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Most people, I believe, think that you need a God to explain the existence of the world, and especially the existence of life. They are wrong, but our education system is such that many people don't know it
Richard Dawkins

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

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. (Le deuxieme sexe)
Simone De Beauvoir

I could have built my life on just being the sexy slut. But watching the life of Marilyn Monroe - it's fuc*ing tragic.
Julie Delpy

The Duckworths are primitive life forms. If you're talking evolution, they're one step above fungus.
Philip Middlemiss

Much as I love acing, there needs to be more to life!
Imogen Poots

Some deep thinkers believe life is a paradox not to be understood but experienced to the fullest
Gillian Mckeith

My life would be in danger if I return to Mexico.
Gloria Trevi

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adler

We trained hard - but it seemed every time we were beginning to form up
into teams we were reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend
to meet any new situation by reorganising, and what a wonderful method it
can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing
confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.
Petronius Arbiter

You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Warren Buffett

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.
Bobby Charlton

[Mo Mowlam was] great company, utterly irreverent, full of life and fun
Tony Blair

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Lao Tzu

The biggest risk in life is to risk nothing at all
Anonymous

People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. Always have something ahead of you to 'look forward to' - to work for and hope for.
Maxwell Maltz

Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundaries.
Marcus Cicero

The solution of the problem of life is seen in the vanishing of the problem. [Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus]
Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Life has a way of setting things in order and leaving them be. Very tidy, is life."
Jean Anouilh

That best portion of a good man's life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
William Wordsworth

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
Helen Keller

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
Emma Goldman

Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind...cast-off and everyday clothing.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

During times of war the priorities and what you wanted from life were very different from what you want and priorities when life is rosy.
Philip Gibbs

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities
John Lothrop Motley

'Sticks an' stones, love. I've saved your life an' you've saved mine. We're square.' - as Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
Johnny Depp

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

In Alzheimer's [disease] the mind dies first: Names, dates, places-the interior scrapbook of an entire life-fade into mists of nonrecognition.
Matt Clark

Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
Edward Young

Whatever happens, there are always things you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have done better.You score two goals and you usually feel you could have scored a third. That's perfectionism. That's what makes you progress in life.
Eric Cantona

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Joseph Addison

A belief may be larger than a fact. A faith that is overdefined is the very faith most likely to prove inadequate to the great moments of life.
Vannevar Bush

I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction.
Roman Polanski

God has plans which mortals don't understand. He rests in the womb when the new baby forms. Whispers the life dream to infinitesimal cells. It is God who lies under the thoughts of man. He is cartilage. Memory.
Ellease Southerland

The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful - my personal life suffers.
Sir Arthur Helps

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
Lucille Ball

I love married life, it is fantastic and I feel very happy with my life right now.
Heidi Klum

In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
Aristotle

We shall have to walk and live a Woolworth life hereafter.
Sir Harold Nicolson

Believe me, wise men don't say 'I shall live to do that', tomorrow's life's too late, live today
Martial

We need to give ourselves permission to act out our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations, more phenomena, but live our strongest dreams - even if it takes a lifetime.
Vijali Hamilton

On her marriage breakup with Liam: I can honestly say that life is fantastic now. I'm so happy that all the mess I used to have to deal with is not my mess anymore.
Patsy Kensit

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci

In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth.
Susanne Langer

Humour has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
Lana Turner

The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.
Orison Swett Marden

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.
Sir Bobby Charlton

It was always a matter of wonder to Vandover that he was able to recall so little of his past life.
Frank Norris

Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Life isn't worth living if I miss an episode [on Coronation Street]
Anthony Hopkins



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