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The will to live, gives you the strength to surpass your own to achieve life

An9e7 X

The will to succeed in anything is worthless and will for life remain unproductive until there is a will to persist and persevere. Oh! Yes, a mere will to succeed is not enough until it's backed up with persistence and perseverance.

Emeasoba George

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

The willingness to become something in life is a prediction to your success.

Vikrant Parsai

The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attachment to life in the hour of difficulty. But the man who has always pinned all his hopes on the future and lived with his eyes fixed upon it, has nothing in the past as a comfort against the present's afflictions, for the past was nothing to him but a series of hastily experienced stages. What blinded him to himself was his expectation always to find further on the happiness he had so far missed. Now he is stopped in his tracks; from now on nothing remains behind or ahead of him to fix his gaze upon.

Émile Durkheim

The wisest keeps something of the vision of a child. Though he may understand a thousand things that a child could not understand, he is always a beginner, close to the original meaning of life.

John Macy

The words of the Constitution are so unrestricted by their intrinsic meaning or by their history or by tradition or by prior decisions that they leave the individual Justice free, if indeed they do not compel him, to gather meaning not from reading the Constitution but from reading life.

Felix Frankfurter

The world is very different now. For man holds in his hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life.

John F. Kennedy

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.

Frances Willard

The world is yours. I mean, you control your life, the world and the future of your world is in your hands. Moreover, you have the potential and opportunity to take advantage of the world. Yes! you were brought here (on earth) by God. And it's left for you to journey all through it and do as you wish. But mind you, you are only granted one life to live in this world. Thus, make the best of it.

Emeasoba George

The world of the commodity is a world updside-down, which bases itself not upon life but upon the transformation of life into work.

Raoul Vaneigem

The world's a bubble and the life of man Less than a span.

Francis Bacon

The worst thing that can be said of the most powerful is that they can take your life but the same thing can be said of the most weak.

Eric Ambler

There are but two failures in life.1. Not learning from mistakes2. Not making more mistakes

Brandon A. Trean

There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes the whole universe for a vast practical joke.

Herman Melville

There are fine things which you mean to do some day, under what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time that is surely yours is the present, hence this is the time to speak the word of appreciation and sympathy, to do the generous deed, to forgive the fault of a thoughtless friend, to sacrifice self a little more for others. Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed, and to use your God-given abilities for the enrichment of someone less fortunate. Today you can make your life - significant and worthwhile. The present is yours to do with as you will.

Grenville Kleiser

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

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