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Inspiring Quotations about Life

Updated on August 29, 2013
  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw

  • The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose. - Richard Leider

  • Life is a promise, fulfill it. - Mother Teresa

  • There are two ways to live your life.One is as though nothing is a miracle.The other is a though everything is a miracle. - Albert Einstein


  • Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon

  • Life is half spent before one knows what life is . - French Proverb

  • Life is like a piano, what you get out of itdepends on how you play it. - Unknown

  • When you reach the end of the rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Thomas Jefferson

  • The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it. - Marcus Auelius

  • You know life. . . it's rather like opening a tin of sardines. We are all of us looking for the key. - Allan Bennett
  • Life is a pill which none of us can bear to swallow without gilding. - Samuel Johnson
  • Life is a journey not a destination. - Unknown
  • Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. - D H Lawrence
  • Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night. - Marion Howard

  • Life is half spent before we know what it is. - George Herbert, 1593-1633, Scottish Poet
  • What difference does it make what your position in life is, if you dislike it yourself? -Seneca Roman philosopher and Politician
  • I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. - Diane Ackerman

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.  -Albert Einstein
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein
  • A man's life of any worth is a continual allegory. - John Keats
  • Life is short but sweet. - Sophocles
  • Man's life is like a candle in the wind, or a hoar-frost on the tiles. - Chinese Proverb
  • Life is just a bowl of cherries. - [The tittle of a popular song] -1931 by Lew Brown.

 A catchphrase originated as a title of a book (1932) by US author William B. Pitkin, in which he attempted to address the issues raised by longer life and greater  leisure. Also a song title recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1937.
A catchphrase originated as a title of a book (1932) by US author William B. Pitkin, in which he attempted to address the issues raised by longer life and greater leisure. Also a song title recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1937. | Source

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      6 years ago

      Very nice views about life...

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      kristine debra ramones 

      7 years ago

      nice. very inspiring and nakakapag-gaan ng loob

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      7 years ago

      i would often like to read these quotes about life bcoz these inspire and give hope us

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      7 years ago

      yes i agree with these quotes before we know lifeis spend

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      8 years ago

      nice quotation it will make your self inspired..

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      9 years ago

      such inspiring quotations, a perfect antidote for a broken soul

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      9 years ago

      great quotations_ they do give different views toward life

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      9 years ago

      these sayings are so inspiering i really liked them and i could read them and never get tiered!!!!!!!!!!!

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      9 years ago

      enjoy every moment of life

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      ron ron 

      10 years ago

      It;s really nice to read these series of quotations... why? because these lift up ones spirit, in such a way thay you will feel energized.. thanks

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      MM Del Rosario 

      10 years ago from NSW, Australia

      Hi Rarejewel,

      it is nice of you to drop by. MM

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      10 years ago

      I will read this often as a sweet reminder to embrace the journey of life.


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