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Take nothing for granted no matter how small it is. For, just a mark can pass or fail you.Even a little mistake can tarnish your image for life.

Emeasoba George

Take nothing/no one for granted no matter how small it/he/she is. For, one who is nobody today can become somebody tomorrow. Just a mark can pass or fail you. Even a little mistake can tarnish your image for life.

Emeasoba George

Take up something that you know will never bring you any returns except pleasure—in other words, allow yourself to live the way brilliant eighteenth century courtesans lived. Don’t be afraid of having a decorative life, even if all the decorations come from you.

Perry Brass

Take what life gives you if there is no more than a second chance.

Vikrant Parsai

Take your hands out of your pocket, because life may push you hardly at any time!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Take your life in your own hands and what happens A terrible thing no one to blame.

Erica Jong

Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

Erica Jong

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.

Johann von Goethe

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.

Julie Burchill

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

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