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A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.

John Milton

A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur but it is safe to remember that such 'breaks' are occurring all the time, and other things being equal, the advantage goes to the man who is ready.

Lawrence Downs

A good life is a series of joyful meetings and joyful moments.

Francis Bacon

A good quote is like a handle of the bicycle which has the power to take you onto the beautiful path of life.

Vikrant Parsai

A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.

André Maurois

A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.

Jawaherlal Nehru

A great man or woman is any man or woman who outperforms his or her counterparts in a particular field, sphere, dispensation or a given period of time i.e. extraordinariness or uncommonness is nothing but a sign of greatness. But, mind you nobody has ever become truly great by his or her own strenght, intelligence, wealth or hardwork. Yes! it takes only God's grace to achieve true greatness in anything in life (Psalms 75 : 6).

Emeasoba George

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Gagehot

A great quote remains great when we not only read it but also apply it to our daily life.

Vikrant Parsai

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.

Albert Schweitzer

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.

Robertson Davies

A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.

Cicero

A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.

P. J. O'Rourke

A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.

Tennessee Williams

A hopeful life is more probable to be helpful/fruitful/successful. Whereas, a hopeless life is most definite to be helpless/unfruitful/unsuccessful. Therefore, for life be hopeful and never hopeless, even if/when it seems there is not a hope at all.

Emeasoba George

A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.

Georges Bataille

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.

Laurence Sterne

A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.

Benjamin H. Brewster

A lawyer starts life giving 500 worth of law for 5 and ends giving 5 worth for 500.

Benjamin H. Brewster

A life by choice is one that is filled with love, happiness, and an appreciation of each day."

Steve Maraboli

A life lived only for oneself - is a less lived life.

Chase LeBlanc

A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.

Cicero

A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.

George Jean Nathan

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

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