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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

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

James Allen

A man who can be happy with the crumbs of light in the dark corridors of life infinitely deserves the brightest Sun!

Mehmet Murat ildan

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

Charles Robert Darwin

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

Christopher Morley

A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited.

Osho, The art of Dying

A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.

Lucius Accius

A man with a half volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little worthiness in it. The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life and having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.

Thomas Carlyle

A man without trust is a man without life.

Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time

A man's confidence only pays when everything else just stays aways in his life.

Anuj Somany

A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed -- I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.

Georges Clémenceau

A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed --I well know. For it is a sign that he has tried to surpass himself.

Georges Clemenceau

A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.

Joseph Conrad

A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.

P. G. Wodehouse

A mans life is interesting primarily when he has failedI well know. For its a sign that he tried to surpass himself.

Georges Clémenceau

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 creating a space in his life for something that he doesn’t deserve at all gets readily someone whom he doesn’t desire in all.

Anuj Somany

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