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254 Life Quotes

The be-all and end-all of life should not be to get rich, but to enrich the world. -B. C. Forbes.

B. C. Forbes Quotes

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My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnet, the journey of life, is to take their heart in one hand and a club in the other.

Josh Billings Quotes

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Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.

D.H. Lawrence Quotes

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The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.

William Lyon Phelps Quotes

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There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way. Morrie Schwartz, in "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom -Christopher Morley.

Christopher Morley Quotes

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Before I knew the best part of my life had come, it had gone.

Ashleigh Brilliant 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 like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.

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

Thomas Carlyle 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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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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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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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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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

Diane Ackerman Quotes , Source: quoted in "Newsweek"

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And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?

Archilochus Quotes , Source: Fragment (VI), see Plutarch's "Morals", vol. I, "Essay of the Laws, etc., of the Lacedemonians", one

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They live that they may eat, but he himself [Socrates] eats that he may live.

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

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The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Life is an incurable disease.

Abraham Crowley Quotes

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