The best quotes about life

Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle. tweet

He who does not value life does not deserve it. tweet

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you`ll look back and realize they were big things. tweet

Art, like life, should be free, since both are experimental. tweet

We never live; we are always in the expectation of living. tweet

If we don`t know life, how can we know death? tweet

Life is just one damned thing after another. tweet

Life without the courage for death is slavery. tweet

We build upon the sand, and the older we become, the more unstable this foundation becomes. tweet

Love is the greatest refreshment in life. tweet

Never was anything great achieved without danger. tweet

Despair makes victims sometimes victors. tweet

Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice. tweet

That`s what all we are. Amateurs. We don`t live long enough to be anything else. tweet

There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. tweet

For all evils there are two remedies – time and silence. tweet

Philosophy is the art of living. tweet

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles. tweet

Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for. tweet

May you live all the days of your life. tweet

What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning. tweet

Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied?Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied tweet

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for. tweet

The gods are on the side of the stronger. tweet

It is one of man`s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them. tweet

The gods help them that help themselves. tweet

Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something. tweet

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim. tweet

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it a charm. tweet

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees. tweet

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. tweet

Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong. tweet

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. tweet

The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned. tweet

Themistocles said, – “The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you.” tweet

Things start out as hopes and end up as habits. tweet

We usually learn to wait only when we have no longer anything to wait for. tweet

Do not imagine you can exorcize what oppresses you in life by giving vent to it in art. tweet

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. tweet

We cannot be sure that we have something to live for unless we are ready to die for it. tweet

The secrets of life are not shown except to sympathy and likeness. tweet

Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous. tweet

A day without laughter is a day wasted. tweet

Every creature lives in a state of war by nature. tweet

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret. tweet

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better. tweet

We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid. tweet

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves. tweet

The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one`s opportunities and make the most of one`s resources. tweet

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. tweet

Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. tweet

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies. tweet

Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety. tweet

The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor. tweet

A woman`s whole life is a history of the affections. tweet

It very seldom happens to a man that his business is his pleasure. tweet

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. tweet

Age either transfigures or petrifies. tweet

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. tweet

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. tweet

Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament. tweet

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so. tweet

Laws are never as effective as habits. tweet

Our greatest misfortunes come to us from ourselves. tweet

The masses of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts. tweet

Occasions are rare; and those, who know how to seize upon them, are rarer. tweet

Men`s conversation is like their life. tweet

It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth. tweet

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one. tweet

Everything comes to us from others. To be is to belong to someone. tweet

Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law. tweet

Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us. tweet

You live only once, but if you do it right, once is enough. tweet

There is nothing more tragic in life than the utter impossibility of changing what you have done. tweet

Anyone who has never really loved has never really lived. tweet

Our globe discovers its bidden virtues, not only in heroes and arch-angels, but in gossips and nurses. tweet

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. tweet

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. tweet

As men advance in life, all passions resolve themselves into money. Love, ambition, even poetry, end in this. tweet

Life is the flower for which love is the honey. tweet