10 Famous Book Quotes by Renowned Authors on the Essence of Life

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"You Learn by Living"

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."

Robert Frost

"The Poetry of Robert Frost"

"Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans."

Allen Saunders

"Reader's Digest"

"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."

Steve Jobs

"Stanford Commencement Speech"

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."

T.S. Eliot

"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."

Nelson Mandela

"Long Walk to Freedom"

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

George Bernard Shaw

"Man and Superman"

"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."

William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar"

"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."

Mark Twain

"The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson"