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When work is a pleasure, life is a joy When work is a duty, life is slavery.

Maxim Gorky

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Cherokee Proverb

Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.

Bryant McGill

While we are postponing, life speeds by.

Seneca

Whoever destroys a single life is as guilty as though he had destroyed the entire world and whoever resues a single life earns as much merit as though he had rescued the entire world.

The Talmud

Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.

Johann von Goethe

Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the life- long attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Without music life would be a mistake.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Work for life and life will work for you!

Med Jones

You do not have to do anything to defend yourself in life; just be beautiful, and life will defend you.

Bryant McGill

You get most things in life not by taking, but by giving.

Bryant McGill

You May Not Like It, But It Is What It Is. Accept It, And Move On, Because That's Life.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

You must not for one instant give up the effort to build new lives for yourselves. Creativity means to push open the heavy, groaning doorway to life. This is not an easy struggle. Indeed, it may be the most difficult task in the world, for opening the door to your own life is, in the end, more difficult than opening the doors to the mysteries of the universe.

Daisaku Ikeda

You say I'm worthless yet you waste your time on me. You say i can't do anything right but you still waste your breath on me. You tell me I'm stupid yet you still try to teach me. You tell me to live my life yet you give me no life to live?

Latasha Mae frericks

You say that my way of thinking cannot be tolerated? What of it? The man who alters his way of thinking to suit others is a fool. My way of thinking is the result of my reflections. It is part of my inner being, the way I am made. I do not contradict them, and would not even if I wished to. For my system, which you disapprove of, is also my greatest comfort in life, the source of all my happiness --- it means more to me than my life itself.

Marquis de Sade

You want to come in my life, the door is open. You want to get out of my life, the door is open. Just one request. Don't stand in the door, you're blocking the traffic

Mammasse aissa

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this Look. Listen. Choose. Act.

Barbara Hall

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

Kahlil Gibran

Your past doesn't define you. Only your present and your future. If your life is screwed up, stop making excuses. What are you going to do about it today?

Ingrid Weir

Fred Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again. But life goes on.

Blow

Life's not easy, try romancing with it.

Nishad Abubakar

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Fortunately [psychoanalysis] is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.

Karen Horney

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