is either a daring adventure or nothing.
is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you
represents determinism; the way you play it is free
is like the dice that, falling, still show a different
face. So life, though it remains the same, is always
presenting different aspects.
life's a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take
it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently.
is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What
is before our noses is what we see last.
grand essentials of life are something to do, something
to love, something to hope for.
great blessings of mankind are within us and within
our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in
the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search
for, without finding it.
(7 B.C. - 65 A.D.)
thy life and thoughts as if the whole world were to
see the one, and read the other.
of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing
in our own sunshine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
must be willing to relinquish the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation,
an actual and active work.
that happens to us leaves some trace behind; everything
contributes imperceptibly to make us what we are.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another
presents itself and in the solving of them we can find
our greatest pleasure.
is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose
shade you do not expect to sit.
is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience
treacherous, judgment difficult.
the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those
is like a library owned by the author.
In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most
of them were written for him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
make our fortunes, and we call them fate.
Earl of Beaconsfield
best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
a voyage that's homeward bound.
state of life is most happy where superfluities are
not required and necessities are not wanting.
whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty,
therefore to use it, not to misuse it.
is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair
George William Curtis
made my life my monument.
boundaries which divide life from death are at best
shadowy and vague.
Who shall say where one ends,
and the other begins?
Edgar Alan Poe
isnít a matter of milestones, but of moments.
way to get the most out of life is
to look upon it as an adventure.
without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming
out with empty hands.
is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be
Ralph Waldo Emerson
are no classes in life for beginners: right away you
are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
Rainer Maria Rilke
live is like to love--all reason is against it, and
all healthy instinct for it.
life - a little gleam of time between two eternities.
is a pure flame,
and we live by an invisible sun within us.
Sir Thomas Brown
I grow to understand life less and less,
I learn to love it more and more.
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