A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.
- Thomas Merton
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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
- Viktor E. Frankl
Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
- Albert Camus
Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds.
- Zig Ziglar
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
- George Santayana
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
- Winston Churchill
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
- Francis Bacon