Quotations About Life
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
The Way of All Flesh, 1903
The marriage state, with or without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep.
The Rambler, 1750
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
The Note Book, 1927
You will turn over many a futile new leaf till you learn we must all write on scratched-out pages.
The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.
The Day I Became an Autodidact
As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
Life is short but there is always time for courtesy.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my dreams.
Resolution and Independence