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Let us endeavor to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.~ Woody Allen (1935- )

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Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. Josh Billings

Imagine if birds were tickled by feathers. You'd see a flock of birds come by, laughing hysterically!~Steven Wright

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.~ Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.~ Danny Kaye

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.~ Soren Kierkegaard

I've got two TV Guides. One on the table and one in the bath-room.  I'm rich! ~Al Bundy

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.~Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)


life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us.~ Thomas L. Holdcroft

        Dance like no one is watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like no one is listening, Live like it's heaven on earth.~ William Purkey ~

Life is really about a spiritual unfolding that is personal and enchanting -- an unfolding that no science or philosophy or religion has yet fully clarified.~ James Redfield ~

Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that what have you had?~ Henry James

Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. George S. Patton, General (1885-1945)

Make voyages! Attempt them... there's nothing else. Tennessee Williams

All of the animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. Unknown

Life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come.~ Franz Kafka

 Life is short; live it up.~ Nikita Khrushchev ~  

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.~ Soren Kierkegaard ~

Most people think life sucks, and then you die. Not me. I beg to differ. I think life sucks, then you get cancer, then your dog dies, your wife leaves you, the cancer goes into remission, you get a new dog, you get remarried, you owe ten million dollars in medical bills but you work hard for thirty-five years and you pay it back and then -- one day -- you have a massive stroke, your whole right side is paralyzed, you have to limp along the streets and speak out of the left side of your mouth and drool but you go into rehabilitation and regain the power to walk and the power to talk and then -- one day -- you step off a curb at Sixty-seventh Street, and BANG you get hit by a city bus and then you die. Maybe.~ Denis Leary ~

"Just because something's toxic doesn't mean it's not tasty." - Matthew J. Siske.

Lawyer's creed: A man is innocent until proven broke.

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."-- Ben Williams

A Welshman who spent the past five years of his life building the world’s biggest rubber band ball – a ball made entirely of rubber bands – dropped it out of a plane today to see if it would bounce. And you think you’ve wasted your life!   Jay leno     

·        When I hear somebody sigh that "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?"~ Sidney J. Harris ~

·        I can't be bitter. No one has a contract on life.~ David M. Heath ~

·        It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.~ Don Herold ~

·        The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, and love. They do not require coupons.~ George T. Hewitt ~

·        The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.~ Josiah Gilbert Holland ~

·        Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.~ Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. ~

·        To live is to function. That is all there is in living.~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

·        Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.~ Horace ~

·        Those who live are those who fight.~ Victor Hugo

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·        It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.~ David Hume ~

·        We Japanese enjoy the small pleasures, not extravagance. I believe a man should have a simple lifestyle -- even if he can afford more.~ Massaru Ibuka ~

·        There are three stages in a person's life, birth, their life and death. They are not conscious of birth submit to death and forget to live.~ Jean De La Bruyere ~

Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination~ Christopher Isherwood ~

·        The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.~ William James ~

·        Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.~ Thomas Jefferson ~

·        Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.~ James Joyce ~

·        It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.~ Thomas ã Kempis ~

·        Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.~ Omar Khayyam ~

·        The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.~ Paul Klee ~

·        To live fully is to let go and die with each passing moment, and to be reborn in each new one.~ Jack Kornfield ~

·        We live everything as it comes, without warning, like an actor going on cold. And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself? That is why life is always a sketch. No sketch is not quite the right word, because a sketch is an outline of something, the groundwork for a picture, whereas the sketch that is our life is a sketch of nothing, an outline with no picture.~ Milan Kundera ~


·        To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism -- this is the art of living.~ Jean De La Fontaine ~

·        Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.~ Ann Landers ~

·        We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do -- it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory bewildered and dazzled and hurting ourselves, then we drop in the ocean on the other side: and the little transit doesn't matter so much.~ D. H. Lawrence ~

·        Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.~ Stephen B. Leacock ~

·        People find life entirely too time-consuming.~ Stanislaw J. Lec ~

·        Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.~ John Lennon ~

·        The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.~ H. T. Leslie ~

·        Life is real! Life is earnest! And death is not its goal. Dust thou art, to dust returneth, was not spoken of the soul.~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

·        The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't.~ Joseph L. Mankiewicz ~

·        It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead.~ William Markiewicz ~

·        We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.~ Mary McCarthy ~

·        Can't nothing make your life work if you ain't the architect.~ Terry McMillan ~

·        Life is a dead-end street.~ H. L. Mencken ~

·        Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.~ Henry Miller ~

·        My art and profession is to live.~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne ~

·        The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.~ Charles Morgan ~

·        This tattered life is my only robe; the wind my only refuge.~ Marian Mountain ~

·        Life is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you're gonna get.~ Forrest Gump Movie ~

·        Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one.~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

·        Not by gain our life is measured, But by what we've lost 'Tis scored; 'Tis not how much wine is drunken But how much has been outpoured. For the strength of love never standeth In the sacrifice we bear; He who has the greatest suffering Ever has the most to share.~ Watchman Nee ~

·        Life at the top is financially rewarding, spiritually draining, physically exhausting, and short.~ Peter C. Newman ~

·        If you believed more in life you would fling yourself less to the moment.~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

·        In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.~ Nisami ~

·        Every time I look into the eyes of an animal I see life; the force of life and the beauty of creation~ Radar O'Reilly ~

·        Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you stop peddling.~ Claude D. Pepper ~

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·        Most of us fall short much more by omission than by commission. While the world perishes we go our way: purposeless, passionless, day after day.~ Peace Pilgrim ~

·        Too often man handles life as he does the bad weather, He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop.~ Alfred Polgar ~

·        We come and go just like ripples in a stream.~ John V. Politis ~Life is too short to learn German.~ R. Porson ~

·        Make your life a happy one. That is where success is possible to every man.~ Robert Powell ~

·        Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.~ Ross Presser ~Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.~ Fred Propp Jr. ~

·        Live today for tomorrow it will all be history.~ Proverb ~

No one knows when they are well off.~ Punch ~

·        Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.~ Eben Eugene Rexford ~

Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~