Monday, May 16, 2011


To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
|| Oscar Wilde

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
|| Ralph Waldo Emerson

You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.
|| Tracy Kidder

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
|| Marian Edelman

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
|| Winston Churchill

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
|| Euripides

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
|| David Russell

May you live all the days of your life.
|| Jonathan Swift

Your time is limited, don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
|| Steve Jobs

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
|| Helen Keller

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
|| Elizabeth Bibesco

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
|| Albert Einstein

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
|| Henrik Ibsen

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
|| Teilhard Chardin

There's no next time. It's now or never.
|| Unknown

Everything around us is made up of energy. To attract positive things in your life, start by giving off positive energy.
|| Unknown

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
|| Soren Kierkegaard

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
|| E. E. Cummings

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
|| Khalil Gibran

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand-and melting like a snowflake...
|| Francis Bacon

Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
|| Carl Sandburg

For every effect there is a root cause. Find and address the root cause rather than try to fix the effect, as there is no end to the latter.
|| Unknown

Every moment you get is a gift. Spend it on things that matter. Don’t spend it by dwelling on unhappy things.
|| Unknown

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
|| Thomas A. Edison

The only limits in your life are those that you set yourself.
|| Unknown

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
|| Albert Einstein
You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now.
|| Joan Baez

In three words I can sum up what I have learned about life: It goes on.
|| Robert Frost

Your life is much more important that you can imagine... it is your first treasure.
|| Maya Angelou

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
|| Albert Einstein

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
|| Alexander Woollcott

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
|| William James

Don’t put off living to next week, next month, next year or next decade. The only time you’re ever living is in this moment.
|| Unknown

Life is a gift. Never forget to enjoy and bask in every moment you are in.
|| Unknown

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
|| Unknown

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
|| Christopher Columbus

Live a life as a monument to your soul.
|| Ayn Rand

We must be willing to get rid of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
|| Joseph Campbell

Growth is the only evidence of life.
|| John Henry

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