Quotes with life

  • Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
  •  Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
  • One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.
  • Nothing is beneath you if it is in the direction of your life.
  • Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
  • Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
  • I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.
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  • Marcus Aurelius Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor (121 - 180)
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  • Sholem Aleichem Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
    Sholem Aleichem
    Yiddish author and playwright (1859 - 1916)
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  • Rabindranath Tagore Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet (1861 - 1941)
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  • Oscar Wilde A kiss may ruin a human life.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • George Bernard Shaw Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • Geoffrey F. Abert When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
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  • Katherine Mansfield Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become Love. That is the mystery.
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author (1888 - 1923)
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  • Plato Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
    Plato
    Greek philosopher (427 - 347)
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  • Anais Nin Dreams are necessary to life.
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer (1903 - 1977)
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Elbert Hubbard Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher (1856 - 1915)
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  • Greg Anderson Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
    Greg Anderson
    American author (1947 - )
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  • Marcus Aurelius A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
    Source: Ta eis heauton  V, 16
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor (121 - 180)
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  • Fran Lebowitz Life is something you do when you can't get to sleep.
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist (1950 - )
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  • Henry Ford Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist (1863 - 1947)
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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.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • Henry David Thoreau Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer (1817 - 1862)
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  • Mae West A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
    Mae West
    American actress (1893 - 1980)
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  • Joseph Addison The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • W. Clement Stone Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author (1902 - 2002)
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