— Sydney J. Harris American journalist 1917 - 1986
— Jill Shalvis American writer 1963
Fonte: Simply Irresistible
— Kevin Smith American screenwriter, actor, film producer, public speaker and director 1970
Fonte: Degrassi Generations: The Official 411
„My advice to people today is as follows: If you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.“
— Timothy Leary American psychologist 1920 - 1996
The Politics of Ecstasy (1968)
„Showbiz is a job. I never take it too seriously. I work hard, but I never pretend it’s life or death. I’m just incredibly lucky.“
— Jerry Springer American television presenter, former lawyer, politician, news presenter, actor, and musician 1944
Interview with Rebecca Hardy, Daily Mail 'Weekend' magazine, 27th June 2009
„You know how teachers are. If they get you to take out a book they love too, they're yours for life.“
— Gary D. Schmidt, livro Orbiting Jupiter
Fonte: Orbiting Jupiter
— David Gemmell, livro Legend
Fonte: Drenai series, Legend, Pt 1: Against the Horde, Ch. 18
Contexto: Some of you are probably thinking that you may panic and run. You will not! Others are worried about dying. Some of you will. But all men die. No one ever gets out of this life alive.
„You'll never know why you exist, but you'll always allow yourselves to be easily persuaded to take life seriously.“
— Tristan Tzara Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist 1896 - 1963
„Life is unpredictable and uncertain. You can never be right all the time. Sometimes the best thing to do is to chill, step back, admit you could do with some help and stop taking yourself so seriously.“
— Nigel Cumberland British author and leadership coach 1967
Your Job-Hunt Ltd – Advice from an Award-Winning Asian Headhunter (2003), Successful Recruitment in a Week (2012) https://books.google.ae/books?idp24GkAsgjGEC&printsecfrontcover&dqnigel+cumberland&hlen&saX&ved0ahUKEwjF75Xw0IHNAhULLcAKHazACBMQ6AEIGjAA#vonepage&qnigel%20cumberland&ffalse, 100 Things Successful People Do: Little Exercises for Successful Living (2016) https://books.google.ae/books?idnu0lCwAAQBAJ&dqnigel+cumberland&hlen&saX&ved0ahUKEwjF75Xw0IHNAhULLcAKHazACBMQ6AEIMjAE
— Robert A. Heinlein American science fiction author 1907 - 1988
— Will Rogers American humorist and entertainer 1879 - 1935
„Life is like crossing a river. If you take a huge step-aim for too bigger dreams-then the current will knock you off your feet and carry you away.
The way to do it is small steps, you will take hold of life. You will get there in the end.“
— Louis Sachar American writer of children's books 1954
— Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan
Lord Darlington, Act I
Often quoted as: Life is far too important to be taken seriously.
Often quoted as: Life is too important to be taken seriously.
Often quoted as: Life is too important to take seriously.
Variante: Life is too important to be taken seriously.
Fonte: Lady Windermere's Fan (1892)
„If you must know, I-I had never in my life kissed a young lady, and you are far too beautiful to me to want to get it wrong!“
— Diana Wynne Jones, livro Castle in the Air
Fonte: Castle in the Air
„In life, you have to take lots of decisions and if you don't take decisions you would never do anything because you would spend all your time choosing between things you could do.“
— Mark Haddon, livro The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Fonte: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
„I could never be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.“
— Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962