— Ernesto Che Guevara Argentine Marxist revolutionary 1928 - 1967
„We are speaking of life, because whenever we speak of universities, we speak of life.
What are you? If I were asked that question right now, I would have to say that you are life, you are symbols of life.“
— Fidel Castro former First Secretary of the Communist Party and President of Cuba 1926 - 2016
University of Havana address (2005)
— Laurence Hope, India's Love Lyrics
Indian Love Lyrics (aka Garden of Kama) (1901), Kashmiri Song
„(…): Oh, David, I would trust you with my life! Oh, Jonathan, I would sacrifice my own life for your holy mission! (He almost does): (weeping) David, you must return to me! I need you! I cannot do this thing without you!: Lo, I return!“
— Cassandra Clare, book The Shadowhunter's Codex
„Is life so wretched? Isn't it rather your hands which are too small, your vision which is muddled? You are the one who must grow up.“
— Dag Hammarskjöld Swedish diplomat, economist, and author 1905 - 1961
As quoted in Know Your Limits — Then Ignore Them (2000) by John Mason
„But that is not how life teaches you, and I would say that life is the best teacher of all. Most of the time, life does not talk to you. It just sort of pushes you around. Each push is life saying, ‘Wake up. There’s something I want you to learn.“
— Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!
„In another life, I would be your girl.
We'd keep all our promises,
Be us against the world.
In another life, I would make you stay,
So I don't have to say you were
The one that got away,
The one that got away.“
— Katy Perry American singer, songwriter and actress 1984
Song lyrics, Teenage Dream (2010), The One That Got Away, written by Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, and Max Martin
„You guys would rather be with someone else who's equal to your status in life. Tiger Woods, or somebody. I comes across as crass, a Neanderthal, a babbling idiot sometimes. I like to show you that person. I like that person. He makes you want to come and listen to me.“
— Mike Tyson American boxer 1966
On the media, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/main.jhtml;jsessionid=CEDUJVE3P05PLQFIQMFSFFOAVCBQ0IV0?xml=/sport/2002/05/01/sotys02.xml&page=2
„Would I ever? See how Life goes by, with every creature doing what follows his nature. Master, what can I say to you?“
— Vālmīki, Ramayana
Ramayana, In p. 5 Narada to Valmiki looking at him intently
— Emily Dickinson, book The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
„My life is pretty well at peace, and the profession is more of an avocation. It's a calling, if you like, rather than a job. I do what I feel impelled to do, as an artist would.“
— Jonas Salk Inventor of polio vaccine 1914 - 1995
Academy of Achievement interview (1991), Context: My life is pretty well at peace, and the profession is more of an avocation. It's a calling, if you like, rather than a job. I do what I feel impelled to do, as an artist would. Scientists function in the same way. I see all these as creative activities, as all part of the process of discovery. Perhaps that's one of the characteristics of what I call the evolvers, any subset of the population who keep things moving in a positive, creative, constructive way, revealing the truth and beauty that exists in life and in nature.