FAMOUS POETS QUOTES ABOUT LIFE

“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses

“Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet.” – Sarah Louise Delany

“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” – Sholom Aleichem

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” – William Shakespeare

“Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.” – José Ortega y Gasset

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” – Forrest Gump (screenplay by Eric Roth)

“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.” – Charlotte Brontë

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” – James M. Barrie BIBLE QUOTES ABOUT LACK OF FAITH

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” – Anaïs Nin

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” – Charlie Chaplin

“Life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed by the desire to change his bed.” – Charles Baudelaire

“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” – Sholom Aleichem

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it.” – Mother Teresa

“Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo

“Life is a battle, one has to fight it fearlessly.” – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

“Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“Life is a game and true love is a trophy.” – Rufus Wainwright

“Life is the game that must be played.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson

“Life is a maze in which we take the wrong turning before we have learnt to walk.” – Cyril Connolly

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu