Life Quotes
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Life quotes in this collection are full of wisdom and meaning and advice. Art Buchwald reminds us, “The best things in life aren’t things.” Gandhi famously states, 

“My life is my message.” And James Dean prophetically said, “Dream as if you’ll live forever…live as if you’ll die today.” Enjoy every precious moment of this amazing gift called life.

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Life isn’t happening to you; life is responding to you.
Rhonda Byrne

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Chuck Swindoll

Listen...are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?
Mary Oliver

Never cut what you can untie.
Joseph Joubert

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
Emily Dickinson

What am I doing? I am letting life rain upon me.
Rahel Varnhagen

The art of life isn't controlling what happens, which is impossible; it's using what happens.
Gloria Steinem

Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.
Charles M. Schulz

Life is a promise; fulfill it.
Mother Teresa

Life! Can't live with it, can't live without it.
Cynthia Nelma

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Neale Donald Walsch

Life is a verb, not a noun.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M. Schulz

Life is not a problem to solve, it's a gift to cherish.
Don Ward

Life is something to be in, not something to get through.
Dustin Hoffman

Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.
Grandma Moses

No life, if it is properly realized, is without cosmic importance.
Hortense Odlum

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Charles Dederich

Life is not about getting through the storms, but about dancing in the rain.
Bunny Armstrong

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
John W. Gardner

Love life and life will love you back.
Arthur Rubinstein

Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift – there is nothing small about it.
Florence Nightingale

Life is an adventure, dare it.
Mother Teresa

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
Robert Frost

There are only two faces to existence – birth and death – and life survives them both, just so sunrise and sunset are not essentially different: it all depends on whether one is facing east or west.
Joy Mills

Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
William Congreve

Life is easier to take than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable.
Kathleen Norris

We live by admiration, hope and love.
William Wordsworth

Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Miller

Dream as if you'll live forever…live as if you'll die today.
James Dean

Everything in life is based on daring.
Martin Buber

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
Chief Seattle

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
Groucho Marx

I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by loving.
Anaïs Nin

I will not die an unlived life…I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me…I choose to risk my significance.
Dawna Markova

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
Lin Yutang

If you're too busy to enjoy life, you're too busy.
Jeff Davidson

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
Søren Kierkegaard

Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!
Sathya Sai Baba

Life is a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
D. H. Lawrence

Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans.
John Lennon

Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated!

Love absolutely everything that ever happens in your life.
Paul Cantalupo

My life is my message.
Mahatma Gandhi

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
William Feather

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
Mary Oliver

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
Henry Miller

The best things in life aren't things.
Art Buchwald

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
Alexander Woollcott

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. But you can decide how you're going to live now.
Joan Baez

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
Richard Bach

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