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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Life Quotes

Quotes about Life
  • Beauty, truth, friendship, love, creation - these are the great values of life. We can't prove them, or explain them, yet they are the most stable things in our lives. -- Jesse Herman Holmes
  • Without the religious element, life is like an engine running without oil--it seizes up. --Romano Guardini 
  • Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible - not to have run away. --Dag Hammarskjold 
  • Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward. --Sören Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855); Danish philosopher. 
  • We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.
  • Be glad of life, because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933); US writer.
  • Deep down, we know that what matters in this life is much more than winning for ourselves. What really matters is helping others win, too, even if it means slowing down and changing our course now and then. Fred Rogers, TV's Mr. Rogers
  • Don't be afraid that your life will end. Be afraid that it will never begin.
  • Gain happiness by living in the present - without regret for the past or fear of the future. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  • God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only question is how. Henry Ward Beecher ? ?
  • I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it? Richard Bach
  • I have a 'Play The Melody' philosophy. It means don't over-arrange, don't make life difficult. Just play the melody—and do it the simplest way possible. Jackie Gleason
  • I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. Agatha Christie
  • I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is. from Brenda Davis
  • Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward. Sören Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855); Danish philosopher. 
  • Life is never perfect. Life is filled with obstacles to make you wiser and grow to who you are today. So love yourself first and you will love life even more. unknown
  • Life is no brief candle to me. It is sort of a splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish Playwright
  • Life is not holding a good hand; Life is playing a poor hand well. Danish proverb
  • Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible - not to have run away. Dag Hammarskjold
  • Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you'd better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day. Mario Andretti
  • Resolved, never to do anything, which I should be afraid to do, if it were the last hour of my life. Jonathon Edwards 
  • We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.
  • What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other. George Eliot
  • When the heart grieves over what it has lost, The spirit rejoices over what it has left. Sufi epigram
  • Without the religious element, life is like an engine running without oil--it seizes up. Romano Guardini
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