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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"

The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.

Stephen Vizinczey

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel

The ordinary politician has a very low estimate of human nature. In his daily life he comes into contact chiefly with persons who want to get something or to avoid something. Beyond this circle of seekers after privileges, individuals and organized minorities, he is aware of a large unorganized, indifferent mass of citizens who ask nothing in particular and rarely complain. The politician comes after a while to think that the art of politics is to satisfy the seekers after favors and to mollify the inchoate mass with noble sentiments and patriotic phrases.

Walter Lippmann

The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.

James Allen

The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.

Jackson Pollock

The person who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor to find much fun in life.

Charles M. Schwab

The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.

Edith Sitwell

The power of heart is much stronger than the power of mind to empower our life.

Anuj Somany

The power to change your life lies in the simplest of steps."

Steve Maraboli

The power to guess the unseen from the seen, to trace the implications of things, to judge the whole piece by the pattern, the condition of feeling life in general so completely that you are well on your way to knowing any particular corner of it --this cluster of gifts may almost be said to constitute experience.

Henry James

The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces what they want is control. Control over behavior power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.

Ursula K. LeGuin

The primary goal of the words of a motivation or an inspiration in life is the very first action to generate an awakening of the heart to last as the encouragement of the mind to find the peace of the soul sustainably on a whole."~Anuj Somany

Anuj Somany

The problem of life can be solved only by living.

Vikrant Parsai

The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things

Rainer Maria Rilke

The purpose of life is to fight maturity.

Dick Werthimer

The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.

Richard Leider

The purpose of life is to live an ordinary life in an extraordinary manner.

Vikrant Parsai

The purpose of life is to pass the frontiers! Attack the frontiers to go beyond them with the determination of a bull attacking the red colour!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

The quality of your work is the seed for the quality of your life.

Vikrant Parsai

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

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