Life quotes


Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the surface of a leaf. We must somehow take a wider view, look at the whole landscape, really see it, and describe what's going on here. Then we can at least wail the right question into the swaddling band of darkness, or, if it comes to that, choir the proper praise.


Imperfection is not our personal problem, it is a natural part of existing,


Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.


Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.


Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

 We see daily that our lives are terrible and little, without continuity, buyable and salable at any moment, mere blips on a screen, that this is the way we live now. Memory marketed as nostalgia; terror reduced to mere suspense, to melodrama.


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.


The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers.


Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.

In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away


Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.

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


Live with no excuses and love with no regrets 


Feelings change - memories don't.


"You can close your eyes to things you don't
want to see, but you can't close your heart to
the things you don't want to feel."


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


Forgive your enemies, but never, never forget their names.

 I've learned that things change, people change, and it doesn't mean you forget the past or try to cover it up. It simply means that you move on and treasure the memories. Letting go doesn't mean giving up... it means accepting that some things weren't meant to be."


Never allow someone to be your priority while you're just their option


 Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.


Don't take life too serious. You'll never escape it alive anyway.


I think that the only reason people hold onto memories so tight is because memories are the only things that dont change; when everybody else does.


What seems like the right thing to do could also be the hardest thing you have ever done in your life.

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.


It's amazing because, when you're a kid you see the life you want and it never crosses your mind that it isn't gonna turn out that way.


 Just because it's not what you were expecting, doesn't mean it's not everything you've been waiting for...


 Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.


 Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today


I am the author of my life. Unfortunately I'm writing in pen and I can't erase my mistakes...


If today was perfect there would be no need for tomorrow.


"Often in life we forget the things we should remember and remember the things we should forget"

You are only young once, but you can be immature forever.


 I like to pretend that everything's alright. Because when everybody else thinks you're fine, sometimes you forget for a while that you're not.


The best things in
life are unseen,
thats why we close
our eyes when we
kiss, cry, and dream 


Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.


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


 The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.


Forget about the people in your past... they didn't make it to your future for a reason!


You don't stop playing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop playing.

In the end everyone will hurt you... it's up to you to decide who is worth the pain.