GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Varying Hare
Books
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


LIFE
 << Prev Page    Displaying page 10 of 26    Next Page >> 
[ Also see Acting Action Adventure Autobiography Biography Birth Birthday Circumstance Cleanliness Compensation Creation Death Decay Destiny Doctrine Energy Events Evolution Existence Experience Failure Fate Graves Growth Health Humanity Immortality Living Man Meaning of Life Men Monuments Mortality Mutability Nature Opportunity Parting Public Society Soul Spirit Success Suicide Taverns Vivacity Women World ]

Life teaches us to be less harsh with ourselves than with others.
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Plunge boldly into the thick of life! each lives it; not to many is it known; and seize, it where you will, it is interesting.
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The childhood of immortality.
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The fine emotions whence our lives we mold
  Lie in the earthly tumult dumb and cold.
    [Ger., Die uns das Leben gaben, herrliche Gefuhle,
      Erstarren in dem irdischen Gewuhle.]
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust
         (I, 1, 286)

A useless life is an early death.
  [Ger., Ein unnutz Leben ist ein fruher Tod.]
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
        Iphigenia auf Tauris (I, 2, 63)

My worthy friend, gray are all theories
  And green alone Life's golden tree.
    [Ger., Grau, theurer Freund, ist alle Theorie
      Und grun des Lebens goldner Baum.]
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
        Iphigenia auf Tauris (I, 2, 63)

Sing it not in mournful numbers.
  [Ger., Singet nicht in Trauertonen.]
      - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
        Wilhelm Meister--Philine

Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.
      - Oliver Goldsmith

All the bloomy flush of life is fled.
      - Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village
         (128)

The pregnant quarry teem'd with human form.
      - Oliver Goldsmith, The Traveller (l. 138)

It all balances.
      - Frank Goodall

I would live the same life over if I had to live again,
  And the chances are I go where most men go.
      - Adam Lindsay Gordon

Life is mostly froth and bubble;
  Two things stand like stone:
    Kindness in another's trouble
      Courage in our own.
      - Adam Lindsay Gordon,
        Ye Weary Wayfarer--Finis Exoptatus

Along the cool sequestered vale of life,
  They kept the noiseless tenour of their way.
      - Thomas Gray, Elegy in a Country Churchyard
         (st. 19)

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
      - Stephen Grellet (Etienne de Grellet du Mobillier),
        not found in his writings, often attributed as of unknown authorship

Life's little ironies.
      - Thomas Hardy,
        title of a collection of stories

When I hear somebody say 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask 'Compared to what?'
      - Sydney J. Harris

Life is the offspring of death.
      - Moses Harvey

[George Herbert] a conspicuous example of plain living and high thinking.
      - Mrs. Hugh R. Haweis,
        Sermon on George Herbert,
        in "Evenings for the People"

Life is a continued struggle to be what we are not, and to do what we cannot.
      - William Hazlitt (1)

Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
      - William Hazlitt (1)

He was in love with life as an ant on a summer blade of grass.
      - Ben Hecht

Life is pain, so live it up while you can.
      - Ernest Hemingway

Who but knows
  How it goes!
    Life's a last year's rose.
      - William Ernest Henley, Echoes (XLV)

Life is a smoke that curls--
  Curls in a flickering skein,
    That winds and whisks and whirls,
      A figment thin and vain,
        Into the vast inane.
          One end for hut and hall.
      - William Ernest Henley,
        Of the Nothingness of Things


Displaying page 10 of 26 for this topic:   << Prev  Next >>  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 [10] 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2013 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2013 March 16
Click > HERE < to report errors

Buy a good book from
Varying Hare Books