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A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
Carl Sandburg
A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
Bill Watterson
A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A creature who has spent his life creating one particular representation of his selfdom will die rather than become the antithesis of that representation
Frank Herbert
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...
Epictetus
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Albert Schweitzer
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Seneca
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live
Bertrand Russell
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Norman Cousins
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
Rita Mae Brown
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
George Jean Nathan
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
Bertrand Russell
A man can look upon his life and accept it as good or evil; it is far, far harder for him to confess that it has been unimportant in the sum of things
Murray Kempton
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Albert Einstein
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Walter Winchell
Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live unreflectively and begins to devote himself to his life with reverence in order to raise it to its true value. To affirm life is to deepen, to make more inward, and to exalt the wil
Albert Schweitzer
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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