50 of the best living life quotes of all time:
Live well. It is the greatest revenge.
Life is a crowded superhighway with bewildering cloverleaf exits on which a man is liable to find himself speeding back in the direction he came.
~Peter De Vries
One should absorb the color of life, but one should never remember it’s details.
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule.
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
~Justice O.W. Holmes
The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.
~Phillips BrooksLife has got to be lived — that’s all there is to it.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
Life is real simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most: God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.
Life seems to be divided into two periods: in the first we indulge, in the second we preach.
Man ought to know that in the theater of human life, it is only for Gods and angels to be spectators.
Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater.
Living in the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causes you to bump into people not going your way.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
A successful life is not an easy life. It is built upon strong qualities, sacrifice, endeavor, loyalty, integrity.
~Grant D Brandon
I have found that it is much easier to make a success in life than to make a success of ones life.
~G W Follin
Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.
The most important preliminary to the task of arranging one’s life so that one may live fully and comfortably within one’s daily budget of 24 hours is the calm realization of the extreme difficulty of the task, of the sacrifices and the endless effort which it demands.
Life is given us, we earn it by giving it.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
It matters not how long you live, but how well.
Be a life long or short, it’s completeness depends on what it was lived for.
~David Starr Jordan
You can’t fall if you don’t climb, but there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.
To live is so startling it leaves time for little else.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Live a life as a monument to your soul.
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Live simply, that others may simply live.
One never finds life worth living. One always has to make it worth living.
~Harry Emerson Fosdick
Everyday is a little life, and our whole life is but a day repeated. Therefore live everyday as if it would be the last. Those that dare lose a day, are dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it are desperate.
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have learned that you can go anywhere you want to go and do anything you want to do and buy all the things that you want to buy and meet all the people that you want to meet and learn all the things that you desire to learn and if you do all these things but are not madly in love: you have still not begun to live.
~ C. JoyBell
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.”
Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all
~ Oscar Wilde
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.
It is never to late, in fiction or in life, to revise.
Believe me: the secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
We all live under the same sky, but we don’t have the same horizon.
Life is generally made up of three things: pretense, suspense, and expense.
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, pure, simple and useful life.
~Booker T. Washington
Life is a game with many rules and no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose.
Life is a glass given to us to fill; a busy life is filling it with as much as it can hold; a hurried life has had more poured into it than it can contain.
~William Adams Brown
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices and duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations, given habitually, are what win and persevere the heart and secure comfort.
~Sir Humphrey Davy
We do not choose our own parts in life, and have nothing to do with those parts. Our duty is confined to playing them well.
In life as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.
~William HazlittLife must be lived forwards, but can only be understood backwards.
~Soren KierkegaardLife is what happens to us while we are making other plans.
~Thomas La Mance
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