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Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.

Wilson Mizner

Portraying true love towards all & sundry is be-all and end-all i.e. it's a life style/attitude that is of greater importance than any other life style/attitude/action. Have you been portraying true love towards all & sundry?

Emeasoba George

Poverty, we may say, surrounds a man with ready-made barriers, which if they do mournfully gall and hamper, do at least prescribe for him, and force on him, a sort of course and goal; a safe and beaten, though a circuitous, course. A great part of his guidance is secure against fatal error, is withdrawn from his control. The rich, again, has his whole life to guide, without goal or barrier, save of his own choosing, and, tempted, is too likely to guide it ill.

Carlyle

Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.

Samuel Smiles

Pray silently with simplicity every day to stay cool and calm in mind, composed and collected in heart; courageous and connected to own soul, to lay the way for a peaceful life.

Anuj Somany

Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer.

Ernest Holmes

Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for good.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, Make me feel important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.

Mary Kay Ash

Problems are part of life, it's the state of mind that eventually get's disturbed. They say "Lessons with trust and trustfulness are eventually learned with negative experiences.

Rafay Baloch

Programming is like sex one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.

Michael Sinz

Programming is modelisation of real life.

Fode Toure

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of life the mind is frivolous and easily distracted, it misses progress by failing in consecutiveness and persistence. This is the condition of children and barbarians, in which instinct has learned nothing from experience.

George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Volume 1, 1905

Publicity is the life of this culture. Without publicity capitalism could not survive and at the same time publicity is its dream.

John Berger

Push on, friend. You're just one exciting step from the banquet hall of life.

Zig Ziglar

Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible but the world of pure reason knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no barrier to the creative activity.

Bertrand Russell

Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the real world since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.

Giacomo Leopardi

Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.

Laurence J. Peter

Reality continues to ruin my life.

Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

Regular and simple life is the life of God; the chaotic and the complex one is the Devil's!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Religion, whatever it is, is a man's total reaction upon life.

William James

Religious experiences which are as real as life to some may be incomprehensible to others.

William Orville Douglas

Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.

Fran Lebowitz

Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within there lies the power to persuade, there the life,--there, if one must speak out, the real man.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life -- there, if one must speak out, the real man.

Marcus Aurelius

Remember Things in life will not always run smoothly. Sometimes we will be rising toward the heights - then all will seem to reverse itself and start downward. The great fact to remember is that the trend of civilization itself is forever upward, that a line drawn through the middle of the peaks and the valleys of the centuries always has an upward trend.

Endicott Peabody

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