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    Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.

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    Samuel Butler

    Life is not an exact science, it is an art.

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    Cary Grant

    My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.

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    Mark Twain

    When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

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    Fran Lebowitz

    Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.

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    Theodor Adorno

    Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.

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    Philip Johnson

    All architects want to live beyond their deaths.

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    Anton Chekhov

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

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    Horace

    Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.

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    John Greenleaf Whittier

    When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

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    William Osler

    We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.

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    William Penn

    For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

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    Friedrich Nietzsche

    He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

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    William James

    Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

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    Erich Fromm

    Man always dies before he is fully born.

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    Oscar Wilde

    Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

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    Irving Berlin

    Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.

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    Willa Cather

    I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

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    Emily Dickinson

    To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

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    Edvard Munch

    From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.

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    Sholom Aleichem

    Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    My life is my message.

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    T. S. Eliot

    I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

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    Havelock Ellis

    All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

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    Mark Twain

    Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

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    Albert Schweitzer

    Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.

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    William Christopher Handy

    Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it.

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    George Washington Carver

    How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

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    Aeschylus

    Call no man happy till he is dead.

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    Truman Capote

    Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.

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    Elie Wiesel

    Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.

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    Confucius

    Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

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    Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

    I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.

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    Anne Sexton

    Death's in the good-bye.

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    Euripides

    The greatest pleasure of life is love.

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    Charles M. Schulz

    I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.

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    Charles Darwin

    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

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    George Eliot

    Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

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    Marlene Dietrich

    When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.

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    Audrey Hepburn

    The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.

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    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

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    Katharine Hepburn

    Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.

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    Laurence Sterne

    I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.

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    Marcus Aurelius

    Our life is what our thoughts make it.

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    Errol Flynn

    Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.

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    Dave Barry

    Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it.

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    John Lennon

    Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

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    William Wallace

    Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

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    Seneca

    Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.

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    William Ellery Channing

    Life has a higher end, than to be amused.

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    George Herbert

    Life is half spent before we know what it is.

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    Hugh Leonard

    My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past.

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    Isaac Asimov

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

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    Carter Burwell

    If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun

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    David Sarnoff

    We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.

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    James Allen

    A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

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    Jean Cocteau

    Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

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    Maureen O'Hara

    John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.

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    Jackie Robinson

    A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

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    Wayne Dyer

    Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.

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    Scott Caan

    If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.

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    Lauryn Hill

    We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.

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    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

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    James M. Barrie

    Life is a long lesson in humility.

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    Samuel Butler

    Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.

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    Will Smith

    Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

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    Daniel Barenboim

    Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.

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    John Ruskin

    There is no wealth but life.

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    Mel Brooks

    Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.

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    Simone de Beauvoir

    Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.

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    Helen Keller

    Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

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    Henri Frederic Amiel

    The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.

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    Tennessee Williams

    To be free is to have achieved your life.

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    Joseph Campbell

    The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.

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    Joseph Campbell

    We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.

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    Max de Pree

    We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.

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    William Feather

    One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

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    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    While there's life, there's hope.

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    Elie Wiesel

    I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.

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    E. e. cummings

    Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

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    Samuel Butler

    To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

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    Miguel de Unamuno

    Man dies of cold, not of darkness.

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    Socrates

    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

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    Carl Sandburg

    A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

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    Anna Akhmatova

    It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.

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    Mary Catherine Bateson

    The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.

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    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    While we are postponing, life speeds by.

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    Sara Teasdale

    Life is but thought.

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    Bryant H. McGill

    Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.

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    Eminem

    The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.

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    Adam Clarke

    He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.

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    Mark Twain

    Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

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    Rebecca West

    Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

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    Lois McMaster Bujold

    The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.

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    Arlo Guthrie

    The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.

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    William Hazlitt

    The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.

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    Plato

    Life must be lived as play.

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    Julia Child

    Life itself is the proper binge.

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    Vivien Leigh

    Life is too short to work so hard.

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    Georges Bernanos

    Hell, madam, is to love no longer.

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    Mark Twain

    I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    I love those who yearn for the impossible.

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    Stewart Alsop

    A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.

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    William James

    The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.

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    Rose Kennedy

    Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.

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    Karen Horney

    Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.

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    Jean Ingelow

    A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.

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    Horace

    Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

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    Albert Camus

    You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

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    Richard L. Evans

    Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

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    E. M. Forster

    We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

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    Bertolt Brecht

    Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.

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    Joseph Hall

    Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer

    I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.

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    Carter Burwell

    Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.

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    William Lyon Phelps

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

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    Alice Thomas Ellis

    Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.

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    Charlotte Bronte

    Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

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    Louis Armstrong

    What we play is life.

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    Anais Nin

    People living deeply have no fear of death.

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    Albert Pike

    What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.

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    Ben Stein

    The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.

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    Euripides

    No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.

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    Robert Herrick

    The person lives twice who lives the first life well.

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    Susan Ertz

    Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

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    H. L. Mencken

    The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.

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    Samuel Smiles

    Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.

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    Albert Camus

    The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.

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    E. B. White

    I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.

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    Jean Paul

    Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.

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    Ernst Moritz Arndt

    Nothing that is really good and God-like dies.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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    Maya Angelou

    Life loves the liver of it.

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    Vernon Howard

    You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.

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    Soren Kierkegaard

    Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.

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    Henry Van Dyke

    Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.

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    Amos Bronson Alcott

    The less routine the more life.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

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    Jonathan Swift

    May you live all the days of your life.

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    W. Somerset Maugham

    Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.

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    Ursula Andress

    I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living.

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    Helen Keller

    Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.

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    Buddha

    To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

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    Anthony Hopkins

    I love life because what more is there?

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    Clarence Darrow

    I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

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    Ashley Montagu

    The idea is to die young as late as possible.

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    Barry Cornwall

    Death is the tyrant of the imagination.

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    Khalil Gibran

    Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

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    Alice Walker

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

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    Mark Twain

    A baby's an inestimable blessing and bother.

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    Rabindranath Tagore

    I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

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    Soren Kierkegaard

    Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

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    Buddha

    Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

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    Robert Frost

    A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.

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    Sydney J. Harris

    When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

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    Maurice Maeterlinck

    All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.

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    Giovanni Falcone

    He who doesn't fear death dies only once.

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    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

    What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.

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    Stephen Covey

    There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles.

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    Bill Maher

    Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit."

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    Lao Tzu

    Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

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    Alfred Adler

    The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

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    Miguel Angel Ruiz

    Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.

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    Arthur Miller

    Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.

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    Edward W. Howe

    Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

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    Barbara Kingsolver

    Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.

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    Henry Miller

    The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.

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    Frank Lloyd Wright

    Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.

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    Morrie Schwartz

    Everything that gets born dies.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.

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    Robert James Waller

    Life is never easy for those who dream.

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    Joseph Campbell

    I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.

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    Francis Bacon

    Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.

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    William Morris

    The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

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    Samuel Butler

    Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

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    Isaac Bashevis Singer

    Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.

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    Erik H. Erikson

    Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.

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    John Henry Newman

    To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.

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    Carl Jung

    The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

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    Quintus Ennius

    Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.

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    Miguel de Unamuno

    A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

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    Leonardo da Vinci

    Life well spent is long.

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    Robert Byrne

    The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

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    John Cleese

    You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.

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    Arthur Schopenhauer

    They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.

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    Carter Burwell

    I like being on the streets. Or in the subways. Brushing elbows with thousands of people I'll never know - the strangeness of that physical intimacy and personal anonymity.

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    Karen Horney

    Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.

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    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.

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    Eric Butterworth

    Don't go through life, grow through life.

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    William Cowper

    Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.

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    Tennessee Williams

    Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.

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    Albert Einstein

    The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

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    Arthur Rubinstein

    I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.

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    Leonardo da Vinci

    While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

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    Buddha

    To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

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    William Feather

    No man is a failure who is enjoying life.

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    Mark Twain

    The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

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    Horace Walpole

    The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.

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    Robert Bolt

    Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

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    Scott Hamilton

    The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

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    Lord Byron

    'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.

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    John Burroughs

    I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.

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    W. H. Auden

    The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.

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    Jean Anouilh

    Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.

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    Annie Lennox

    Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.

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    Charlie Chaplin

    Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

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    Karl A. Menninger

    Unrest of spirit is a mark of life.

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    Jose Ortega y Gasset

    Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.

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    Aeschylus

    Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.

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    Harvey Fierstein

    Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.

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    Matthew Green

    Fling but a stone, the giant dies.

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    Alice Roosevelt Longworth

    I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

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    Erich Fromm

    Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.

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    Juliette Binoche

    For me, habit is just a synonym for death.

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    John F. Kennedy

    The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

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    E. M. Forster

    The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

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    Grandma Moses

    I look back on my life like a good day's work, it was done and I am satisfied with it.

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    Bob Marley

    Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?

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    Euripides

    There is just one life for each of us: our own.

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    Sai Baba

    Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.

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    Donald Trump

    Everything in life is luck.

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    Abu Bakr

    Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.

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    Richard Bach

    Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.

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    Robert Frost

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

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    Jean-Paul Sartre

    Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

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    Philip Green

    It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.

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    Douglas Adams

    Life is wasted on the living.

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    Wayne Dyer

    What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.

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    Woody Allen

    Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

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    William James

    This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

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    Socrates

    Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

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    Josh Billings

    Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

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    Marie Curie

    Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.

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    Desiderius Erasmus

    To know nothing is the happiest life.

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    Gustave Flaubert

    A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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    William James

    To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.

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    Marcus Aurelius

    The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.

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    Abraham Cahan

    Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.

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    David Gerrold

    Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.

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    Bruce Lee

    If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

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    Corita Kent

    Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.

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    Brendan Gill

    Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

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    William James

    The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

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    Albert Einstein

    Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

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    Lillie Langtry

    I do not regret one moment of my life.

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    Mignon McLaughlin

    For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.

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    Erma Bombeck

    When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.

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    Epicurus

    It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.

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    Horace

    Life is largely a matter of expectation.

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    B. R. Hayden

    Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.

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