Quotations About / On: LIFE

  • 21.
    The Simple Life is not a simple life.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 22.
    But eternal liveliness is what counts: what does "eternal life" matter, or life at all?
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 533, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 408 (1879).)
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  • 23.
    All good things are strong inducements to life, even that good book written to attack life.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 386, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 16, "Good Things Seduce Us to Life," (1879).)
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  • 24.
    Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. "The American Invasion," Court and Society Review (March 1887).)
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  • 25.
    One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Rose-Leaf and Apple-Leaf: Envoi.)
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  • 26.
    Life and death have been lacking in my life.
    (Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), Argentinian author. Prologue, Discussion [Discusión] (1932).)
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  • 27.
    A human's life, a life is only a life whilst it's being alive, but a life without God, it can seem to be alive and yet it's dead, but with God, one lives forever.
    (A human's life!)
    More quotations from: Clarence Prince
  • 28.
    ''A luxurious life is no life at all on this world, A life with kind thoughts is a life which brings you all the wisdom through which you can look at the beauty of this life'.
    (wisdom)
    More quotations from: Pushkar Bisht
  • 29.
    Humility is recognizing that our life, all that we have as resources, and all talents are gifts from God meant to be used to bless our lives and the lives of others. Humility is living in submission to a divine presence, that summons us to use what we have to uphold and protect our life and the life of others.
    (reflecting on essence of humility in relation to human pride.)
    More quotations from: Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  • 30.
    I have lifted the veil. I have created life, wrested the secret of life from life. Now do you understand? From the lives of those who have gone before, I have created life.
    (Edward T. Lowe, and Frank Strayer. Dr. von Niemann (Lionel Atwill), The Vampire Bat, near the end, when his secret has been discovered (1933).)
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