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You Are The Lens In The Beam. You Can Only Receive, Give, And Possess The Light As The Lens Does. If You Seek Yourself, You Rob The Lens Of Its Transparency. You Will Know Life And Be Acknowledged By It According To Your Degree Of Transparency, Your Capacity, That Is, To Vanish As An End, And Remain Purely As A Means.
~ Dag Hammarskjold
There Is A Tide In The Affairs Of Men, Which, Taken At The Flood, Leads On To Fortune; Omitted, All The Voyage Of Their Life Is Bound In Shallows And In Miseries.
~ William Shakespeare, Julius Caesa
And Once Again Mr. Sherlock Holmes Is Free To Devote His Life To Examining Those Interesting Little Problems Which The Complexity Of Human Life So Pletifuly Presents.
~ Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
The Great Use Of Life Is To Spend It For Something That Outlasts It.
~ William James
We Generate Our Own Environment. We Get Exactly What We Deserve. How Can We Resent The Life Weve Created For Ourselves? Whos To Blame, Whos To Credit, But Us? Who Can Change It Anytime We Wish, But Us?
~ Richard Bach, One
The Secret Of A Good Life Is To Have The Right Loyalties And Hold Them In The Right Scale Of Values.
~ Norman Thomas
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.
~ Simone de Beauvoi
Art Is Long, Life Short Judgment Difficult, Opportunity Transient.
~ Johann von Goethe
The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living.
~ Socrates
Besides The Noble Art Of Getting Things Done, There Is A Nobler Art Of Leaving Things UndoneThe Wisdom Of Life Consists In The Elimination Of Nonessentials.
~ Lin Yutang
There Is An Ecstasy That Marks The Summit Of Life, And Beyond Which Life Cannot Rise. And Such Is The Paradox Of Living, This Ecstasy Comes When One Is Most Alive, And It Comes As A Complete Forgetfulness That One Is Alive.
~ Jack London, The Call of the Wild
My Goal In Life Is To Survive. Everything Else Is Just A Bonus.
~ The Lockhorns
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