Quotes: life

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  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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    A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Everything you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
  • I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A useless life is an early death.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.