Without duty, life is soft and boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
Life only demands from the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible – not to have run away.
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.
Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
D. H. Lawrence
Life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning.
Life is ever since man was born, licking honey from a thorn.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
T. S. Eliot
If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another, and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be renewed by intervals of absence.
O Life! thou art a galling load, Along a rough, a weary road, to wretches such as I.