The Wisdom of Life

“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” — Lin Yutang

Famous Quotes

Life Quotes

There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
– Norman Mailer

Life Quotes

Regarding Life..

Jack Palance:  “Do you know what the secret of life is?  One thing.  Just one thing.  You stick to that and everything else don’t mean shit.”
Billy Crystal:   “Yeah, but what’s that one thing?”
Jack Palance:  “That’s what you’ve got to figure out.”

– From the movie City Slickers

Quotes About Life

True friendship

 “However rare true love may be,
  It is less rare than true friendship.” 

Francois Rochefoulauld

Footprints in your heart

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Get up

It’s not whether you get
knocked down. It’s whether
you get up again.

Vincent Lombardi

All the answers

“Life is a constant series of questions. Then when
you finally get all the answers, it’s over. So I
plan to keep on asking questions. I’ll die with
my mouth still moving.”

Bob Perks