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The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.

William Lyon Phelps

The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized as the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment ... both of individuals and of humanity.

Alfred Adler

The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.

Alfred Adler

The first duty of a woman in her all life is to obey.

Vikrant Parsai

The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.

Schopenhauer

The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

Clarence Darrow

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

Ben Stein

The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution -- this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant

The fishhook catches the fish; the truth catches the lie; the death catches the life; the love catches the hate!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

Jean Giraudoux

The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

Helen Rowland

The follies which a man regrets most, in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

Helen Rowland

The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts, and multiply the griefs which he purposes to remove.

Johnson

The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.

Samuel Johnson

The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means.

Robert F. Kennedy

The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact.

Julie Burchill

The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.

Edith Hamilton

The funny thing about life is that it's slowly ending, every second of every day, but it's the fear of ending that drives us the most to live.

Corey Rainey

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The future of humanity is uncertain, even in the most prosperous countries, and the quality of life deteriorates; and yet I believe that what is being discovered about the infinitely large and infinitely small is sufficient to absolve this end of the century and millennium. What a very few are acquiring in knowledge of the physical world will perhaps cause this period not to be judged as a pure return of barbarism.

Primo Levi

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.

Lewis Grizzard

The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.

H.T. Leslie

The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.

Florence Shinn

The game of life is to come up a winner, to be a success, or to achieve what we set out to do. Yet there is always the danger of failing as a human being.

Richard Milhous Nixon

The goal of all life is death.

Sigmund Freud

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