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With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone; We bear the burden and the heat Of the long day, and wish 'twere done. Not till the hours of light return All we have built as we discern.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Morality (st. 2)

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Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

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

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As a mortal, thou must nourish each of two forebodings--that tomorrow's sunlight will be the last that thou shalt see; and that for fifty years wilt live out thy life in ample wealth.

Ausone de Chancel Quotes , Source: Line in an Album

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You've got to sing like you don't need the money, love like you'll never get hurt. You've got to dance like no one is watching. It's gotta come from the heart, if you want it to work.

Susannah Clark Quotes

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Life is just part of the big picture.

Alyson Goff Quotes

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What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.

Thomas Merton Quotes

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

Naguib Mahfouz Quotes

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If you are not the lead sled dog, the world looks pretty much the same every day.

Anonymous 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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A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump 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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Life can only be understood back- wards; but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard Quotes

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The closing years of life are like a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

Arthur Schopenauer 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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The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.

James Matthew Barrie Quotes

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Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

Thomas La Mance Quotes

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There must be more to life than having everything. Judy Newman -Maurice Sendak.

Maurice Sendak Quotes

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Life itself is the proper binge. -Julia Child.

Julia Child 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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Real life seems to have no plots.

Ivy Compton-Burnett Quotes

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The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

Clarence Darrow Quotes

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