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There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.

Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

There is no course of life so weak and sottish as that which is managed by order, method, and discipline.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.

George Santayana

There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome-to be got over.

Arthur Schopenhauer

There is no fate... no predestination... no luck. Don't use that as an excuse to not live the life you want. Work for it. You make your future - no one else.

Ingrid Weir

There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self... Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.

Vash Young

There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone's life.

Sister Mary Rose McGeady

There is no greater joy than of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.

Henri Bergson

There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.

Sir Karl Popper

There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from.

Bernard Mandeville

There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.

Martin Luther

There is no life after life. Whoever says there is, ignore him! The untruth must be ignored! Stick to the life and the science!

Mehmet Murat ildan

There is no life in war; there is life only in peace.

Mehmet Murat ildan

There is no limit to how far you can go in life. Oh! Yes, it's a mattter of belief. For, if only you do believe, you can & you will prevail until you rule the roost or your generation.

Emeasoba George

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.

Erich Fromm

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives to his life by the unfolding of his powers.

Erich Fromm

There is no mercy in trading life for life. And certainly no righteousness. Mercy, once given, cannot be taken back.

Janet Morris

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living. - from Live Without Principle

Henry David Thoreau

There is no mystery, at least not the kind you want. In real life there are no fogbound moors or clues on matchbooks or fifth columnists waiting to be unmasked. it would be nice if here were, because then there would be solutions to things in life, but it doesn't always work that way. Everyone likes a good detective story. I went through my Hammett phase in college. I think the attraction is, in life our mysteries aren't exciting. You know They're just intractable and depressing and enervating. Like, why do we always hurt the ones we love. Where does the money go ...in a detective story, at least the universe makes sense. It was him. He did it. The natural order is disturbed, but the beauty of it is that it's restored again.

Rogers Turrentine

There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible.

Marcel Proust

There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.

Montesquieu

There is no pleasure of life sprouting like a tree from one root but there is some pain joined to it; and again nature brings good out of evil.

Menander

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

Booker T. Washington

There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.

Hermann Hesse

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.

Eugène Ionesco

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