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The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.

David Russell

The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.

Thomas Aquinas

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

Henry Ford

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do to more for the betterment of life.

Henry Ford

The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.

Charles Peguy

The hour which gives us life begins to take it away. - Hercules Furens

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still. Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing -- where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger, which he knows that he was meant and made to do.

Phillips Brooks

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.

Aristotle

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 imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted thence proceeds mawkishness.

John Keats

The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted: thence proceeds mawkishness.

John Keats

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.

Albert Einstein

The incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.

Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu

The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star.

Logan Pearsall Smith

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this decide what you want.

Ben Stein

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.

Ben Stein

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

Sir Philip Sidney

The Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies is supposed to have subscribed to the "Village Voice" for six years in an attempt to find out about life in America's rural areas.

P. J. O'Rourke

The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.

William Butler Yeats

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 irony of life is that no one gets out of it alive

Ahmed Korayem

The journey in between what you once were and who you are now beoming is where the dance of life really takes place.

Barbara De Angelis

The journey in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.

Barbara De Angelis

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.

Aleister Crowley

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.

Brandon Lee

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