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
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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.
  • 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.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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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
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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.
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen Caddy
    Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
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    Gratitude helps you to grow and expands; gratitude brings you and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.
  • I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
  • Philip Adams
    Philip Adams
    British career diplomat. 1915-2001
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    It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
  • 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.