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If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
Ernest Hemingway

Army life was rough. [It's supposed to be rough, it's the army not a holiday camp]
Whitey Ford

Skill comes so slow, and life so fast doth fly, We learn so little and forget so much. (Nosce Teipsum)
Sir John Davies

The notion that human life is sacred just because it is human life is medieval. [Independent on Sunday]
Peter Singer

I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect the rights of the unborn my entire career.
Rob Bishop

'I would rather die standing up, then live life on my knees.'
Che Guavara

I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Rodney Dangerfield

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
Tennessee Williams

As far as my early days as a professional actor go, I'm no longer subsisting off a diet of Ichiban and Kraft Dinner... Life is good
Lexa Doig

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things
Rainer Maria Rilke

Life is to entered upon with courage.
Tocqueville

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
Henry Miller

What is the most innocent place in any country? Is it not the insane asylum? These people drift through life truly innocent, unable to see into themselves at all.
Arthur Miller

Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.
Sir Thomas Browne

We already know enough to begin to cope with all the major problems that are now threatening human life and much of the rest of life on earth. Our crisis is not a crisis of information; it is a crisis of decision of policy and action.
George Wald

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am.
Dennis Waitley

To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
Walter Pater

I'm a big believer that life still goes on.
Graham Thorpe

I didn't have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life.
Tina Turner

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
William Faulkner

The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt.
John Mortimer

Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
William Cowper

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

For God so loved the world that he gave his only son that we may have life
Jesus Christ

If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.
Arthur Schopenhauer

I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life.
Laurence Sterne

Our people receive the news of his death with a deep sense of grief and loss.

He was a holy champion of the Filipino family and of profound Christian values that make everyone of us contemplate... what is just, moral and sacred in life.
[on Pope John Paul II]
Gloria Arroyo

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
Jackie Robinson

I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times.
Mukesh Ambani

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

"Life's too short to stuff a mushroom."
Shirley Conran

To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
Seneca

Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
Isaac Singer

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Charlie Chaplin

It was easily the happiest day of my football life and yet people still want to ask me about the suit. When they talk about the day, it's not 'didn't you do well?', it's 'what was that you were wearing?!' [on the day he took Bradford to the Premiership]
Paul Jewell

Was there ever in anyone's life span a point free in time, devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more than the sum of all the choices gone before?
Joan Didion

Just making sure the boys are okay is my priority in life, and that takes up all of my time right now.
Darren Clarke

Such phantom blossoms palely shining
Over the lifeless boughs of Time
Edgar Lee Masters

I couldn't commit suicide if my life depended on it.
George Carlin

Yesterday at The Oval had to be the most thrilling moment of my life... perhaps after the birth of my children. [on England Ashes win 2005]
Gladstone Small

I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko

I make enemies deliberately. They are the sauce piquante to my dish of life.
Elsa Maxwell

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

I live a normal life, I take care of our baby, I cook, and I look forward to the weekend so I can spend some time with my husband. It's the kind of change we all secretly dream of, but which isn't always easy to deal with.
Angela Lindvall

If I pop everyone who calls me a diva then I'm going to spend the rest of my life in prison.
Chaka Khan

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Leonard Cohen

The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
Jackson Pollock

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Euripides

We spoke yesterday so for me that is enough. If he understands me now, life will be easy for him, if he still doesn't understand me, then he must have another IQ test [on criticism by Ricardo Carvalho]
Jose Mourinho

There is no wealth but life.
John Ruskin



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