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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.

Unknown

A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.

Johann von Goethe

A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.

Elizabeth Gaskell

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.

P. J. O'Rourke

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.

Quoted by Benjamin Franklin, Pearls of Wisdom, by Jerome Agel and Walter D. Glanze

A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude: Works and Days, 1870

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.

Vince Lombardi

A man can define many things beautifully in his life, but his character is one beautiful thing that can define him instantly and completely.

Anuj Somany

A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.

Logan Pearsall Smith

A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.

Gene Roddenberry

A man has to have a code, a way of life to live by.

John Wayne, the book "My Life With the Duke"

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