Instructive Quotes About Life
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
All of life is peaks and valleys. Don't let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Life is a lively process of becoming.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Everything in life is luck.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
John Henry Newman
Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.