I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it.
- Walt Disney
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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
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell
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
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
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
- George Bernard Shaw
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
- Viktor E. Frankl