"All of the animals, excepting man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it."
- Samuel Butler
"What is life but the angle of vision? A man is measured by the angle at which he looks at objects."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Life is not so important as the duties of life."
- John Randolph
"A baby is God's opinion that life should go on."
- Carl Sandburg
"Life is neither a good nor an evil; it is simply the place where good and evil exist."
"Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."
- Mark Twain
"There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- James Truslow Adams
"It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk."
- Henry Ward Beecher
"Man is born to live, not to prepare for life."
- Boris Pasternak
"A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall ever have a beginning."
- John Henry Cardinal Newman
"Get busy living, or get busy dying."
- Stephen King
"I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next."
- Gilda Radner
"If you don't run your own life, somebody else will."
- John Atkinson
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on."
- Robert Frost
"Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
"Life is a tragedy for those who feel; and a comedy for those who think."
- Chinese Proverb
"Life is either a great adventure or nothing."
- Helen Keller
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne
"Life is too important to be taken seriously."
- Oscar Wilde
"Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror."
- Byrd Baggett
"The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time."
- Jack London
"There are two rules in life: Rule #1: Don't sweat the small stuff. Rule #2: Everything is small stuff."
- Finn Taylor
"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."
- Mae West