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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undoneThe wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

Lin Yutang

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone…The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

Lin Yutang, O Magazine, October 2002

Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven and better than dominion over the worlds is the joy of the man who enters the river of life that leads to Non-Being.

The Dhammapada

Between a dead-hero and a living-no one, always prefer the latter, always prefer the life! Being no one is infinitely better than being dead!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.

Andre Malraux

Between the wish and the thing life lies waiting.

Unknown

Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Charles M. Schulz

Biological death is only a mechanical problem, it can be solved and man can live millions of years! Do not believe in life after death! Seek for the life within the life! The medusa of Turritopsis nutricula is biologically immortal and this little creature is a big inspiration for us! He who thinks positively reaches his target!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Bitterness imprisons life love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life love empowers it. Bitterness sours life love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life love heals it. Bitterness blinds life love anoints its eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Blame someone else and get on with your life.

Alan Woods

Blessed are ones who are all dressed-up in the outfit of the life’s simplicity in reality and the stressed-out are all those who are busy keeping the practicality in totality in life.

Anuj Somany

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.

Bible

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.

Bible, New Testament, James, Chapter 1, Verse 12

Blindness and error can change a life as surely as judgment and reason can.

M. Morris

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.

Henry David Thoreau

Bourgeois society is infected by monomania the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets.

Simone Weil

Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.

P. G. Wodehouse

Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.

Heywood Broun

Bruce Wayne Y'see, my life is really com-PLEX.

Batman

Build this day on a foundation of pleasant thoughts. Never fret at any imperfections that you fear may impede your progress. Remind yourself, as often as necessary, that you are a creature of God and have the power to achieve any dream by lifting up your thoughts. You can fly when you decide that you can. Never consider yourself defeated again. Let the vision in your heart be in your life's blueprint. Smile!

Og Mandino

Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

Woodrow Wilson

But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.

D. H. Lawrence

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

Thomas Jefferson

But if you build your life on dreams it's prudent to recall a man with moonlight in his hands has nothing there at all.

Don Quixote

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