Quotes about Life

Posted by Vebra on June 05, 2012

The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
- Louis Vermeil

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain. And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again.
- Charles Kingsley

Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age.
- Alfred Victor Vigny

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
- Norman Thomas

The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
- Joshua Reynolds

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship and it is far the best ending for one.
- Francois Voltaire

Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present -- which seldom happens to us.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Ideas shape the course of history.
- John Maynard Keynes

The beauty of the world has two edges one of laughter one of anguish cutting the heart asunder.
- Virginia

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up by itself.
- Woodrow Wilson

No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
- Pythagorus

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.
- John Collins

Silence makes the real conversation between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
- Margaret Lee Runbeck

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.
- Eva Young

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
- Marcus Aurelius

Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
- Shari R. Barr

Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
- William Allen White

History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
- Donald Creighton

The more freedom we enjoy the greater the responsibility we bear toward others as well as ourselves.
- Oscar Arias Sanchez

The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking.
- Phaedrus

In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.
- Nisami

The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.
- Joe Ancis

To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
- Mary Oliver

Life is an unanswered question but lets believe in the dignity and important of the question.
- Tennessee Williams

There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.
- Andrew Weremy

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
- Brian Tracy

Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Learning to live what you're born with is the process the involvement the making of a life.
- Diane Wakoski

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
- Meryl Streep

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
- Charles Wadsworth

Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to
be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.
- Matthew Henry

The point of quotations is that one can use anothers words to be insulting.
- Amanda Cross

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