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French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673+1
Without knowledge, life is not more than the shadow of death.
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
American Poet, Journalist 1855-19190
'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-16160
'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
American writer 1891-19800
A book is a part of life, a manifestation of life, just as much as a tree or a horse or a star. It obeys its own rhythms, its own laws, whether it be a novel, a play, or a diary. The deep, hidden rhythm of life is always there - that of the pulse, the heart beat.
American comedian 1894-19560
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
British poet, writer 1847-19220
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-19510
A confession has to be part of your new life.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
A fool... is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.
Source: Letter (1792)
Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC0
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...
English poet 1612-16800
A genius can never expect to have a good time anywhere, if he is a genuine article, but America is about the last place in which life will be endurable at all for an inspired writer of any kind.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-16740
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.