Life Quotes (9794)

Quotes and citations about Life

The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation... view

By: Stella Adler

Life has become the ideology of its own absence... view

By: Theodor Adorno

But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain... view

By: Theodor Adorno

Wrong life cannot be lived rightly... view

By: Theodor Adorno

Death is easier than a wretched life.. view

By: Aeschylus

We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity... view

By: Aeschylus

What good is it to live a life that brings pains?.. view

By: Aeschylus

Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?.. view

By: Aeschylus

Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy... view

By: Aeschylus

Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise.. view

By: Aeschylus

Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life... view

By: Ben Affleck

I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life... view

By: Ben Affleck

I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 96% how I react to it... view

By: Scipio Africanus

Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks... view

By: Andre Agassi

You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward... view

By: Andre Agassi

Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary... view

By: Peter Agre

I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight. I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was. I was hugely impressed by her energy, straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life... view

By: Jenny Agutter

I kind of had my life planned out for me. I'd be married at some point, have, you know, 1.5 children, and be a principal possibly one day. But I think that that was kind of my problem. I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life... view

By: Clay Aiken

I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life... view

By: Clay Aiken

But I was going to be a teacher my entire life, so I wasn't counting on money to much... view

By: Clay Aiken

One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody... view

By: Alvin Ailey

In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort... view

By: Alvin Ailey

New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine... view

By: Daniel Akaka

I have been a goof my whole life. I wasn't really the popular girl in school and didn't have any boyfriends in high school because I was a nerd. I was a geek... view

By: Malin Akerman

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it... view

By: Akhenaton

I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life... view

By: Todd Akin

In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday... view

By: Edward Albert

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning... view

By: Mitch Albom

The less routine the more life... view

By: Amos Bronson Alcott

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man... view

By: Amos Bronson Alcott

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing... view

By: Louisa May Alcott

After a while I started to think of that as an image of something that went a lot deeper than the dead dog, which is you can't bring back anything to life... view

By: Alan Alda

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been... view

By: Alan Alda

It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me... view

By: Alan Alda

It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas... view

By: Alan Alda

The same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths... view

By: Robert Aldrich

I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films... view

By: Robert Aldrich

I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime... view

By: Buzz Aldrin

There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education... view

By: Buzz Aldrin

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor... view

By: Sholom Aleichem