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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Life:

The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.
~ Henry David Thoreau.

The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.
~ Confucius.

The world is a grindstone and life is your nose.
~ Fred Allen.

The world is a sunny success.
~ Ever Garrison.

Life's not always fair. Sometimes you can get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow.
~ Cherralea Morgen.

Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way around.
~ David Lodge.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
~ Mahatma Gandhi.

Perhaps we are looking at this from a wrong perspective; this search for the truth, the meaning of life, the reason of God. We all have this mindset that the answers are so complex and so vast that it is almost impossible to comprehend. I think, on the contrary, that the answers are so simple; so simple that it is staring us straight in the face, screaming its lungs out, and yet we fail to notice it. We're looking through a telescope, searching the stars for the answer, when the answer is actually a speck of dirt on the telescope lens.
~ Jason Q.

[Psychoanalysis] is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
~ Karen Horney.

Puritans will never believe it, but life is full of disagreeable things that aren't even good for you.
~ Mignon McLaughlin.

Serenity of spirit and turbulence of action should make up the sum of a man's life.
~ Vita Sackville-West.

Situated in some nebulous distance I do what I do so that the universal balance of which I am a part may remain a balance.
~ Antonio Porchia.

Sometimes our hearts get tangled
And our souls a little off-kilter...
~ Sera Christann.

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
~ Nancy Willard.

Summing up, it is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o'clock.
~ Woody Allen.

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
~ Joseph Campbell.

The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
~ John, Viscount Morley.

The history of man for the nine months preceding his birth would, probably, be far more interesting and contain events of greater moment than all the three score and ten years that follow it.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
~ J.M. Barrie.

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden.

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