Quotes: living

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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
  • William Lyon Phelps
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
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    You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I do not know how to distinguish between our waking life and a dream. Are we not always living the life that we imagine we are?
  • I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
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    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
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