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You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, this is no other life but this.

Henry David Thoreau

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 must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.

Ben Stein

You need only claim the event of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.

Florida Scott-Maxwell

You ought to stick with true love for life. For, it doesn't pay to stick with hatred/untrue love. Besides, to hate is just to die slowly/prematurely. But, to truly love is just to live healthily/perpetually.

Emeasoba George

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 see few people here in America who really care very much about living a Christian life in a democratic world.

Clare Booth Luce

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.

Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

You shouldn't be weighed down or overwhelmed because of your past life/mistakes/failures/disappointments. Yes, all you've got to do is just to press on towards achieving greater/better future or things. For, the best days/things of your life are yet to come.

Emeasoba George

You shouldn't live and long to be like someone else. Yes, because God made you to be you and never to long to be like someone else. And believe you me, no one can be like you. And you can't be like anybody out there. So, be you and remain you for life in anything you are doing presently and whatever you will do subsequently.

Emeasoba George

You shouldn't thank God only for what he has done for you already. Yes! you should equally thank him in advance for what he is yet to do for you. I mean, dare to thank God in anticipation. Moreover, thank him (God) for your past life, your present life and the future ahead of you.

Emeasoba George

You spend all your life trying to do something they put people in asylums for.

Jane Fonda

You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive.

Thomas Arnold Bennett

You want a better life? Simplify your life! Throw all the complexities from your life!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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 will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act in life as though it were your last.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

You're life is a print-out of your thoughts."

Steve Maraboli

You've got just only one life to live. So, strive to live it to the fullest/positively/impactfully. For, in the end, you will either be salvaged or damned.

Emeasoba George

You've got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body's sermon on how to behave.

Billie Holiday

You've got to realize that life is a school and you are meant to learn daily.

Emeasoba George

Your agreement with reality defines your life."

Steve Maraboli

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