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There are many people who reach their conclusions about life like schoolboys: they cheat their master by copying the answer out of a book without having worked the sum out for themselves.

Søren Kierkegaard

There are many shining qualities on the mind of man; but none so useful as discretion. It is this which gives a value to all the rest, and sets them at work in their proper places, and turns them to the advantage of their possessor. Without it, learning is pedantry; wit, impertinence; virtue itself looks like weakness; and the best parts only qualify a man to be more sprightly in errors, and active to his own prejudice. Though a man has all other perfections and wants discretion, he will be of no great consequence in the world; but if he has this single talent in perfection, and but a common share of others, he may do what he pleases in his station of life.

Joseph Addison

There are many stages to a man's life. In the first stage, he is young and eager, like a beaver. In the second stage, he wants to build things, like dams, and maybe chew down some trees. In the third stage, he feels trapped, and then 'skinned.'' I'm not sure what the fourth stage is.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

There are men I could spend eternity with. but not this life.

Kathleen Norris

There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are more serious problems in life than financial ones, and I've had a lot of those. I've been broke before, and will be again. Heartbroke That's serious. Lose a few bucks. That's not.

Willie Nelson

There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.

Lawrence George Durrell

There are only three events in a man's life birth, life, and death he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.

Jean de la Bruyere

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.

Oswald Mosley

There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.

Jim Davis

There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.

George Bernard Shaw

There are some moments in man’s life that looking back might cause him fall into the precipice! At those moments, man must just look forward!

Mehmet Murat ildan

There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly in the only heritage he has to leave.

Ernest Hemingway

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.

Christopher Morley

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

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