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Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.

Our life is made by the death of others.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
Nothing is beneath you if it is in the direction of your life.
Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.
Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it's what they bring to the world that really counts. OR It's not what the world holds for you it's what you bring to it
When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.
Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live.
The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.
Life is a foreign language: all men mispronounce it.
Live today for tomorrow it will all be history.
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Life It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.
Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head.
This is what you shall do: love the earth and sun, and animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence towards the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown, or to any man or number of men; go freely with the powerful uneducated persons, and with the young, and mothers, of families: read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life: re-examine all you have been told at school or church, or in any books, and dismiss whatever insults your soul.
How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.
Life is like a grindstone -- whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what you are made of.
Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures.
Life loves the liver of it.
When we speak the word life, it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach.
Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
I think we're here for each other.
Life is one long process of getting tired.
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I think that what we're really seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonance within our innermost being and reality, so that we can actually feel the rapture of being alive.
If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.
It's extraordinary how we go through life with eyes half shut, with dull ears, with dormant thoughts. Perhaps it's just as well; and it may be that it is this very dullness that makes life to the incalculable majority so supportable and so welcome.
Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.
He who is not busy being born is busy dying.
What do we live for; if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?
The dream crossed twilight between birth and dying.
The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.

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