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The Christian does not consider death to be the end of his life, but the end of his troubles.

A. Mark Wells

The city as a center where, any day in any year, there may be a fresh encounter with a new talent, a keen mind or a gifted specialist -- this is essential to the life of a country. To play this role in our lives a city must have a soul -- a university, a great art or music school, a cathedral or a great mosque or temple, a great laboratory or scientific center, as well as the libraries and museums and galleries that bring past and present together. A city must be a place where groups of women and men are seeking and developing the highest things they know.

Margaret Mead

The cleverest amongst you is he who is the loyal apostle of life, the true disciple of existence, the devout follower of love.

Mehmet Murat ildan

The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.

Arthur Miller

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped.

Arthur Schopenhauer

The conditions that created the modern American public library are still relevant to any discussion about contemporary and future issues facing those who care about libraries, specifically trustees. To serve as a trustee of a public library places a citizen on an even higher ground shaped by the better part of modern American history. To be a trustee of a public library places one very close to major transformations in American life and culture.

Clement Alexander Price

The Constitution of the United States is not a mere lawyers' document it is a vehicle of life, and its spirit is always the spirit of the age.

Nadia Boulanger

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Henry David Thoreau

The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Henry David Thoreau

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.

Daniel J. Boorstin

The course of life in unpredictable, no one can write his autobiography in advance.

Abraham J. Heschel

The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.

Edwin Markham

The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

Lydia Maria Child

The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in that one word Love. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

Lydia Child

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man's nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become Golems, they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life.

Erich Fromm

The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.

Horace Greeley

The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems -- the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion.

John Maynard Keynes

The day you start giving importance to the life of even a little fly, you turn into a holy man!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The deadliest relationship is life is the person who destroys your hope.

Vikrant Parsai

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.

Alfred North Whitehead

The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.

Leon Trotsky

The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.

Walter Benjamin

The difficulty in life is the choice.

George Moore

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.

Plato

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