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254 Life Quotes

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kirkegaard Quotes

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

Joe E. Lewis Quotes

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Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.

William Butler Yeats Quotes

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All of us have our troubles. But no matter how unhappy we are, life has to carry on.

Lame Ger Quotes

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There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.

Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

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Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel.

Anon. Quotes

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The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

T.S. Eliot Quotes

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A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it.

John Keats Quotes

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At the camel auction slaughterhouse the camel lot the rejected creatures see no Camelot.

O Anna Niemus Quotes

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Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time. -Chinese proverb.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.

Henry Adams Quotes

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Life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning.

Virginia Woolf Quotes

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Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

E. E. Cummings Quotes

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The whole of what we know is a system of compensations. Each suffering is rewarded; each sacrifice is made up; every debt is paid.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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The truest process of human kind and human life is to ultimatly conquer your fears and live a life worth dyeing for. Because in the end, before that final moment, is it not the moments of your life that flash before you?

Paul Acquasanta Quotes

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For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. -Fr. Alfred D'Souza.

Fr. Alfred D'souza Quotes

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Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with the truth. -Thich Nhat Hanh.

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

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There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.

Coco Chanel Quotes

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Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on.

Robert Frost Quotes

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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

Anton Chekhov Quotes

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Simply the thing I am shall make me live.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest. .

Confucius Quotes

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Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance. -Unknown.

Unknown Quotes

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