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There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.

Sydney Smith

There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.

Sydney Smith

There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course a quiet conscience.

Euripides

There is one thing alone
that stands the brunt of life throughout its course:
a quiet conscience.

Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B.C.

There is one thing sure about life: Life will push us hardly many times! When you are pushed, don’t be surprised; stay firm like a plane tree or be elastic like a bamboo!

Mehmet Murat ildan

There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.

George Sand

There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.

George Sand

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Christopher Morley

There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Christopher Morley

There is only one success ... to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it.

Christopher Darlington Morley

There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Unknown

There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Christopher Morley

There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.

Jawaharlal Nehru

There is simply no dignified way for a woman to live alone. Oh, she can get along financially perhaps (though not nearly as well as a man), but emotionally she is never left in peace. Her friends, her family, her fellow workers never let her forget that her husbandlessness, her childlessness -- her selfishness, in short -- is a reproach to the American way of life.

Erica Jong

There is something else which has the power to awaken us to the truth. It is the works of writers of genius. They give us, in the guise of fiction, something equivalent to the actual density of the real, that density which life offers us every day but which we are unable to grasp because we are amusing ourselves with lies.

Simone Weil

There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.

Thomas Huxley

There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in his thriving and declining, in his harmony and discord. Similarly, there is timing in the Way of the merchant, in the rise and fall of capital. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.

Miyamoto Musashi

There isn't much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you aren't really living without it.

Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, August 27, 2003

There isnt much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you arent really living without it.

Real Live Preacher

There may be a point in your life in which you are drowning so fast and fighting it so furiously that you don’t have the strength left to call out for help. At that point don’t expect one of your friends to jump into the water, if you've spent most of your life instructing them to mind their own business.

Perry Brass

There must be more to life than having everything.

Maurice Sendak

There was a perception that life here was-I won't say gray, that's hard for me-but beige.

Hanna Holborn Gray

There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.

Norman Mailer

there will always be pressures and time sin your life when you'll need answers, but coke and the rest offer nothing -- no outlet, no information. And, believe me, you're only as good as your information.

Bob Seger

There will be a time when we all get old, have kids, and all we do is work, so the only thing we are going to have are the memories we shared on the life we lived together.

Alberto U. Morales Jr.

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