Life Quotes (2,000+ 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
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
Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2002 edition), Tuttle Publishing - ISBN: 9780804834711. Similar to: izquotes.com/quote/65318
“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
“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)
“My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”
A Moveable Feast (1996 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9780743237291
“And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worth while, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: I served in the United States Navy.”
―John F. Kennedy
Remarks at the U.S. Naval Academy (1 August 1963), Public Papers of the Presidents 321, p. 620
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“Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.”