Notable Books

36 Quotes on Life
(Positive One-Liners)

J. K. Rowling Quote: It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
Rowling

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.

J. K. Rowling
(Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000)
Dream in a pragmatic way.
Aldous Huxley
Smile, breathe and go slowly.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Matisse

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.

Henri Matisse
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
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
John Keats

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)