Quotes: life

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our life.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
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    Individualsm is a fatal poison. But individuality is the salt of common life.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
  • Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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    Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
  • Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Mark how fleeting and paltry is the estate of man - yesterday in embryo, tomorrow a mummy or ashes. So for the hairsbreadth of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.