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The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.

Albert Einstein

The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life clearly discerns his object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers.

Earl Nightingale

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

Muhammad Ali

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.

Muhammad Ali

The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.

Josh Billings

The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects are perhaps always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become.

Adam Smith

The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.

Thomas Carlyle

The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.

Carolyn Heilbrun

The Marvel of Life dwells in the sight of a diligent human.

Sunil Joyia

The mathematician lives long and lives young; the wings of his soul do not early drop off, nor do its pores become clogged with the earthy particles blown from the dusty highways of vulgar life.

James Joseph Sylvester

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life Overcome fear, behold wonder.

Aeschylus

The Meaning Of Life The reason that we're all here is that it was too crowded where we were supposed to go.

Steven Wright

The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life.

Jimmy Carter

The meekest of animals will fight bravely when it is backed against a wall, for it has nothing left to lose. A poor man is more deadly than a rich man because he puts less value on his own life.

R. A. Salvatore, The Crystal Shard

The mere reality of life would be inconceivably poor without the charm of fancy, which brings in its bosom as many vain fears as idle hopes, but lends much oftener to the illusions it calls up a gay flattering hue than one which inspires terror.

Von Humboldt

The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one Yet the life of a whole life dies When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

The mind has a thousand eyes.
And the heart but one;
Yet the life of a whole life dies
When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

The mind holds a specific image of who we currently are, not who we are yet to become. Subconscious fears change since it can't fathom life as the new-self. In that, it will fight, create stories, excuses and limiting theories on why one should remain where they are. Why would it do such a thing? Because it's what it knows. It knows it exists in the current reality and has no guarantees that it will exist in the new one. It also knows you (its host) is alive with the current reality and has no guarantees if you will be alive if you make the transition to the new one. Just trust in that you're enabling in the divine will of the universe to unfold in order to move the world forward. Yes, your work will elevate the level of human consciousness. That is how important you are!

Ahmed Korayem

The mind like the tree of life is found in the inexplicable extricacies of Divine Ordinance only to be unearth by provocative thinking-perhaps our perception!

Ikogho David

The modern age has been characterized by a Promethean spirit, a restless energy that preys on speed records and shortcuts, unmindful of the past, uncaring of the future, existing only for the moment and the quick fix. The earthly rhythms that characterize a more pastoral way of life have been shunted aside to make room for the fast track of an urbanized existence. Lost in a sea of perpetual technological transition, modern man and woman find themselves increasingly alienated from the ecological choreography of the planet.

Jeremy Rifkin

The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all.

Daniel J. Boorstin

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink.

E. M. Forster

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

Jean Paul

The more we live by our intellect, the less we understand the meaning of life.

Leo Tolstoy

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