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I Am Convinced That Life In A Physical Body Is Meant To Be An Ecstatic Experience.
~ Shakti Gawain
I Know Of No More Encouraging Fact Than The Unquestionable Ability Of Man To Elevate His Life By Conscious Endeavor.
~ Henry David Thoreau
Develop Interest In Life As You See It In People, Things, Literature, Music - The World Is So Rich, Simply Throbbing With Rich Treasures, Beautiful Souls And Interesting People. Forget Yourself.
~ Henry Mille
I Should Wish To See A World In Which Education Aimed At Mental Freedom Rather Than Imprisoning The Minds Of The Young In A Rigid Armor Of Dogma Calculated To Protect Them Though Life Against The Shafts Of Impartial Evidence.
~ Bertrand Russell, "Why I am Not a Christian"
I Came To Realize That Life Lived To Help Others Is The Only One That Matters And That It Is My Duty... This Is My Highest And Best Use As A Human.
~ Ben Stein, E! Online, 12-20-03
In This Life He Laughs Longest Who Laughs Last.
~ John Masefield, "Window in Bye Street", 1912
The Great Omission In American Life Is Solitude... That Zone Of Time And Space, Free From The Outside Pressures, Which Is The Incinerator Of The Spirit.
~ Marya Mannes
Take Your Life In Your Own Hands And What Happens A Terrible Thing No One To Blame.
~ Erica Jong
If We Let Things Terrify Us, Life Will Not Be Worth Living.
~ Seneca, Epistles
I Have Learned Throughout My Life As A Composer Chiefly Through My Mistakes And Pursuits Of False Assumptions, Not My Exposure To Founts Of Wisdom And Knowledge.
~ Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
We Find Greatest Joy, Not In Getting, But In Expressing What We Are... Men Do Not Really Live For Honors Or For Pay Their Gladness Is Not The Taking And Holding, But In Doing, The Striving, The Building, The Living. It Is A Higher Joy To Teach Than To Be Taught. It Is Good To Get Justice, But Better To Do It Fun To Have Things But More To Make Them. The Happy Man Is He Who Lives The Life Of Love, Not For The Honors It May Bring, But For The Life Itself.
~ R. J. Baughan
A Man Has Made At Least A Start On Discovering The Meaning Of Human Life When He Plants Shade Trees Under Which He Knows Full Well He Will Never Sit.
~ D. Elton Trueblood