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Alex Lifeson

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There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew.

    Author: A. Bartlett Giamatti

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.

    Author: A. C. Benson

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

    Author: A. C. Benson

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.

    Author: A. C. Benson

Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.

    Author: A. E. Housman

No one's a virgin, life screws us all!

    Author: A. J. McLean

We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life.

    Author: A. J. Muste

There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.

    Author: A. J. P. Taylor

I'm the interpreter. I'm the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that's what I want to do.

    Author: Aaliyah

There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don't discuss my private life.

    Author: Aaliyah

There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself.

    Author: Aaliyah

Life is like an analogy.

    Author: Aaron Allston

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.

    Author: Aaron Burr

A film has its own life and takes its own time.

    Author: Aaron Eckhart

And I'm not so in love with making people mad that I want to live my life around it.

    Author: Aaron McGruder

I'm an actor in between jobs right now, so I kind of live the life of a 7-year old.

    Author: Aaron Yoo

Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.

    Author: Abbe Pierre

There are men and women still on the streets, and that's all they are saying Can you spare a quarter? I come from a crowd of people who were current on the outlook on life, who were social and knew where they were and had some input into how things seemed to be.

    Author: Abbey Lincoln

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.

    Author: Abbie Hoffman

Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.

    Author: Abdul Kalam

We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.

    Author: Abdul Kalam

I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence.

    Author: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism.

    Author: Abe Fortas

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.

    Author: Abigail Adams

If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.

    Author: Abraham Cahan

Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.

    Author: Abraham Cahan

The dearest days in one's life are those that seem very far and very near at once.

    Author: Abraham Cahan

The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.

    Author: Abraham Cahan

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right.

    Author: Abraham Cowley

Life is an incurable disease.

    Author: Abraham Cowley
    Topics: Life

In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, 'That is mine!'.

    Author: Abraham Kuyper

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln
    Topics: Age

If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said.

    Author: Abraham Polonsky

Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

Follow the way of life, which the Holy Prophet has shown you, for verily that is the right path.

    Author: Abu Bakr

Have an earnestness for death and you will have life.

    Author: Abu Bakr

Knowledge is the life of the mind.

    Author: Abu Bakr

Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest.

    Author: Abu Bakr

I taught a lot of art history, especially Chinese, Japanese, and Indian. But the painting classes came back. The nudes came back. Not so much the still lifes. So now our department is the worst department, partly because it has the worst facilities.

    Author: Ad Reinhardt

Have all the hopes of ages come to naught? Is life no more with noble meaning fraught?

    Author: Ada Cambridge

O what is life, if we must hold it thus as wind-blown sparks hold momentary fire?

    Author: Ada Cambridge

I have loved eight women in my life. I remember every woman's face.

    Author: Adam Ant

I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.

    Author: Adam Ant

It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it. I miss comedy. And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint, that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life, much more of a life, than on a drama.

    Author: Adam Arkin

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.

    Author: Adam Clarke

My life isn't necessarily more important than anyone else's: I'm just better in talking about it.

    Author: Adam Duritz

Sometimes the world seems like a big hole. You spend all your life shouting down it and all you hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.

    Author: Adam Duritz

They think my life is glamourous. It's not true. I obviously get to come in and do radio interviews. That's the glamour. But other than that, I eat and sleep and that's it. Eat, sleep and do shows.

    Author: Adam Garcia

I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life. I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school. It was all just part of the business - be nice to everyone and all that.

    Author: Adam Rickitt

Feels good to try, but playing a father, I'm getting a little older. I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.

    Author: Adam Sandler

I'm 31 now. I think I'm beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means.

    Author: Adam Sandler

It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life. I wouldn't compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.

    Author: Adam Sandler

Remember kids, I have life insurance.

    Author: Adam Savage

We will not let terrorists change our way of life; we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.

    Author: Adam Schiff

In another situation, and in an active station in life, I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding of an order would have never come into my head.

    Author: Adam Weishaupt

Of all the means I know to lead men, the most effectual is a concealed mystery.

    Author: Adam Weishaupt

I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.

    Author: Adelaide Anne Procter

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.

    Author: Adelaide Anne Procter

I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread.

    Author: Adlai E. Stevenson

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.

    Author: Adlai E. Stevenson

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

    Author: Adlai E. Stevenson

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

    Author: Adlai Stevenson

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?

    Author: Adlai Stevenson

Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think.

    Author: Adolf Eichmann

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

    Author: Adolf Hitler

Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.

    Author: Adolf Hitler

We've managed to keep a spirit of fun, I guess, of urban satire and finding new and odd interesting angles to the ways of life to put on the stage.

    Author: Adolph Green

As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.

    Author: Adrian Belew

Even though we work in the same field, we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.

    Author: Adrian Edmondson

I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so totally different from here, obviously. And the French values are so different from American values.

    Author: Adrian Lyne

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

    Author: Adriana Lima

When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do.

    Author: Adrienne Barbeau

Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies.

    Author: Adrienne Gusoff

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.

    Author: Adrienne Rich

Life on the planet is born of woman.

    Author: Adrienne Rich

The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.

    Author: Adrienne Rich

They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide...?

    Author: Adrienne Rich

Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.

    Author: Aeschylus
    Topics: Death

Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.

    Author: Aeschylus

Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.

    Author: Aeschylus

We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity.

    Author: Aeschylus

What good is it to live a life that brings pains?

    Author: Aeschylus

Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?

    Author: Aeschylus

Every day has been so short, every hour so fleeting, every minute so filled with the life I love that time for me has fled on too swift a wing.

    Author: Aga Khan III

One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.

    Author: Agatha Christie

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.

    Author: Agatha Christie

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.

    Author: Agatha Christie

The ultimate umpire of all things in life is Fact.

    Author: Agnes C. Laut

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.

    Author: Agnes de Mille

Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life's greatest tests alone.

    Author: Agnes Macphail

Happiness is being on the beam with life - to feel the pull of life.

    Author: Agnes Martin

To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind.

    Author: Agnes Martin

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.

    Author: Agnes Martin

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.

    Author: Agnetha Faltskog

When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!

    Author: Agnetha Faltskog

The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work.

    Author: Ahmad Jamal

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