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The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.

Alfred Jarry

The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything -- gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness -- rediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations. To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre.

Antonin Artaud

The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?

Edwin Markham

The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.

Theodore Roosevelt

The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent. The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you, and that can be a considerable obstacle because you carry the baggage of insecurities and past experience.

Les Brown

The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness and knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.

Kahlil Gibran

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

W. M. Lewis

The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.

Heywood

the tragedy of life is not that we die, but is rather, what dies inside a man while he lives.

Albert Schweitzer

The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live.

Albert Einstein

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives

Albert Schweitzer

The tragedy of man is that the happy moments of life behave like the birds of the forests: They appear and disappear suddenly!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The trouble with life is that by the time you know how to play the game, you are too old to make the team.

Vikrant Parsai

The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.

John Barrymore

The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations to understand and do our duties to God and man, and to enjoy the present without any serious dependence on the future.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible And indescribably as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star-dust caught, A segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.

Henry David Thoreau

The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful No indeed.

Plato

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

Nelson Henderson

The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

Smiley Blanton

The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.

Samuel Pepys

The unbalanced are more at home with life's twists and turns.

Leslie Miklosy

The unexamined life is not worth living for man.

Socrates, in Plato, Dialogues, Apology

The unexamined life is not worth living to a human.

Attributed by Plato to Socrates, "Apology"

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.

The Divine Pymander

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