Life Quotes

You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Robin Williams

To hope means to be ready for every moment that’s not yet born, and not become desperate if there’s no birth of it.
—Erich Fromm

You’d better slow down..Don’t dance so fast..Time’s short..The music won’t last..Life’s not a race..Hear the music before the song is over
—Author unknown

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
—William Lyon Phelps

I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?
—Jalal-Uddin Rumi

Live your own life, for you will die your own death
—Author unknown

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
—Bertrand Russell

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.
—Henry David Thorea

Men say I am a saint losing himself in politics. The fact is that I am a politician trying my hardest to become a saint.
—Mahatma Gandhi

Sanity is not statistical — Being in a minority, even a minority of one, did not make you mad.”
—Winston Smith, from George Orwell’s 1984

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
—Malcolm Forbes

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
—Les Brown

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks inside awakes.
—Carl Gustav Jung

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
—Lao Tzu

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
—Mary Manin Morrissey

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
—Sydney J. Harris

Kau terpelajar, cobalah bersetia pada kata hati.
—Pramoedya Ananta Toer (Bumi Manusia)

Ada sesuatu yang dibela, sesuatu yang lebih berharga daripada hanya mati, hidup atau kalah-menang.
—Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Orang bilang ada kekuatan-kekuatan dahsyat yang tak terduga yang bisa timbul pada samudera, pada gunung berapi dan pada pribadi yang tahu benar akan tujuan hidupnya
—Pramoedya Ananta Toer

The purpose of life is not to be happy – but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
—Leo Rosten

You do not wake up one morning a bad person. It happens by a thousand tiny surrenders of self-respect to self-interest.
—Robert Brault

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
—Chester W. Nimitz

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As longs as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.
—Anne Frank

Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
—Anne Frank

Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
—Anne Frank

“Education is that which remains, if one has forgotten everything he learned in school.”
—Unknown, attributed to Albert Einstein

Bebek berjalan berbodong-bondong, tapi elang terbang sendirian.
—Soekarno, Indonesia Menggugat

If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.

I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come
—Abraham Lincoln

Penjaralah aku selama kau memenjarakannya dengan buku, karena dengan buku aku bebas.
—Mohammad Hatta

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
—Khalil Gibran

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
—T. S. Eliot

Aim for the top. There is plenty of room there. There are so few at the top it is almost lonely there.
—Samuel Insull

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
—George Bernard Shaw

I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?
—John Lennon

The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy.
—Jim Rohn

A weed is but an unloved flower.
—Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every “superstar,” every “supreme leader,” every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
—Carl Sagan

Suatu abad besar telah lahir, tapi ia menemukan generasi kerdil
—Hatta, mengutip Schiller

There’s not really such thing as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ people, there’s just like…humanity. And it gets broken sometimes
—Isaac Marion, the New Hunger

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
—Henry David Thoreau

You have no idea how hard I’ve looked for a gift to bring you. Nothing seemed right. What’s the point of bringing gold to the gold mine, or water to the ocean. Everything I came up with was like taking spices to the orient. It’s no good giving my heart and my soul because you already have these. So, I’ve brought you a mirror. Look at yourself and remember me. 
—Jalaluddin Rumi

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