Quotes about Life
"The dead has only one place to go… up. Wherever you bury them, they will go the same way, up."
Abdul Sattar Edhi
"Those who believed in changing the world were either hungry by circumstance or practised deprivation by choice."
Abdul Sattar Edhi
"Your life is your autobiography. Write an epic."
Dr. Bilal Ahmad
"The purpose of life is a life of purpose."
Dr. Bilal Ahmad
"My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life."
"When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory."
A. C. Benson
"Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime."
"Always keep your smile. That's how I explain my long life."
"I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me."
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend."
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
Henry David Thoreau
"You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own."
"I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people."
"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it."
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life."
"I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind."
"This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace."
"I was friends with Susan Sontag the last four years of her life. She had this amazing charisma and so much energy, but she had a sad little funeral in Montparnasse in Paris. It was rainy. It was all wrong. And I was thinking, 'God, she loved life so much.'"
"Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me reevaluate my personal and professional goals."
"My siblings and I were friends with the boys who would become our stepbrothers - we grew up on the same street. I feel very special to have these amazing people in my life and if we hadn't all moved into this big house together I think I would have missed out on that, because we would have drifted apart."
"'Amazing Grace' is not a book of interviews or onetime snapshots. It's a memoir of a journey that took me into a place I had never been and took over two years of my life. I don't think the people in this book would have said the things to me that they did if they perceived me as a reporter."
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."
"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."
"Each person must live their life as a model for others."
"You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world."
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."
"Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another."
"Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf."
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
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