Life Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
As quoted in Nike Culture : The Sign of the Swoosh (1998), by Robert Goldman and Stephen Papson, p. 49
“We know that hockey is where we live, where we can best meet and overcome pain and wrong and death. Life is just a place where we spend time between games.”
Jackson, Jim, Walking Together Forever: The Broad Street Bullies, Then and Now
“By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.”
The Adolf Hitler Book (2008 edition), Adolf Hitler - ISBN: 9781438227931
As quoted in "The Quotable Cat: A Collection of Quotes, Facts, and Lore for Feline Fanciers" (Running PressBook Pub, 1992), p. 13. Probably apocryphal.
“People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.”
From the article "Jim Morrison: Ten Years Gone" by Lizze James - Creem Magazine, 1981. The interview published in the article was originally recorded in 1969.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, 6 (of 20): (Illustrated). (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607783077
Quote of the day
“In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants.”