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A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

Jackie Robinson

A man with a half volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little worthiness in it. The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life and having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.

Thomas Carlyle

An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.

Harold Loukes

Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.

Jorge Luis Borges

Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.

David Starr Jordan

Courage is the price that life extracts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not. knows no release from little things.

Amelia Earhart Putnam

Courageous risks are life-giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are.

Joan L. Curcio

Death is Nature's expert advice to get plenty of Life.

Johann von Goethe

Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.

Earl Warren

Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life

Yassine Aumerally

His life was gentle and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN

William Shakespeare

History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.

Cicero

I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life

Child Age 15

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

Charles R. Swindoll

I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life--specifically the fear of change, the fear of the unknown and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says turn back, turn back, you'll die if you venture too far.

Erica Jong

I regret that I have but one life to give for my country.

Nathan Hale

I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to.

Dave Barry

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.

Doug Larson

If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives.... But close up a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.

Ursula K. LeGuin

If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.

Benjamin Franklin

In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God.

James Agee

Is there life before death

Graffito

It is not doing the things we like to do, But liking the things we have to do That makes life blessed.

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