At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
- Maya Angelou
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The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
- George Santayana
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
- Soren Kierkegaard
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
At times in my life the only place I have been happy is when I am on stage.
- Bob Dylan
The aim of life is to live and to live means to be aware joyously drunkenly serenely divinely aware.
- Henry Miller