Life and Living Life is an earnest business, and no one every became good or great on a diet of broad grins. Life is an earnest business, and no one every became good or great on a diet of broad grins.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning — how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.On life’s journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s finger.Life is a zoo in a jungle.Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.