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If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this.

If this life be not a real fight, in which something is eternally gained for the universe by success, it is no better than a game of private theatricals from which one may withdraw at will. But it feels like a real fight.

If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.

If we all discovered that we had only five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to tell them that they loved them.

If we do not weigh and consider to what end life is given us, and thereupon order and dispose it aright, pretend what we will as to arithmetic, we do not, and cannot number our days in the narrowest and most limited signification.

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don't need to escape from.

Is not this the true romantic feeling - not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.

It is a misery to be born, a pain to live, a trouble to die.

It is better to wear out than to rust out.

It is good to be a part of life. Just as a sundial counts only the sunny hours, so does life know only that it is living.

It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life.

It is life itself that educates. See quote detail

It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.


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