"This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time."
- Chuck Palahnuik (author Fight Club)
"Live life to the fullest."
"Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save."
"The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions."
"The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family."
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
"Life is just a bowl of cherries."
"Life becomes useless and insipid when we have no longer either friends or enemies."
-Queen Christina of Sweden
"The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle."
"Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion."
"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
"A lawful kiss is never worth a stolen one."
-Guy De Maupassant
"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."
"Time is an illusion, lunchtime, doubly so."
-Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
"Man is immortal; therefore he must die endlessly. For life is a creative idea; it can only find itself in changing forms"
"Life must be lived as play."
"Life is short and so is money."
"I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority."
-Rita Mae Brown
"I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
-Henry David Thoreau
"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."
"Do, or do not... There is no try."
-Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back
"Life is half spent before one knows what life is."
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."
"Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead."
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Ever since dying came into fashion, life hasn't been safe."
"If life is a bowl of cherries, then what am I doing in the pits?"
"If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love, then love will wholeheartedly respond to you."
"The value of life is not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet very little."
-Michel de Montaigne
"I regret that I have but one life to give for my country."
"Life is sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her."
"I do not believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear."
"That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another...."
"Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest."
"Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot."
"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance."
"But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions."
"Character develops itself in the stream of life."
-Wolfgang von Johann Goethe
"Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake."
-Henry David Thoreau
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life."
"Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old."
" I call it... the hot dog tree, because... it's a hot dog tree."
-Pee Wee Herman
" Sun is bad for you. Everything our parents said was good is bad. Sun, milk, red meat... college."
-Alvy Singer, Annie Hall
"No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive."
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... 'til you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
-Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable."
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it."
"The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it."
"No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it."