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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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A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.

Anonymous Quotes

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Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.

Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

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It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.

Edna St Vincent Millay 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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O Life! thou art a galling load, Along a rough, a weary road, To wretches such as I.

Robert Burns Quotes

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

Sebastien Chamfort 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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Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.

William Law 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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Growth is the only evidence of life.

Cardinal Newman Quotes

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The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy -- I mean that if you are happy you will be good.

Bertrand Russel 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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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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Clay lies still but blood's a rover; Breath's a ware that will not keep. Up, lad; when the journey's over There'll be time enough for sleep.

A.e. Housman Quotes

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