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This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

This is our purpose to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.

Oswald Spengler

This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.

Oswald Spengler

This is something that I cherish. Once in a friend's home I came across this blessing, and took it down in shorthand ... it says something I like to live with Oh Thou, who dwellest in so many homes, possess Thyself of this. Bless the life that is sheltered here. Grant that trust and peace and comfort abide within, and that love and life and usefulness may go out from this home forever.

Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

This is the law that all life evolves by the differential survival of replicating entities.

Richard Dawkins

This is the true joy in life -- being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...

George Bernard Shaw

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory

This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.

Maitri Upanishads

This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go.

Unknown

This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

William James

This secret spoke Life herself unto me 'Behold,' said she, 'I am that which must ever surpass itself.'

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.

Matthew Arnold

This was love at first sight, love everlasting a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected--in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Thomas Mann

This--this was what made life a moment of quiet, the water falling in the fountain, the girl's voice...a moment of captured beauty. He who is truly wise will never permit such moments to escape.

Roger Bannister

Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation.

Thomas Aquinas

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

Rachel Carson

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who endlessly praise the rank of martyrdom must first attain that rank! No invented rank is superior to the life! You stick to the life and let the fools stick to the death!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Those who hate rain hate life.

Dejan Stojanovic

Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.

Henry M. Wriston

Those who run fast in life will be given an extra load to carry so that they may keep up with those that are walking through life.

Patrick Heldsinger

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.

A. Bronson Alcott

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