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Life ... would give her everything of consequence, life would shape her, not we. All we were good for was to make the introductions.
– Helen Hayes
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
– charlotte bronte, Jane Eyre, page 62
Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.
– Oliver Goldsmith
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
– Stella Adler
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
– Albert Schweitzer
Life becomes religious whenever we make it so when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook is gained, when some nobler purpose is formed, when some task is well done.
– Sophia Blanche Lyon Fahs
Life begins as a quest of the child for the man and ends as a journey by the man to rediscover the child.
– Laurens Van der Post
Life begins only when we cross the borders and not definitely before!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
– Paul Gauguin
Life can be compared to a Rainbow that requires both the Sun and the Rain in order to create its Bright and Beautiful Colors.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
– Viktor Frankl
Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.
– Katharine Hepburn
Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
– Johann von Goethe
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.
– Søren Kierkegaard
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
– Albert Camus
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
– Soren Kierkegaard
Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death--fascinating, cruel, lavish, warm, cold, treacherous constant.
– Edna Ferber
Life can/will sometimes knock you down. It's up to you to either bounce back up or remain where you are knocked down. But, I urge you as ever, don't/never get stuck on where you've fallen. Rather, strive by all means to get back up to your feet. Because, you will hardly make headway until you resolve to get up from your ashes of downfall/failure.
– Emeasoba George
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it.
– Frank Herbert, Chenoeh: "Coversations with Leto II"
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
– Samuel Johnson
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
– Phillips Brooks
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
– Josh Billings
Life consists of thoughts. The better your thoughts, the more beautiful your life will be.
– Vikrant Parsai

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