Life

Albert Schweitzer quote – An extension of life around him

"A man who possesses a veneration of life will not simply say his prayers. He will throw himself into the battle to preserve life, if for no other reason than that he himself is an extension of life around him." ...
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Bill Hicks quote – The world is like a ride in an amusement park

"The world is like a ride in an amusement park. You think it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, round and round; it has thrills and chills; it’s brightly colored, loud, and ...
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Michael Meade Quote – Alive

African Proverb: "When death finds you, may it find you alive."  Alive means living your own damn life, not the life that your parents wanted, or the life some cultural group or political party wanted, but the life that your ...
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Soren Kierkegaard – Life

"Life must be lived forwards but can only be understood backwards." - Soren Kierkegaard ...
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Dag Hammarskjöld quote – Bless your uneasiness

"Bless your uneasiness as a sign that there is still life in you." - Dag Hammarskjöld ...
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Samuel Butler quote – God will take care

"He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us." - Samuel Butler ...
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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Quote – Hardness of Hearing

"There is not only a physical deafness which largely cuts people off from social life; there is also a "hardness of hearing" where God is concerned." - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI ...
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Sydney J. Harris Quote – Life Is Hard

“When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'” - Sydney J. Harris ...
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Gilda Radner Quote – Life Is About Not Knowing

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making ...
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John O’Donohue quote – you only get one chance

"You only get one chance. You have one journey through life; you cannot repeat even one moment or retrace one footstep. It seems that we are meant to inhabit and live everything that comes toward us." - John O’Donohue ...
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