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254 Life Quotes

We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I do not know.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Sonnet to a Friend, said of Sophocles

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Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.

Mary Manin Morrissey Quotes

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Sooner or later, you start taking yourself seriously. You know when you need a break. You know when you need a rest. You know what to get worked up about and what to get rid of. And you know when it's time to take care of yourself, for yourself. To do something that makes you stronger, faster, more complete. Because you know it's never too late to have a life. And never too late to change one.

NIKE Advertisement Quotes

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The real malady is fear of life, not of death.

Naguib Mahfouz Quotes

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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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This is the Law of the Yukon, that only the strong shall thrive; That surely the weak shall perish, and only the fit survive.

Robert W. Service 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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Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.

William Saroyan 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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