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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

There comes a time in every man's life and I've had many of them.

Casey Stengel

There comes a time in life when you must decide what you will do. That time is now for the past is already done and the future does not wait.

Kara Radon

There comes a time into almost every life a dark night and it is so easy to feel that is the end, that it will always be dark. Through faith we know that after the dark comes the sunrise. Charles L. Allen

Charles L. Allen

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.

Rusty Berkus

There is a form of laughter that springs from the heart, heard every day in the merry voice of childhood, the expression of a laughter -- loving spirit that defies analysis by the philosopher, which has nothing rigid or mechanical in it, and totally without social significance. Bubbling spontaneously from the heart of child or man. Without egotism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life.

William Osler

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