34 Quotes on Life
(Positive One-Liners)

Terence McKenna Life Quote: Nature loves courage..
Nature loves courage.
Terence McKenna
Dream in a pragmatic way.
Aldous Huxley
Smile, breathe and go slowly.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Every moment is a fresh beginning.
T. S. Eliot
(The Cocktail Party, 1949)
The bold adventurer succeeds the best.
Ovid
(Metamorphoses)
I am satisfied ... I see, dance, laugh, sing.
Walt Whitman
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Henri Matisse
A total immersion in life offers the best classroom for learning to love.
Leo Buscaglia
(Love, 1985)
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
Robert Frost
(Birches)

Goethe Life Quote: One never goes so far as when one doesn't know...
One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going.
Goethe
(Letter to Carl Friedrich Zelter, 1812)
Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
D. H. Lawrence
Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
Alice Walker
(Anything We Love Can Be Saved, 1997)
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Oscar Wilde
O for a life of Sensations rather than of Thoughts!
John Keats
(Letter to Benjamin Bailey, 1817))
I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.
Vincent van Gogh
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
William Blake
(The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 1790-1793)


Life is too short to be little.
Benjamin Disraeli
(Coningsby, 1844)
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Victor Hugo
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Leo Buscaglia
(Living Loving and Learning, 1985)
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
David Carradine
Have the courage to live. Anyone can die.
Robert Cody
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Emily Dickinson

Camus Positive Life Quote: In the midst of winter, I found there was within...
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus
(Return to Tipasa, 1952)
You can't celebrate anyone in this world, until you celebrate yourself.
Leo Buscaglia
(The Art of Being Fully Human - Speech)
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Paulo Coelho
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, "I'm with you kid. Let's go."
Maya Angelou
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Rabindranath Tagore
(Fireflies, 1928)
We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.
D. H. Lawrence
(Lady Chatterley's Lover, 1928)
Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.
Virgil
(Eclogues - Book IX, 39 BCE - 38 BCE)
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Seneca
The bottom of our soul, you will know, is the place of our happiness.
Miguel de Molinos
(The Spiritual Guide - Book 3: Chapter 7, 1675)
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
Jean de La Fontaine
(Fables - Book VIII, 1678 - 1679)
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
J. K. Rowling
(Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1999)
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson