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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Life:

We tear life out of life to use it for looking at itself.
~ Antonio Porchia.

We're all accidental soldiers in the army of life.
~ Ymber Delecto.

We've got to live. No matter how many skies have fallen.
~ D. H. Lawrence.

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
~ Crowfoot.

What matters most is that we learn from living.
~ Doris Lessing Quotes.

When compiling his great dictionary, the young Noah Webster travels to the Himalayas, where he climbs to the cave of the world's wisest man. "O, great sage," he says, "tell me the meaning of life." The sage sits Noah at his feet and, with great solemnity, commences to unfold the meaning of life. When finished, he places a hand on the young man's shoulder and says, "Do you have any other questions, my son?" Noah flips a page in his notebook and says, "You wouldn't know the meaning of lift, would you?"
~ Robert Brault Quotes.

When I hear somebody sigh,"Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'
~ Sydney Harris.

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me."
~ Erma Bombeck.

When we are alone on a starlit night, when by chance we see the migrating birds in autumn descending on a grove of junipers to rest and eat; when we see children in a moment when they are really children, when we know love in our own hearts; or when, like the Japanese poet, Basho, we hear an old frog land in a quiet pond with a solitary splash - at such times the awakening, the turning inside out of all values, the "newness," the emptiness and the purity of vision that make themselves evident, all these provide a glimpse of the cosmic dance.
~ Thomas Merton.

When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
~ Erich Fromm.

Why do critics make such an outcry against tragicomedies? is not life one?
~ Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare.

Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down I-10 and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it.
~ Barbara Kingsolver.

Why torture yourself when life'll do it for you?
~ Author Unknown.

Yes, I will try to be. Because I believe that not being is arrogant.
~ Antonio Porchia.

You can't escape history, or the needs and neuroses you've picked up like layers and layers of tartar on your teeth.
~ Charles Johnson.

You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
~ Quentin Crisp Quotes.

You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
~ Douglas Adams Quotes.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
~ Albert Camus Quotes.

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