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Life Quotes

Quotes about life, Best Life Quotes.

Why has a religious turn of mind always a tendency to narrow and harden the heart?

— Robert Burns

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

— Greek proverb

All action is of the mind and the mirror of the mind is the face, its index the eyes.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

— Marcus Aurelius

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on.

— Robert Frost

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Freedom is not the right to do as you please, but the liberty to do as you should.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fundamentalism isn't about religion. It's about power.

— Salman Rushdie

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

— Carl Jung

Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Atheism isn't a religion, because atheism does not require faith. It takes no faith at all to not believe in a god. It just takes a lack of evidence.

— Edward Strange

Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

— Charles Dickens

Those with the greatest awareness have the greatest nightmares.

— Gandhi

Going to war without the French is like going duck hunting without your accordian.

— General Norman Scwartzkopf

Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.

— B. F. Skinner

The believer is happy; the doubter is wise.

— Hungarian proverb

As the old proverb says 'Like readily consorts with like'.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

People do more from custom than from reason.

— Unknown

People CANNOT be labeled. Everyone borrows different pieces of various idealogies which is what makes us so unique.

— Lisa Johnson

When you're going through hell, keep going.

— Winston Churchill

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.

— Ashley Montague

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

— Confucius

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

— Bertrand Russell

There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts.

— Voltaire

He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

— H. G. Wells

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

— Robert Frost

To thine own self be true.

— William Shakespeare

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

— H L Menken

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone: the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

— George Bernard Shaw

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

— Voltaire

He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

The road to God is whatever road you're on.

— Duane Alan Hahn

Ah! How good it feels the hand of an old friend.

— Longfellow

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

— Albert Einstein

People fashion their God after their own understanding. They make their God first and worship him afterwards.

— Oscar Wilde

The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.

— Delo McKown

Writing is like making love. Don't worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.

— Isabel Allende

I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religions in it.

— John Adams

Wise people have an inward sense of what is beautiful, and the highest wisdom is to trust this intuition and be guided by it.

— Aristotle

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much of life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.

— Henry David Thoreau

Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.

— Carl Sagan

Faith is a euphemism for prejudice and religion is a euphemism for superstition.

— Paul Keller

A heretic, my dear sir, is a fellow who disagrees with you regarding something neither of you knows anything about.

— William Cowper Brann

If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Heresy is only another word for freedom of thought.

— Graham Greene

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

— John F. Kennedy

Dream as if you have forever. But live as if you only have today

— James Dean

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

— Francis Bacon

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts.

— Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Reality is merely an illusion, albiet a very persistent one.

— Albert Einstein

In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sex is an emotion in motion.

— Mae West

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

— Anne Frank

I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.

— Martha Washington

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