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

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.

Rita Mae Brown

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

Unknown

A life that is defended by excuses has become comfortable in defeat, it has settled for mediocrity and is destined for failure.

Oscar Bonga Nomvete

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

Mehmet Murat ildan

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 made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.

D. Elton Trueblood

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

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

A man having no ambition in life is a ship having no rudder in the sea.

Vikrant Parsai

a man life is from womb to tomb,so be good and good to people and be be happy untill you live on earth

anumolu suryanarayana

A man of good will with a little effort and belief in his own powers can enjoy a deep, tranquil, rich life -- provided he go his own way. He need not and should not think of making a good living, but rather of creating a good life for himself. To live one's own life is still the best way of life, always was, and always will be.

Henry Miller

A man of limited desire will always have less or perhaps nothing to worry and sensibly no fear of losing anything or everything in life.

Anuj Somany

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