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The best things in life aren't things.

Art Buchwald

Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.

Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.

The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

Nathan M. Pusey

Danny Noonan I haven't even told my father I'm not gonna get that scholarship. I'm gonna end up working in a lumberyard the rest of my life. Ty Webb What's wrong with lumber I own two lumberyards. Danny Noonan I notice you don't spend too much time there. Ty Webb I'm not quite sure where they are.

CaddyShack

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It's easy to say no, even if it means dying.

Jean Anouilh

Very little is needed to make a happy life.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

A life which did not touch the life of others is a wasted life!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Don't worry about the unexpected changes in your life. It may catch you off-guard but when you move on with the flow, you will realize that's the main thing which made you stronger every time it hit you !!

Sinduja Rajendra Prasad

Life is a festival only to the wise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui, and after the age of thirty land is seldom seen.

Luke Rhinehart

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.

William Feather

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.

Okakura Kakuzo

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and to hold them in the right scale of values.

Norman Thomas

Where you end up isn't the most important thing. It's the road you take to get you there. The road you take is what you'll look back on And call your life. Not reaching success isn't the end of the world. Not trying to reach it is.

Tim Wiley

With Epcot Center the Disney corporation has accomplished something I didn't think possible in today's world. They have created a land of make-believe that's worse than regular life.

P. J. O'Rourke

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

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

#3546. Things happen according to the ordinary course of nature and the ordinary habits of life.

California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence"

'And yet,' demanded Councilor Barlow, 'what's he done Has he ever done a day's work in his life What great cause is he identified with' 'He's identified,' said the first speaker, 'with the great cause of cheering us all up.'

Arnold Bennett

'God is a Goldin Opportunity' 'you take hold all the opportunity's' 'he shows you' & 'has given to you' n 'There is no limit to your potential goals in life!'

Honest

'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'

J. R. R. Tolkien

'Let thine occupations be few,' saith the sage, 'if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.'

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

'Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem.
Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.'

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

'Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Bertrand Russell

'Tisn't life that matters 'Tis the courage you bring to it.

Joan Borysenko

*Every man's life is a train made of straw which tries to move on a track made of fire! The very next stop is ashes and dust.

Mehmet Murat ildan

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