All Quotes and Proverbs

"Life is lived in common, but not in community."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 8)

"Life is not a dress rehearsal."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end."

Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf "The Common Reader, First Series"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is not fair, but life is not fair for everyone. That makes life fair."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Back to Methuselah"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is Nothingness's search for Something."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is one long process of getting tired."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is only error,
And death is knowledge."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is our greatest possession and love its greatest affirmation."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is perhaps most wisely regarded as a bad dream between two awakenings, and every day is a life in miniature."

Eugene O`Neill
Eugene O`Neill "Marco Millions"

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is short and truth works far and long: let us speak the truth."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is so constructed that we move through different phases and stages, each requiring the skills and wisdom of the previous ones."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is something that everyone should try at least once."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is the desert, life the solitude,
Death joins us to the great majority."

Edward Young
Edward Young "The Revenge"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is the farce we are all forced to endure."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is the only game in which the object of the game is to learn the rules."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 8)

"Life is the only lesson, other lessons are only to make you learn this one lesson."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is the risk we cannot refuse."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is to be fortified by many friendships."


Rating: 1.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is to entered upon with courage."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is too important to be taken as a joke, but too ridiculous to be taken seriously."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervour."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Life is worth much more than gold."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life itself is a bubble and a skepticism, and a sleep within sleep."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, Second Series"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life may have no meaning -- or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life must be something more than dilettante speculation."

Anna Julia Cooper
Anna Julia Cooper "A Voice from the South"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life on earth is a hand-to-hand mortal combat... between the law of love and the law of hate."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."

Anais Nin
Anais Nin "The Diary of Anais Nin"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life was not a valuable gift, but death was. Life was a fever-dream made up of joys embittered by sorrows, pleasure poisoned by pain, a dream that was a nightmare-confusion of spasmodic and fleeting delights, ecstasies, exultations, happinesses, interspersed with long-drawn miseries, griefs, perils, horrors, disappointments, defeats, humiliations, and despairs - the heaviest curse devisable by divine ingenuity; but death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man's best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Letters From the Earth"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Life without a friend is death without a witness."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life without errors is like paper without words."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest."

Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner "Epigrams"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)