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Life is fruitful in the ratio in which it is laid out in noble action or patient perseverance.

Life is half spent before we know what it is.

Life is hardty respectable if it has no generous task, no duties or affections that constitute a necessity of existence. Every man's task is his life preserver.

Life is life, this was just a record.

Life is like a beautiful and winding lane, on either side bright flowers, beautiful butterflies, and tempting fruits, which we scarcely pause to admire and taste, so eager are we to hasten to an opening which we imagine will be more beautiful still. But by degrees, as we advance, the trees grow bleak, the flowers and butterflies fail, the fruits disappear, and we find we have arrived - to reach a desert waste.

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.

Life is like playing a violin solo in public, and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Life is like skiing. Just like skiing, the goal is not to get to the bottom of the hill. It's to have a bunch of good runs before the sun sets.

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles and smiles, with sniffles predominating.

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.

Life is never stagnation. It is constant movement, unrhythmic movement, as we as constant change. Things live by moving and gain strength as they go. See quote detail

Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor.

Life is Nothingness's search for Something.

Life is one long process of getting tired.

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.

Life is rather a state of embryo, a preparation for life; a man is not completely born till he has passed through death.

Life is seldom as unendurable as, to judge by the facts, it logically ought to be.

Life is short, and time is swift; Roses fade, and shadows shift.

Life is so beautiful that even the idea of death must be born before it can be realized.


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