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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

Chief Seattle Quotes

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The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.

Felix Adler Quotes

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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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The wine of life keeps oozing drop by drop. The leaves of life keep falling one by one.

Omar Khyyam Quotes

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The first hundred years are the hardest.

William Mizner Quotes

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One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes

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Life is a long lesson in humility.

James Matthew Barrie Quotes

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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.

Sebastien Chamfort Quotes

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Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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Cats and monkeys -- monkeys and cats -- all human life is there.

Henry James Quotes

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You've got to keep fighting -- you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive.

Elia Kazan Quotes

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Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.

Stephen Butler Leacock Quotes

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We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.

William Osler Quotes

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Life is like an onion. Why is life like an onion? Because you peel away layer after layer and when you come to the end you have nothing.

Yiddish Proverb Quotes

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It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.

Millard Fuller Quotes

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You only live once - but if you work it right, once is enough. -Joe E. Lewis.

Joe E. Lewis Quotes

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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. -Carl Sandburg.

Carl Sandburg Quotes

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Life is made up of interruptions.

William S. Gilbert Quotes

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Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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Life throws you curve balls, but you either learn to swerve them or hit them like there is no tomorrow.

Sadie Christman Quotes

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Fortunately psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.

Karen Horney Quotes

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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Mark Twain Quotes

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What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. -Crowfoot.

Crowfoot Quotes

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Trouble is part of your life - if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. -Dinah Shore.

Dinah Shore Quotes

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