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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. FrankRate it:
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 HuxleyRate it:
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.
– Tobias WolffRate it:
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
We are meant to be addicted to God, but we develop secondary addictions that temporarily appear to fix our problem.
– Edward M. BerckmanRate it:
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
– Francois De La RochefoucauldRate it:
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 HofferRate it:
We are more sociable and get on better with people by the heart than the intellect.
– La Bruy?reRate it:
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 SenecaRate it:
We are most alive when we're in love.
– John UpdikeRate it:
We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.
– HeraclitusRate it:
We are moving from Iron Dome to an iron fist.
– Naftali BennettRate it:
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
– Friedrich von Hardenberg NovalisRate it:
We are never deceived we deceive ourselves.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
We are never late. We arrive precisely when we mean to.
– J. R. R Tolkien, The Fellowship of the RingRate it:
We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.
– Charles SchaeferRate it:
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
We are never so happy or unhappy as we think.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
We are never so much disposed to quarrel with others as when we are dissatisfied with ourselves.
– HazlittRate it:
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
We are no guiltier in following the primative impulses that govern us than is the Nile for her floods or the sea for her waves.
– Marquis de SadeRate it:
We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier.
– Walter Savage LandorRate it:
We are no more than candles burning in the wind.
– Japanese ProverbRate it:

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