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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 phase in life, at least once in a lifetime, when one finds himsef/herself totally alone...so utterly alone that one must withdraw into one's innermost self. there is no other option but to endure that bitter suffering. When one overcomes that overpowering solitude, one is no longer alone. Through this solitude and the soul searching, we find that our innermost self is the divine spark of life, the indivisible spirit that comes from the Supreme Power - God. And after that moment of self-realization, the awakening from material world, we find ourselves in the midst of the chaos of this world, and yet totally undisturbed by its multiplicity, fully in sync and accepting the world as is - because our innermost soul we know ourselves to be one with all being.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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

There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peacebut there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!

Patrick Henry

There is a need for heroism in American life today.

Vicki Baum

There is a period of life when we swallow knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

Pearl Bailey

There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.

Dag Hammarskjld

There is a schizophrenic nature in modern politics. A leader is expected to have a religious faith but he is not supposed to let it influence him in his duties. Somehow, the truths that determine everything else about his existence are not allowed to influence how he conducts himself in public life. Not only that, his principles are usually considered so personal that the public is not even allowed to know for certain what they are. This passes for noble statecraft in our time. It was once thought cowardice.

Stephen Mansfield

There is a tide in the affairs of men
Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.

William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 4 scene 3

There is a tide in the affairs of men Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.

William Shakespeare

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