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I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

I have been so great a lover: filled my days So proudly with the splendour of Love's praise, The pain, the calm, and the astonishment, Desire illimitable, and silent content, And all dear names men use, to cheat despair, For the perplexed and viewless streams that bear Our hearts at random down the dark of life.

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

I haven't heard of anybody who wants to stop living on account of the cost.

I like life. It's something to do. Somewhere on this globe every 10 seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.

I love humanity but I hate people.

I love life because what more is there.

I never even kept a journal. I thought, "I want to live my life, not record it."

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.

I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.

I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.

I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?

I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. See quote detail

I wonder what memories of yours will persist as you go on in life. My hunch is that the most important will have to do with feelings of loving and being loved - whoever's been close to you. As you continue to grow, you'll find many ways of expressing your love and you'll discover more and more ways in which others express their love for you.

I would so live as if I knew that I received my being only for the benefit of others.

If I could get the ear of every young man but for one word, it would be this; make the most and best of yourself. - There is no tragedy like a wasted life - a life failing of its true end, and turned to a false end.

If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.

If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?

If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound.


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