Quotes on Hardships Of Life (Page 3)

The question is not to know what is the meaning of life, but what meaning I can give to my life. Dalai Lama

When you have a sense of your own identity and a vision of where you want to go in your life, you then have the basis for reaching out to the world and going after your dreams for a better life. Stedman Graham

The purpose of life is not to be happy, the purpose of life is to matter.. Leo Rosten

What is the meaning of life? It is too great a phenomenon to fit into any meaning. Jaggi Vasudev

If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be a meaning in suffering. Suffering is an ineradicable part of life, even as fate and death. Without suffering and death human life cannot be complete. Viktor E Frankl

We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves. George Madison Adams

The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. William Shakespeare

My worthy friend, gray are all theories And green alone Life's golden tree. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'm alright. I love you. I love my life. I'm always close to you. Ritsuko Okazaki

Death is not the opposite of life, it is a part of life. A part we've not yet explored and thus do not understand and it if only natural to fear what we do not understand. But with the right attitude we can make life beautiful. With this same attitude, can death not be the same? We almost always see only what's wrong with other people and not what's wrong with us. Joyce Meyer

I find trying to solve problems and save lives is far more important than my film career. Nicole Kidman

The purpose of life is to realize God within ourselves. This can be done even whilst attending to our worldly duties... Meher Baba

When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves in the light of thought, we discover that our life is embosomed in beauty. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The purpose of life is not to fight against evil and misfortune; it is to unveil magnificence. Alan Cohen

Your sole purpose in life is to attain God-realization. All else is useless and worthless. Sivananda

Eternal life is not primarily duration but quality of life, "life to the limit. John Eldredge

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. Alan Watts

Finding the meaning of life is easy. Simply get a dictionary, go to the 'L' section, and find the word 'life.' Oscar Wilde

Only when man is willing to change himself, there can be a true revolution. Jaggi Vasudev

Your personality is something that you created. Once you are aware of that, you could create it whichever way you want. Jaggi Vasudev

When you are no more identified with your physicality, you become available to Grace. Jaggi Vasudev

If we do not work for individual transformation, talking about world peace is just entertainment. Jaggi Vasudev

Essentially, yoga means dissolving your identity. Jaggi Vasudev

Transformation means nothing of the old should remain; something absolutely new should happen. Jaggi Vasudev

Detachment does not mean non-involvement. You can be deeply involved but not entangled. Jaggi Vasudev

Until you allow yourself to blossom into a state of boundlessness, you should not be content, you must burn with discontent. Jaggi Vasudev

You do not have to pursue something intensely; you as a being should become very intense. Jaggi Vasudev

If you walk through life with ease and without any sense of entanglement, that is maturity. Jaggi Vasudev

There is only one calamity: ignorance. And there is only one solution: enlightenment. Jaggi Vasudev

When you do something just because it is needed, you involve yourself totally without it meaning anything to you, then action becomes liberating. Jaggi Vasudev

As long as you are a part of the physical process of the existence, there is nothing that does not change. Jaggi Vasudev

Believing that what you do not know cannot exist is the crown of ignorance. Jaggi Vasudev

Knowledge can only be limited. Ignorance is boundless. In recognizing our ignorance, we will touch that which is boundless. Jaggi Vasudev

If you did not have any personality, you would have a tremendous presence. The more rigid your personality, the more constipated your whole being. Jaggi Vasudev

Do not try to be special. If you are simply ordinary, more ordinary than others, you will become extraordinary. Jaggi Vasudev

That's the whole story of my life: frustration. It's a chronic disease, and it's incurable. Robert E Sherwood

Throughout the life cycle we consciously and unconsciously edit the events of our life, trying to give them meaning. Joan Z. Borysenko

I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing. William Shakespeare

Death is close enough at hand so we do not need to be afraid of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

People try to create an outwardly perfect life, but the quality of life is based on the inward. Jaggi Vasudev

Ignoring the source of creation and trying to conduct your life yourself is a terribly egoistic and ignorant attitude towards life. Jaggi Vasudev

Probability but no truth, facility but no freedom-it is owing to these two fruits that the tree of knowledge cannot be confused with the tree of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is not greedy or self-seeking, but pure, faithful and genuinely free, open to others, respectful of their dignity, seeking their good, radiating joy and beauty. Pope Benedict Xvi

I believe that the purpose of life is to glorify God. Al Gore

Just imagine that the purpose of life is happinesss only- then life becomes a cruel and senseless thing.You have to embrace what the wisdom of humanity,your intellect and your heart tell you: that the meaning of life is to serve the force that sent you into the world.Then life becomes a joy Leo Tolstoy

Men always try to make virtues of their weaknesses. Fear of death and fear of life both become piety. H L Mencken

A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. Orison S. Marden

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

Creating breathing room financially may lower your standard of living but raise your quality of life. Andy Stanley

The great challenge of the twenty-first century is to raise people everywhere to a decent standard of living while preserving as much of the rest of life as possible. E O Wilson

We're just afraid, period. Our fear is free-floating. We're afraid this isn't the right relationship or we're afraid it is. We're afraid they won't like us or we're afraid they will. We're afraid of failure or we're afraid of success. We're afraid of dying young or we're afraid of growing old. We're more afraid of life than we are of death. Marianne Williamson

An honest man, armed with all the knowledge available to us now, could only state that in some sense, the origin of life appears at the moment to be almost a miracle, so many are the conditions which would have had to have been satisfied to get it going. Francis Crick

Love, Fear, and Esteem, - Write these on three stones. Leonardo Da Vinci

Tonight the light of love is in your eyes, But will you love me tomorrow? Carole King

To make the public sentiment on the side of all that is just and true and noble is the highest use of life. Lucy Stone

What is it that you like doing? If you don't like it, get out of it, because you'll be lousy at it. You don't have to stay with a job for the rest of your life, because if you don't like it you'll never be successful in it. Lee Iacocca

Autumn is really the best of the seasons; and I'm not sure that old age isn't the best part of life. C S Lewis

Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own. Robert Collier

Biologists must constantly keep in mind that what they see was not designed, but rather evolved. Francis Crick

When you lose, don't lose the lesson. Dalai Lama

As to the gods, I have no means of knowing either that they exist or do not exist. Protagoras

He has a heart of gold - only harder. Adolphe Menjou

For humanity has moved forward to an era when wrong and slavery are being displaced, and reason and justice are being recognized as the rule of life. Mary Livermore

The appreciation of the merits of art of the emotions it conveys depends upon an understanding of the meaning of life... Leo Tolstoy

Ah come on, these streams of light are not so subtle. All along the ditch, signs of life in sinking puddles! Sarah Harmer

Of all the 'attitudes' we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing. Zig Ziglar

What need is there to weep over parts of life? The whole of it calls for tears. Seneca the Younger

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow. Helen Keller

To fear love is to fear life.... Bertrand Russell

The value of life does not depend upon the place we occupy. It depends upon the way we occupy that place. Therese Of Lisieux

A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment. Oscar Wilde

Art enlarges experience by admitting us to the inner life of others. Walter Lippmann

My God grant me love for that which has splendor, but in this time of my life let me strive for attainable things. Pindar

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

A train of thought is never false. The falsehood lies deep in the necessities of existence. Joseph Conrad

Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life Napoleon Hill

Business demands faith, compels earnestness, requires courage, is honestly selfish, is penalized for mistakes, and is the essence of life. William Feather

I am the joy of life expressing and receiving in perfect rhythm. Louise Hay



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