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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 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 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 has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.

Andrew Schneider

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 simple lifestyle gives you freedom. An expensive lifestyle enslaves you. Create a simple lifestyle, regardless of how much money you earn. Simple living will remove unnecessary demands on your life and free your mind to make the right choices. Simplicity will reduces your stress and make you happier

Med Jones

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

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