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Dost thou love life? Then waste not time; for time is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.

Jimmy Carter

My old man taught me two things: "Mind own business" and "Always cut cards."

Robert A. Heinlein

The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.

Margaret Bourke-White

The best of life is the exercise of ingenuity--in design, in finance, in flying, in business.

William Lear

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

Alice Walker

Accept the pain, cherish the joys, resolve the regrets, then can come the best of benedictions: "If I had my life to live over, I'd do it all the same.

Joan McIntosh

Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or on being.

William James

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

The life of the individual only has meaning insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value to which all other values are subordinate.

Albert Einstein

Life is eternal. You are immortal. You never do die. You simply change form.

Neale Donald Walsch

Every day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.

May Sarton

The school of life offers some difficult courses, but it is in the difficult class that one learns the most.

Corrie ten Boom, Tramp for the Lord

That life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

The love and laughter are what you need most in your life. They'll fill out all the potholes in the road.

Maria Shriver

Live every moment in the present. Do it. Risk it. Buy it if you love it. Loving well takes practice, delicious practice. If it feels good, it must be good.

Gael Greene

I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. We cannot change our past. We cannot change the fact that people act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. And so it is with you. We are in charge of our attitudes.

Richard Swindol

I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me, until the last small twig has grown.

Kathe Kollwitz

A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean question: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well - or ill?

John Steinbeck

Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.

Alan Bennett

To have attained to the human form is a source of joy... What an incomparable bliss it is to undergo these countless transitions.

Chuang Tzu

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

Anais Nin

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

Alice Walker

Throw yourself into the convulsions of the world. I'm not telling you to make the world better, because I don't believe progress is necessarily part of the package. I'm just telling you to live in it, to look at it, to witness it. Try and get it. Seize the moment.

Joan Didion

Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes and I am left the same. The more things change the more I am the same. I am what I started with, and when it is all over I will be all that is left of me.

Hugh Prather

Life ís piano can only produce melodies of brotherhood (and sisterhood) when it is recognized that the black keys are as basic, necessary and beautiful as the white keys.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The miracle of your existence calls for celebration every day.

Oprah Winfrey

If you know anything about me, you know that my life's taken a few unexpected curves and crashes along the way. But hey, at least I can say I took the scenic route!

Naomi Judd, Naomi's Breakthrough Guide

Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to 14 days.

Ellen DeGeneres

Life is beating against the school windows. You must quickly open the doors and go out to learn that no door must be locked against you.

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

Jack London

I am not resigned: I am not sure life is long enough to learn that lesson.

George Eliot

You learn out of bitter experience, trial and error. Life teaches you that. As sincere as you all are, you can't learn it all in school.

George Cukor

When you were born you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cried and you rejoice.

Old Indian Saying

All I can say is what I've always said: If you break your leg, stop thinking about dancing and start decorating the cast.

Warren Zevon

For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly most perfectly alive.

D. H. Lawrence

We can all learn to live jubilantly. We can all learn to alter our attitudes so that we can better realize our dreams.

Joan Lunden, Making the Most of Every Day

Life gives us what we need when we need it. Receiving what it gives us is a whole other thing.

Pam Houston

Memorable Quotes

Life is a horizontal fall.

Jean Cocteau

Life seems to love the liver of it.

Maya Angelou

How good is life, the mere living!

Robert Browning

Enjoy what you have.

David Niven

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.

Alexander Woollcott

Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Alice Longworth

My advice for a good life is to stay busy, involved, and interested.

Anna Sloggett

If we have our own "why" of life, we can bear almost any "how.

Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Be curious about life, and cautious with it!

Vincent Price

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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.

Sen Kierkegaard

Nothing should be prized more highly than the value of each day.

Johann von Goethe

Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.

Corita Kent

Is the life Iím living the life that wants to live in me?

Parker Palmer

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

The thing you are ripening toward is the fruit of your life. It will make you bright inside, no matter what you are outside. It is a shining thing.
I have been in sorrow's kitchen and licked all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hand.
Life is overwhelming. Life is not easy. Life is tough. And you need something that really works and helps you actually, not promises to help you, then fail.
The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.
Life doesn't have to be about finding Osama bin Laden or becoming the president of the United States. Life is about the little things, which is one of the things you learn when you get older.
However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. Love your life.

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