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The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.

Samuel Johnson

The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.

Edith Hamilton

The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.

Florence Shinn

The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.

Thomas Jefferson

The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.

Marya Mannes

The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.

W. Somerset Maugham

The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.

Carl Jung

The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.

Bryant McGill

The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.

Bryant McGill

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.

Albert Einstein

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other going in opposite directions.

George Carlin, Napalm and Silly Putty

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Carl Gustav Jung

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude to me is more important than facts.... We cannot change our past...we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our attitudes.

Charles R. Swindoll

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

Muhammad Ali

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The most beautiful thing to experience is the mysterious. It is the true source of life, art and science.

Michael Talbot

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The only religious way to think of death is as a part and parcel of life to regard it, with the understanding and the emotions, as the inviolable condition of life.

Thomas Mann

The only thing that you can carry with you on your travels Is your heart. Fill you heart with good things and good things will follow you For the rest fo your life.

Unknown

The only thing you will get from common sense, is a common life. Be uncommon and have uncommon sense.

Bryant McGill

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

Robert Byrne

The pursuit of happiness" is an American myth. The ideologies and governments of this century that promised happiness, have left people with more material possessions, but less psychological well-being. Many of the citizens are emotionally bankrupt and unhappy. The demands of life in our current socioeconomic system require that we keep running and running with little or no breaks....Like their parents, most of the young professionals will drift through life racing for the "American Dream", going through very expensive trial-and-error lessons and struggling to achieve happiness and fulfillment.

Med Jones

The quality of American life must keep pace with the quantity of American goods. This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.

John F. Kennedy

The quality of the thought that a person has got inside and sought from outside is likely to decide the quality of the people that has been brought into his life.

Anuj Somany

The real questions are the ones that obtrude upon your consciousness whether you like it or not, the ones that make your mind start vibrating like a jackhammer, the ones that you "come to terms with" only to discover that they are still there. The real questions refuse to be placated. They barge into your life at the times when it seems most important for them to stay away. They are the questions asked most frequently and answered most inadequately, the ones that reveal their true natures slowly, reluctantly, most often against your will.

Ingrid Bengis

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