Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can"
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live"
"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact"
"My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past"
"It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family"
"I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches"
"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases"
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on"
"This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it"
"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living"
"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself"
"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't"
"Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive"
"I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it"
"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets"
"Unrest of spirit is a mark of life"
"It is not length of life, but depth of life"
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better"
"Life does not consist of words. Life is reality"
"To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts"
"The purpose of life is a life of purpose"
"Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself"
"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day"