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Life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come.

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
There is always inequity in life. Some men are killed in a war, and some men are wounded, and some men are stationed in the Antarctic and some are stationed in San Francisco. It's very hard in military or personal life to assure complete equality. Life
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.
The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.
Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it.
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
Life is something you do when you can't get to sleep.
People find life entirely too time-consuming.
Where there is life there is wishful thinking.
The four stages of life are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead.
Life is a dead-end street.
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest.
The finest lives in my opinion are the common model, without miracle and without extravagance.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
This tattered life is my only robe; the wind my only refuge.
Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten.
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor.
Life at the top is financially rewarding, spiritually draining, physically exhausting, and short.
In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.
Life is easier to take than you think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable and bear the intolerable.
Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.
Man is born to live and not to prepare to live.
You can have peace of mind, improved health and an ever-increasing flow of energy. Life can be full of joy and satisfaction.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you stop peddling.

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