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Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.

Freeman John Dyson

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers,and things are not what they seem.Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life.

Dale Carnegie

Tests and exams do not determine who is in the right standing. Tests and exams only determine who is left standing. However even if you are knocked down you can still rise again. How far you go in life does not depend on tests and exams but on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the old, sympathetic and tolerant with others who are not as strong as yourself.

Paul. F. Meekin

Thank God, for your life is an act of his grace i.e. your life is a privilege which shouldn't be taken for granted. I mean, you're specially blessed.

Emeasoba George

Thanks to his constant habit of shaking the bottle in which life handed him the wine of experience, he presently found the taste of the lees rising as usual into his draught.

Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fourth, Chapter 2

That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities-that sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one-dimensional.

Laurie E. Colwin

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.

Doris Lessing

That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.

Paul Tournier

That is what marriage really means: helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.

Paul Tournier

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

Emily Dickinson

That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson

That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions.

George Santayana

That man can destroy life is just as miraculous a feat as that he can create it, for life is the miracle, the inexplicable. In the act of destruction, man sets himself above life he transcends himself as a creature. Thus, the ultimate choice for a man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is to create or to destroy, to love or to hate.

Erich Fromm

That was and still is the great disaster of my life-that lovely, lovely little boy.

Dwight D Eisenhower

That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.

Marvin, _Life, the Universe, and Everything_ by Douglas Adams

That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another....

Charles Monroe Schultz

That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.

Doris Lessing

The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize.

Bruce Barton

The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.

Jean Iris Murdoch

The actual God of many Americans... is simply the current of American life.

C. H. Cooley

The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.

Jean Cocteau

The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them.

Jean Cocteau

The AIDS epidemic has rolled back a big rotting log and revealed all the squirming life underneath it, since it involves, all at once, the main themes of our existence sex, death, power, money, love, hate, disease and panic. No American phenomenon has been so compelling since the Vietnam War.

Edmund White

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