Quote of the day

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. - Brendan Gill
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. - Brendan Gill My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. - Cary Grant Life is something to do when you can’t get to sleep. - Fran Lebowitz Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved. - Søren Kierkegaard Everything has been figured out, except how to live. - Jean-Paul Sartre All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Henry Ellis You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred. - Woody Allen Time is the longest distance between two places. - Tennessee Williams The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James Life is half spent before we know what it is. - George Herbert In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. - Robert Frost In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. - Charles Lindbergh Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. - Andre Gide The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires. - Lao-Tzu Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. - Terry Pratchett Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. - Tony Robbins Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always. - Rainer Maria Rilke By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. - Confucius Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little. - Buddha God writes a lot of comedy… the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny. - Garrison Keillor Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply. - Josh Billings The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. - Tony Robbins Lost time is never found again. - Benjamin Franklin Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it. - George Bernard Shaw Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then by all means follow that path. - Ellen Degeneres Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light. - Yogi Bhajan Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming. - David Bowie Like the air you breathe, abundance in all things is available to you. Your life will simply be as good as you allow it to be. - Abraham Hicks I don’t always feel fierce and fearless, but I do feel like I’m a rock star at being human. - Tracee Ellis Ross Trust that your wounds are exactly as the Universe planned. They were divinely placed in your life in the perfect order so that you could show up for them with love and remember the light within. - Gabrielle Bernstein The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. - Tony Robbins Remember, in the vast infinity of life, all is perfect, whole, and complete… and so are you. - Louise L. Hay Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. - Carol Burnett Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. - William Shakespeare Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. - Frank Lloyd Wright Every moment in our lives is a miracle we should enjoy instead of ignoring. - Yoko Ono You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. - Joyce Meyer Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity. - Angelina Jolie We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths. - Desmond Tutu Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do if you stay in the present moment. - Deepak Chopra You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. - Steve Jobs When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. - Wayne Dyer Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up. - Neil deGrasse Tyson My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. - Albert Einstein Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored. - Abraham Lincoln A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. - George Bernard Shaw A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire. - Thomas Merton Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. - Rainer Maria Rilke And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare The purpose of life is a life of purpose. - Robert Byrne I mean, there’s little enough in this life, really, and you only find it worth living for the odd moments, and if you think you’re going to have those odd moments again, then it makes life wonderful and have a meaning. - Anthony Burgess I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainty that just to be alive is a grand thing - Agatha Christie I believe that every person is born with talent. - Maya Angelou Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. - Helen Keller Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. - Carl Gustav Jung If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? - Confucius I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. - Socrates I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly. - Oscar Wilde You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. - Wayne Dyer Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington We are who we’re going to be when we’re very old, and when we’re very old we are who we were when we were eight. - Meryl Streep Life is just a journey. - Princess Diana A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else. - Bette Davis Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. - Nora Ephron We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality. - Judy Garland Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep. - Taraji P. Henson Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities. - Frank Lloyd Wright I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life. - George Burns The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. - Socrates All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. - Ralph Waldo Emerson You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. - Albert Camus The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well. - Horace Walpole The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. - W. M. Lewis