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A list of the best life quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous life quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic life quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational life quotes from that same writer.

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“If, as you teach, the univers... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
“If, as you teach, the universe has no beginning and no end, why should we?" Janet Morris

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For the gift of life, the only... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
For the gift of life, the only true thanks was in living fully, and facing death with honor. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Tempus would be protected, bet... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Tempus would be protected, better shielded from whatever the Stepson thought threatening, if love could heal and save. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Die never for a god, Nikodemos who should know better -- not your soldiers' god, nor any other." Janet Morris

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“Choose life over death, Niko,... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
“Choose life over death, Niko, when a choice can be made that puts no soul in jeopardy.” Janet Morris

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Grab reality by the balls and ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Grab reality by the balls and squeeze. Janet Morris

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If it was true today, it might... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
If it was true today, it might be untrue tomorrow. Janet Morris

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This was what men fought for, ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
This was what men fought for, what men died for: a chance at life, and to fight on other days -- the battle of your choice, of the body, or the heart, or the soul. Janet Morris

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"It's all the same -- no good without evil, no balance...no maat. If we lose one, we lose the other. It's just life, that's all." Janet Morris

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"Life tempers all." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"And as for death -- we get what we expect." Janet Morris

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Wisdom, Niko thought as he lea... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Wisdom, Niko thought as he leaned his cheek against his long-handled rake, cannot be had without price. And that price is blood. The sound of it in your veins. The pound of it in your head. The volume of it in a human body; the sickness when you’ve spilled it. Janet Morris

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Life was never simple, happine... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Life was never simple, happiness never where you thought you'd left it, and right and wrong no more fixed than clouds in the sky, Janet Morris

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Nothing he knew of, enunciated... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Nothing he knew of, enunciated life like death. Janet Morris

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One to a customer was the rule... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
One to a customer was the rule: one body; one mind; one swing through life. -- Tempus Janet Morris

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Proof of war, when it comes, a... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Proof of war, when it comes, always comes too late. Janet Morris

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Fight for life itself and ever... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Fight for life itself and everlasting freedom of the human spirit. Janet Morris

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Stop grieving. Start giving t... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Stop grieving. Start giving thanks to me. You live to fight on other days. Janet Morris

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"Life was a gift from heaven. How you lived it was your worship. What you learned was your catechism. What you taught was your ritual. What you took was your blessing. What you gave was your sacrifice." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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The universe forgives those wh... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
The universe forgives those who give until their hearts are aching and their spirits weak, and finds a way to renew all strength and cure all ills, in this world or the next, if a soul can just have faith. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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I won't go back and live in th... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
I won't go back and live in the sea again. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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War seared its specter into yo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
War seared its specter into your memory. Doubled the beat of your heart. Humbled you because it would take you if it could. Living had become very important, the only thing that mattered. Chris Morris

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Fight for life itself and ever... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Fight for life itself and everlasting freedom of the human spirit. Janet Morris

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Men live, and then they die. I... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
Men live, and then they die. It is the quality of the process of living which matters, that and that alone. Janet Morris

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There are moments when, even t... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
There are moments when, even to the sober eye of Reason, the world of our sad Humanity may assume the semblance of a Hell. Edgar Allan Poe

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There is grandeur in this view... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved. Charles Darwin

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“The trick in life (and sales)... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Quotes About Life
“The trick in life (and sales) is to learn from everybody, even those with less credentials than you. It could mean the difference between being number two ... and being number One!” Reginald V. Johnson

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"Change is one of the scariest things in the world and yet it is also one of those variables of human existence that no one can avoid." Aberjhani