A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
Henry David Thoreau
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Life is never easy for those who dream.
Robert James Waller
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Unrest of spirit is a mark of life.
Karl A. Menninger
Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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.
If you need something to worship, then worship life — all life, every last crawling bit of it! We're all in this beauty together!
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.