Browse quotes about life.

Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out.

January 29, 2016 Anton Chekhov ,

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

January 29, 2016 Henry David Thoreau

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

An individual’s self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects every aspect of human behaviour: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.

Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?

July 18, 2015 Nietzsche ,

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

July 18, 2015 Howard Thurman , ,

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.

Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?

‘I Suggest You Take Me And Smash Me And Grind The Bits Into Fragments And Pound The Fragments Into Powder And Mill Them Again To The Finest Dust There Can Be, And I Believe You Will Not Find A Single Atom Of Life-‘

‘True! Let’s do it!’

‘However, In Order To Test This Fully, One Of You Must Volunteer To Undergo The Same Process.’

There was silence.

‘That’s not fair,’ said a priest, after a while. ‘All anyone has to do is bake up your dust again and you’ll be alive…’
There was more silence.