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Life Quotes

I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society. Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
While we are postponing, life speeds by. Seneca
His life was gentle and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN William Shakespeare
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life ... would give her everything of consequence, life would shape her, not we. All we were good for was to make the introductions. Helen Hayes
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not a poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place. Rainer Maria Rilke
I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. Goldie Hawn
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E. M. Forster
It is a brave act of valor to condemn death, but where life is more terrible than death it is then the truest valor to dare to live. Sir Thomas Brown
Come, for the House of Hope is built on sand bring wine, for the fabric of life is as weak as the wind. Wilfred Wilson Gibson
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. Robert Frost, The Black Cottage
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age. Oswald Mosley
The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them. D. H. Lawrence
The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose. Richard Leider
I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever. Isak Dinesen
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Marie Curie
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy When work is a duty, life is slavery. Maxim Gorky
Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious. Unknown
The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. Ben Stein
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you -- gently, with love, and hand your life back to you. Tennessee Williams
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