Human Life Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old human life quotes, human life sayings, and human life proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Human life is fiction's only theme. Eudora Welty
A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven. Robin Williams
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning. Samuel Butler
The shadow of human life is traced upon a golden ground of immortal hope. George Stillman Hillard
A human life gains luster and strength only when it is polished and tempered. Masutatsu Oyama
Human life without some form of poetry is not human life but animal existence. randall Jarrell
What is human life? The first third a good time; the rest remembering about it. Mark Twain
All the rarest hues of human life take radiance and are rainbowed out in tears. Gerald Massey
The brevity of human life gives a melancholy to the profession of the architect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Human life is truly a short affair. It is better to live doing the things that you like. Yamamoto Tsunetomo
A human life is a story told by God. Hans Christian Andersen
A human life is a schooling for eternity. Gottfried Keller
Human life must be some form of mistake. Arthur Schopenhauer
All human life can be found in an airport. David Walliams
The basic condition of human life is happiness. Dalai Lama
In human life, economics precedes politics or culture. Park Geun-hye
Human life is the only thing that takes care of itself. Napoleon Bonaparte
The most evident quality of human life is its loneliness. Austin O'Malley
Human life is the result of a glorious evolutionary accident. Stephen Jay Gould
Human life is created in God's image, and that makes it sacred. Colin S. Smith
Even potential human life needs to be treated with great respect. Tony Abbott
All human life at every stage of its development is worthy of protection. Marco Rubio
Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain. Edmund Hillary
The answer to human life is not to be found within the limits of human life. Carl Jung
Human life runs its course in the metamorphosis between receiving and giving. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Human life is God's outer church. Its needs and urgencies are priests and pastors. Henry Ward Beecher
Human life implies adventure, and there is no adventure without struggles and dangers. Rene Dubos
Human life, its growth, its hopes, fears, loves, et cetera, are the result of accidents. Bertrand Russell
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others. Albert Schweitzer
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured and little to be enjoyed. Samuel Johnson
It's the great mystery of human life that old grief passes gradually into quiet tender joy. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It is a fundamental rule of human life, that if the approach is good, the response is good. Jawaharlal Nehru
Every human life has infinite value and to destroy even one is a crime against all humanity. Marty Rubin
Every human life had its pattern that had to be worked out slowly to its ultimate conclusion. Irving Stone
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. Kurt Vonnegut
How much of human life is lost in waiting? Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kiss may ruin a human life. Oscar Wilde
Human life is beyond comprehension. Friedrich Durrenmatt
The true object of human life is play. Gilbert K Chesterton
Human life is too difficult for people. Paul Engle
Nothing in human life is inherently private. Terry Eagleton
The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. Joseph Addison
It's not easy to shed the idea that human life is sacred. Audie Murphy
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death. E. M. Forster
Protection of human life can be costly; but so is the neglect of that protection. Max Anders
Human life is full of the play of samskaras - tendencies developed by repeated actions. Vinoba Bhave
Human life has meaning only to that degree and as long as it is lived in the service of humanity. Wole Soyinka