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Although time seems to fly by, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest"

Steve Maraboli

Always afraid of making mistakes, always afraid of making wrong decisions, always trying to be perfect; fact is no one is perfect, and the best lessons derive from the mistakes and the wrong decisions we make. Don't be afraid of mistakes, and never regret the decisions you make; use them as a life lesson, and build on them.

Andrew M. Dixon

Always do the things fast in your life, because some things are coming from the future towards you; they may separate you forever from doing the things you want to do! Never forget, some things are coming from the future, be fast!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against with.

Robert Frost

Always learn to accept ups and downs of life, because it clearly does offer.

Vikrant Parsai

Always seek for balance in your life: If you stayed long in the darkness, walk long in the light; if you talked too much, stay silent for a good while; if you climbed the high mountains, hike long on the plains! Balance everything!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life -- or am I mass-motivated?

Earl Nightingale

America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for. It will probably be interesting, and it is sure to be large.

E. M. Forster

American life is a powerful solvent. It seems to neutralise every intellectual element, however tough and alien it may be, and to fuse it in the native good-will, complacency thoughtlessness, and optimism.

James Harvey Robinson

Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihoodthe virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.

Theodore Roosevelt

Among all the tragic consequences of depression and war, this suppression of personal self-expression through one's life work is among the most poignant.

Henry M. Wriston

An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.

Harold Loukes

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.

Robert A. Heinlein

An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.

George Orwell

An exile's life is no life.

Leonidas of Tarentum

An impactful person/life is anyone/any life that adds value to other lives. Now, until you are passionate/determined you can't/won't impact other people's lives positively. ~Emeasoba George.

Emeasoba George

An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.

José Ortega y Gasset

And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning

Anthony Trollope

And if it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, the only dream that mattered had come true. In this life, I was loved by you.

Colin Raye

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.

Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

And so faith is closing your eyes and following the breath of your soul down to the bottom of life, where existence and nonexistence have merged into irrelevance. All that matters is the little part you play in the vast drama.

Real Live Preacher

And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can't ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it's already happened.

Douglas Couplan

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

Shakespeare

And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.

Soren Kierkegaard, "The Sickness Unto Death"

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