God has given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends. (Jeremy Taylor)
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only question is how. (Henry Ward Beecher)
I asked God for all things so I could enjoy life. He gave me life so I could enjoy all things.
I count life just a stuff
To try the soul’s strength on.
I desire to have both heaven and hell ever in my eye, while I stand on this isthmus of life, between two boundless oceans. (John Wesley)
I have one foot in heaven and one foot on earth, and the foot on earth is on a banana peel. (Malcolm Muggeridge)
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. (Kierkegaard)
Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting. (William Makepeace Thackeray)
Life is a game, the object of which is to discover the object of the game.