Favorite Quotations ~  Life & Living, 12 You Are Special

"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can." ~ Danny Kaye


Living is struggle. I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor edge of danger and must be fought for -- whether it's a field, or a home, or a country. ~ Thornton Wilder, Skin of Our Teeth

Living la vida without the loca. ~ Mase

The only incontrovertible fact of my work is the importance of life. ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, The Wheel of Life

I love meeting life halfway. ~ Peter Max, Austin American-Statesman, 3/27/04

Life's what's important. Walking, houses, family. Birth and pain and joy - and then death. ~ Katharine Hepburn

The unique thing about my life is the extent to which it took me on a path--business--I had no desire to walk. ~ Norio Ohga

If we have our own "why" of life, we can bear almost any "how." ~ Friedrich W. Nietzsche

My advice for a good life is to stay busy, involved, and interested. ~ Anna Sloggett, Spirit of Aloha, May/June 2004

We cannot put off living until we are ready. The most salient characteristic of life is its urgency, “here and now” without any possible postponement. Life is fired at us point blank. ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset

Finally it has penetrated my thick skull. This life—this moment—is no dress rehearsal. This is it. ~ Fletcher Knebel

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