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Life And Living Quotes

Life is a zoo in a jungle.

Author: Peter De Vries (1910)

Profession: American Author

The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel.

Author: Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

Profession: British Author

Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.

Author: William A. Ward (1921)


Life is a state of mind.

Author: Jack Warden


People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly

Author: Andy Warhol (1930)

Profession: American Artist, Filmmaker

Every perfect life is a parable invented by God.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Life is an uphill business for the guy who's not on the level.

Author: John Welsh


Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.

Author: Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

Profession: British Mathematician, Philosopher

This is what you shall do: love the earth and sun, and animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence towards the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown, or to any man or number of men; go freely with the powerful uneducated persons, and with the young, and mothers, of families: read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life: re-examine all you have been told at school or church, or in any books, and dismiss whatever insults your soul.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Author: Michael Wickett

Profession: American Motivational Speaker, Sales Trainer

We quaff the cup of life with eager haste without draining it, instead of which it only overflows the brim -- objects press around us, filling the mind with the throng of desires that wait upon them, so that we have no room for the thoughts of death.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Life! Life! Don't let us go to life for our fulfillment or our experience. It is a thing narrowed by circumstances, incoherent in its utterance, and without that fine correspondence of form and spirit which is the only thing that can satisfy the artistic

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit