Quotations about Life

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
Someone once asked me "why do you always insist on taking the hard road?" and I replied "why do you assume I see two roads"?
The World is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
Albert Einstein
Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side.
Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.
Ken Blanchard
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They can not take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.
Mahatma Gandhi
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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