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  • “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  • “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” ~ Denis Waitley
  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ~ Arthur Rubinstein
  • “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” ~ Tom Hiddleston
  • “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  • “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius
  • “An unexamined life is not worth living. “ ~ Socrates
  • “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell
  • “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  • “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” ~ Allen Saunders
  • “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  • “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” ~ Jack London
  • “Life is made up of moments, small pieces of glittering mica in a long stretch of gray cement. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that won’t happen. We have to teach ourselves how to make room for them, to love them, and to live, really live.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  • “Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas Edison
  • “Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  • “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ~ Mark Twain
  • “Life is like walking through Paradise with peas in your shoes.” ~ Charles Edward Jerningham
  • “Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  • “The only thing I regret about my life is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I’d make all the same mistakes—only sooner.” ~ Tallulah Bankhead
  • “If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.” ~ Albert Einstein
  • “Life is a gamble at terrible odds—if it was a bet, you wouldn’t take it.” ~ Tom Stoppard
  • “We are not unhappy today because of the complexities of life. We are unhappy because we miss its underlying simplicities. “ ~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler
  • “Get a life in which you notice the smell of salt water pushing itself on a breeze over the dunes, a life in which you stop and watch how a red-tailed hawk circles over a pond and a stand of pines.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  • “Life is way wilder than I am comfortable with, way farther out, as we used to say, more magnificent, more deserving of awe and, I would add, more benevolent—well-meaning, kindly.” ~ Ann Lamott
  • “The most important thing is to enjoy your life — to be happy — it’s all that matters.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  • “Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.” ~ Anne Hathaway
  • “Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.” ~ Randall G Leighton
  • “There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.” ~ Josh Jameson

This post was last modified on October 9, 2019 12:24 pm