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The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.

Henry Boye

The most instructive experiences are those of everyday life.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.

Bertrand Russell V. Delong

The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.

Frank Herbert, Dune (Reverend Mother Mohiam)

The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself.

Woodrow Wilson

The need to express oneself in writing springs from a mal-adjustment to life, or from an inner conflict which the adolescent (or the grown man) cannot resolve in action. Those to whom action comes as easily as breathing rarely feel the need to break loose from the real, to rise above, and describe it... I do not mean that it is enough to be maladjusted to become a great writer, but writing is, for some, a method of resolving a conflict, provided they have the necessary talent.

André Maurois

The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one's life and discover one's usefulness.

John Cheever

The New Year is a beautiful bouquet of newer unfolding opportunities to fulfill unfinished commitments with renewed vigour of heart and move-up on an accelerating speed to reach to a new milestone of a promising career and enriching life's journey.

Anuj Somany

The Night has a thousand eyes,
And the Day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

Marcus Aurelius

The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call itself fatality, death, night, or matter, it is the pedestal of life, of light, of liberty and the spirit. For it represents resistance -- that is to say, the fulcrum of all activity, the occasion for its development and its triumph.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

The old pool shooter had won many a game in his life. But now it was time to hang up the cue. When he did, all the other cues came crashing to the floor. 'Sorry,' he said with a smile.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

The one thing in life that costs us nothing is a smile - give it away and makes someones day.

Neritia

The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one staring back in the glass.

Unknown

The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to tolerate the isolation of all other forms of composition; for most good talkers, when they have run down, are miserable; they know that they have betrayed themselves, that they have taken material which should have a life of its own, to dispense it in noises upon the air.

Cyril Connolly

The only life that is ever worthy of emulation/celebration is a life that is being lived or that was lived for others i.e. a charitable/selfless/loveful/impactful life. Now, have you been living for others? I've been living & I'm still living for others . That's why, I've been & I'm still motivating/inspiring you/the world/the posterity ahead. ~Emeasoba George.

Emeasoba George

The only questions worth asking today are whether humans are going to have any emotions tomorrow, and what the quality of life will be if the answer is no.

Lester Bangs

The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

Unknown

The only success you can achieve in your life is to live well.

Vikrant Parsai

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty not knowing what comes next.

Ursula K. LeGuin

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.

Ursula K. LeGuin

The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling I have always cultivated.

Oscar Wilde

The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling that I have always cultivated.

Oscar Wilde, "The Remarkable Rocket"

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