Quotes on Facts Of Life

hat's just a fact of life. So I've taken music into my life and it's gotten into my blood to the point where even when I am alone, I've got something to hang onto. Chuck Ragan

Goodness begins simply with the fact of life itself. Gwendolyn Brooks

Stupidity is a fact of life, but unmentionable. The new Prudery. Mason Cooley

Change isn't always comfortable, but it is a fact of life. Joanne Harris

They're ugly, but those are the facts of life. Harper Lee

The facts of life are conservative. Mona Charen

The facts of life are to the biographer what the text of a novel is to the critic. Victoria Glendinning

Genius inspires resentment. A sad fact of life. Eoin Colfer

I knew the facts of death before I knew the facts of life. There never was a time when I didn't see the skull beneath the skin. P D James

Basic fact of life: no matter how far you run, you always take yourself with you. K.J. Parker

I know all about the facts of life, and I don't think much of them. Dodie Smith

It's a fact of life. Hearts are always hurting. And yet they still keep pumping. Cecil Castellucci

Plain women he regarded as he did the other severe facts of life, to be faced with philosophy and investigated by science. George Eliot

A problem is something you have hopes of changing. Anything else is a fact of life. C. R. Smith

By reeducating the mind, you can accept fear as simply a fact of life rather than a barrier to success. Susan Jeffers

Those are facts. Are they the truth? No, for they do not tell you of the heart, and that is where truth lives. Deanna Raybourn

Mistakes are a fact of life. If you are willing to be wrong then you have earned the right to be right. Nikki Giovanni

I was fired from my own television show, CBS's Family Law. It was the second time this had happened in my career, the first being when I was fired from The Facts of Life. I had been grateful to work in TV for so long but had always been chasing a career as a feature writer-director and had completely failed. Paul Haggis

Thirty years ago, the Pandora's box of the Internet wasn't yet a fact of life, and celebrities inhabited a more remote, hard-to-reach plane. Christine Sneed

The only incontrovertible fact of my work is the importance of life. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning. Niels Bohr

Inexpressibly beautiful appears the recognition by man of the least natural fact, and the allying his life to it. Henry David Thoreau

Life is series of opportunities. The often neglected fact of life is that opportunities multiply as you take advantage of them. Harvey Mackay

So soon did we, wayfarers, begin to learn that man's life is rounded with the same few facts, the same simple relations everywhere, and it is vain to travel to find it new. Henry David Thoreau

The chief value of the new fact is to enhance the great and constant fact of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. John Dewey

Suffer what there is to suffer. Enjoy what there is to enjoy. Regard both suffering and joy as facts of life. Nichiren

It is only in the light of the inescapable fact of death that a person can adequately engage and enter upon the mysterious fact of life. John E. Hines

There are going to be situations where people are going to go without assistance. That's just the facts of life. Daryl Gates

It's a fact of life that how you dress affects how you are perceived and whether your contribution to a meeting is registered as worth listening to. Stephanie Ellis

Globalization is a fact of life. But I believe we have underestimated its fragility. Kofi Annan

Selfness is an essential fact of life. The thought of nonselfness, precise sameness is terrifying. Lewis Thomas

Fascination with horses predated every other single thing I knew. Before I was a mother, before I was a writer, before I knew the facts of life, before I was a schoolgirl, before I learned to read, I wanted a horse. Jane Smiley

Though we face the facts of sex we are more reluctant than ever to face the fact of death or the crueler facts of life, either biological or social. Joseph Wood Krutch

The facts of life do not penetrate to the sphere in which our beliefs are cherished; they did not engender those beliefs, and they are powerless to destroy them. Marcel Proust

A photograph has picked up a fact of life, and that fact will live forever. Raghu Rai

In the silence of their studios, busied for days at a time with works which leave the mind relatively free, painters become like women; their thoughts can revolve around the minor facts of life and penetrate their hidden meaning. Honore De Balzac

In America sex is an obsession. In Europe it's a fact of life. Rita Mae Brown

If the splitter of hairs has a sharp enough knife, the fact of life itself can be chopped into nothing. Gore Vidal

I believe it's a fact of life that what we have is less important than what we make out of what we have. The same holds true for families: It's not how many people there are in a family that counts, but rather the feelings among the people who are there. Fred Rogers

For those of you who don't know who I am, I played Natalie on The Facts of Life. Reno Collier

I'm frequently surprised, sometimes bugged off, and sometimes happy, depending on the actor. It's a fact of life that just as often as not an actor can breathe life into a line as he can destroy it by misinterpretation, and I've been blessed frequently by having good actors. Rod Serling

Hipness is not a state of mind, It's a fact of life! Cannonball Adderley

Morrissey was my Mrs. Garrett, the house mother from the Facts of Life, a soothing adult figure giving me words of wisdom. Rob Sheffield

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. Norman Cousins

One of the suckiest and most frustrating facts of life is that sometimes relationship just end, often without reason. I truly believe that sometimes both men and women simply run out of love, even when there was a lot of it in the beginning Greg Behrendt

The only answer to the question of the meaning of life has to begin from the fact of our human finitude, of our vulnerability and our fallibility. Simon Critchley

You can't make the Duchess of Windsor into Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. The facts of life are very stubborn things. Cleveland Amory

Alcohol is a pervasive fact of life, but an extraordinary fact-pleasurable and destructive, anathematized and adulated, and deeply ambiguous ... the genie in the bottle. Griffith Edwards

The lack of women directors is a sad fact of life. Kathryn Bigelows thrilling Best Director win may help turn things around. Lynda Obst

Art attempts to find in the universe, in matter as well as in the facts of life, what is fundamental, enduring, essential. Saul Bellow

I believe it's a fact of life that what we have is less important than what we make out of what we have. The same holds true for families: It's not how many people there are in a family that counts, but rather the feelings among the people who are there. Fred Rogers

The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, insiration, feeling, and understanding. Willie Dixon

I remembered her once saying that life was like your shoes. You couldn't simply expect or imagine that your shoes would fit perfectly. Shoes that pinched your feet were a fact of life. Henning Mankell

The basic fact of today is the tremendous pace of change in human life. Jawaharlal Nehru

It's psychologically a weird experience to be so aware of the fact that the real time of your life is moving much faster than the fictional time you're trying to depict. You start to feel very weighted down sometimes. Adrian Tomine

In taking the everyday details of life for granted, we fail to appreciate the extraordinary fact that we are conscious at all. Stephen Batchelor

There are aspectsof this life- of this world- from which you can never walk away. Ever. The fact that almost everything you say to almost everyone you love for the rest of your life will be a lie is one of them. Ally Carter

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. H G Wells

Adversity is not simply a tool. It is God's most effective tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives. The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth. Once we begin to understand this, and accept it as a spiritual fact of life, adversity becomes easier to bear. Charles Stanley

Oh yes as a matter of fact it's quite interesting that exercises can be conducted which demonstrate conclusively that there are memories which exist prior to this life. L Ron Hubbard

The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth Charles Stanley

A belief may be larger than a fact. A faith that is overdefined is the very faith most likely to prove inadequate to the great moments of life. Vannevar Bush

Is there not a certain satisfaction in the fact that natural limits are set to the life of the individual, so that at the conclusion it may appear as a work of art? Albert Einstein

One learns to accept the fact that no permanent return is possible to an old form of relationship; and, more deeply still, that there is no holding of a relationship to a single form. This is not tragedy but part of the ever-recurrent miracle of life and growth. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The fact that the mind rules the body is, in spite of its neglect by biology and medicine, the most fundamental fact which we know about the process of life. Franz Alexander

I thank God for the honesty and virility of Jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life. Henry Van Dyke

Although a man may have no jurisdiction over the fact of his existence, he can hold supreme command over the meaning of existence for him. Norman Cousins

At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one. It's a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one. Joseph Campbell

Organizations aren't loyal; they can't be. They have to be nimble, they have to change. That means everybody in every organization will have one eye on his or her own brand, and the other eye on the organization of which he or she is a part. And the first loyalty - self-loyalty - is becoming more and more dominant, simply as a survival strategy. I'm in no way blaming anyone here; this is just simply a fact of life. Robert Reich

German dominance in the EU is a fact of life. But for historical reasons, it would be the last country to be swept away by a populist wave. And one thing is certain: If Germany goes down, Europe goes down, and with it all the values which we thought are worth living for. Germany has to be the champion of these values. Anthony Glees

An unstated but crucial premise is that the "responsible men" achieve that exalted status by their service to authentic power, a fact of life that they will discover soon enough if they try to pursue an independent path. Noam Chomsky

America has never had a very wide vocabulary for miscegenation. We say we like diversity, but we don't like the idea that our Hispanic neighbor is going to marry our daughter. America has nothing like the Spanish vocabulary for miscegenation. Mulatto, mestizo, Creole - these Spanish and French terms suggest, by their use, that miscegenation is a fact of life. America has only black and white. In eighteenth-century America, if you had any drop of African blood in you, you were black. Richard Rodriguez

The Bible's power rests upon the fact that it is the reliable, errorless, and infallible Word of God. Charles Colson

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. With the laugh comes the tears and in developing motion pictures or television shows, you must combine all the facts of life - drama, pathos and humor. Walt Disney

Life is a series of decisions that cuts off infinite possibilities at every turn. Most people look at that as a sad unfortunate fact of life. Successful people see it as a source of tremendous power. Mark Joyner

I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to practice resignation, unless it was quite necessary. Henry David Thoreau

My main purpose in life is to make enough money to create ever more inventions.... The dove is my emblem.... I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it.... I am proud of the fact that I have never invented weapons to kill.... Thomas A Edison

Adversity gives birth to greatness. The greater the challenges and difficulties we face, the greater the opportunity we have to grow and develop as people. A life without adversity, a life of ease and comfort, produces nothing and leaves us with nothing. This is one of the indisputable facts of life. Daisaku Ikeda

Too often, people forget the basic fact of life: all those good things we enjoy come from the ache in [our] backs and the willingness to shoulder great personals risks. Ronald Reagan

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