Quotations About / On: LIFE

  • 31.
    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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  • 32.
    It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be.
    (Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982), U.S. poet. repr. In "Return from the Excursion," Riders on Earth (1978). "Heaven and Earth and the Cage of Form," Rockefeller University Forum (January-February 1968).)
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  • 33.
    helping to keep my self calm and keep stupid thought's out of my head a new life changing act of my life is being changed from the one I am not to be in a mess I am changing my life around is for my self family and my friend's that I have left in my life I lost a lot of self respect and remorse from doing wrong that should not be done or thought of it's nobody's bar for my own so I tuse to live life for the better person than I know I can be a better person in my self and for others to see will be a grateful victory to get back to normality for my kid's is life and work harder to live free from drugs and gain faith this is the life I choose for me my kid's my family and friends and never to turn the clock back and look down but keep our heads high and move forward I will provide prove not words but a strong mind to show you all that thier is strength to be found to keep a m.p.a not just in one person but in all of us positive mental attitude thier is strength in us all to grait a better life and stronger love thier is only to combine or self and be come one in our self
    (Love your self for who you may become)
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  • 34.
    For the myth is the foundation of life; it is the timeless schema, the pious formula into which life flows when it reproduces its traits out of the unconscious.
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. From the essay "Freud and the Future," originally published as "Freud und die Zukunft" in Imago, vol. 22, Vienna, Austria (1936). Essays by Thomas Mann, p. 317, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, Vintage (1957). Thomas Mann in his speech delivered in Vienna on Freud's 80th birthday.)
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  • 35.
    A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. "The Technical Problem," preface, The Doctor's Dilemma (1911).)
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  • 36.
    Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.
    (William James (1842-1910), U.S. psychologist, philosopher. The Varieties of Religious Experience, lecture 20 (1902).)
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  • 37.
    The trouble is that no devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life.... My life began by flickering out.
    (Ivan Goncharov (1812-1891), Russian novelist. Oblomov, in Oblomov, pt. 2, ch. 4 (1859), trans. by David Magarshak (1954).)
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  • 38.
    He who does not accept and respect those who want to reject life does not truly accept and respect life itself.
    (Thomas Szasz (b. 1920), U.S. psychiatrist. "Suicide," The Second Sin (1973).)
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  • 39.
    Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.
    (Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist. "Modern Fiction," The Common Reader, First Series (1925).)
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  • 40.
    History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action, like practical life, and if you don't use the stuff—well, it might as well be dead.
    (A.J. (Arnold Joseph) Toynbee (1889-1975), British historian. Television broadcast, April 17, 1955, NBC-TV.)
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