A collection of proverbs, quotes and sayings about life.

A beautiful woman is like an axe in one’s life.

A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it.

Albert Einstein

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

George Bernard Shaw

A loveless life is a living death.

A life without love or loved ones is worthless.

A merry heart makes a long life.

Being happy is good for your health.

A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning.

Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life.

Jean Paul

Art is long, life is short.

Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life.

John Muir

Children make your life important.

Erma Bombeck

I choose a mortal life.

The Lord of the Rings
Quote from the movie

I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.

The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
Quote from the movie

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Imagine all the people, living life in peace.

John Lennon

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.

Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.

Thomas Aloysius Dorgan

Life is sexually transmitted.

Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.

John Wayne

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.

Stephen Hawking

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.

Jean Paul Richter

O excellent! I love long life better than figs.

William Shakespeare

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.


Variety is the spice of life.

Doing many different things makes life more interesting.

Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.

Jim Costa

What is life but a series of moments?

Unknown source

When life throws you lemons, make lemonade.

Where there’s life there’s hope.

Why is art beautiful? Because it's useless. Why is life ugly? Because it's all ends and purposes and intentions.

Fernando Pessoa

Without music life would be a mistake.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzschef

Without music, life is a journey through a desert.

Pat Conroy

You are learning all your life and you die stupid.