Quotes on Life

 

  • The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.  – Václav Havel
  • As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to live it more and more. -Jules Renard
  • One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night. – Margaret Mead
  • Just as a cautious businessman avoids tying up all his capital in one concern, so, perhaps, worldly wisdom will advise us not to look for the whole of our satisfaction from a single aspiration. – Sigmund Freud
  • Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. – Carl Sandburg
  • Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it, but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance. – Charles A. Lindbergh
  • Every increased possession loads us with new weariness. – John Ruskin
  • It is impossible to live pleasurably without living prudently, honorably, and justly; or to live prudently, honorably, and justly, without living pleasurably. – Epicurus
  • Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need – a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing. – Jerome K. Jerome
  • Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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