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The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple

Eugene Kennedy

The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.

Eugene Kennedy

The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.

Arnold Bennett

The real tragedy of life is that only some of the people in this world succeed in making use of the second chance when God offers them.

Vikrant Parsai

The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.

Giuseppe Mazzini

The round of a passionate man?s life is in contracting debts in his passion which his virtue obliges him to pay. He spends his time in outrage and acknowledgment, injury and reparation.

Johnson

The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.

Edwin Percy Whipple

The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.

H. L. Mencken

The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean-cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow. I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment.

Rabindranath Tagore

The sands are number'd that make up my life.

William Shakespeare

The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.

Norman Thomas

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and to hold them in the right scale of values.

Norman Thomas

The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.

James Taylor

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

Julius Henry Marx

The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived.

Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance, Act 3

The secret of life isn't an attempt to explain everything but, rather, to understand that certain things can't be explained. Demanding that everything is to be dissected neath a microscope is madness. Hence the attempt to explain everything is madness.

Ahmed Korayem

The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.

Charles R. Swindoll

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of the magic of life consists in using action in order to attain non-action. One must not wish to leap over everything and penetrate directly.

Lu Yen

The secret to life is meaningless unless you discover it yourself.

W. S. Maugham, Of Human Bondage

The secret to life is that there is no secret.

"Swampman" on Quartz

The secret to life is: there is no secret.

David Schleicher

The shadows of the mind are like those of the body. In the morning of life they all lie behind us, at noon we trample them under foot, and in the evening they stretch long, broad, and deepening before us.

Longfellow

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