Quotes about Life

"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.&"

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature.


"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."

Thomas Edward "Tom" Bodett (born February 23, 1955) is an American author, voice actor and radio host.


"When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'"

Sydney J. Harris (14 September 1917– 8 December 1986) was an American journalist for the Chicago Daily News and later the Chicago Sun-Times.


"Those people who tell me that I'm going to hell while they are going to heaven somehow make me very glad that we're going to separate destinations."

Martin Terman (-)


"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."

Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist, and poet.


"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, religious author, and psychologist.


"The most important things in life aren't things."

Anthony J. D'Angelo (-) Founder of the Collegiate EmPowerment Company and creator of The Inspiration Book Series.


"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.;) (January 17, 1942) is a former American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time.


"Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it."

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in history.


"The two most important days of your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why."

Mark Twain born:Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.