Quotes about living a good life include, "The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge," by Bertrand Russell and "Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about," by Rollo May. Another quote on living a good life by Carl Rogers states, "The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination."
Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, historian and social critic who won the Nobel prize in 1950. His good life quote comes from his essay "What I Believe," written in 1925. Another statement about good life from the same essay states, "It is for us to determine our good life, not for Nature – not even for Nature personified as God."
Rollo May was an American existential psychologist and author. He grew up with a schizophrenic sister whom he was often left to care for on his own. In 1942, May was sent to a sanatorium for 18 months after being diagnosed with tuberculosis. His written works focus on topics such as stages of development, anxiety and love. May is one of the founders of Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center in San Francisco.