Life has brought me work to do on myself these past two years.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family.

By : Alfred Adler

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The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

By : Alfred Adler

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Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.

By : Felix Adler

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The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.

By : Felix Adler

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An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment.

By : Felix Adler

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The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.

By : Mortimer Adler

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Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.

By : Renata Adler

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The theatre was created to tell people the truth about life and the social situation.

By : Stella Adler

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The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings.

By : Stella Adler

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Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

By : Stella Adler

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