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Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open, that nothing worth our while shall escape us.
Victor Cherbuliez

'In real life I'm bone dry and when I play I'm a mango and in sex I'm starving to be a dripping mango'
Tori Amos

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Theodore Roosevelt

The price of a kiss may be your life. Don't hesitate to pay it.
John A Marshall

Working at the United Nations perhaps ironically can make it quite hard to live a normal life and work normal hours.
Pauline Frederick

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

Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Samuel Smiles

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

Life's too short to be a Go-Go for twenty years.
Belinda Carlisle

Every man has the right to life, to bodily integrity.
Pope John XXIII

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
Virginia Woolf

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

My cancer scare changed my life. I'm grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life.
Olivia Newton-John

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Anais Nin

Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television.
David Letterman

You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength.
Charlotte Bronte

Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.
Douglas Adams

Poor Kate - she was just trying to lead her own life [on stories about Kate Moss in the papers]
Julian Macdonald

The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.
Edward Grey

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Dwight Moody

With the breast-feeding, I really love the bonding. Real life is more important to me.
Debi Mazar

Life is like a box of chocolates.You never know what you're gonna get! - (from the movie Forrest Gump)
Tom Hanks

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

'I have often been downcast, but never in despair; I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments.'
Anne Frank

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Horace

A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
Jenny Craig

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Ronald Reagan

'Ah, I know what the important things are in life. I know that, just because I pretend to be someone else for two hours doesn't make me a better person than the next man. So, I know those things. Simple things.
Colin Farrell

The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
Billy Graham

No man is fit to be a Senator... unless he is willing to surrender his political life
Henry Fountain Ashurst

The reason people think I look good now is because I was never a beauty as a wee girl. And thank heavens. It's frightening to get old anyway, but if your looks were the cornerstone of your life, well, it would be very difficult.
Lulu

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, I am with you kid. Let's go.
Maya Angelou

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd.
Thomas Nagel

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

I try to stay focused on my life and do try not to be brought into the Hollywood fantasy.
Jennifer Connelly

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

Having Australia to come back to keeps you sane. It's this clarity which gives Australian models an edge overseas. They have a positive mental outlook on life, and get out there and do things other models would freak out about.
Tanya Linney

What a queer thing Life is! So unlike anything else, don't you know, if you see what I mean.
P G Wodehouse

Somehow life doesn't always pay off to those who are most insistent.
Max Lerner

This planet seems to be in such sorry shape. And I can't ever think about the rest of the universe without coming back home and thinking what the implications for life here would be if we were to really have some definitive proof of extraterrestrial life.
Ann Druyan

I am now going to express my personal life through art.
Britney Spears

A cynic should never marry an idealist. For the cynic, marriage represents the welcome end of romantic life, with all its agony and ecstasy. But for the idealist, it is only the beginning.
Julie Burchill

We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose.
Peter McWilliams

All human life is there. [Slogan]
News Of The World

How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
Jack Nicklaus

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

Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
Alistair Cooke



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