Occupy Poetry

Life Quotes

Quotes about life, Best Life Quotes.

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

We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.

— Gene Roddenberry

Lincoln said, 'When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad.' And that's my religion.

— Christopher Reeve

If you Christians acted more like your Christ, the world would be a better place.

— Mahatma Ghandi

In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ultimately, the bond of companionship, whether in marriage or friendship, is conversation.

— Oscar Wilde

Hands that help are better by far than lips that pray.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

The world, not only America, would be a much better place if we could all learn to respect the basic humanity of those with different viewpoints.

— Marcia Roberts

I considered becoming a Christian... until I met one.

— Mahatma Ghandi

It is a great thing to know our vices.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much.

— Mother Teresa

Be glad the obstacles are there; consider how difficult it would be to climb a smooth mountain.

— Author unknown

History shows us that when religion and science have a scuffle, religion either is reinterpreted, backs down, or is destroyed.

— Vascavus

Those who would trade a little freedom for a little security deserve neither.

— Benjamin Franklin

You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'

— Dave Barry

It is a true saying that 'One falsehood leads easily to another'.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

That which does not kill us, only makes us stronger.

— Nietzche

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.

— Tennessee Williams

The opinions and beliefs of men . . . follow involuntarily the evidence proposed to their minds.

— Thomas Jefferson

Pray, n:. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

— Ambrose Bierce

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and *he that* speaketh lies shall not escape.

— Proverbs 19:5

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

— Mark Twain

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

— Mark Twain

Don't compromise yourself. Its all you've got.

— Janis Joplin

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

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

— Voltaire

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

— Joseph Conrad

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.

— Rene Descartes

A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.

— Ambrose Bierce

It is never too late to be who you want to be.

— George Elliot

It is not the length of life, but depth of life.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.

— Morris Cohen

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

— Mohandas K. Gandhi

A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

— Ovid

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't... you are right.

— Henry Ford

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

— Thomas Jefferson

It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with the least sense and the greatest cruelty.

— Ilka Chase

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

— George Bernard Shaw

A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.

— Sir Francis Bacon

If the truth were to be known, everyone would be wearing a scarlet letter of one form or another.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

— Abraham Lincoln

Life is like a coin, you can spend it any way you wish, but you can only spend it once.

— Miquel De Cervantes

Man is certainly stark mad: he cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.

— Michel de Montaigne

The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.

— Plato

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