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Life's but a span, or a tale, or a word, That in a trice, or suddaine, is rehearsed.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: The Roxburghe Ballads--A Friend's Advice (pt. II, edited by William Chappell)

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If you will do some deed before you die, Remember not this caravan of death, But have belief that every little breath Will stay with you for an eternity.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: The Roxburghe Ballads--A Friend's Advice (pt. II, edited by William Chappell)

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Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.

Hans Christian Andersen Quotes , Source: Preface to Works

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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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We come and we cry, and that is life; we yawn and we depart, and that is death! [Fr., On entre, on crie, Et c'est la vie! On baille, on sort, Et c'est la mort!]

Ausone de Chancel Quotes , Source: Line in an Album

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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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The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man less than a span: In his conception wretched, from the womb so to the tomb. Curst from his cradle, and brought up to years with cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall trust, But limns the water, or but writes in dust.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Life--Preface to the Translation of Certain Psalms

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Beginnings are often scary, endings are often sad, but it's the middle that counts. You should remember that when you find yourself at the beginning.

Steven Rogers 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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Simplicity, clarity, singleness: these are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy.

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

Donald Trump 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 is divided into the horrible and the miserable.

Woody Allen Quotes

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The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time.

W.J. Davison Quotes

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Death and taxes and childbirth. There's never any convenient time for any of them.

Margaret Mitchell Quotes

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Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! Throughout the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

Thomas Osbert Mordaunt Quotes

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St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel.

Malcom Muggeridge Quotes

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Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more; it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.

William Shakespeare, Macbeth 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 like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded.

Fulton J. Sheen 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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Sometimes I wish life had a fast-forward button.

Dan Chopin Quotes

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And how am I to face the odds Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made.

A.e. Housman Quotes

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Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring and because it has fresh peaches in it.

Thomas Walker Quotes

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