A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs…
A life is like a tree — if you don't make it straight when its young and green, you'll never do it when it's old and dry.
A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
A light heart lives long.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man's life is 20 years of having his mother ask him where he is going, 40 years of having his wife ask the same question and, at the end, perhaps having the mourners wondering too.
A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope.
Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.
All of life is a foreign country.
All that man has will he give for his life.
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.
An unexamined life is not worth living.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
Attack life, it's going to kill you anyway.
Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.
Be glad of life because it gives you a chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at stars.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.