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254 Life Quotes

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

Confucius Quotes

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Don't cry because its over, smile because it happened. -Unknown.

Unknown 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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Life is an uncharted ocean. The cautious mariner must needs take Many soundings ere he conduct his barque to port in safety.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: epigraph from Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs

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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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This strange disease of modern life, With its sick hurry, its divided aims.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Scholar-Gypsy (st. 21)

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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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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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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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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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Life is an incurable disease.

Abraham Crowley Quotes

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I haven't heard of anybody who want's to stop living on account of the cost.

Kin Hubbard 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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Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.

Charles Feidelson, Jr. Quotes

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I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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Without duty, life is soft and boneless; it cannot hold itself together.

Joseph Joubert Quotes

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Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution. -Anthony J. D'Angelo.

Anthony J. D'Angelo Quotes

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A tragey means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.

G.k. Chesterton Quotes

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When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. -Indian saying.

Indian Saying Quotes

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The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing. The main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius Antonius 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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The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more that you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

Thomas Merton 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 all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.

Tennessee Williams Quotes

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