Life Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”
Address at Stanford University (2005) - youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc
“An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person's main task in life—becoming a better person.”
Path of Life (1909)
As quoted by Ernst Straus in Einstein: A Centenary Volume by A.P. French (1980), p. 32.
“Life is one big road with lots of signs.
So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind.
Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy.
Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.
Wake Up and Live!”
Wake Up and Live! on Survival (1979) - Song Lyrics
“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
"A Talk to Western Buddhists" p. 89
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.”
As quoted in: A Sourcebook for Earth's Community of Religions (1995) by Joel Diederik Beversluis
Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2000) edited by John Little, Part I: On First Principles. Similar to: izquotes.com/quote/65318
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“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”