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Tennessee Williams fotka

„I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?“
Ja sa nebojím sa smrti. Čo ma zaujíma je, či ty máš odvahu žiť?

—  Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Zdroj: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Neale Donald Walsch fotka

„Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.“
Život sa začína tam, kde končí vaša komfortná zóna.

—  Neale Donald Walsch American writer 1943

Albert Einstein fotka

„Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.“
Život je ako jazda na bicykli. Na udržanie rovnováhy sa musíte neustále pohybovať.

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Letter to his son Eduard (5 February 1930), as quoted in Walter Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), p. 367

Robert Frost fotka

„In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life — It goes on.“
Všetko, čo som sa naučil o živote, sa dá povedať troma slovami: život ide ďalej.

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

As quoted in The Harper Book of Quotations (1993) edited by Robert I. Fitzhenry, p. 261
General sources
Varianta: In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

Charles Bukowski fotka

„Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.“
Niektorí ľudia sa nikdy nezbláznia. Aké hrozné životy musia viesť.

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Varianta: Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.

Tupac Shakur fotka

„Don't live to fight, fight to live.“
Neži, aby si bojoval. Bojuj, aby si žil.

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

Zdroj: Resurrection, 1971-1996

Winston S. Churchill fotka

„The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.“
Najväčšou lekciou v živote je vedieť, že niekedy aj blázni majú pravdu.

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965

John Lennon fotka

„Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.“
Počítajte si svoj vek v priateľoch, nie v rokoch. Počítajte si svoj život v úsmevoch, nie v slzách.

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

Erwin Rommel fotka

„Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, but brains saves both.“
Drina zachraňuje krv, krv zachraňuje životy. A zdravý rozum zachraňuje oboje.

—  Erwin Rommel German field marshal of World War II 1891 - 1944

Sören Kierkegaard fotka

„Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.“
Život možno pochopiť iba spätne, ale žiť ho musíme dopredu.

—  Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855

Varianta: Life can only be understood going backward, but must be lived going forward.

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Ernesto Che Guevara fotka

„We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.“
Nemôžeme si byť istí, či máme dôvod žiť, kým zaň nie sme ochotní zomrieť.

—  Ernesto Che Guevara Argentine Marxist revolutionary 1928 - 1967

As quoted in Wise Guys : Brilliant Thoughts and Big Talk from Real Men (2005) by Allan Zullo, p. 36

John Lennon fotka

„You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.“
Môžete povedať, že som rojko, ale nie som jediný. Dúfam, že jedného dňa sa k nám pripojíte. A svet sa zjednotí.

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

Lyrics, Imagine (1971 album)

Friedrich Nietzsche fotka

„Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.“
Ľudia niekedy nechcú počuť pravdu, pretože nechcú, aby im zničila ilúzie.

—  Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900

Kurt Cobain fotka

„There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life.“
Je veľa vecí, ktoré by som chcel urobiť, namiesto toho, aby som sedel a sťažoval si na nudný život.

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

Marcus Aurelius fotka
Benjamin Disraeli fotka

„The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.“
Tajomstvo úspechu v živote spočíva v tom, aby bol človek pripravený na svoju príležitosť, keď príde.

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Orson Welles fotka

„We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.“
Rodíme sa sami, žijeme sami, umierame sami. Iba prostredníctvom našej lásky a priateľstva si môžeme na chvíľu vytvoriť ilúziu, že nie sme sami.

—  Orson Welles American actor, director, writer and producer 1915 - 1985

Albert Einstein fotka

„There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.“
Jestvujú iba dva spôsoby, ako prežiť svoj život. Jeden je, akoby nič nebolo zázrakom. A druhý, akoby zázrakom bolo všetko.

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

As quoted in Journal of France and Germany (1942–1944) by Gilbert Fowler White, in excerpt published in Living with Nature's Extremes: The Life of Gilbert Fowler White (2006) by Robert E. Hinshaw, p. 62. From the context it seems that White did not specify whether he had heard Einstein himself say this or whether he was repeating a quote that had been passed along by someone else, so without a primary source the validity of this quote should be considered questionable.
Some have argued that elsewhere Einstein defined a "miracle" as a type of event he did not believe was possible—Einstein on Religion by Max Jammer (1999) quotes on p. 89 from a 1931 conversation Einstein had with David Reichinstein, where Reichinstein brought up philosopher Arthur Liebert's argument that the indeterminism of quantum mechanics might allow for the possibility of miracles, and Einstein replied that Liebert's argument dealt "with a domain in which lawful rationality [determinism] does not exist. A 'miracle,' however, is an exception from lawfulness; hence, there where lawfulness does not exist, also its exception, i.e., a miracle, cannot exist." ("Dort, wo eine Gesetzmässigkeit nicht vorhanden ist, kann auch ihre Ausnahme, d.h. ein Wunder, nicht existieren." D. Reichenstein, Die Religion der Gebildeten (1941), p. 21). However, it is clear from the context that Einstein was stating only that miracles cannot exist in a domain (quantum mechanics) where lawful rationality does not exist. He did not claim that miracles could never exist in any domain. Indeed, Einstein clearly believed, as seen in many quotations above, that the universe was comprehensible and rational, but he also described this characteristic of the universe as a "miracle". In another example, he is quoted as claiming belief in a God, "Who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world."
As quoted in From Yale to Jail: The Life Story of a Moral Dissenter (1993) by David T. Dellinger, p. 418
Varianta: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Varianta: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

„Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.“
Láska na prvý pohľad je ľahko pochopiteľná; ale keď sa dvaja ľudia pozerali na seba celý život, stáva sa zázrakom.

—  Amy Bloom Fiction writer, screenwriter, social worker, psychotherapist 1953

Tom Hiddleston fotka

„We all have two lives. The second begins when you realize you only have one.“
Všetci máme dva životy. Druhý sa začína, keď si uvedomíte, že máte iba jeden.

—  Tom Hiddleston English actor, producer and musical performer 1981

Albert Schweitzer fotka

„There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.“
Existujú dva spôsoby úteku pred biedou života - hudba a mačky.

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

Varianta: There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Woody Allen fotka

„Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.“
Život sa delí na veci hrozné a mizerné.

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

Confucius fotka

„Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.“
Život je skutočne jednoduchý, ale trváme na jeho skomplikovaní.

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 pred n. l.

Attributed on the internet but not found in print prior to an attribution in Aero Digest, Vols. 58–59, 1949, p. 115
Misattributed, Not Chinese

Ralph Waldo Emerson fotka

„It is not the length of life, but the depth.“
Nejde o dĺžku života, ale o jeho hĺbku.

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

George Sand fotka

„There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.“

—  George Sand French novelist and memoirist; pseudonym of Lucile Aurore Dupin 1804 - 1876

Bob Marley fotka

„Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.“
Lepšie zomrieť v boji za slobodu ako byť väzňom do konca svojho života.

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981

Citát „It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.“
Gabriel García Márquez fotka

„It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.“
Nie je pravda, že ľudia prestanú ísť za svojimi snami, pretože starnú. Starnú, pretože prestanú ísť za svojimi snami.

—  Gabriel García Márquez Colombian writer 1927 - 2014

Marcus Aurelius fotka

„Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.“
Držte sa krásy života. Pozerajte sa na hviezdy a sledujte, ako s nimi bežíte.

—  Marcus Aurelius, kniha Meditations

Zdroj: Meditations

Johnny Depp fotka

„Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life.“
Dýchaj. Je to len zlý deň, nie zlý život.

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

Johnny Depp fotka

„There are four questions of value in life… What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living "for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is same. Only love.“
V živote existujú štyri dôležité otázky ... Čo je posvätné? Z čoho je stvorená duša? Pre čo sa oplatí žiť a pre čo umrieť? Odpoveď na každú z nich je rovnaká. Iba láska.

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

George Eliot fotka
Oscar Wilde fotka

„Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.“
Väčšina ľudí sú iní ľudia. Ich myšlienky sú plné názorov niekoho iného, ich životy sú iba napodobneniny a ich vášne sú výťažky z citátov.

—  Oscar Wilde, kniha De Profundis

De Profundis (1897)

Milkha Singh fotka

„You can achieve anything in life. It just depends on how desperate you are to achieve it.“
V živote môžete dosiahnuť čokoľvek. Záleží len na tom, ako veľmi to chcete dosiahnuť.

—  Milkha Singh Indian track and field athlete 1935

The Race of My Life: An Autobiography Milkha Singh (2013)

Albert Einstein fotka

„Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.“
Ten, kto nikdy neurobil chybu, nikdy nič nové neskúsil.

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Varianta: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Charles Bukowski fotka

„Life's as kind as you let it be.“
Život je taký láskavý, ako mu to dovolíš.

—  Charles Bukowski, kniha Hot Water Music

Zdroj: Hot Water Music

Martin Luther King, Jr. fotka

„Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.“
Naše životy sa končia dňom, keď začneme mlčať o veciach, na ktorých záleží.

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Zdroj: I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

„Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.“
Zdieľajme naše podobnosti, oslavujme naše rozdiely.

—  M. Scott Peck American psychiatrist 1936 - 2005

Martin Luther King, Jr. fotka

„No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.“
Nikto nevie, prečo je žije, kým nezistí, za čo zomrel.

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. fotka

„A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.“
Muž, ktorý za by za nič nezomrel, nie je hodný života.

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Varianta: If a man hasn’t found something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
Zdroj: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. fotka

„I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation, where they won´t be judged by the color of their skin, but by the contente of their character.“
Mám sen, že moje štyri malé deti raz budú žiť v národe, kde ich nebudú súdiť podľa farby ich pleti, ale podľa ich charakteru.

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Varianta: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Jack London fotka

„Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.“
Život ti nie vždy rozdá dobré karty; ide o to zahrať to dobre aj so zlými.

—  Jack London American author, journalist, and social activist 1876 - 1916

As quoted in Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior (1991) by Dan Millman, p. 78
Life’s not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.
As quoted in "They Came to Write in Hawai‘i" by Joseph Theroux, in Spirit of Aloha (March/April 2007)

Jane Austen fotka

„For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?“
Veď prečo žijeme, ak nie preto, aby sme sa vysmievali svojim blížnym a na oplátku sa opäť sami na ich účet zasmiali?

—  Jane Austen, kniha Pride and Prejudice

Zdroj: Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Eckhart Tolle fotka

„It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.“
Nie je ničím výnimočným, že ľudia celý život čakajú na to, aby mohli začať žiť.

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Zdroj: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Eleanor Roosevelt fotka

„Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.“
Nikdy si nepomýľte znalosť s múdrosťou. Jedna vám pomôže zarobiť si na živobytie; druhá vám pomáha žiť.

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Vincent Van Gogh fotka

„Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.“
Buďte si jasne vedomí hviezd a nekonečna. Potom sa život zdá byť skoro ako začarovaný.

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

Jean Paul Sartre fotka

„Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.“
Je lepšie zomrieť na nohách ako žiť na kolenách.

—  Jean Paul Sartre French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary cri… 1905 - 1980

Henry David Thoreau fotka

„If one advances confidently in the direction of his dream, and endeavours to live the life which he had imagines, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.“
Ak sa človek s dôverou vydá na cestu k svojmu snu a snaží sa žiť život, aký si predstavoval, stretne sa s úspechom, ktorý je v bežných hodinách neočakávaný.

—  Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 American poet, essayist, naturalist, and abolitionist 1817 - 1862

Viktor E. Frankl fotka

„Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.“
Tí, ktorí majú „prečo“ žiť, si vystačia s takmer akýmkoľvek „ako“.

—  Viktor E. Frankl, kniha Man's Search for Meaning

Zdroj: Quoted in Man's Search for Meaning and attributed to Friedrich Nietzsche.

Richard Bach fotka

„Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.“
Nebuďte zdesení z rozlúčky. Rozlúčka je nevyhnutná na to, aby ste sa mohli znova stretnúť. A opätovné stretnutie sa, po určitom čase alebo po živote, je isté pre tých, ktorí sú priateľmi.

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Zdroj: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Richard Bach fotka

„The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.“

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Zdroj: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Daisaku Ikeda fotka

„The person who lives life fully, glowing with life's energy, is the person who lives a successful life.“
Človek, ktorý žije naplno a žiari životnou energiou, žije úspešný život.

—  Daisaku Ikeda Japanese writer 1928

Daisaku Ikeda fotka

„If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.“
Ak sa na svet pozeráme s láskou k životu, svet nám odhalí svoju krásu.

—  Daisaku Ikeda Japanese writer 1928

Richard Bach fotka

„I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?“
Obetoval som svoj život, aby som sa stal tým, kým som teraz. Stálo to za to?

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Albert Einstein fotka

„The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.“
Svet je nebezpečným miestom na život, nie kvôli ľuďom, ktorí sú zlí, ale kvôli ľuďom, ktorí s tým nerobia nič.

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Varianta: The world is dangerous, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.

Robert A. Heinlein fotka

„Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.“
Ženy a mačky si vždy budú robiť, čo sa im zachce. A mužom a psom ostáva iba upokojiť sa a zvyknúť si na to.

—  Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Time Enough for Love (1973)

Paramahansa Yogananda fotka

„There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.“
Vo vašom srdci je magnet, ktorý priťahuje skutočných priateľov. Týmto magnetom je nesebeckosť, myslenie najprv na druhých; keď sa naučíte žiť pre druhých, oni budú žiť pre vás.

—  Paramahansa Yogananda Yogi, a guru of Kriya Yoga and founder of Self-Realization Fellowship 1893 - 1952

Gabriel García Márquez fotka

„What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.“
V živote nezáleží na tom, čo sa vám stane, ale na tom, čo si pamätáte a ako si to pamätáte.

—  Gabriel García Márquez, kniha Living to Tell the Tale

Living to Tell the Tale (2002)
Varianta: Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.

Henry David Thoreau fotka

„And the cost of a thing it will be remembered as the amount of life it requires to be exchanged for it.“
A cena veci bude pamätaná ako množstvo života, ktoré si vyžaduje za výmenu.

—  Henry David Thoreau, Walden

After December 6, 1845
Journals (1838-1859)
Zdroj: Walden

John Lennon fotka

„Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.“
Život je to, čo sa vám stane, zatiaľ čo ste zaujatý úplne inými plánmi.

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

"Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)"; similar expressions were used by others prior to Lennon's use of this line, and have been attributed to Betty Talmadge, Thomas La Mance, Margaret Millar, William Gaddis, and Lily Tomlin, but the earliest known published occurrence was the 1957 attribution of "Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans." to Allen Saunders in Reader's Digest, according to The Quote Verifier : Who Said What, Where, and When (2006) by Ralph Keyes
Lyrics, Double Fantasy (1980)
Varianta: Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Varianta: Life is what happens while you are making other plans.

Charles Bukowski fotka

„We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.“
Sme tu preto, aby sme sa smiali na blbostiach a žili naše životy tak dobre, že sa aj smrť bude chvieť, keď si po nás príde.

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Laozi fotka

„Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.“
Daj človeku rybu a nakŕmiš ho na jeden deň. Naučte ho loviť ryby a nasýtite ho na celý život.

—  Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder of… -604

This quotation has been misattributed to Laozi; its origin is actually unknown (see "give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime" on Wiktionary). This quotation has also been misattributed to Confucius and Guan Zhong.

Arthur Rubinstein fotka

„Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.“
Samozrejme, neexistuje žiadny recept na úspech, snáď okrem bezpodmienečného prijatia života a toho, čo prináša.

—  Arthur Rubinstein Polish-American classical pianist 1887 - 1982

Eleanor Roosevelt fotka

„Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.“
Život máme vždy žiť a zvedavosť musíme udržiavať nažive. Človek sa nikdy nesmie z akéhokoľvek dôvodu otočiť životu chrbtom.

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Preface (December 1960) to The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt (1961), p. xix

Victor Hugo fotka

„You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.“
Máte nepriateľov? Výborne. To znamená, že ste v živote za niečo bojovali.

—  Victor Hugo, kniha Things Seen

Often attributed to Churchill, this thought was originally expressed by the French author Victor Hugo in Villemain (1845), as follows: You have enemies? Why, it is the story of every man who has done a great deed or created a new idea. It is the cloud which thunders around everything that shines. Fame must have enemies, as light must have gnats. Do not bother yourself about it; disdain. Keep your mind serene as you keep your life clear.
Villemain is a brief segment taken from Hugo’s Choses Vues (Things Seen), a running journal Hugo kept of events he witnessed. The original French versions of these journals were published after Hugo's death.

Stephen Hawking fotka

„Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.“
Život by bol tragédiou, keby nebolo zábavy.

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

As quoted in "The Science of Second-Guessing", The New York Times (12 December 2004)

Elbert Hubbard fotka

„Do not take life too seriously – you will never get out of it alive.“
Neberte život príliš vážne, aj tak z neho nevyváznete živý.

—  Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915

Zdroj: A Thousand & One Epigrams: Selected from the Writings of Elbert Hubbard (1911), p. 74

Bob Marley fotka

„Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?“
Otvor oči, pozri sa dovnútra. Si spokojný so životom, ktorý žiješ?

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981

Steve Jobs fotka

„Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.“
Niekedy ťa život zasiahne tehlou priamo do hlavy. Ty však nestrácaj vieru.

—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

2005-09, Address at Stanford University (2005)
Kontext: Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking. Don’t settle.

Rabindranath Tagore fotka

„Clouds come floating into my life from other days no longer to shed rain or usher storm but to give colour to my sunset sky.“
Mraky prichádzajú do môjho života plávajúce od iných dní nie preto, aby vylievali dážď alebo prinášali búrku, ale aby dodali farbu môjmu západu slnka.

—  Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds

Zdroj: Stray Birds (1916)

Henry James fotka

„Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.“
V ľudskom živote sú dôležité tri veci. Prvou je byť láskavý. Druhou je byť láskavý. A treťou je tiež byť láskavý.

—  Henry James American novelist, short story author, and literary critic 1843 - 1916

Overheard by his nephew, Billy James, in 1902; quoted in Leon Edel, Henry James: A Life, vol V: The Master 1901-1916 (1972).

Zeno of Citium fotka

„Happiness is a good flow of life.“
Šťastie je dobrý prúd života.

—  Zeno of Citium ancient Greek philosopher -334 - -263 pred n. l.

As quoted by Stobaeus, ii. 77.

Charles Darwin fotka

„A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.“
Človek, ktorý sa odváži premárniť jednu hodinu svojho času, nenašiel hodnotu života.

—  Charles Darwin British naturalist, author of "On the origin of species, by means of natural selection" 1809 - 1882

volume I, chapter VI: "The Voyage", page 266; letter to sister Susan Elizabeth Darwin (4 August 1836)
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (1887)
Zdroj: The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow fotka

„If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.“
Ak by sme dokázali prečítať tajnú históriu našich nepriateľov, v živote každého človeka by sme našli dosť trápenia a utrpenia na to, aby sme odzbrojili všetku nevraživosť.

—  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882

Table-Talk (1857)
Zdroj: The Complete Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Winston S. Churchill fotka

„Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.“
Nič v živote nie je také vzrušujúce, aby sa po ňom strieľalo bez výsledku.

—  Winston S. Churchill, kniha The Story of the Malakand Field Force

The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War (1898), Chapter X.
Early career years (1898–1929)
Varianta: There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at with no result.

Thomas Edison fotka

„Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.“
Genius = jedno percento inšpirácia a deväťdesiatdeväť percent potu.

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

Spoken statement (c. 1903); published in Harper's Monthly (September 1932).
None of my inventions came by accident. I see a worthwhile need to be met and I make trial after trial until it comes. What it boils down to is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Statement in a press conference (1929), as quoted in Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel & Charles Lindbergh (1987) by James D. Newton, p. 24.
Variant forms without early citation: "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework."
"Genius: one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration."
Varianta: Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety nine perspiration.

Paulo Coelho fotka

„Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.“
Určité veci v živote jednoducho treba zažiť - a nikdy ich nevysvetľovať. Láska je napríklad takou vecou.

—  Paulo Coelho, Maktub

Zdroj: Maktub

Joseph Brodsky fotka

„Life—the way it really is—is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse“
Život - spôsob, ktorým naozaj funguje - nie je bitka medzi dobrom a zlom, ale medzi zlým a horším.

—  Joseph Brodsky Russian and American poet and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate 1940 - 1996

Marcus Aurelius fotka

„The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.“
Cieľom v živote nie je byť na strane väčšiny, ale uniknúť nájdeniu seba samého v radoch šialených.

—  Marcus Aurelius, kniha Meditations

Zdroj: The first citation appears in a translation of Leo Tolstoy's Bethink Yourselves! by NONRESISTANCE.ORG. The claim made that it is from Marcus Aurelius. Nothing closely resembling it appears in Meditations, nor does it appear in a 1904 translation of Bethink Yourselves The 1904 translation may be abridged, whereas the NONRESISTANCE.ORG translation claims to be unabridged.

Epictetus fotka
Friedrich Nietzsche fotka

„No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.“
Nikto pre vás nemôže postaviť most, po ktorom musíte prejsť prúd života, nikto iný okrem vás sám.

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

Niemand kann dir die Brücke bauen, auf der gerade du über den Fluß des Lebens schreiten mußt, niemand außer dir allein.
“Schopenhauer as educator,” § 3.1, R. Hollingdale, trans. (1983), p. 129
Untimely Meditations (1876)

Erwin Schrödinger fotka

„Although I think that life may be the result of an accident, I do not think that of consciousness.“
Hoci si myslím, že život môže byť výsledkom náhody, nemyslím si to o vedomí.

—  Erwin Schrödinger Austrian physicist 1887 - 1961

As quoted in The Observer (11 January 1931); also in Psychic Research (1931), Vol. 25, p. 91
Kontext: Although I think that life may be the result of an accident, I do not think that of consciousness. Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else.

Agatha Christie fotka

„I like living. I have sometimes been wildly despairing, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.“
Mám rada život. Bola som už divoko zúfalá, akútne mizerná, plná smútku, ale napriek tomu všetkému, som si stále istá, že už len byť nažive je veľká vec.

—  Agatha Christie English mystery and detective writer 1890 - 1976

An Autobiography (1977)

Ernest Hemingway fotka

„Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.“
Život každého človeka končí rovnako. Iba detaily o tom, ako žil a ako zomrel, odlišujú jedného človeka od druhého.

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

Eckhart Tolle fotka

„You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.“
Mier nenájdete znovu usporiadaním okolností svojho života, ale uvedomením si, kým ste na tej najhlbšej úrovni.

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Eckhart Tolle fotka

„Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.“
Uznanie dobra, ktoré už vo svojom živote máte, je základom všetkej hojnosti.

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Zdroj: A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

Eckhart Tolle fotka

„Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.“
Niektoré zmeny vyzerajú na povrchu negatívne, ale čoskoro si uvedomíte, že vo vašom živote sa vytvára priestor na objavenie niečoho nového.

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Victor Hugo fotka

„Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.“
Majte odvahu pre veľké bolesti a trpezlivosť pre tie najmenšie; a keď pracne vykonávate svoju každodennú úlohu, choďte spať v pokoji. Boh je hore.

—  Victor Hugo French poet, novelist, and dramatist 1802 - 1885

Paulo Coelho fotka

„Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.“
Prijmite, čo vám život ponúka, a skúste sa napiť z každého pohára. Mali by ste ochutnať všetky vína; niektoré by ste mali síce iba popíjať, ale pri niektorých vypiť celú fľašu.

—  Paulo Coelho, kniha Brida

Zdroj: Brida

Tupac Shakur fotka

„Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.“
Smrť nie je najväčšou stratou v živote. Najväčšou stratou je to, čo zomrie v nás, kým sme stále nažive. Nikdy sa nevzdávajte.

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

Varianta: Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.

Ralph Waldo Emerson fotka

„Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.“
Ži vo svetle slnka, preplávaj more, napi sa divokého vzduchu.

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

Simone de Beauvoir fotka

„One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.“
Život človeka má hodnotu, pokiaľ prisudzuje hodnotu životu ostatných.

—  Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist 1908 - 1986

Oprah Winfrey fotka

„You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.“
Od života dostanete to, na čo máte odvahu si žiadať.

—  Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954

Gabriel García Márquez fotka

„All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.“
Každý človek vedie tri životy, a to verejný, súkromný a tajný.

—  Gabriel García Márquez Colombian writer 1927 - 2014

Zdroj: Gabriel García Márquez: a Life

Johnny Depp fotka

„When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.“
Keď deti dosiahnu jeden rok, je to ako tráviť čas s miniatúrnym opilcom. Musíte ich neustále držať, narážajú do vecí, smejú sa a plačú, močia, zvracajú.

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

Charles Bukowski fotka

„What a weary time those years were -- to have the desire and the need to live but not the ability.“
Aké hrozné časy to boli - mať túžbu a potrebu žiť, ale nebyť toho schopný.

—  Charles Bukowski, kniha Ham on Rye

Zdroj: Ham on Rye

Alexandre Dumas fotka

„It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.“
Je potrebné si priať smrť, aby sme vedeli, aké dobré je žiť.

—  Alexandre Dumas, kniha The Count of Monte Cristo

Zdroj: The Count of Monte Cristo

Emily Dickinson fotka

„If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.“
Ak dokážem zachrániť aspoň jedno srdce pred zlomením, tak nebudem žiť nadarmo.

—  Emily Dickinson American poet 1830 - 1886

Aristotle fotka
George Bernard Shaw fotka

„Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.“
Život nie je o tom, aby ste našli seba. Život je o tom, aby ste seba vytvorili.

—  George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950

Varianta: Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Daisaku Ikeda fotka

„What matters is the value we've created in our lives, the people we've made happy and how much we've grown as people.“
Dôležitá je hodnota, ktorú sme v živote vytvorili, ľudia, ktorých sme urobili šťastnými, a to, koľko sme rástli ako ľudia.

—  Daisaku Ikeda Japanese writer 1928

Elbert Hubbard fotka

„The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.“
Najväčšia chyba, ktorú môžete v živote urobiť, je stále mať strach, že nejakú urobíte.

—  Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915

The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard (1927)
Varianta: The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Mark Twain fotka

„The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.“
Dva najdôležitejšie dni vo vašom živote sú deň, kedy ste sa narodili a deň, kedy zistíte prečo.

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

This appears on the opening placard of the film The Equalizer, attributing it to Twain, but there is no evidence that Twain wrote it. A precursor is found in Taylor Hartman's self-help book The Character Code (first published 1991), where it is not attributed to Twain: "The three most significant days in your life are: 1. The day you were born. 2. The day you find out why you were born. 3. The day you discover how to contribute the gift you were born to give" ( Google Books link

Socrates fotka

„The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.“
Najlepším spôsobom, ako žiť na tomto svete so cťou, je byť tým, za čo sa vydávame.

—  Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -470 - -399 pred n. l.

No findable citation to Socrates. Found ascribed to Socrates in Stephen Covey (1992), Principle Centered Leadership (1990) p. 51

George Bernard Shaw fotka

„A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.“
Život strávený robením chýb je nielen čestnejší, ale aj užitočnejší ako život strávený ničnerobením.

—  George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950

1910s, The Doctor's Dilemma (1911)
Varianta: A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Kontext: Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Sören Kierkegaard fotka

„Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.“
Život nie je problém, ktorý treba vyriešiť, ale realita, ktorú treba zažiť.

—  Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855

Attributed to Kierkegaard in a number of books, the earliest located on Google Books being the 1976 book Jack Kerouac: Prophet of the New Romanticism by Robert A. Hipkiss, p. 83 In the 1948 The Hibbert Journal: Volumes 46-47 the quote is referred to as "the famous Kierkegaardian slogan" on p. 237, which may be intended to suggest the phrase is Kierkegaard-esque rather than being something written by Kierkegaard. In reality this seems to be a slightly altered version of the quote "The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved; it is a reality to be experienced" which appeared in the 1928 book The Conquest of Illusion by Jacobus Johannes Leeuw, p. 9

Bette Davis fotka

„Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.“
Rozkoš z lásky trvá len chvíľu, bolesť z lásky trvá celý život.

—  Bette Davis film and television actress from the United States 1908 - 1989

Aristotle fotka

„Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.“
Šťastie je zmyslom a účelom života, jeho cieľom a koncom ľudskej existencie.

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 pred n. l.

Rabindranath Tagore fotka

„If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.“
Ak plačete, pretože z vášho života odišlo slnko, vaše slzy vám budú brániť v tom, aby ste videli hviezdy.

—  Rabindranath Tagore Bengali polymath 1861 - 1941

Jean Anouilh fotka
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien fotka

„Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment, for even the very wise cannot see all ends.“
Mnohí, ktorí žijú, si zaslúžia smrť. Niektorí, ktorí zomrú, si zaslúžia život. Môžete im ho dať? Tak nebuďte príliš horliví pri vyjednávaní so smrťou, lebo ani tí najmúdrejší nevidia všetky konce.

—  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien British philologist and author, creator of classic fantasy works 1892 - 1973