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I wanted every bit of wisdom he could impart to me.
All sons should write down every word of what their fathers have to say to them.
( Abraham Verghese )
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
( Jean-Paul Sartre )
Sometimes the most beautiful smiles come after the tears have dried.
( Rose Winfold )
Knowledge, like air, is vital to life.
Like air, no one should be denied it.
( Alan Moore )
Life is an experimental journey undertaken involuntarily.
( Fernando Pessoa )
One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.
It is part of the human nature always to judge others very severely and, when the wind turns against us, always to find an excuse for our own misdeeds, or to blame someone else for our mistakes.
( Paulo Coelho )
Many humans love money, riches, and material things.
Spending an entire lifetime without getting any closer to knowing who they really are.
( R.S.Hutchison )
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty.
But I am too busy thinking about myself.
( Edith Sitwell )
What disturbs and depresses young people is the hunt for happiness on the firm assumption that it must be met with in life.
From this arises constantly deluded hope and so also dissatisfaction.
Deceptive images of a vague happiness hover before us in our dreams, and we search in vain for their original.
Much would have been gained if, through timely advice and instruction, young people could have had eradicated from their minds the erroneous notion that the world has a great deal to offer them.
( Arthur Schopenhauer )
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
( Cesare Pavese )
Before you came into my life, I believed that God had abandoned me.
Now I know that He has blessed me beyond measure.
( Teresa Medeiros )
Everyday it gets easier to connect with an electronic device than it is to connect with real people.
( Pablo )
How many people you bless is how you measure success.
( Rick Ross )
We try to be as nice as we can to the people we love, but we alone support the weight of ourselves.
( Banana Yoshimoto )
Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in whom we believe.
And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith.
( Gordon B. Hinckley )
To forgive is to set someone free.
( Suzanne Selfors )
The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.
( Malcolm S. Forbes )
Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.
( Isaac Bashevis Singer )
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
( Michael Jackson )
The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, ‘I’ve got responsibilities’.
( Richard Bach )
You know what’s truly weird about any financial crisis?
We made it up.
Currency, money, finance, they’re all social inventions.
When the sun comes up in the morning it’s shining on the same physical landscape, all the atoms are in place.
( Bruce Sterling )
It is hard to be angry when one has seen the sun rise.
Because it makes one feel so small and insignificant.
It has been rising forever and will rise forever no matter what we do or do not do.
All our problems are as nothing to the sun.
( David Gemmell )
Life takes us on different paths.
It’s not up to us to evaluate or judge them, merely respect and embrace them.
( Sophie Kinsella )
Even though friends say they are interested in your life, they never really want to talk about you as much as you want them to.
( Charise Mericle Harper )
I don’t understand a thing about this world, about people, and why they do the things they do.
The more I find out, the more I uncover, the more I know, the less I understand.
( Craig Silvey )
Mostly we are alone.
Each living in our own little world.
Suffering, wondering, worrying, dreaming, hoping.
( Dion Felsrow )
Suffering is a chance you take by the fact of being alive.
( William S. Burroughs )
You don’t want to be rude but you have to be careful.
There are a lot of strange people out there.
( William Goldman )
No matter how good somebody’s life looks from the outside, you can be sure there’s something about it you wouldn’t want to have in your life.
( Jean Ferris )
Our eyes sometimes reveal the sadness we carry in our soul.
( R S Hutchison )
Life is a shipwreck but we must remember to sing in the lifeboats.
( Voltaire )
We are the sum of all people we have ever met.
You change the tribe and the tribe changes you.
( Dirk Wittenborn )
Fame is foolish, it is pointless, meaningless.
Even if the whole world knows you, how does it make you richer?
How does it make your life more blissful?
How does it help you to be more understanding, to be more aware?
To be more alert, to be more alive?
( Osho )
What time has ever been a simple time for those who are living it?
( Elizabeth Gilbert )
Life is hard to believe, ask any scientist.
God is hard to believe, ask any believer.
What is your problem with hard to believe?
( Yann Martel )
I do not cling to life sufficiently to fear death.
( Alexandre Dumas )
The problem with life is, we often do things that will ultimately be self-destructive and make us unhappy, yet in that moment it seems like the best idea in the world.
You have to be careful of moments, they are tricksy things.
( Sophie Dahl )
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
( Jackie Robinson )
How life teaches us, breaks us, rewards us, and tears us apart.
How it lifts us up and brings us down.
The wonder of life.
( Marwa Ayad )
Things are beautiful if you love them.
( Jean Anouilh )
There are no conditions to which a person cannot grow accustomed, especially if he sees that everyone around him lives in the same way.
( Leo Tolstoy )
We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us.
Don’t be afraid of your fears, they’re not there to scare you.
They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.
( C. JoyBell C. )
I wanted to be everyone I saw.
I wasn’t enough for me.
Can you understand that?
( Sidney Sheldon )
Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile.
That’s all you need.
( Paulo Coelho )
Never in history have a handful of embittered, ungrateful losers built such mountains of human misery.
( Tony Parsons )
Fear is the dark room where the devil develops his negatives.
( Gary Busey )
An unlocked door means that, occasionally, you might get a devil come in, but a locked door means you have thousands of angels just walk by.
( Ian MacKaye )
The devil has recruited his army of evil and his gates are wide open waiting for them to march in.
( Rose Winfold )
We can never know for certain where our prayers are likely to go, nor from whom the answers will come.
Just when we think we are at our nearest to God, we could be assisting the devil.
( Norman Mailer )
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.
( Walter Martin )
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil’s propagation.
( Hosea Ballou )
You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot.
( David Eddings )
True beauty radiates not from outer cosmetics, but from the simple joy of making a difference for those that need your voice, passion, and time without expecting or wanting anything in return.
( Deborah Barnes )
You laugh at me because I am different.
I laugh at you because you are all the same.
( Zac G. )
In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality.
( Kristian Kan )
What a more beautiful world this would be if we didn’t wait till people were dead before we honoured their spirit.
( Kellie Elmore )
Listen to silence.
And listen to the wisdom in the words.
( R S Hutchison )
When birds look into houses, what impossible worlds they see.
( Don DeLillo )
An ability without virtue is nothing.
( Aayush Kumar Rai )
Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.
( Steven Pressfield )