Quotes: life

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  • J. Adams
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    The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
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    A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    British writer 1810-1865
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    A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
  • Charles Darwin
    Charles Darwin
    English scientist and biologist 1809-1882
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    A man who dares to waste one hour of his life has not discovered the value of life.
  • 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.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
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    All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.