Quotes about Life

"Don't be afraid your life will end, be afraid that it will never begin."

Grace Hansen (-)


"The primary question about life after death is not whether it is a fact, but even if it is, what problems that really solves."

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who held the professorship of philosophy at the University of Cambridge from 1939 until 1947.


"It is only possible to live happily-ever-after on a day-to-day basis."

Margaret Wander Bonanno (born 1950 as Margaret Wander) is an American science fiction writer, ghost writer and small press publisher.


"He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear."

Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general and statesman. He played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.


"To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction is to live twice."

Khalil Gibran (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) also known as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.


"There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule."

Samuel Butler (Dec. 4, 1835, Nottinghamshire - June 18, 1902, London) British novelist, essayist, and critic. Descended from distinguished clergymen, he grappled for many years with Christianity and evolution, first embracing, then rejecting, Charles Darwin's theories in his writings.


"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live."

Norman Cousins (June 24, 1915 – November 30, 1990) was an American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate.


"Life's two Great Questions:
Why me ? and
What do I do now ?."

William L. DeAndrea (1952 - October 9, 1996) was an American mystery writer and columnist.


"Sometimes I wonder if we live by reliving life, rather than by living life."

Michael Landon (October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer, who starred in three popular NBC TV series that spanned three decades.


"A man of good will with a little effort and believe his own powers can enjoy a deep, tranquil, rich life, provided he go his own way.
He need not and should not think of making a good living, but rather of creating a good life for himself.
To live one's own life is still the best way of life, always was, and always will be."

Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American novelist and painter.