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#3546. Things happen according to the ordinary course of nature and the ordinary habits of life.

California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence"

'And yet,' demanded Councilor Barlow, 'what's he done Has he ever done a day's work in his life What great cause is he identified with' 'He's identified,' said the first speaker, 'with the great cause of cheering us all up.'

Arnold Bennett

'God is a Goldin Opportunity' 'you take hold all the opportunity's' 'he shows you' & 'has given to you' n 'There is no limit to your potential goals in life!'

Honest

'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'

J. R. R. Tolkien

'Let thine occupations be few,' saith the sage, 'if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.'

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

'Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem.
Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.'

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

'Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Bertrand Russell

'Tisn't life that matters 'Tis the courage you bring to it.

Joan Borysenko

*Every man's life is a train made of straw which tries to move on a track made of fire! The very next stop is ashes and dust.

Mehmet Murat ildan

-help us save the next generation!-life is not a game of losing!

-maheen

... I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

J Danforth Quayle

...A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.

John Milton

...a man may be a patriot without risking his own life or sacrificing his health. There are plenty of lives less valuable.

James Mellon, who paid $300 for a civil war Union army deferment

...a science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.

G.H. Hardy

...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and (there is) no cause to value one above the other."

H.P. Lovecraft

...One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

...solitude is such a potential thing. We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life we receive counsels and comforts, we get under no other condition...

Amelia Barr

...the safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.

Voltaire

...they no longer felt like newlyweds, and even less like belated lovers. It was as if they had lept over the arduous calvary of conjugal life and gone straight to the heart of love. They were together in silence like an old married couple wary of life, beyond the pitfalls of passion, beyond the brutal mockery of hope and the phantoms of disillusion: beyond love. For they had lived together long enough to know that love was always love, anytime and anyplace, but it was more solid the closer it came to death.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, from "Love in the Time of Cholera"

...to emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on Heaven is to create hell. In their desperate longing to transcend the disorderliness, friction, and unpredictability that pesters life; in their desire for a fresh start in a tidy habitat, germ-free and secured by angels, religious multitudes are gambling the only life they may ever have on a dark horse in a race that has no finish line."

Tom Robbins, _Skinny Legs and All_, 1990, p. 305.

?Tis those who reverence the old That are the men versed in the Faith; Worthy of praise while in this life, And happy in the life to come.

Buddhist

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

Carl Sandburg

A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.

Lee Drake

A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.

Erica Jong

A book of quotations is one which is filled with God’s wisdom for a happy life.

Vikrant Parsai

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