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Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
Simply the thing I am shall make me live.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
An unexamined life is not worth living.
We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series.
Life is a classroom in which each of us is being tested, tried, and passed.
If I shall sell both my forenoons and afternoons to society, as most appear to do, I'm sure that, for me, there would be nothing left worth living for.
He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
Life is a video game. No matter how good you get, you are always zapped in the end
Life in the Fast Lane Playing in Traffic intense stressful challenging overwhelming fulfilling demanding exciting nerve-wrecking entrepreneurial unrelenting empowered exposed: no place to hide flexible confusing results compensation sweatshop team ascendancy ego suppression flat organizations who's my boss no titles no status customer focus self-abnegation decentralized decision making chaos the end of tenure the end of security no complacency fear ongoing change burnout
The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.
Our life's journey of self-discovery is not a straight-line rise from one level of consciousness to another. Instead, it is a series of steep climbs and flat plateaus, then further climbs. Even though we all approach the journey from different directions, certain of the journey's characteristics are common to all of us.
Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.
Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.
City life is millions of people being lonesome together.
The city is a fact in nature, like a cave, a run of mackerel or an ant-heap. But it is also a conscious work of art, and it holds within its communal framework many simpler and more personal forms of art. Mind takes form in the city; and in turn, urban forms condition mind.
Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city.
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast.
I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.
If you're not in New York, you're camping out.
He who would travel happily must travel light
In the midst of excitement, grief, joy, and solitude, I remind myself every moment that the sole mission of my life is to find "the ultimate questioner" - that unimaginable who has put me in this madness to answer an unanswerable question.
I believe people are in our lives for a reason. We're here to learn from each other.
But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion
Live one day at a time"; because the future will come your way no matter what anyway!
Sometimes, you have to stop thinking about the future, and just live your life today!
Life sucks... then you die
After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
I draw my life out with my number two pencil first; proof read it, then pen it! Life is what you make it.
Just as fishes live only in water and birds live in the air, you too should live only in the illuminating effulgence of True knowledge. Perform all actions while remaining firmly established in this truth. Make this effulgence your permanent abode. Then see, how immensely you can enjoy your daily work, life and even death!
If there is no shock, life remains in a lock.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough
The picture you paint of me depends on the color of lens you are looking through.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities. - Dr. Seuss

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