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We are always beginning to live, but are never living.
– Manilius
We are always in our own company.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 166
We are always in search of the redeeming formula, the crystallizing thought.
– Etty Hillesum
We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.
– Mark Twain
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
– Henry David Thoreau
We are always ready to make friends with those who look more stupid than us and sometimes we love them just for being so.
– Vikrant Parsai
We are always talking about being together, and yet whatever we invent destroys the family, and makes us wild, touchless beasts feeding on technicolor prairies and rivers.
– Edward Dahlberg
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
– Mark Twain
We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy.
– Dean Koontz
We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
– Ray Bradbury
We are armed with language adequate to describe each leaf of the filed, but not to describe human character.
– Henry David Thoreau
We are as great as our belief in human liberty -- no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves.
– Archibald MacLeish
We are at heart so profoundly anarchistic that the only form of state we can imagine living in is Utopian; and so cynical that the only Utopia we can believe in is authoritarian.
– Lionel Trilling
We are at that very point in time when a 400-year-old age is dying and another is struggling to be born - a shifting of culture, science, society and institutions enormously greater than the world has ever experienced. Ahead, the possibility of regeneration of individuality, liberty, community and ethics such as the world has never known, and a harmony with nature, with one another and with the divine intelligence such as the world has always dreamed.
– Dee W. Hock
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
– Richard Feynman
We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless…We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action…No action.
– Michael Jackson
We are beings only in the extent of Our Life's Illusion.
– Sorin Cerin
We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world -- mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt.
– Ronald David Laing
We are beyond Fate, more powerful than we consider ourselves to be.
– Ileana Adriana Stan
We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.
– Sir Arthur Eddington
We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, 'Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday'
– Michel MacLiammir
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears apples.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
– Author Unknown
We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
– Judith Martin

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