Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Words of Wisdom

A. Powell Davies:
Life is just a chance to grow a soul.

Abraham Lincoln:
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Alan Bennett:
Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all looking for the key.

Albert Einstein:
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Alice Walker:
Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for?

Amelia Burr:
Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.

Anais Nin:
People living deeply have no fear of death.

Anais Nin:
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.

Annie Dillard:
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Ben Jonson:
A good life is a main argument.

Benjamin Franklin:
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that the stuff life is made of.

Buckminster Fuller:
Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.

Carl Jung:
There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

Carl Sandburg:
Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.

Charlotte Bronte:
Life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.

Chinese proverb:
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

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