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And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

Shakespeare

And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.

Soren Kierkegaard, "The Sickness Unto Death"

And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheefully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can wait... And as to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, (No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.)

Walt Whitman

Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.

Walt Whitman

Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together

Clyde Kluckhohn

Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?

Tryon Edwards

Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.

Tyron Edwards

Any coward can sit in his home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in a fog. But I would rather, by far, die on a mountainside than in bed. What kind of man would live where there is no daring And is life so dear that we should blame men for dying in adventure Is there a better way to die

Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.

Any life that fails to discover and fulfill his or her destiny is a wasted life. Because, destiny is meant to be discovered and fulfilled outrightly. You can say I said so.

Emeasoba George

Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.

Jorge Luis Borges

Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. ... Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.

Ivy Baker Priest

Anybody who accepts mediocrity - in school, on the job, in life - is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.

Charles Knight

Anybody who is devoid of a living faith/God's grace is a LIVING DEATH i.e. he/she/the life in question is a life of complete misery.

Emeasoba George

Anybody who is hateful is most likely to be resentful (feeling/portraying bitterness/indignation). But the reverse is directly the case with anyone who is loveful. So, be loveful for life and never hateful.

Emeasoba George

Anybody who is never willing to face/withstand/bear/overcome so many things will hardly have so many things in life. Because, life itself is bound to unfold so many things both good & bad/favourable & unfavourable/simple & complex.

Emeasoba George

Anyone can stop a man's life, but no one his death a thousand doors open on to it. - Phoenissae

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anyone who acknowledges that winners never quit and quitters never win cannot be beaten for life. I mean, he or she will hardly give up on his or her faith until he or she wins or succeeds. Thus, never ever quit until you win or succeed. Because, surely winners never quit and quitters never win. And quitters cannot and will never win or succeed for life.

Emeasoba George

Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.

Franz Kafka

Anyone who is full of God's grace will soar and keep on soaring like an eagle throughout his/her life time. Oh! yes, God's grace can take you to the highest altitude even to the zenith/peak of your career/business. So, ask/quest for the fullness of God's grace in all you do.

Emeasoba George

Anyone who is reluctant to discover and fulfill his/her destiny will for life be going/running round in circles i.e. he/she will keep on working for a long time without achieving any meaningful/worthwhile success/achievement. Therefore, you've got to strive to discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. For, your destiny is meant to prevail over you.

Emeasoba George

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 2 or 8. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Moshe Arens

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford

Anything I've done up till 27 May, 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.

Johnny Depp

Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.

Deepak Chopra

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