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Life"Life is wasted on the living."Adams, Douglas
Life"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."Aurelius, Marcus
Life"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't."Bach, Richard
Life"Life is a long lesson in humility."Barrie, Sir James M.
Life"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well."Billings, Josh
Life"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";"Bombeck, Erma
Life"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."Brooks, Mel
Life"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Buddha, 
Life"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."Burroughs, John
Life"The purpose of life is a life of purpose."Byrne, Robert
Life"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."Camus, Albert
Life"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out."Chekhov, Anton
Life"You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave."Crisp, Quentin
Life"Unbeing dead isn't being alive."Cummings, E. E.
Life"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."Dickinson, Emily
Life"Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once."Dickson, Lillian
Life"Only a few things are really important."Dressler, Marie
Life"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars."Dyke, Henry Van
Life"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."Eco, Umberto
Life"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."Einstein, Albert
Life"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on."Ellis, Henry Havelock
Life"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Life"It is not length of life, but depth of life."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Life"All life is an experiment."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Life"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."Fierstein, Harvey
Life"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."Fromm, Erich
Life"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Frost, Robert
Life"It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts."Fuller, Millard
Life"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."Gasset, Jose Ortega y
Life"Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious."Gill, Brendan
Life"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."Grant, Cary
Life"I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it."Handey, Jack
Life"Life is half spent before we know what it is."Herbert, George
Life"Fortunately psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."Horney, Karen
Life"Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night."Howard, Marion
Life"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."James, William
Life"This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it."James, William
Life"The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it."James, William
Life"God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny."Keillor, Garrison
Life"Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down I-10 and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it."Kingsolver, Barbara
Life"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."Kingsolver, Barbara
Life"The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it."Lewis, W. M.
Life"Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way round."Lodge, David
Life"I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches."Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
Life"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."Mencken, H. L.
Life"Don't take life seriously because you can't come out of it alive."Miller, Warren
Life"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets."Miller, Arthur
Life"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."Nietzsche, Friedrich
Life"People living deeply have no fear of death."Nin, Anais
Life"Life is a cement trampoline."Nordberg, Howard
Life"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."Norris, Kathy
Life"The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century."Phelps, William Lyon
Life"There is no wealth but life."Ruskin, John
Life"Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself."Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
Life"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."Sartre, Jean-Paul
Life"I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it."Schulz, Charles
Life"Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be."Schwartz, Jeremy
Life"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."Shaw, George Bernard
Life"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."Socrates, 
Life"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."Stevenson, Robert Louis
Life"May you live every day of your life."Swift, Jonathan
Life"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation."Thoreau, Henry David
Life"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."Thoreau, Henry David
Life"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."Twain, Mark
Life"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained."Twain, Mark
Life"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."White, E. B.
Life"Sometimes questions are more important than answers."Willard, Nancy


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