Thursday, November 12, 2009


A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
-- Charles Darwin

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
-- Henry Ellis

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
-- Anton Chekhov

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
-- William James

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
-- Mark Twain

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
-- William Wallace

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
-- Jean-Paul Sartre

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
-- Garrison Keillor

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
-- Richard Bach

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
-- Josh Billings

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
-- George Herbert

Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.
-- Karen Horney

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
-- Cary Grant

Only a few things are really important.
-- Marie Dressler

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
-- Robert Byrne

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
-- Robert Louis Stevenson

We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
-- Lauryn Hill

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me".
-- Erma Bombeck

Your life is what your thoughts make it.
-- Marcus Aurelius

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
-- Napoleon Hill

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
-- Victor Hugo

A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
-- Bil Keane

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
-- George Jean Nathan

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
-- Honore de Balzac

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
-- Lao Tzu

I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
-- George Eliot

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
-- A. A. Milne

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
-- Michel de Montaigne

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
-- Eva Gabor

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
-- Zora Neale Hurston

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
-- Gracie Allen

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
-- Alexander Chase

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
-- John F. Kennedy

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
-- William Blake

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
-- Mohandas Gandhi

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
-- Paul Sweeney

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
-- Joey Adams


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