Quotations on Life
Henry David Thoreau
: Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
: The mere sense of living is joy enough.
: Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
: The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
A Zen Saying
: Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Ernest L. Woodward
: So great has been the endurance, so incredible the achievement, that, as long as the sun keeps a set course in heaven, it would be foolish to despair of the human race.
Booker T. Washington
: Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
: Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Martin Luther King
: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
John F. Kennedy
: Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
Norman Vincent Peale
: The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
: The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Richard M. DeVos
: The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
: The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
: The pleasantest things in the world are pleasant thoughts: and the great art of life is to have as many of them as possible.
: The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
: Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.
: People know you for what you've done, not for what you plan to do.
: Please all, and you will please none.
Malcolm S. Forbes
: Presence is more than just being there.
: The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
: The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
: There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
: There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why.
: There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
A. W. Pinero
: Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
: Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
: Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.
: View life as a continuous learning experience.
: Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.
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