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Daily Life Quotes


"Oh, how daily life is." - Jules Laforgue

"Dutch painting: daily life is enough." - Mason Cooley

"Not romance but companionship makes the happiness of daily life." - Mason Cooley

"History illumes reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Daily life is more instructive than the most effective book." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Life is but a daily oscillation between revolt and submission." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Daily life is always extraordinary when rendered precisely." - Bonnie Friedman

"In their daily life, all are braver than they know." - Henry David Thoreau

"Small daily happenings make life spectacular.... start enjoying the small things in life!" - Andy Rooney

"That which one cannot experience in daily life is not true for oneself." - D H Lawrence

"To know that which lies before us in daily life is the prime wisdom." - John Milton

"He alone deserves liberty and life who daily must win them anew." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Small faults and virtues are for daily life. The big ones are for emergencies." - Mason Cooley

"An extraordinary life is all about daily, continuous improvements in the areas that matter most." - Robin S. Sharma

"Keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life." - Khalil Gibran

"The daily life is so wearisome; yet duty lies that way." - Charles Webster Leadbeater

"Everything I know about life I learned from the daily practice of sitting down to write." - Dani Shapiro

"The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps" - Bob Black

"Family life is a daily struggle to turn love into happiness." - Robert Breault

"Man must saturate his daily life in truthful speech, virtuous acts and holy thoughts." - Sathya Sai Baba

"His imagination was always more real than the reality of daily life." - Dan Simmons

"I have a deeply hidden and inarticulate desire for something beyond the daily life." - Virginia Woolf

"To exercise good character daily is to be morally fit for life." - Karen Hartz

"I can't change your life till I can get you to change your daily routine." - Mike Murdock

"The routines of tourism are even more monotonous than those of daily life." - Mason Cooley

"The Warrior of the Light concentrates on the small miracles of daily life." - Paulo Coelho

"Ninety percent of the friction of daily life is caused by tone of voice." - Arnold Bennett

"Oh, how daily life is. (Ah, que la vie est quotidienne.)" - Jules Laforgue

"Pivotal to a happy writing life is a practice of daily personal writing." - Julia Cameron

"The divorce of our so-called spiritual life from our daily activities is a fatal dualism." - Mary Parker Follett

"The cares of this life emerge as very small items indeed along our daily path." - Watchman Nee

"I can claim to have made the daily life of the 20th Century more beautiful." - Raymond Loewy

"Every day is a renewal, every morning the daily miracle. This joy you feel is life." - Gertrude Stein

"I've learned... That it's those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular." - Andy Rooney

"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine." - John C Maxwell

"Healing is not an overnight process; it is a daily cleansing of pain, it is a daily healing of your life." - Leon Brown

"I think of art as coming from daily life, daily experience. I think it's very important not to have it become work for some kind of elite circle." - Ai Weiwei

"Prayer should be the means by which I, at all times, receive all that I need, and, for this reason, be my daily refuge, my daily consolation, my daily joy, my source of rich and inexhaustible joy in life." - Saint John Chrysostom

"In the life of the Indian there is only one inevitable duty-the duty of prayer-the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal. Our daily devotions were more necessary to us than daily food." - Charles Alexander Eastman

"Life is a daily cleansing. Negativity must be washed away, if you wish to attract positive experiences to your life." - Leon Brown

"People to whom their daily life appears too empty and monotonous easily grow religious; this is comprehensible and excusable, only they have no right to demand religious sentiments from those whose daily life is not empty and monotonous." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I take so little interest in my daily life, that I hardly remember to eat and drink." - Emily Bronte

"The best way to create spectacular results in the most important areas of your life is through daily practice" - Robin S. Sharma

"DIARY, n. A daily record of that part of one's life, which he can relate to himself without blushing." - Ambrose Bierce

"Objects do not have meaning. But if an object is thoughtful we project meaning onto it in daily life." - Karim Rashid

"Even in a war, someone has to take care of daily life. Someone has to feed and clothe the children." - Asne Seierstad

"Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life." - Alexander MacLaren

"The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening." - Henry David Thoreau

"A stray volume of real life in the daily packet of the postman. Eternal love and instant payment." - Douglas Jerrold

"I think one can advance faster outside a monastery if you use the experiences of daily life to advance yourself." - Frederick Lenz

"This is bravery: using the challenge of daily life to sharpen our mind and open our heart." - Sakyong Mipham

"I have always felt a connection between daily life and reality has been my key." - Mirella Freni

"Throughout your life advance daily, becoming more skilful than yesterday, more skilful than today. This is never-ending." - Nabeshima Naoshige

"Just try to give as much as you can through your daily life to yourself and the people around you." - B.J. Penn

"In the Light of interbeing, peace and happiness in your daily life means peace and happiness in the world." - Nhat Hanh

"The rebellion of art is a daily rebellion against the state of living death routinely called real life." - Jeanette Winterson

"What features of your daily life do you expect to be improved by a further increase in population?" - Garrett Hardin

"Since I personified the savage on the stage, I tried to be as civilized as possible in daily life." - Josephine Baker

"We may go to church once a week, but our Christian life is daily - step-by-step." - David Jeremiah

"Each activity of daily life in which we stretch ourselves on behalf of others is a prayer in action." - Richard J. Foster

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is the biggest problem, but small problems shape the daily lives of Israelis. Unless there happens to be a war going on, the Arab-Israeli conflict is irrelevant in daily life." - Yair Lapid

"The more committees you belong to, the less of ordinary life you will understand. When your daily round becomes nothing more than a daily round of committees you might as well be dead." - Stella Benson

"What I still ask for daily-for life as long as I have work to do, and work as long as I have life." - Reynolds Price

"Successful people don't make a daily decision to grow. The decision has already been made and just needs to be fed. To feed success you must ... know your purpose in life, grow daily to reach your maximum potential, and sow seeds that benefit others. Remember, success is not a destination; it's a daily thing." - John C Maxwell

"The very first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance, loving kindness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Worship plays a major role in the Christian daily life. Throughout Scripture we see worship from David dancing before the Lord to Jesus rejoicing in the Spirit." - T D Jakes

"Sounds of daily life are musical. I try to absorb the intricacies of sounds as if I were listening to music." - Tom Harrell

"... you are not Christ's disciple, in the sense of following him, if this is not your way of life: rejected and slain daily!" - Francis Schaeffer

"Everyone in daily life carries such a heavy mixed burden on his own conscience that he is reluctant to penalize those who have been caught." - Brooks Atkinson

"By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life." - Thomas More

"Shed, as you do your garments, your daily sins, whether of omission or commission, and you will wake a free man, with a new life." - William Osler

"People are subject to moods, to temptations and fears, lethargy and aberration and ignorance, and the staunchest qualities shift under the stresses and strains of daily life." - Ilka Chase

"I don't go to church much anymore, but Methodist values still wind me up and send me ticking into my daily life." - Mem Fox

"Thought is the source of all wealth, all success, all achievement. Our dominant thoughts determine our individuality, our career, our daily life." - Joan Bennett Kennedy

"In very truth it is the unattained which gives zest to the commonplace and brims the cup of our daily life with keenest joy." - Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

"In home life contentment is an essential to daily comfort. One discontented person in the house creates an atmosphere fatal to tranquillity." - Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

"Praise is the 'breath' which gives us life, because it is intimacy with God, an intimacy that grows through daily praise." - Pope Francis

"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquities. ?" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"t was almost disappointing because it seemed when stress and madness were eliminated from my daily life there wasn't much left you could depend on." - Charles Bukowski

"Determine a single measure that you can use to grade your progress and success in each area of your life. Refer to it daily." - Brian Tracy

"Somewhere there is an ancient enmity between our daily life and the great work. Help me in saying it, to understand it." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"In estimating the adversities of life, we would seldom have much reason to complain of the evils we suffer, did we understand the dangers we daily escape." - Norm Macdonald

"Be sure to remember that nothing in your daily life is so insignificant and so inconsequential that the Lord will not help you by answering your prayer." - Ole Hallesby

"The Christian life has been nothing more and nothing less than a daily dependence on and a rediscovery of God's grace." - Tullian Tchividjian

"The most appropriate type of daily life for me was a day-by-day world destruction; peace was the most difficult and abnormal state to live in." - Yukio Mishima

"My dad would tell me to, 'Play for those who couldn't play.' So my motivation is for people who struggle in life daily." - Misty May-Treanor

"Zen is just a lifestyle, your everyday life. It is doing your best at your job, relationships, health, hobbies, and other daily activities!" - Mika

"The cult of productivity has its place, but worshipping at its altar daily robs us of the very capacity for joy and wonder that makes life worth living . . ." - Maria Popova

"Achieve order within inward tranquility which knows no disturbance at any the daily life of the home and the office." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Kind words toward those you daily meet, Kind words and actions right, Will make this life of ours most sweet, Turn darkness into night." - Isaac Watts

"LIFE, n. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay. We live in daily apprehension of its loss; yet when lost it is not missed." - Ambrose Bierce

"I know, my dear Watson, that you share my love of all that is bizarre and outside the conventions and humdrum routine of daily life." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Be orderly and disciplined in daily life, like a good bourgeois, so that I might be wild and violent in my art." - Gustave Flaubert

"This planet is a divine school, and daily life a classroom. Our choice of teachers depends on what we need to learn." - Dan Millman

"The cross is not a mere event in history; it's a way of life! Take up your cross DAILY, Jesus said!" - John Piper

"I think, as most people are, I'm fascinated with love, relationships, and my daily life so I'm very inclined to make films about those things." - Mark Webber

"Secret Services are everywhere. They are part of out daily life. We just don't really care. We are not concerned at all." - Christian Schwochow

"Language is of divine origin.. Some may know this but do not realize its implications in their daily family life. Love at home starts with loving language." - Charles A. Didier

"If God has given His Son to die for us, let us beware of doubting His kindness and love in any painful providence of our daily life." - J C Ryle

"We must recall the most important of humanity guidelines: Be polite. Being polite is possibly the greatest daily contribution everyone can make to life on Earth." - Caitlin Moran

"Who can really be faithful in great things if he has not learned to be faithful in the things of daily life?" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"In the life of the Indian there was only one inevitable duty, - the duty of prayer - the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal." - Charles Eastman

"What is the true test of character, unless it be its progressive development in the bustle and turmoil, in the action and reaction of daily life?" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A critical part of Tantric Buddhism is a process of turning of the activities and experiences in your daily life into meditation." - Frederick Lenz

"The point about zero is that we do not need to use it in the operation of daily life. No one goes out to buy zero fish." - Alfred North Whitehead

"If you meditate you will be able to find new ways to utilize your career and the routines of daily life." - Frederick Lenz

"Our life is a book to which we add daily, until suddenly we are finished, and then the manuscript is burned." - James M Barrie

"The [Tumor Treating Fields] patients can undergo all the activities of their daily life. There's none of the tiredness. There's none of what is called the 'chemo head.'" - William Doyle

"What is the true test of character unless it be its progressive development in the bustle and turmoil, in the action and reaction of daily life." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I have enjoyed anchoring at 'Headline News' but have decided that it is time for me to make a change in my daily professional life." - Andrea Thompson

"So, I never lose a sense of the whimsical and perilous charm of daily life, with its meetings and words and accidents." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Prayer is an end to isolation. It is living our daily life with someone; with him who alone can deliver us from solitude." - Georges Lefebvre

"Great things are possible only to strong souls and it's from the trivial events of daily life that strength is won." - L. W Rogers

"I am fascinated by language in daily life: the way it can evoke an emotion, a visual image, a complex idea, or a simple truth." - Amy Tan

"In some departments of our daily life, in which we imagine ourselves free agents, we are ruled by dictators exercising great power." - Edward Bernays

"In daily life, reality gives us material incentives to restrain our irrationality. But what incentive do we have to think rationally about politics?" - Bryan Caplan

"The life of faith is a daily exploration of the constant and countless ways in which Gods grace and love are expereinced" - Eugene H Peterson

"Learn to commend thy daily acts to God, so shall the dry every-day duties of common life be steps to heaven, and lift they heart hither." - Edward Bouverie Pusey

"She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life." - John Mason Brown

"The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life." - Dalai Lama

"If we live the faith in our daily life, then our work too becomes a chance to spread the joy of being a Christian." - Pope Francis

"To lunch with the important ... that should be the daily goal of those for whom life is not a playground but a ladder." - Rose Macaulay

"When we feel joyful, euphoric, happy, we are more open to life, more capable of seeing things clearly and handling daily tensions." - Leo Buscaglia

"As to marriage, I think the intercourse of heart and mind may be fully enjoyed without entering into this partnership of daily life." - Margaret Fuller

"Ive never really played everyday people. Ive played realist roles, but not mere daily life. There was always something incredible happening to my characters" - Sandrine Bonnaire

"I am blessed to have so many great things in my life-family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily." - Lil' Kim

"Daily life is the enemy of greatness." - Marianne Williamson

"O Lord God, we pray that we may be inspired to nobleness of life in the least things. May we dignify all our daily life. May we set such a sacredness upon every part of our life, that nothing shall be trivial, nothing unimportant, and nothing dull, in the daily round." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Dreams are large possessions ... they are an expansion of life, an enlightenment, and a discipline. I thank God for my dream life; my daily life would be far poorer, if it wanted the second sight of dreams." - Amelia Barr

"Why not make a daily pleasure out a daily necessity." - Peter Mayle

"I pray daily... for peace." - Paul O'Neill

"Resignation is a daily suicide." - Honore De Balzac

"In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing." - Plutarch

"The daily life of a genius, his sleep, his digestion, he ecstasies, his nails, his colds, his blood, his life and death are essentially different from the rest of mankind." - Salvador Dali

"Life is so great in its opportunities and possibilities, that you should rise confidently above the inevitable trifles incident to daily contact with the world. Life is too precious to be sacrificed for the nonessential and transient. . . . Ignore the inconsequential." - Grenville Kleiser

"As I observe my daily life and that of others, I have come to the conclusion that genuine joy is a potent mixture of harsh reality, and the realization that life can be funny." - Tone Bell

"My films are the celebration of reality, of life, of my friends, of actual daily life that passes and is gone tomorrow. We don't pay attention to it when it happens." - Jonas Mekas

"We are destined for joy no matter how difficult our daily life. Something in us responds to the happiness other people experience, because we glimpse life as God intended it to be." - Barbara Johnson

"Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too." - Donald Sinden

"All men need something to poetize and idealize their life a little - something which they value for more than its use, and which is a symbol of their emancipation from the mere materialism and drudgery of daily life." - Theodore Parker

"Cinema has become my life. I dont mean a parallel world, I mean my life itself. I sometimes have the impression that the daily reality is simply there to provide material for my next film." - Pedro Almodovar

"All men need something to poetize and idealize their life a little-something which they value for more than its use, and which is a symbol of their emancipation from the mere materialism and drudgery of daily life." - Theodore Parker

"It's time that we acknowledge the wisdom women have acquired by managing the chaos of daily life. Women are realists, the glue that holds society together. They bring a reverence to life that's instinctual, not just intellectual." - Teresa Heinz

"Understanding how to find the magic moments in your daily life is critical. If you subscribe to the philosophy that says, "My vacation will free me from burnout," then you`re waiting for a few days out of the year to make up for many days of stress. Instead, you have to be able to take mini-vacations on a daily basis." - Tony Robbins

"I suppose the pleasure of the country life lies really in the eternally renewed evidences of the determination to live. That is a truism when said, but anything but a truism when daily observed. Nothing shows up the difference between the thing said or read, so much as the daily experience of it." - Vita Sackville-West

"In any case, do you really think kids even want something that is relevant to their daily lives? You think something practical like compound interest is going to get them excited? People enjoy fantasy, and that is just what mathematics can provide - a relief from daily life, an anodyne to the practical workaday world." - Paul Lockhart

"Unless I have enough personal power to keep commitments in my daily life, I will be unable to wield magical power. To work magic, I need a basic belief in my ability to do things and cause things to happen. That belief is generated and sustained by my daily actions." - Starhawk

"We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well." - George Macdonald

"One appreciates that daily life is really good when one wakes from a horrible dream, or when one takes the first outing after a sickness. Why not realize it now?" - William Lyon Phelps

"The reason so many people do not pray is because of its cost. The cost is not so much in the sweat of agonizing supplication as in the daily fidelity to the life of prayer." - Samuel Chadwick



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