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The greatest secret of life is to hear lessons and not teach them.

Vikrant Parsai

The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go."

Steve Maraboli

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Joseph Addison

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.

Robert Frost

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

William James

The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.

Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

Thomas Jefferson

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

Thomas Jefferson

The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.

Josh Billings

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly; and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

David Russell

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

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