I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.
Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That’s really where failure comes.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
It is a common saying, and in everybody’s mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
When you’re passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another person’s life.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
I’ve made some great mistakes in my life, but, you know, they were honest mistakes.
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
I don’t think I could live without hair, makeup and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and I live one.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
I don’t believe in an afterlife, so I don’t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.
The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well.
A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.
Having Down syndrome is like being born normal. I am just like you and you are just like me. We are all born in different ways, that is the way I can describe it. I have a normal life.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we’re children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they’re scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it’s pretty much in the eye of the beholder.
In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for ‘finding himself.’ If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.
It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.
I remember a specific moment, watching my grandmother hang the clothes on the line, and her saying to me, ‘you are going to have to learn to do this,’ and me being in that space of awareness and knowing that my life would not be the same as my grandmother’s life.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.
You are doomed to make choices. This is life’s greatest paradox.
I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
I lead no party I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
We must declare ourselves, become known allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys, artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.
My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.
Life is lived on the edge.
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than ‘try to be a little kinder.’
I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
You must pass your days in song. Let your whole life be a song.
A bachelor’s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Woz is living his own life now. He hasn’t been around Apple for about five years. But what he did will go down in history.
Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
Life is to be entered upon with courage.
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it.
I’ll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that throughout my life I’ll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other, like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I’m not there, but I’ll always come back.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.
Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
Gratitude helps you to grow and expand gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.
I don’t think I’ve ever worked so hard on something, but working on Macintosh was the neatest experience of my life. Almost everyone who worked on it will say that. None of us wanted to release it at the end. It was as though we knew that once it was out of our hands, it wouldn’t be ours anymore.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.
I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.
I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you’re emotions going.
I don’t think you ever stop giving. I really don’t. I think it’s an on-going process. And it’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.
A life lived with integrity – even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shining star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.
Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? So this is what we’ve chosen to do with our life.
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.
I like people that enjoy life, ’cause I do the same.
I’ve always taken ‘The Wizard of Oz’ very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I’ve spent my entire life trying to get over it.
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.
One’s family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I’ll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who’ll be with me will be my family.
What they’re not ready for is guys like you and I and Nails and all the other gnarly gnarlingtons in my life, that we are high priests, Vatican assassin warlocks. Boom. Print that, people. See where that goes.
I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was ‘the man goes on top and the woman underneath.’ For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Sleep – the most beautiful experience in life – except drink.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.