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Life Quotes


These are some of the best 'Life' quotations and sayings.

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'Tis not for man to trifle; life is brief, and sin is here. We have no time to sport away the hours; all must be earnest in a world like ours.

A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong. See quote detail

A little work, a little sleep, a little love and it is all over.

A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself - to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.

A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire; not too near, lest he burn; not too far off, lest he freeze.

A proverb is no proverb to you till life has illustrated it.

A sacred burden is this life ye bear; look on it; lift it; bear it solemnly; fail not for sorrow; falter not for sin; but onward, upward, till the goal ye win.

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.

A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.

A useless life is an early death.

After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.

Age and youth look upon life from the opposite ends of the telescope; to the one it is exceedingly long, to the other exceedingly short.

Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age.

Ah love! could you and I with Him conspire To grasp this sorry scheme of things entire, Would not we shatter it to bits - and then Re-mold it nearer to the heart's desire!

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

All of life is more or less what the French would call s'imposer - to be able to create one's own terms for what one does.

All that a man hath will he give for his life.

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal or fattening.


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