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We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
– H. G.Wells, The Time Machine
We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us and direct us and God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a great distance, not by virtue of any sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
– Bernard of Chartres, 12th Century
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.
– Anais Nin
We are like vessels tossed on the bosom of the deep; our passions are the winds that sweep us impetuously forward; each pleasure is a rock; the whole life is a wide ocean. Reason is the pilot to guide us, but often allows itself to be led astray by the storms of pride.
– Metastasio
We are living beyond our means. As a people we have developed a lifestyle that is draining the earth of its priceless and irreplaceable resources without regard for the future of our children and people all around the world.
– Margaret Mead
We are living in a 'one morning' world; we get up one morning and many things have changed! Tomorrow morning, there will be another 'one morning!'
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons...
– Alfred E. Newman
We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
– Fred Allen
We are living in the World of Snails! Man is extremely slow! Whoever has a limited life, he has no right to be slow! Things must be done quickly! Slowness belongs to the immortals!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-after, when it has become apparent that what triumphant science has done hitherto is to improve the means for achieving unimproved or actually deteriorated ends.
– Aldous Huxley
We are living the events which for centuries to come will be minutely studied by scholars who will undoubtedly describe these days as probably the most exciting and creative in the history of mankind. But preoccupied with our daily chores, our worries and personal hopes and ambitions, few of us are actually living in the present.
– Lawrence K. Frank
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
– Aldous Huxley
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.
– Tobias Wolff
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
– George Bernard Shaw
We are meant to be addicted to God, but we develop secondary addictions that temporarily appear to fix our problem.
– Edward M. Berckman
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
– Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys.
– Eric Hoffer
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys.
– Eric Hoffer
We are more sociable and get on better with people by the heart than the intellect.
– La Bruy?re
We are more wicked together than separately. If you are forced to be in a crowd, then most of all you should withdraw into yourself.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We are most alive when we're in love.
– John Updike
We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.
– Heraclitus
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
– Friedrich von Hardenberg Novalis
We are never deceived we deceive ourselves.
– Johann von Goethe

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