Quotes: lives

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  • Karl Albrecht
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats, none knew so well as I: for he who lives more lives than one more deaths than one must die.

  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.

  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.

  • William Cobbett
    William Cobbett
    British journalist 1762-1835
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    Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.

  • More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.

  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.

  • Wayne Dyer
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    Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.

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