Life and Living Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be. Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »The mass believes that it has the right to impose and to give force of law to notions born in the cafOn 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.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.Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.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.Life is an earnest business, and no one every became good or great on a diet of broad grins.