One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Life is too short for a long story.
The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
No one is happy all his life long.
I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them.
Life is one long struggle in the dark.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks.
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it.
I felt for a long time that this is what I want to do so I'm happy at this point to just take my time and work on projects that I feel strongly about, and the rest of the time just live my life.
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
So long as you don't feel life's paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn't matter, happiness or unhappiness.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.