Frasi e Citazioni inglesi sulla vita

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Tom Hiddleston photo

„We all have two lives. The second begins when you realize you only have one.“

—  Tom Hiddleston English actor, producer and musical performer 1981

Tupac Shakur photo

„Don't live to fight, fight to live.“

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

Origine: Resurrection, 1971-1996

Erwin Rommel photo
Johnny Depp photo
Confucius photo

„Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 a.C.

Attributed on the internet but not found in print prior to an attribution in Aero Digest, Vols. 58–59, 1949, p. 115 https://books.google.com/books?id=q2ofAQAAMAAJ&dq=%22Life+is+simple%22+but+we+insist+on+making+it+complicated&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22Life+is+simple%22+
Misattributed, Not Chinese

Albert Einstein photo

„Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Variante: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Charles Bukowski photo

„Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.“

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Variante: Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.

Stephen Hawking photo

„Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

As quoted in "The Science of Second-Guessing", The New York Times (12 December 2004)

John Lennon photo
John Lennon photo

„Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.“

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

"Strawberry Fields Forever" (1967)
Lyrics
Variante: Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.
Contesto: Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.
It's getting hard to be someone but it all works out.
It doesn't matter much to me. Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about.
Strawberry Fields forever.

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Milkha Singh photo

„You can achieve anything in life. It just depends on how desperate you are to achieve it.“

—  Milkha Singh Indian track and field athlete 1935

The Race of My Life: An Autobiography Milkha Singh (2013)

Orson Welles photo
John Lennon photo

„You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.“
Potresti dire che sono un sognatore | ma non sono il solo | spero che un giorno ti unirai a noi | e che il mondo sarà una cosa sola.

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

Lyrics, Imagine (1971 album)

Martin Luther King, Jr. photo

„I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation, where they won´t be judged by the color of their skin, but by the contente of their character.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Variante: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Johnny Depp photo
Marilyn Monroe photo

„Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.“
Continua a sorridere, perché la vita è una cosa meravigliosa e c'è così tanto da sorridere.

—  Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer 1926 - 1962

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien photo
Paramahansa Yogananda photo
Richard Bach photo

„Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.“

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Origine: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Albert Einstein photo

„There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

As quoted in Journal of France and Germany (1942–1944) by Gilbert Fowler White, in excerpt published in Living with Nature's Extremes: The Life of Gilbert Fowler White (2006) by Robert E. Hinshaw, p. 62. From the context http://books.google.com/books?id=_2qfZRp9SeEC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA62#v=onepage&q&f=false it seems that White did not specify whether he had heard Einstein himself say this or whether he was repeating a quote that had been passed along by someone else, so without a primary source the validity of this quote should be considered questionable.
Some have argued that elsewhere Einstein defined a "miracle" as a type of event he did not believe was possible—Einstein on Religion by Max Jammer (1999) quotes on p. 89 from a 1931 conversation Einstein had with David Reichinstein, where Reichinstein brought up philosopher Arthur Liebert's argument that the indeterminism of quantum mechanics might allow for the possibility of miracles, and Einstein replied that Liebert's argument dealt "with a domain in which lawful rationality [determinism] does not exist. A 'miracle,' however, is an exception from lawfulness; hence, there where lawfulness does not exist, also its exception, i.e., a miracle, cannot exist." ("Dort, wo eine Gesetzmässigkeit nicht vorhanden ist, kann auch ihre Ausnahme, d.h. ein Wunder, nicht existieren." D. Reichenstein, Die Religion der Gebildeten (1941), p. 21). However, it is clear from the context that Einstein was stating only that miracles cannot exist in a domain (quantum mechanics) where lawful rationality does not exist. He did not claim that miracles could never exist in any domain. Indeed, Einstein clearly believed, as seen in many quotations above, that the universe was comprehensible and rational, but he also described this characteristic of the universe as a "miracle". In another example, he is quoted as claiming belief in a God, "Who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world."
As quoted in From Yale to Jail: The Life Story of a Moral Dissenter (1993) by David T. Dellinger, p. 418
Disputed
Variante: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Variante: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Ernesto Che Guevara photo

„We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.“

—  Ernesto Che Guevara Argentine Marxist revolutionary 1928 - 1967

As quoted in Wise Guys : Brilliant Thoughts and Big Talk from Real Men (2005) by Allan Zullo, p. 36

Joseph Brodsky photo
Bob Marley photo

„Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.“
È meglio morire combattendo per la libertà, piuttosto che essere un prigioniero per tutti i giorni della vita.

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981

Robert A. Heinlein photo

„Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.“
Donne e gatti faranno quello che vogliono; uomini e cani dovrebbero rilassarsi e abituarsi all'idea.

—  Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Time Enough for Love (1973)

Martin Luther King, Jr. photo

„A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Variante: If a man hasn’t found something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
Origine: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

George Sand photo

„There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.“

—  George Sand French novelist and memoirist; pseudonym of Lucile Aurore Dupin 1804 - 1876

Martin Luther King, Jr. photo

„Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Origine: I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

Stephen R. Covey photo

„Live, love, laugh, leave a legacy.“

—  Stephen R. Covey American educator, author, businessman and motivational speaker 1932 - 2012

Richard Bach photo

„The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.“

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Origine: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Steve Jobs photo

„Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.“
A volte la vita ti colpisce in testa con un mattone. Non perdere la fiducia.

—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

2005-09, Address at Stanford University (2005)
Contesto: Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking. Don’t settle.

Viktor E. Frankl photo

„Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.“

—  Viktor E. Frankl, libro Man's Search for Meaning

Origine: Quoted in Man's Search for Meaning and attributed to Friedrich Nietzsche.

Robert Frost photo

„In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life — It goes on.“

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

As quoted in The Harper Book of Quotations (1993) edited by Robert I. Fitzhenry, p. 261
General sources
Variante: In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

Ralph Waldo Emerson photo
Citát „Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one“
Bruce Lee photo

„Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one“
Non pregare per una vita facile, prega per la forza di sopportarne una difficile

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Rabindranath Tagore photo
Agatha Christie photo
Bruce Lee photo

„I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.“
Non sono in questo mondo per soddisfare le tue aspettative e tu non sei in questo mondo per soddisfare le mie.

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Victor Hugo photo

„You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.“

—  Victor Hugo, libro Things Seen

Often attributed to Churchill, this thought was originally expressed by the French author Victor Hugo in Villemain (1845), as follows: You have enemies? Why, it is the story of every man who has done a great deed or created a new idea. It is the cloud which thunders around everything that shines. Fame must have enemies, as light must have gnats. Do not bother yourself about it; disdain. Keep your mind serene as you keep your life clear.
Villemain is a brief segment taken from Hugo’s Choses Vues (Things Seen), a running journal Hugo kept of events he witnessed. The original French versions of these journals were published after Hugo's death.
Misattributed

Eleanor Roosevelt photo

„Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.“

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Aristotle photo
Zeno of Citium photo

„Happiness is a good flow of life.“

—  Zeno of Citium ancient Greek philosopher -334 - -263 a.C.

As quoted by Stobaeus, ii. 77.

Erwin Schrödinger photo

„Although I think that life may be the result of an accident, I do not think that of consciousness.“

—  Erwin Schrödinger Austrian physicist 1887 - 1961

As quoted in The Observer (11 January 1931); also in Psychic Research (1931), Vol. 25, p. 91
Contesto: Although I think that life may be the result of an accident, I do not think that of consciousness. Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else.

Bob Marley photo

„Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?“
Apri gli occhi, guarda dentro. Sei soddisfatto della vita che stai vivendo?

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981

Arthur Conan Doyle photo
Gabriel García Márquez photo

„What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.“

—  Gabriel García Márquez, libro Living to Tell the Tale

Living to Tell the Tale (2002)
Variante: Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.

Eckhart Tolle photo

„It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.“
Non è raro che le persone passino tutta la propria vita aspettando di iniziare a vivere.

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Origine: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Kurt Cobain photo

„There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life.“
Ci sono molte cose che vorrei avere fatto, invece che sedermi e lamentarmi di avere solamente una vita noiosa.

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

Citát „Everything we are is at every moment alive in us.“
Arthur Miller photo
Citát „The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.“
Louisa May Alcott photo

„The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.“

—  Louisa May Alcott American novelist 1832 - 1888

Variante: The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.

Eleanor Roosevelt photo

„The purpose of life…is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.“
Lo scopo della vita... è di viverla, sperimentare al massimo, cercare con entusiasmo e senza paura un'esperienza più ricca e più nuova.

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Foreword (January 1960)
You Learn by Living (1960)

Tupac Shakur photo

„Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.“
La morte non è la perdita più grande della vita. La più grande perdita è ciò che muore dentro mentre si è ancora in vita. Mai arrendersi.

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

Variante: Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.

Ralph Waldo Emerson photo
Henry James photo

„Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.“

—  Henry James American novelist, short story author, and literary critic 1843 - 1916

Overheard by his nephew, Billy James, in 1902; quoted in Leon Edel, Henry James: A Life, vol V: The Master 1901-1916 (1972).

Alexandre Dumas photo

„It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.“

—  Alexandre Dumas, libro Il conte di Montecristo

Origine: The Count of Monte Cristo

Ernest Hemingway photo

„I can't stand it to think my life is going so fast and I'm not really living it.“
Non sopporto il pensiero che la mia vita stia scorrendo via così in fretta e che io in realtà non la viva.

—  Ernest Hemingway, libro Fiesta

Origine: The Sun Also Rises

Marcus Aurelius photo

„Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.“
Soffermati sulla bellezza della vita. Guarda le stelle, e vediti correre con loro.

—  Marcus Aurelius, libro Meditations

Origine: Meditations

Paulo Coelho photo
John Von Neumann photo

„If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.“

—  John Von Neumann Hungarian-American mathematician and polymath 1903 - 1957

Remark made by von Neumann as keynote speaker at the first national meeting of the Association for Computing Machinery in 1947, as mentioned by Franz L. Alt at the end of "Archaeology of computers: Reminiscences, 1945--1947", Communications of the ACM, volume 15, issue 7, July 1972, special issue: Twenty-fifth anniversary of the Association for Computing Machinery, p. 694.

Terry Pratchett photo

„HUMAN BEINGS MAKE LIFE SO INTERESTING. DO YOU KNOW, THAT IN A UNIVERSE SO FULL OF WONDERS, THEY HAVE MANAGED TO INVENT BOREDOM. (Death)“
GLI ESSERI UMANI RENDONO LA VITA COSÌ INTERESSANTE. E' COMPRENSIBILE CHE IN UN UNIVERSO COSÌ PIENO DI MERAVIGLIE SONO ARRIVATI A INVENTARE LA NOIA.

—  Terry Pratchett, libro Hogfather

Origine: Hogfather

Erich Maria Remarque photo
Emily Dickinson photo
Socrates photo

„The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.“

—  Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -470 - -399 a.C.

No findable citation to Socrates. Found ascribed to Socrates in Stephen Covey (1992), Principle Centered Leadership (1990) p. 51 https://books.google.com/books?id=w4zCIPZrniQC&pg=PA51&dq=%22be+what+we+pretend+to+be%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiyvZnCg5HKAhUU5mMKHQIIAIgQ6AEIHTAA#v=onepage&q=%22be%20what%20we%20pretend%20to%20be%22&f=false.
Misattributed

Epictetus photo
Marie Curie photo

„Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.“
Niente nella vita va temuto, dev'essere solamente compreso. Ora è tempo di comprendere di più, così possiamo temere di meno.

—  Marie Curie French-Polish physicist and chemist 1867 - 1934

As quoted in Our Precarious Habitat (1973) by Melvin A. Benarde, p. v

„When life gives you lemons, make lemonade“

—  Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955

Variante: When fate hands you lemons, make lemonade.

Charles Darwin photo

„If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.“

—  Charles Darwin British naturalist, author of "On the origin of species, by means of natural selection" 1809 - 1882

Origine: The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82

Joseph Campbell photo

„The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.“

—  Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987

Origine: A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

Sören Kierkegaard photo

„Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.“

—  Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855

Variante: Life can only be understood going backward, but must be lived going forward.

Marilyn Monroe photo
Rabindranath Tagore photo
Charlie Chaplin photo

„Life is a beautiful, magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish.“

—  Charlie Chaplin British comic actor and filmmaker 1889 - 1977

Calvero's answer to Terry's question: "What is there to fight for?" in Limelight (1952)
Contesto: Life is a beautiful, magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish. … The trouble is you won't fight. You've given up. But there's something just as inevitable as death. And that's life. Think of the power of the universe — turning the Earth, growing the trees. That's the same power within you — if you'll only have the courage and the will to use it.

Jane Austen photo

„For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?“
A che scopo dobbiamo vivere, se non per essere presi in giro dai nostri vicini e ridere di loro a nostra volta?

—  Jane Austen, libro Orgoglio e pregiudizio

Origine: Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Jack London photo

„Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.“
La vita non è sempre questione di tenere in mano delle buone carte ma, a volte, di saper giocare bene una mano svantaggiosa.

—  Jack London American author, journalist, and social activist 1876 - 1916

As quoted in Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior (1991) by Dan Millman, p. 78
Life’s not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.
As quoted in "They Came to Write in Hawai‘i" by Joseph Theroux, in Spirit of Aloha (March/April 2007)

Ernest Hemingway photo

„Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.“
La vita di ogni uomo finisce allo stesso modo. Sono solo i dettagli di come ha vissuto e di come è morto che distinguono un uomo da un altro.

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

Aristotle photo

„Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 a.C.

Martin Luther King, Jr. photo

„No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

John C. Maxwell photo

„Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.“
Saper dirigere non ha niente a che fare con titoli, ruoli o schemi. E' tutto incentrato su una vita che ne influenza un'altra.

—  John C. Maxwell American author, speaker and pastor 1947

Charles Bukowski photo

„Life's as kind as you let it be.“

—  Charles Bukowski, libro Musica per organi caldi

Origine: Hot Water Music

Albert Einstein photo

„The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Variante: The world is dangerous, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.

Joseph Campbell photo

„Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.“
La vita non ha un significato. Ognuno di noi ha un significato e lo porta nella vita. È uno spreco fare la domanda quando si è la risposta.

—  Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987

Marcus Aurelius photo
John Lennon photo

„Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.“

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

frequently attributed to Lennon, but entirely unsourced
Disputed

Elbert Hubbard photo

„Do not take life too seriously – you will never get out of it alive.“
Non prendere la vita troppo sul serio, tanto non ne uscirai vivo.

—  Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915

Origine: A Thousand & One Epigrams: Selected from the Writings of Elbert Hubbard (1911), p. 74

Johnny Depp photo

„When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.“
Quando i bambini hanno un anno di vita, è come avere a che fare con dei piccoli ubriachi: devi sorreggerli; inciampano nelle cose, ridono, piangono, pisciano, vomitano…

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

Simone de Beauvoir photo

„One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.“
La vita di una persona ha valore finché attribuisce valore alla vita degli altri.

—  Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist 1908 - 1986

Charles Bukowski photo

„We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.“
Siamo qui per ridere delle probabilità e vivere le nostre vite così bene che la Morte tremerà per prenderci.

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Tennessee Williams photo

„I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?“

—  Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Origine: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Albert Einstein photo

„Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Letter to his son Eduard (5 February 1930), as quoted in Walter Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), p. 367
1930s

Stephen Hawking photo

„For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

British Telecom advertisement (1993), part of which was used in Pink Floyd's Keep Talking (1994) and Talkin' Hawkin'<nowiki/> (2014)
Contesto: For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen. Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking. It doesn't have to be like this. Our greatest hopes could become reality in the future. With the technology at our disposal, the possibilities are unbounded. All we need to do is make sure we keep talking.

Vincent Van Gogh photo

„Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.“
Sii chiaramente consapevole delle stelle e dell'infinito in alto. Dopotutto, la vita sembra quasi incantata.

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

Oprah Winfrey photo

„You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.“

—  Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954

Neale Donald Walsch photo
Marie Curie photo

„Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.“
Della vita non bisogna temere nulla. Bisogna solo capire.

—  Marie Curie French-Polish physicist and chemist 1867 - 1934

As quoted in Our Precarious Habitat (1973) by Melvin A. Benarde, p. v
Contesto: Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

Viktor E. Frankl photo

„The meaning of life is to give life meaning.“

—  Viktor E. Frankl Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, and Holocaust survivor 1905 - 1997

Origine: book Man's Search For Meaning

Arthur Conan Doyle photo
Eleanor Roosevelt photo
Eleanor Roosevelt photo

„Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.“
La vita è ciò che la rendi. È sempre stata così, sempre sarà così.

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Anne Frank photo

„We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.“
Viviamo tutti con l'obiettivo di essere felici; le nostre vite sono diverse, eppure uguali.

—  Anne Frank victim of the Holocaust and author of a diary 1929 - 1945

Marilyn Monroe photo

„We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.“
Noi tutti dovremmo cominciare a vivere prima di diventare troppo vecchi. La paura è stupida. È così che nascono i rimpianti.

—  Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer 1926 - 1962

George Bernard Shaw photo

„Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.“

—  George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950

Variante: Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Swami Vivekananda photo
Albert Schweitzer photo

„There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.“

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

Variante: There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Pablo Picasso photo

„The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.“

—  Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973

Oscar Wilde photo
Charles Darwin photo

„A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.“

—  Charles Darwin British naturalist, author of "On the origin of species, by means of natural selection" 1809 - 1882

volume I, chapter VI: "The Voyage", page 266 http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/frameset?pageseq=284&itemID=F1452.1&viewtype=image; letter to sister Susan Elizabeth Darwin (4 August 1836)
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (1887)
Origine: The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin

John Lennon photo

„Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.“
La vita è quello che ti accade | mentre sei occupato a fare altri progetti.

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

"Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)"; similar expressions were used by others prior to Lennon's use of this line, and have been attributed to Betty Talmadge, Thomas La Mance, Margaret Millar, William Gaddis, and Lily Tomlin, but the earliest known published occurrence was the 1957 attribution of "Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans." to Allen Saunders in Reader's Digest, according to The Quote Verifier : Who Said What, Where, and When (2006) by Ralph Keyes
Lyrics, Double Fantasy (1980)
Variante: Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Variante: Life is what happens while you are making other plans.

Thomas Edison photo

„Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.“
Il genio è un per cento ispirazione, novantanove per cento sudore.

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

Spoken statement (c. 1903); published in Harper's Monthly (September 1932).
Variants:
None of my inventions came by accident. I see a worthwhile need to be met and I make trial after trial until it comes. What it boils down to is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Statement in a press conference (1929), as quoted in Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel & Charles Lindbergh (1987) by James D. Newton, p. 24.
Variant forms without early citation: "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework."
"Genius: one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration."
1900s
Variante: Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety nine perspiration.

Albert Camus photo

„You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.“

—  Albert Camus French author and journalist 1913 - 1960

Origine: "Intuitions" (October 1932), published in Youthful Writings (1976)

Daisaku Ikeda photo