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There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.

Christopher Morley

There are three intolerable things in life - cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women.

Orson Welles

There are three most important things to get success in life. The first is to work hard. The second is to work hard, and the third is to work hard.

Vikrant Parsai

There are three things that are important in human life. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.

Henry James

There are three things to beware of through life: when a man is young, let him beware of his appetites; when he is middle-aged, of his passions; and when old, of covetousness, especially.

Confucius

There are three whose life is no life: he who lives at another?s table; he whose wife domineers over him; and he who suffers bodily affliction.

The Talmud

There are times of pure joy when you wish all human life well.

Francis Bacon

There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule.

Samuel Butler

There are two kinds of people in this world, those who long to be understood and those who long to be misunderstood. It is the irony of life that neither is gratified.

Carl Van Vechten

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Albert Schweitzer

There are two messages from theory of Karma. Our condition in this life is determined by our deeds in previous life. We must do good in this life to improve our conditions in next life.

B. J. Gupta

There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.

Robert Lynd

There are two things I know about life... Only the good die young but the real jerks will live forever.

Lewis Black, "Black on Broadway" (2004)

There are two things to aim at in life first, to get what you want and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Life and Human Nature"

There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate when he can't afford it, and when he can. - from Following the Equator

Mark Twain

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw

There are two ways to live your life: one as though nothing is a miracle and the other as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything both ways save us from thinking.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.

Alfred Korzybski

There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.

Alfred Korzybski

There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.

Frederika Bremer

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman

Woody Allen

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Woody Allen

There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.

John Dean

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