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This is the true joy in life -- being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...

George Bernard Shaw

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory

This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.

Maitri Upanishads

This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go.

Unknown

This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

William James

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.

Susan Polis Schutz

This life's dim windows of the soul Distorts the heavens from pole to pole And leads you to believe a lie When you see with, not through, the eye.

William Blake

This secret spoke Life herself unto me 'Behold,' said she, 'I am that which must ever surpass itself.'

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.

Matthew Arnold

This was love at first sight, love everlasting a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected--in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Thomas Mann

This--this was what made life a moment of quiet, the water falling in the fountain, the girl's voice...a moment of captured beauty. He who is truly wise will never permit such moments to escape.

Roger Bannister

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

Rachel Carson

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who endlessly praise the rank of martyrdom must first attain that rank! No invented rank is superior to the life! You stick to the life and let the fools stick to the death!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Those who hate rain hate life.

Dejan Stojanovic

Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.

Henry M. Wriston

Those who run fast in life will be given an extra load to carry so that they may keep up with those that are walking through life.

Patrick Heldsinger

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.

A. Bronson Alcott

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Buddha

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Bertrand Russell, Autobiography

Three things in human life are important the first is to be kind the second is to be kind and the third is to be kind.

Henry James

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