"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."
- Arthur Rubinstein
"It doesn’t interest me how old you are,
I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love,
for your dreams, for the adventure of being alive."
- Oriah Mountain Dreamer
"If you let yourself be absorbed completely,
if you surrender completely to the moments as they pass,
you live more richly those moments."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
"The purpose of life on earth is that the soul should grow -
so grow! By doing what is right."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."
- Judy Garland
"I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible,
to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter:
to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference
that you lived at all."
– Leo Rosten
"Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life -
learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing
and dance and play and work every day some."
- Robert Fulghum
"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.
The last of life, for which the first was made."
- Robert Browning, 'Rabbi Ben Ezra'
"Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last."
- Marcus Aurelius
"What is life? It is the flash of the firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little
shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset."
- dying words of Crowfoot, leader of the Blackfoot Nation
"Don't take life seriously because you can't come out of it alive."
- Warren Miller