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The civilized are those who get more out of life than the uncivilized, and for this we are not likely to be forgiven.
Cyril Connolly

Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
Havelock Ellis

Be yourself, fill your life with good people, and don't get a big head. It can all be gone tomorrow.
Molly Sims

Change is constant and therefore if we try to deny it then there is something about the nature of life we are denying at the same time.
Dennis Franz

I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
Isaac Asimov

'I spend a lot of my life in back of cars - Oops! I didn't mean that in the way it sounded. Like hence the two kids.'
Kerry Katona

I am a real family person, and I believe that the first and foremost thing in anyone's life should be the family, and we should make that a priority for everyone.
Kim Fields

The film of my life would be called Sharon Stone Falls In Love With A Black Dirk Diggler.
Wyclef Jean

I find no quality so easy for a man to counterfeit as devotion, though his life and manner are not conformable to it; the essence of it is abstruse and occult, but the appearances easy and showy
Montaigne

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
Isaac Asimov

Religion has been an essential part of my life ever since I was baptised. My personal journey with God has been very important throughout my life.
Andy Griffith

Life results from the non-random survival of randomly varying replicators
Richard Dawkins

Television should be kept in its proper place: beside us, before us, but never between us and the larger life.
Robert Fraser

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Oliver Goldsmith

I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.
Martha Stewart

"Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the net, it looks like very soon everyone on earth will have 15 Megabytes of fame."
M G Siriam

As his last words before being hung 'Such as life.'
Ned Kelly

I could field as long as I can remember, but hitting has been a struggle all my life.
Brooks Robinson

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford

I am going where life is more like life than it is here. [Cock-a-Doodle Dandy]
Sean O'Casey

The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself
Nellie Melba

He it was that first gave to the law the air of a science. He found it a skeleton, and clothed it with life, colour, and complexion; he embraced the cold statue, and by his touch it grew into youth, health, and beauty.
Barry Yelverton

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian

In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.
George Best

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
Jean Paul Richter

Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson.
Mike Brearley

Control your life through insanity.
Cliff Burton

Sport is a preserver of life.
Hippocrates

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
George MacDonald

No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Joan Rivers

I am not going to let Athens affect the rest of my life.
Paula Radcliffe

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov

You appreciate that it is very easy to die and you have to arrange your life to cope with that reality.
Niki Lauda

I'll never forget when the movie started and the spaceship that kept going and going. By the time that thing passed overhead, I knew what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. [on seeing Star Wars]
Dean Devlin

A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
Rebecca West

Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.
Jim Morrison

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man
William Ralph Inge

I was disappointed in Niagara - most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.
Oscar Wilde

The experience of this sweet life.
L'esperienza de questa dolce vita - The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life
Jacques Chirac

That's the greatest applause that any person will ever receive in their life when it comes from their peers
Andre Agassi

Anything for a quiet life (title of book)
Thomas Middleton

The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

It is oft commented that by the time we are wise we do not possess the physical attributes to be able to make the most of what we have learned - the tragedy of life.
Frank Freas

The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Aristotle

Real friends are very special, but you have to be careful because sometimes you have a friend and you think they are made of rock, then suddenly you realise they're only made of sand. It's a terrible thing to go through life thinking that you have a rock on your side when you haven't.
Maria Callas

It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
Pablo Picasso

Nay, why should I fear Death,
Who gives us life, and in exchange takes breath?
Frederic Lawrence Knowles

I don't know what I did in this life to deserve all of this [on winning an Oscar 2005]
Hilary Swank

I have never come across anything like this in my life.... The timing is not great, but if it's going to happen it happens
[on two of his players testing positive for drugs]
Bob Woolmer



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