Learn More

Quotations About / On: LIFE

  • 11.
    We have two lives—the one we learn with and the life we live after that.
    (Bernard Malamud (b. 1914), U.S. author. The Natural.)
    More quotations from: Bernard Malamud, life
  • 12.
    From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
    (Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. in Collected Works, vol. 8, para. 800, ed. William McGuire (1960). The Soul and Death (1934).)
    More quotations from: Carl Jung, life
  • 13.
    His life was a sort of dream, as are most lives with the mainspring left out.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Notebook C," The Crack-Up, ed. by Edmund Wilson (1945).)
    More quotations from: F. Scott Fitzgerald, dream, life
  • 14.
    Life is beset by many annoyances, and those that stand out above all are the life- insurance and advertising agents.
    (Alice Foote MacDougall (1867-1945), U.S. businesswoman. The Autobiography of a Business Woman, ch. 6 (1928).)
    More quotations from: Alice Foote MacDougall, life
  • 15.
    For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
    (Myriam Miedzian, U.S. author. Boys Will Be Boys, ch. 4 (1991).)
    More quotations from: Myriam Miedzian, power, life
  • 16.
    There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist, editor. Felix Holt, The Radical, ch. 3 (1866).)
  • 17.
    The life of pleasure breeds boredom. The life of duty breeds resentment.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, life
  • 18.
    It's not the men in my life, but the life in my men.
    (Mae West (1892-1980), U.S. screen actor, Harland Thompson, screenwriter, and Wesley Ruggles. Tira (Mae West), in I'm No Angel (film), rephrasing a reporter's questions (1933).)
    More quotations from: Mae West, life
  • 19.
    A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. "The Technical Problem," preface, The Doctor's Dilemma (1911).)
    More quotations from: George Bernard Shaw, life
  • 20.
    Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Pharos and Pharillon, "The Poetry of C.P. Cavafy," in the Pharillon section (1923).)
[Hata Bildir]