Quotes about life
The more I expect, the more unhappy I am going to be. The more I accept, the more serene I am.
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond. Many struggles come as problems and pressures that sometimes cause pain. Others come as temptations, trials, and tribulations.
The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.
Famous phrases about life
When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background.
Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don't support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Sometimes I am happy and sometimes not. I am, after all, a human being, you know. And I am glad that we are sometimes happy and sometimes not. You get your wisdom working by having different emotions.
Our lives improve only when we take chances — and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.