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A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself.

Louis L'Amour

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A mortal life with love is endlessly superior to an immortal life without love.

Mehmet Murat ildan

A Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation.

Prophet Mohammed, Muslim

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today--and in fact we have forgotten.

Euripides

A new question has arisen in modern man's mind, the question, namely, whether life is worth living...No sensible answer can be given to the question...because the question does not make any sense.

Erich Fromm

A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life--what people are interested in. That's journalism.

Burton Rascoe

A person who has not done any good in his life dies like a beast.

Vikrant Parsai

A predetermined destiny does not exist; when a man is born, his life is open to all the possibilities; in other words, potentially, man has infinitely different destinies! All destinies are his probable destiny!

Mehmet Murat ildan

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.

Kurt Vonnegut, Sirens of Titan

A resurrection waits in the future of all people, whether saved or lost, kingdom saints or the Body of Christ. 'Marvel not at this for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and come forth they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation' (Jn. 528, 29).

Vernon Schutz

A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.

Camille Paglia

A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.

George Santayana

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.

Dan Rather

A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.

Walter Lippman

A well written life is almost as rare as a well spent one.

Thomas Carlyle

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.

William Arthur Ward

A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.

Oscar Wilde

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.

Thomas Carlyle

A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.

Mary Baker Eddy

A woman's life is a history of the affections.

Washington Irving

Abiding happiness is not simply a possibility, but a duty all may live above the troubles of life worry is a poison and happiness is a medicine.

Newell Dwight Hillis

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.

Rita Mae Brown

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

Les Brown

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