Posts Tagged ‘life’

Quote of the day, April 14

April 14, 2017

Walter Benjamin, on wisdom

Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.”

Quote of the day, April 13

April 13, 2017

Steve Jobs, on work

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”

Quote of the day, April 11

April 11, 2017

Ben Hogan

“As you walk down the fairway of life, you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.”

Quote of the day, April 8

April 8, 2017

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, on living

“This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”

Quote of the day, March 30

March 30, 2017

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, on science

“Our true mentor in life is science.”

Quote of the day, July 12

July 12, 2016

Charles Frazier, from Cold Mountain

“One thing he discovered with a great deal of astonishment was that music held for him more then just pleasure. (more…)

Quote of the day, May 23

May 23, 2015

Samuel Butler, from The Note-Books (1902)

“Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo, not a man.”

Quote of the day, June 18

June 18, 2014

Robert Louis Stevenson, on books (1876)

“Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 18

April 18, 2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.” 

Quote of the day, Jan. 26

January 25, 2013

President Barack Obama, on America (2013)

“Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. (more…)