• Life is the game that must be played.
  • ~Albert CamusThere is no wealth but life.
  • Life itself remains a very effective therapist.

It is far better to think of life as a journey in which the difficulties are hills to climb.

On Life's railroad there is only one set of rails and no turntable.

~Havelock EllisLife is just one damned thing after another!

~Arnold Bennett (1867–1931)If life is not an adventure it's a sad venture, and drear at the price.
~Robert Brault,

One wanders through life as if wandering through a field in the dark of night, wearing a blindfold and very heavy shoes, with a poisonous toad waiting patiently beneath a clump of weeds, knowing full well that eventually you will step on him.

~Ludwig WittgensteinThe art of life is the art of avoiding pain.

~Charles JohnsonLife is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
~Richard Dawkins

Sometimes in the poem of Life
we hit a defective verse.
Don't bother trying to rewrite it—
move along, don't make it worse.
~Terri Guillemets

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.


~Charlie BrownThe world is a grindstone and life is your nose.

~Author UnknownLife is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.
~Mignon McLaughlin, , 1966

'Tis all a chequer board of nights and days,
Where destiny with men for pieces plays;
Hither and thither, and mates, and slays.
~Edward Fitzgerald, , 1859

Life: It is about the gift not the package it comes in.

JeromeThe price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
~Barbara Kingsolver,

You cannot discover the purpose of life by asking someone else — the only way you'll ever get the right answer is by asking yourself.

~Henry David Thoreau, Life is the sum of all your choices.

~Joselyn Holguin, January 2012 winner of The Quote Garden create your own quote contest on

Life is just a series of trying to make up your mind.

Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky.

(And a neverending series of little ones.) ~Terri Guillemets

Life is abundance, as in nature when all conditions are right the tree bears fruit.

~Robert Brault, Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.

~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Song of Love, the Song of Hate,
the Songs of Praise and of Thanksgiving;
I've learned them all, but there remains
one called the Melody of Living.
~Frederic Ridgely Torrence, , 1899

Perhaps we are looking at this from a wrong perspective; this search for the truth, the meaning of life, the reason of God.

Life is the greatest of blessings, and death the worst of evils...

It publishes specific case studies, engages in theoretical discussion, and advances the understanding of Jewish life as well as the multifaceted narratives that constitute its historiography.

~Terri GuillemetsLife is a series of collisions with the future.

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