Quote category: Life

To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism, this is the art of living.


Jean De La Fontaine Permalink to Jean De La Fontaine quote

Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it


Jean-Jacques Rousseau Permalink to Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote

You do not have to suffer continual chaos in order to grow.


John C. Lilly Permalink to John C. Lilly quote

We must be willing to get rid of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.


Joseph Campbell Permalink to Joseph Campbell quote

Life kisses us on both cheeks, Day and morn, But laughs at our deeds, Eve and dawn


Kahlil Gibran Permalink to Kahlil Gibran quote

I never lose sight of the fact that just 'being' is fun.


Katharine Hepburn Permalink to Katharine Hepburn quote

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.


Kurt Vonnegut Permalink to Kurt Vonnegut quote

Life is a pretty precious and wonderful thing.
You can not sit down and let it lap around you - you have to plunge into it, you have to dive through it.


Kyle Crichton Permalink to Kyle Crichton quote

To live is not to learn, but to apply.


Legouve Permalink to Legouve quote

There is no such thing as an accident, it is fate renamed.


Napoleon Bonaparte Permalink to Napoleon Bonaparte quote