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Life is a flowing river and you are in it - so watch out for rocks.
Options, if too less creates desperation, and if too many, discombobulation
When you say 'Yes' to others, make sure you are not saying 'No' to yourself
Watering the flowers and the trees, whispering to them, talking to them. Then, they will grow to be more bright and luxuriant.
We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. [Psalms 90:10]
Life. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
Life is an earnest business, and no one ever became good or great on a diet of broad grins.
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
What should I say about life? That it's long and abhors transparence.
I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.
Real life seems to have no plots.
Life is a struggle, but not a warfare.
Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life. Without both of them we would never have survived our captivity.
Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning -- how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.
In private life I never knew anyone interfere with other people's disputes but he heartily repented of it.
Life is a little gleam of time between two eternity s.
Outer space is no place for a person of breeding.
Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
Living, just by itself -- what a dirge that is! Life is a classroom and Boredom's the usher, there all the time to spy on you; whatever happens, you've got to look as if you were awfully busy all the time doing something that's terribly exciting --or he'll come along and nibble your brain.
She fights and vanquishes in me, and I live and breathe in her, and I have life and being.
In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best. But, since there's no real market for masturbation I had to fall back on my bass playing abilities.
Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
It's not how long life is but the quality of our life that is important.
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
Life begins when you get out of the grandstand into the game.
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.

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