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Quotes - Life

 

"Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear."

Joseph Conrad

 

“It’s a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”

W. Somerset Maugham

 

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

George Bernard Shaw

 

"We cross infinity with every step; we meet eternity in every second."

Rabindranath Tagore

 

“the biggest tragedy of life is the utter impossibility to change what you have done”

John Galsworthy

 

“Life calls the tune, we dance.”

John Galsworthy

 

“Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.”

W.B. Yeats

 

“There is another world, but it is in this one.”

W.B. Yeats

 

“Life is a huge farce, and the advantage of possessing a sense of humour is that it enables one to defy fate with mocking laughter.”

George Gissing

 

"Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting."

William Makepeace Thackeray

 

"Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."

O. Henry

 

"For all the boredom the straight life brings, it's not too bad."

Gus Van Sant

 

"The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind."

H.P. Lovecraft

  

“If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.”

Edith Wharton

  

“Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.”

Eugene O'Neil

 

“The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.”

Bret Harte

 

"You cannot find peace by avoiding life."

Virginia Woolf

 

"Life is made of ever so many partings welded together."

Charles Dickens

 

 "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

George Bernard Shaw

 

"I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in."

Virginia Woolf

 

"Art is long and life is short, and success is very far off.”

Joseph Conrad

 

"Our true nationality is mankind."

H.G. Wells

 

"I don't like the thought of my life belonging to any one but myself."

Lucy Maud Montgomery