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.
By : Diane Ackerman
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
By : Jane Austen
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
By : George Orwell
There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.
By : Dag Hammarskjold
I have this theory that, depending on your attitude, your life doesn't have to become this ridiculous charade that it seems so many people end up living.
By : Christian Bale
If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.
By : Orison Swett Marden
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.
By : Lawrence Clark Powell
To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle.
By : Arthur Rubinstein
What is important is not what someone is but what he is waiting for. Not the events of life but its possibilities.
By : Dorothee Solle