Quotes I Love About Life

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

“To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and , when the time comes to let it go, let it go.” – Mary Oliver

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin

“However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.” – Henry David Thoreau

“My life is the hands of any fool who makes me lose my temper.” – Joseph Hunter   ( So true!) 😛

“We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.”- Talmud

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.” – Anais Nin


“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.” – Frederick Douglass

“It is not the light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.” – Frederick Douglass


Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in – Confucius



When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can not hurt you. – African

Call on God, but row away from the rocks. – Indian

Don’t throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. – Swedish

Fall seven times and stand up eight. – Japanese

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread- Japanese

(Mekura hebi ni ojizu )


If I die, I forgive you. If I live we shall see- Spanish


Sin is hard to hide. It compares to a bald man with one hair strand trying to cover his whole head.- Me( SAJ)