Quotes starting with L

Below you will find our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings starting with the letter L, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.     -- Paul Tillich
Laugh and the world laughs with you; cry and you cry alone.      -- Horace (65-8 BC)
Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone!     -- Anthony Burgess
Laugh every day; it's like inner jogging.      -- unknown
Laughter is the best medicine.      -- unknown<
Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything that to a modern man would appear to be justice     -- Bertrand Russell
Laws catch flies but let hornets go free.     -- Scottish (on justice)
Lay aside all conceit. Learn to read the book of nature for yourself. Those who have succeeded best have followed for years some slim thread which has once in a while broadended out and disclosed some treasure worth a life-long search      -- Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz?
Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That's not a guess, it's a guarantee. With pride, it's not a matter of 'if' we will fall, but 'when.' There are no exceptions.     -- John C. Maxwell
Learn as if you were to live forever.     -- Mahatma Gandhi
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.     -- Sarah Caldwell
Learn from other peoples mistakes.      -- unknown
Learn from your mistakes.      -- unknown
Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.     -- Mitch Albom,?The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Learning is best when put into practice.      -- unknown
Learning is better than house and land.      -- David Garrick (1716-1779)
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.      -- Abigail Adams
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.      -- W. Edwards Deming
Least said, soonest mended      -- unknown
Leave no stone unturned.      -- Euripides (480-406 BC)
Lend your money and lose your friend.      -- William Caxton (1421-1491)
Less is more.      -- Robert Browning (1812-1889)
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.     -- William Penn
Let bygones be bygones.      -- Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894)
Let pride go afore, shame will follow after.      -- George Chapman (c.1559-1634)
Let sleeping dogs lie.      -- English Proverb
Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.     -- Nikola Tesla
Let the punishment fit the crime.      -- W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911)
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.      -- Marcel Proust
Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.     -- Pietro Aretino
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.      -- Buddha
Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach.      -- German (on food and hunger)
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.      -- Robert H. Schuller
Let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action.     -- Hamlet
Let's get things straight.      -- unknown
Liars are always most disposed to swear.     -- Vittorio Alfieri
Liars are always ready to take oaths.     -- Vittorio Alfieri
Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world.     -- Epictetus
Liars need good memories.      -- French (on truth and falsehood)
Liars often set their own traps.      -- Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
Liars share with those they deceive the desire not to be deceived.     -- Sissela Bok
Lies require commitment.     -- Veronica Roth,Divergent
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.      -- George Bernard Shaw
Life has its little ups and downs.      -- unknown
Life is a journey, not a destination.      -- Cliff Nichols, acrafts@wf.net
Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.      -- Rossiter Worthington Raymond
Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music.?And death a note unsaid.      -- Langston Hughes
Life is like a blanket of snow. Be careful how you step on it. Every step will show!     -- Unknown
Life is like the moon: now full, now dark.     -- Polish (on permanence and change)
Life is not a dress rehearsal.      -- unknown
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.     -- Marie Curie
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away      -- unknown
Life is one big experiment.      -- unknown
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.      -- Isaac Asimov
Life is short and full of blisters.     -- African-American (on life and living)
Life is the greatest bargain; we get it for nothing.     -- Yiddish (on life and living)
Life is too short to drink bad wine     -- Unknown
Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn't have the time to sit around and talk about you. What's important to me is not others' opinions of me, but what's important to me is my opinion of myself.     -- C. JoyBell C.
Life is too short to waste.      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Life is very short. Insecurity is a waste of time.     -- Diane Von Furstenberg
Life is what you make it.      -- Grandma Moses (1860-1961)
Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.     -- Bryant McGill
Life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve.     -- Anthony Robbins
Life_becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.     -- Zahid Abas
Light gains make heavy purses.      -- George Chapman (c.1559-1634)
Lightning never strikes the same place twice.      -- P. H. Myers (1857)
Like a fish, one should look for holes in the net.      -- Samoan (on freedom and slavery)
Like breeds like.      -- R. Edgeworth (1557)
Like father, like son.      -- Asian Proverb
Like father, like son.      -- unknown
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.     -- Jimmy Carter
Little by little does the trick.      -- Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
Little by little one walks far.     -- Peruvian (on journeys)
Little fish are sweet.      -- R. Forby (1830)
Little friends may prove great friends.      -- Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease.      -- Thai (on buying and selling)
Little leaks sink the ship.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Little pitchers have big ears.     -- John Heywood (c.1497-1580)
Little said is soonest mended.      -- George Wither (1588-1667)
Little strokes fell great oaks.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Little thieves are hanged but great ones escape.      -- 14th Century French Proverb
Live and let live.      -- Dutch Proverb
Live life to the fullest because you may not have it tomorrow.      -- reader's name lost
Live without pretending. Love without depending. Listen without defending. Speak without offending.     -- Drake
Live your own life, for you will die your own death.     -- Latin (on life and living)
Look at identical twins. When you get closer, you start to see the small differences. It all depends on how much you magnify it.     -- Brian Swanson
Look at the bright side.      -- unknown
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.     -- Abdul Kalam
Look before you leap.      -- John Heywood (c.1497-1580)
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.     -- Albert Einstein
Looks can be deceiving.      -- unknown
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.     -- Denis Waitley
Lost time is never found again.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.     -- Kin Hubbard
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.     -- Henry Fielding
Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source.     -- Brian Celio
Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.     -- Franklin P. Jones
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.     -- Voltaire
Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the water of adversity and grief.     -- Robert Fulghum
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.     -- Joan Crawford