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As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

As life runs on, the road grows strange With faces new,-and near the end The milestones into headstones change, 'Neath every one a friend.

James Russell Lowell

As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.

Cyril Connolly

As soon as there is life there is danger.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as we started programming, we found out to our surprise that it wasn't as easy to get programs right as we had thought. Debugging had to be discovered. I can remember the exact instant when I realized that a large part of my life from then on was going to be spent in finding mistakes in my own programs.

Maurice Wilkes

As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.

Anthony Trollope

As was his language so was his life.

Seneca

As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

James Anthony Froude

As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless.

Rodney Yee

As we reach midlife . we are not prepared for the idea that time can run out on us, or for the startling truth that if we don't hurry to pursue our own definition of a meaningful existence, life can become a repetition of trivial maintenance duties.

Gail Sheehy

As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something.

Hagar the Horrible

Assumptions allow the best in life to pass you by.

John Sales

At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.

Cesare Pavese

At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them.

Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

At points of clarity, I realize that my life on earth is meaningless, and that I am merely a pawn in a bigger game. A game I cannot possible understand or have control of. Thankfully, before depression sets in, I drift back into my cloudy, bewildered daily routine.

Joel Patrick Warneke

At the bottom no one in life can help anyone else in life; this one experiences over and over in every conflict and every perplexity: that one is alone. That isn't as bad as it may first appear; and again it is the best thing in life that each should have everything in himself; his fate, his future, his whole expanse and world.

Rainer Maria Rilke

At the close of life the question will be not how much have you got, but how much have you given nor how much have you won, but how much have you done not how much have you saved, but how much have you sacrificed how much have you loved and served, not how much were you honored.

Nathan C. Schaeffer

At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it.

Phillip C. McGraw

At the point so near to zero, just almost before the death, life’s value jumps to infinity!

Mehmet Murat ildan

At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.

Dame Rose Macaulay

Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.

Plato

Autumn is an honest month; it does not delude man like spring does! It shows him the dark face of life, the tragedy, the rot, the separation, the sadness!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Ave Dolce Vita, Rex Regum! Hail Sweet Life, King of Kings! We love you and we believe in you!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.

George Lorimer

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