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What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story,
And the greatest good is little enough:
for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Life is a Dream
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
– Crowfoot
What is love? As far as I can tell, is is passion, admiration, and respect. If you have two, you have enough. If you have all three, you dont have to die to go to heaven.
– William Wharton
What is man without the beasts If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are connected.
– Chief Seattle
What is man's chief enemy Each man is his own.
– Anacharsis Cloots
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike.
– Alfred North Whitehead
What is more important in a library than anything else -- than everything else -- is the fact that it exists.
– Archibald MacLeish
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
– Logan Pearsall Smith
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
– Susan Sontag
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
– Susan Sontag, Against Interpretation, 1966
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
– Abraham Maslow
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
What is not fully understood is not possessed.
– Johann von Goethe
What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
What is not nailed down is mine. Anything that I can pry loose was not nailed down.
– Harlen Ellison, interview with Charlie Rose
What is now proved was once only imagined.
– William Blake
What is now proved was only once imagined.
– Blake
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
– Robert Francis Kennedy
What is originality Undetected plagiarism.
– William Ralph Inge
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
– William Ralph Inge
What is play to the cat is death to the mouse.
– Danish proverb
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those
– Gilbert Highet
What is reality, anyway Just a collective hunch.
– Jane Wagner
What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.
– Bodie Thoene
What is success I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
– Margaret Hilda Thatcher

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