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To decide, to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.

Abbie M. Dale

To develop strong shoulders carry the responsibilities of the under privilege and MickeyMize your life.

Mickey Mehta

To die for a cause is insanity; man’s greatest cause is to live; his biggest purpose is to stay alive! Only fools die for a cause! Which cause can be superior to man’s life?

Mehmet Murat ildan

To die, to sleep --To sleep, perchance to dream, ay there's the rub,For in that sleep of death what dreams may comeWhen we have shuffled off this mortal coil,Must give us pause there's the respectThat makes calamity of so long life.

William Shakespeare

To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.

Clifton Fadiman

To do good thing in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning to your life.

Robert Browning

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

To feel that one has a place in life solves half the problems of contentment.

George Woodberry

To feel the joy of life, go where your heart is taking you.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

To find fulfillment...don't exist with life - embrace it.

Jim Beggs

To fulfill a dream to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

Bette Davis

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.

Bette Davis

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life.

Bette Davis

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.

Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962

To fulfill our lives and be happy, we have to enjoy the little things, see the beauty around us instead of waiting for big things to enjoy, or you will just pass life by waiting.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.

Alen Coren

To have a productive happy life you have to focus on two things: focus on what you want and enjoy what you have.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

To have character is to be big enough to take life on.

Mary Caroline Richards

To have courage for whatever comes in life -- everything lies in that.

Teresa of Ávila

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Emerson

To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others to leave the world a little better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch of a redeemed social condition; to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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