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No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.

Agnes de Mille

Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.

Elizabeth Bowen

Nobody gets to live life backwards. Look ahead -- that's where your future lies.

Ann Landers

Nobody, as long as he moves about among the currents of life, is without trouble.

Carl Gustav Jung

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

Socrates

Nothing is great like friendship on earth, No jewel No pearl has got it's worth. No one except a friend can be trusted, Your life will never ever get rusted.

Unknown

Often when we are least expecting it, Life sets up a really tough challenge to test our courage and our ability to fight. We mustn't pretend that nothing has happened, but instead must stand up and face the reality with utmost Courage. We must accept the facts that the Challenge is never going to wait, and that the flow of Life does not reverse. At such testing moments in life, Courage is what enables us to stand up, face the challenge and overcome all odds. Courage is what truly makes us who we are, as we wrestle with our demons to triumph. Good luck, my Friend.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Oh how smoothly, how swiftly and horribly, how cruelly and thoroughly, one discovers the powers and prowess of Maya, the Supreme power of Illusions! With a simple sleight of her hand, léger de main, everything changes in a moment; electrically charged, awesome and exciting years of life shrink to moments - just to realize that all that fascinating reality had been a dream. Perhaps all that had happened previously had been a continuous sequence of beautiful images that one would admire and fall in love with, and to realize that it’s all the game of dreams, illusions and Maya. The reality also strikes, at the same moment, that everything one would still experience in the future, would see with one’s eyes and feel with one’s hands, up to the moment of one’s death — that everything is not going to be any different in substance, or any different in kind. Why would it be? It’s always all a game, all foam and all dreams. It’s Maya, the whole lovely and frightful, delicious and desperate kaleidoscope of life with its searing delights, intertwined with its searing sorrows, the amazing show that has been ongoing since the dawn of Universe.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Once you realize that you can't in them all, you start choosing your battles wisely - so that you will win the big war. You can do this smartly by first dropping those which have little to no long term consequences, and then weighing out the benefits versus costs if you must fight any battles at all. Nonetheless, at some stage in life you also begin to appreciate that the purpose of your life is way above and beyond these fighting and winning games. And you become wise to think about and strategize the "win-win" situations that would make you and your opponent triumphant. Lest we forget, life is too short to worry about warring. Real wisdom of life is to turn around the battles into a "win-win" scenarios, and life is measured by how effectively and how often you accomplish it.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

One bold era in the life of an individual can change the course of civilization.

Dennis Ruane

One life - a little gleam of Time between two Eternities.

Thomas Carlyle

One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.

Bryant McGill

One of the oldest and well-accepted myths, which is the greatest enemy of truth in my view, is that one simply cannot maintain the best quality of life without consuming hazardous, toxic, and depleting substances. This myth has been persistent but unrealistic. Today, Innovative Scientists and Brilliant Green Chemistry Followers are defying this ancient myth of trade-off and "quid pro quo" - by apprpriately designing their chemical reactions, and selecting non-hazardous alternatives to otherwise toxic reagents. That's the way to to go! We must think Green, to keep our Beautiful Mother Earth Fresh and Clean - at all times.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

One only needs two tools in life WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.

G. Weilacher

Our entire life worth's less than one moment of the absolute's truth vanity.

Sorin Cerin

Our life is shaped by our actions not by opinion of others.

Apoorve Dubey

Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.

Cicero

Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.

Helen Merrell Lynd

Out of life's school of war What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.

John Patrick

Pink All I'm saying is that if I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life - remind me to kill myself.

Dazed and Confused

Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.

Mother Teresa, -- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.

Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful -- a thought that is love.

Mary Manin Morrissey

Referring to writer and publisher T.R. Threston (Tina Threston): In life there are those who talk, talk, talk and nothing gets done. Then there are the ones that do and look for glory because of what they did. Then there are the true good hearts in the world and Tina is one them! I curse and spit on anyone that ever doubts Tina's words, generosity or intentions! If they do, clearly they do not know her and they do not deserve to know her!

Contessa Bianca Bertolli

Remember that life is not measured in hours but in accomplishments.

James A. Pike

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