And O there are days in this life, worth life and worth death.
Charles Dickens

Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?
Mary Oliver

One must live as if it would be forever, and as if one might die each moment. Always both at once.
Mary Renault

How slow life is, how violent hope is.
Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume Apollinaire

We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.
D.H. Lawrence

People make mistakes in life through believing too much, but they have a damned dull time if they believe too little.
James Hilton

Life, for people, begins to crumble on the edges; they don’t realize it.
Dorothea Lange

You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole—like the world, or the person you loved.
Stewart O’Nan

I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world.
Rainer Maria Rilke

What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.
Laurence Sterne