180 Top-Notch Quotes about Life

"The less routine the more life."

Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799 – March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. He was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women's rights.


"Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life."

Germaine Greer (born 29 January 1939) is an Australian academic and journalist, and was a major feminist voice of the mid-20th century.


"Life is meant for living.. I know that sounds simplistic, but how many days do you let slip by without really doing something, accomplishing something, making a life change, a lifestyle change?"

Ivana Trump born Ivana Marie Zelnícková (February 20, 1949) is a former Olympic athlete, socialite, and fashion model noted for her marriage to American business magnate and former president Donald Trump.


"Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts."

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


"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner."

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) French novelist and performer.


"Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough."

Benjamin Franklin (January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.


"It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family."

Sir Philip Green (born 15 March 1952) is a British businessman


"I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works."

Kenneth Hartley Blanchard (born May 6, 1939) is an American author and management expert. His book The One Minute Manager (co-authored with Spencer Johnson) has sold over 13 million copies and has been translated into 37 languages


"Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable."

Woody Allen born Allan Stewart Konigsberg (born December 1, 1935) is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author and playwright.


"The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble. "

Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin (15 July 1892 – 26 September 1940) was a German literary critic, philosopher, social critic, translator, radio broadcaster and essayist.