Long Life Quotes

Welcome to our collection of Long Life Quotes, where wisdom and inspiration converge to illuminate the path to a fulfilling existence. Life, with all its twists and turns, often leaves us searching for meaning and understanding. In the quest for longevity, both in years lived and experiences cherished, we turn to the words of those who have journeyed before us, seeking guidance and solace.

Within these pages, you’ll find a treasury of insights, reflections, and perspectives on the expansive canvas of life. From renowned philosophers to modern-day thinkers, each quote encapsulates the essence of what it means to lead a meaningful and enduring existence. Whether you’re seeking motivation to overcome challenges, wisdom to navigate life’s complexities, or simply a moment of contemplation, these words offer a beacon of light in the journey of life. So, dive in, explore, and allow these Long Life Quotes to resonate with you, igniting a spark of inspiration that will accompany you on your own unique journey. Remember, life is not merely about the destination, but the richness found in the journey itself.

Getting through the day becomes more important than living a long life when you have no one else to live for. Dean Ornish

Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so many trifling things to help rid us of our time, which will never return. Samuel Johnson

I’ve been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I’ve had the privilege of working with the cinema’s greatest masters. Dino De Laurentiis

I want to fly for the rest of a very long life. Dean Potter

In the end, long life is the reward, strength, and beauty. Grace Paley

Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don’t. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life. Martha Beck

It’s a very rich brew that’s in your psyche by the time you’re in your 60s, and I think that’s rather interesting. It makes you feel you’ve lived a very long life; it’s like going on holiday to three different cities rather than spending two weeks in Lisbon. You look back on the holiday, and you seem to have been away forever. Deborah Moggach

We don’t want to end up in a class war. We want everyone to have food, clean water, and a long life expectancy. Arvind Gupta

For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour. Lord Byron

Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it. You can exercise daily and eat healthily and live a long life, while experiencing a short one. If you spend your life sitting in a cubicle and passing papers, one day is bound to blend unmemorably into the next – and disappear. Joshua Foer

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last. Robert Louis Stevenson

As a middle-class woman living in the South-east of England, I have a better chance of living a long life than almost anyone else in the country. Julia Hartley-Brewer

The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years. David Ogilvy

It’s going to hurt if I fall. I don’t want to deal with that, I want to prove that it can be done for a long life, until I’m an old man. Dean Potter

I’m not going to walk around at 28 stone until I’m 48. My plan is to win the World’s Strongest Man, walk away gracefully, and live a long life. Eddie Hall

It was a superlative joy of my long life to have worked with Leonard Nimoy, who became my friend, and many others at ‘Star Trek.’ Harlan Ellison

I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it. Indira Gandhi

My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she’s had four major heart surgeries. She’s a candidate for – and must have – heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life. Nick Cassavetes

Of course, the most important factor of all for long life is a good family. When a person goes home with the wife or the kids giving him endless headaches, then it’s hard for that person to enjoy a long life. I am very fortunate, because my wife Elizabeth and my obedient children are very good; they have given me happiness. John Gokongwei

My father lived to be 97 and played bridge every day up to the end, so I’ve got a 50 percent chance of living a long life like him. Henry Louis Gates

It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth. Cleveland Abbe

In my long life, I have known some great economists, but I have never counted myself among their number nor walked in their company. Ronald Coase

My father was a really funny guy. He lived a good long life. And he was the reason I wanted to be funny and become a comedian and a comedy writer, so to say that he’s somewhat of a mythic figure in my life would be an understatement. Carol Leifer

To successfully lose weight after 40, you need to understand that imbalanced hormones and chemicals have a huge impact on your health. It is possible, however, to live a clean, healthy, and long life – with a slim body, even after 40! Suzanne Somers

I want my kids to be good. I want them to be safe and have a great, long life. And take what they need from me and leave what they don’t. Definitely leave what they don’t. Gord Downie

The science of being healthy is well-known. It is not esoteric. There are no magic bullets. If you want to live a long life, we’ve known the answers for more than a hundred years. It’s a wide-ranging diet with as much fruit and veg as you can stuff into yourself, and plenty of exercise. It doesn’t even matter what kind of exercise. Alice Roberts

The nice thing about ‘Arrow’ is we never say never on the show. Hopefully the show will have a nice long life, and all manner of things can potentially happen. Marc Guggenheim

It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life. Bryant H. McGill

In 1990, Howard Friedman and Leslie Martin, two psychologists at the University of California, Riverside, embarked on a research project within a research project, seeking answers to the question, ‘What makes for a long life?’ Katie Hafner

The most important factors for a long life, I think, are partly in the genes; number two is lifestyle, which includes healthy diet and regular exercise. I walk, run and swim every day. However, I think too much exercise is also unhealthy because of over-stress; sometimes people who exercise too many hours per day die early. John Gokongwei

Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune. Owen Glendower

In my long life I have found peace, joy, and happiness beyond my fondest hopes and dreams. One of the supreme benedictions of my life has been my marriage to an elect daughter of God. I love her with all my heart and soul. James E. Faust

I kind of think I’m going to live a long life as a punishment. Jessica Hahn

He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men. Isaac Asimov

There’s a long life ahead of you and it’s going to be beautiful, as long as you keep loving and hugging each other. Yoko Ono

You hope for that with anything, but with a TV show, the writer and the actor being the right mix are more important than the actual writing of the pilot because you hope it’s something that can have a long life. Jake Kasdan

The art is long, life is short. Hippocrates

I have kids and I want to have a long life and there are certain things that are conducive to that and certain things that aren’t. I’ve opted for the road of happiness and long life. Ethan Suplee

It is true that a large percentage of the Western world hopes that I am imprisoned or dead. But all my people, the Palestinians and the Arabs, wish me long life and freedom. Abu Abbas

Always keep your smile. That’s how I explain my long life. Jeanne Calment

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care. Philip Sidney

I’ve had a long life and a lot of relationships and not one of them do I wish – well, I take that back – there are a couple I could have done without. Holland Taylor

I believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness, and a better sense of humor. Brian Eno

Death doesn’t frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life. Jeanne Calment

You really can’t say enough about ‘Blade Runner.’ For that movie to have such a long life – you can’t describe what a beautiful feeling that is. Initially, the movie was out of theaters in something like two weeks. But the people that wanted it back – the fans – they really saved it. Rutger Hauer

I was imagining a long life of being a stone cold loser. Then I got a job, which was really nice, then I got a great agent, a great manager, which was really nice. I was doing a lot of set ups, and, you know, I got to start working in L.A. Mackenzie Davis

I think it’s really important to remember that it’s a long life, and it’s a long career. In a perfect world, your career will be long. It does not begin and end with any one job. The point is to continue to have longevity in your career. Laura Leighton

It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art. Margaret Oliphant

For me, the most important thing is to get my body healthy and make sure I live a long life. Caris LeVert

The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him. Henry L. Stimson

I was thinking, ‘What is it about Kunta Kinte that allowed him to live such a long life?’ For me, what came down to it was his spirit and his knowledge of self. Malachi Kirby

It’s paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone. Andy Rooney

I decided that it’s either, you know, if I want to have children, have a family and – and live a long life, I’ve got to make some real, real serious changes. Carnie Wilson

Personal health is related to self-control and to the worship of life in all its natural beauty – self-control bringing with it happiness, renewed youth, and long life. Maria Montessori

I’m healthy as can be – not an ache or a pain. A lot of my prayer is thanking the Lord that I am healthy. I pray for long life and good health. Joel Osteen

The doctors who have examined me say I am healthy enough for a long life, so don’t have any illusions that I’ll soon leave this world. Tomas Borge

A long life in journalism convinced me many presidents ago that there should be a large air space between a journalist and the head of a state. Walter Lippmann

Everyone should pursue whatever is original in oneself. That’s the way for a long life in music. Bjorn Ulvaeus

It’s challenging to live in Anacortes. I lived in Olympia for five years, went on tour for a year, ended up in Norway for a winter, and ended up back in Anacortes. But I have a long life ahead of me. I’ll probably live in many different places, and then die in Anacortes. Phil Elverum

The secret of a long life is to never trust a doctor. Luise Rainer

If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions. Hans Selye

I don’t envision a very long life for myself. I think my life will run out before my work does. I’ve designed it that way. Townes Van Zandt

Anton Usov
Anton Usov
I am Anton Usov, an educator with a passion for quotes that resonate with the human experience. Over many years, I have curated a collection that reflects wisdom and emotions across time. Join me in exploring the power of words to inspire and enlighten our paths.
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