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23 of the best book quotes about life
  1. #1
    “To live will be an awfully big adventure.”
  2. #2
    “Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.”
  3. #3
    “Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.”
  4. #4
    “Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.”
  5. #5
    “We ask for long life, but ‘tis deep life, or grand moments, that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.”
  6. #6
    “Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We would not dare to conceive the things which are really mere commonplaces of existence. If we could fly out of that window hand in hand, hover over this great city, gently remove the roofs, and and peep in at the queer things which are going on, the strange coincidences, the plannings, the cross-purposes, the wonderful chains of events, working through generations, and leading to the most outre results, it would make all fiction with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions most stale and unprofitable.”
  7. #7
    “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Gandalf
    concept
    Life
  8. #8
    “Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.”
  9. #9
    “Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”
  10. #10
    “Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”
  11. #11
    “After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Life
  12. #12
    “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”
  13. #13
    “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”
  14. #14
    “Much of our work now is more a matter of “rehumanizing.” That starts in the same place dehumanizing starts--with words and images...We must never tolerate dehumanization--the primary instrument of violence that has been used in every genocide recorded throughout history. When we engage in dehumanizing rhetoric or promote dehumanizing images, we diminish our own humanity in the process...[it] says volumes about who we are and the degree to which we’re operating in our integrity.”
  15. #15
    “Where there’s life there’s hope.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    concept
    Life
  16. #16
    “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Thorin
    concept
    Life
  17. #17
    “Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them-- that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.”
  18. #18
    “Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it.”
  19. #19
    “Earth is crammed with Heaven.”
  20. #20
    “To be alive──is Power.”
  21. #21
    “Beauty, youth, good fortune, even love itself, cannot keep care and pain, loss and sorrow, from the most blessed for...into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and sad and dreary.”
  22. #22
    “All I kept thinking about, over and over, was ‘You can’t live forever; you can’t live forever.”
  23. #23
    “All’s well that ends better.”
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