180 Top-Notch Quotes about Life

"We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police."

Jeff Marder (-) comedian

"Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments."

Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was the wife of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and de mother of nine children, among them United States President John F. Kennedy, United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and United States Senator Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy.

"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy, existentialism, and Marxism. He was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature but refused the honour.

"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets."

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American theatre.

"Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it."

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.

"A striking cultural difference between Dutch and Portuguese is that Dutch eat to live while Portuguese live to eat."

Joana F.M.F. Cardoso (-)

"When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about."

Elias Canetti (25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994) was a Bulgarian modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer. He wrote in German and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981.

"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount Saint Alban (22 January 1561– 9 April 1626) as an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He famously died of pneumonia contracted while studying the effects of freezing on the preservation of meat.

"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."

Marcus Aurelius (April 26, 121 CE. – March 17, 180 CE.) was Roman Emperor from CE 161 to 180.He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors", and is also considered one of the most important members of the Stoic philosophers.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent methods following the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. King is often presented as a heroic leader in the history of modern American liberalism.