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

We are always getting ready to live but never living.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The solution to your problems is in your mind. When you take control of your thoughts, you can change your life and shape your future.
~ Cynthia McKanzie

Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
~ Norman MacEwan

Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
~ Buddha
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
~ William James

Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
~ John Dewey

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

Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.
~ Germaine Greer

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

Life is what you make of it. Always has been, always will be.
~ Grandma Moses

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

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
~ George Herbert
However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
~ Henry David Thoreau

I love life because what more is there.
~ Anthony Hopkins

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
~ Immanuel Kant

It is not length of life, but depth of life.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
~ Leo Buscaglia

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.
~ James F. Bymes

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
~ Sholom Aleichem

Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
~ John Dewey

Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
~ Jose Ortega y Gasset

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
~ John Lennon

There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.
~ George Herbert
Without discipline, there's no life at all.
~ Katharine Hepburn

The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
~ Lord Byron

Life is never easy for those who dream.
~ Robert James Waller

Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.
~ Lynn Davies

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
~ Fran Lebowitz

We can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: (1) by doing a deed; (2) by experiencing a value; and (3) by suffering.
~ Victor Frankl

Life must be lived as play.
~ Plato

Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
~ Victor Frankl

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He was a thinker, political figure, educator, and founder of the Ru School of Chinese thought. Known to the Chinese as Master Kong and to the rest of the world as Confucius, he created a philosophy based on virtue and believed in honesty, respect, sincerity.

Confucius taught that it was not the satisfaction of the senses in the present moment that would bring true happiness, but well-planned actions and the helping of fellow man which mattered most. (551-479 BCE)

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Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
~ Edwin Hubble
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
~ Albert Einstein
A thought is an idea in transit.
~ Pythagoras
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