life quotes

My father was sleepless most of his life. So by the age of five, I was awake with him all night long, watching bad television or we'd lie in the same bed, and I'd read my comic books while he read his latest spy or mystery novel.Sherman Alexie

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.William R. Alger

When a 'Life of Brian' comes out with Muhammad in the lead role, directed by an Arab equivalent of Theo van Gogh, it will be a huge step forward.Ayaan Hirsi Ali

When your life is threatened, whether it's by human beings or by disease or whatever, you come to appreciate life.Ayaan Hirsi Ali

You know how if you're born in a certain situation you always expect your life to run on a steady trajectory? I've never really had a sense of that. I assume that life is going to go up and down.Monica Ali

I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.Muhammad Ali

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.Muhammad Ali

Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.Muhammad Ali

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.Dante Alighieri

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.Saul Alinsky

I try to write relevant songs about life and whatever I'm going through and whatever people are going through.Gary Allan

Life ain't always beautiful, but it's a beautiful ride.Gary Allan

No matter who you meet in life, you take something from them, positive or negative.Gary Allan

From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life.Wayne Allard

There wasn't a lot of discipline in my life, and I hated it being imposed on me at school.Alfie Allen

Sometimes life has a way of putting us on our backs to force us to look up.Charles L. Allen

A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.Fred Allen

Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.Fred Allen

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.James Allen

All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.James Allen