Quote category: Life

Many of the things you can count, do not count. Many of the things you cannot count, really count.


William Bruce Cameron Permalink to William Bruce Cameron quote

If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting, but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything.


Alyson Jones Permalink to Alyson Jones quote

Life is like a motor car.
A motor car can be used to travel great heights. But most people lie in front of it, allow it to drive over them, then blame it for the accident


Anthony de Mello Permalink to Anthony de Mello quote

You never live so fully as when you gamble with your own life.


Anthony de Mello Permalink to Anthony de Mello quote

Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, what experience tells you to do, and what nerves let you do.


Bruce Crampton Permalink to Bruce Crampton quote

We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.


Carlos Castaneda Permalink to Carlos Castaneda quote

One oral utterance, which boldly states how you want your life to be, is worth more that a dozen books read or lectures attended. Spoken words describing the good you want, help you to claim it and release it into your own life quickly.


Catherine Ponder Permalink to Catherine Ponder quote

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.


Charles Dickens Permalink to Charles Dickens quote

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.


Christopher Morley Permalink to Christopher Morley quote

What a wonderful life I have had! I only wish I had realised it sooner.


Colette Permalink to Colette quote