Life As We Know It Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Life As We Know It Quotes

#1. More and more do I feel, as I advance in life, how little we really know of each other. Friendship seems to me like the touch of musical-glasses
it is only contact; but the glasses themselves, and their contents, remain quite distinct and unmingled. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#2. Paradox as it may seem, we likewise find life meaningful only when we have seen that it is without purpose, and know the "mystery of the universe" only when we are convinced that we know nothing about it at all. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#3. The single factor most responsible for the disruption of the family is the automobile. Its full effect cannot be assessed. Modern life, as we know, would be impossible without the ubiquitous motorcar. It broke up the old family and community. - Author: Alexander Lowen
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#4. You're alive only once, as far as we know, and what could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it? - Author: Edward Albee
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#5. We won the lottery in life and life is such a beautiful, precious gift, and we have to savor it, because as far as we know, we are the only living things in the universe, so it is our duty to protect it. - Author: Francesca Martinez
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#6. We have the technology to build a global paradise on earth, and at the same time, we have the power to end life as we know it. I am a futurist. I cannot predict the actual future - only what it can be if we manage the earth and its resources intelligently. - Author: Jacque Fresco
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#7. suicide is committed by some one brave. A coward do not even dare to think about it and hide himself behind the wall of what we know as life. - Author: Aimi
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#8. Had Earth been much closer to the Sun, the oceans would have evaporated. Had Earth been much farther away, the oceans would have frozen. In either case, life as we know it would not have evolved. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#9. Our ability to understand, to embrace, to help, to know, to feel and to love is bounded only by our own emotional ambitions. The capacity to open ourselves up to one another is as huge as we dare to make it. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#10. It's a thin line between what we're calling acceptable and not acceptable. As a leader, you're supposed to know when not to cross it. But how do you know? Does the army teach us how to control our emotions? Does the army teach us how to deal with a friend bleeding out in front of you? No. - Author: David Finkel
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#11. God's true love pretty much nullifies dating as we know it ...
It seems that dating as we have come to know it doesn't really prepare us for marriage; instead it can be a training ground for divorce. We cannot practice life-long commitment in a series of short-term relationships. - Author: Joshua Harris
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#12. The truth is that as soon as we are no longer obliged to earn our living, we no longer know what to do with our life and recklessly squander it. - Author: Andre Gide
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#13. Any life lived attentively is disillusioning as it forces us to know us as we are. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#14. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#15. As we come to know the seriousness of the situation, the war, the racism, the poverty in our world, we come to realize that things will not be changed simply by words or demonstrations. Rather, it's a question of living one's life in a drastically different way. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#16. The universe is large and old, and the ingredients for life as we know it are everywhere, so there's no reason to think that Earth would be unique in that regard. Whether of not the life became intelligent is a different question, and we'll see if we find that. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#17. In the depth of our heart, we already know that we are perfect as we are. In the depth of our inner being, we already know that life is perfect as it is. - Author: Swami Dhyan Giten
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#18. You can either plan to be eternally vigilant and ready, eschewing life as we know it, or be willing to enjoy life and pay the price. - Author: Jeff Grubb
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#19. Knowing that a paradox is required for life as we know it to exist allows me to give up trying constantly to understand it and instead just feel it and enjoy it. - Author: Richard Brancatisano
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#20. Excuse my mistakes, realize my limitations. Life is not easy as we know it on the earth. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#21. Life is iffy. We never know when it might pull the plug (we don't know opponent's strategy), so we should live and enjoy every moment to its fullest (minimize losses.
Enjoy this moment - this, this very moment. Live today, as if there's no tomorrow. - Author: Rajat Mishra
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#22. Life as we know it is a death sentence. - Author: Joseph Curiale
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#23. When the most important things in our life happen we quite often do not know, at the moment, what is going on. A man does not always say to himself, "hullo! i'm growing up." It is only when he looks back that he realises what has happened and recognises it as what people call "growing up. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#24. We know our neighbors - so far as we have the right to know them. We hear of their joys and their sorrows, and hasten to make them ours so far as we may. Life in a small town is like a layer cake. One gets the whole of it, frosted top, lemon filling and all. - Author: Laura E. Richards
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#25. Religions have a special responsibility to encourage and inspire people to love planet earth, which as far as we know, is the only place in the cosmos that works in such a harmonious way that it can support intelligent life. - Author: Thomas Keating
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#26. As Indian women, we are always balancing work, life, home, etc. It's important to know that while juggling rubber balls and glass balls, the former may bounce back when you miss, but the glass balls will crack if you let them fall. So prioritise, prioritise, prioritise. - Author: Nita Ambani
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#27. Are physical forces alone at work there, or has evolution begotten something more complex, something not akin to what we know on Earth as life? It is in this that lies the peculiar interest of Mars. - Author: Percival Lowell
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#28. But sometimes life gives us those rare moments where we do see chance as it's happening. And in those moments, we have a choice. And sometimes we have to take a risk. And it's scary. It makes us vulnerable. But I know now it's worth it. - Author: Jessi Kirby
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#29. Something watches over us and we know it when we follow the little voice inside or heed the warning or inspiration that arrives as if on wings. We need the intermediaries that keep us close to the spirit of life, to the wonders of nature and to the subtleties of our own inner nature. - Author: Michael Meade
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#30. It is only when we let go of life as we know it that we discover true life - the glorious plan laid out by God. - Author: Max Lucado
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#31. Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#32. It is prima facie highly implausible that life as we know it is the result of a sequence of physical accidents together with the mechanism of natural selection. - Author: Thomas Nagel
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#33. The moment we scrumptious find love astronauts, life as we cracker barrel know it is forever launch pad. - Author: Isabel Yosito
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#34. The FEAR of becoming dehydrated causes dehydration. As with so many things in our life, it is because we KNOW it is a problem that it is a problem. - Author: Gerry Lindgren
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#35. As those of you with children know, rational parenting is like the Loch Ness Monster. We all hope it's out there somewhere, but we don't know anyone who has actually discovered it (and if we do come across someone who claims to have found it, deep down we think that person is a little off. - Author: Holly Sprink
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#36. Any criticism heard secondhand sounds worse than it would face to face. Words spoken out of our presence strike us as more powerful, just as people we know only by reputation seem larger than life. - Author: Deborah Tannen
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#37. Life, as we know it, could hardly continue if men did not soon slay the dreamer inside them - Author: Robert Aickman
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#38. I think we tend to be kind of ahistorical, and think that life as we are living it in the moment is all we know. - Author: Kurt Andersen
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#39. All of us need a vision for our lives, and even as we work to achieve that vision, we must surrender to the power that is greater than we know. It's one of the defining principles of my life that I love to share: God can dream a bigger dream for you than you could ever dream for yourself. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#40. The fiery force is nothing more than the life force as we know it. It is the flame of desire and love, of sex and beauty, of pleasure and joy as we consume and are consumed, as we burn with pleasure and burn out in time. - Author: Harold Norse
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#41. Back in the day, I had this plan for the off chance that I was around for the whole end-of-the-world thing. It involved climbing up on my roof and blasting R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" as loud as humanly possible, but real life rarely turns out that cool. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#42. The vast majority of terrestrial species are in fact microbes, and scientists have only begun scratching the surface of the microbial realm. It is entirely possible that examples of life as we don't know it have so far been overlooked. - Author: Paul Davies
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#43. As we come to know God better, we will also find it easier to know, follow, and accept His will for our life. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#44. We are constantly telling ourselves what we most want to know, and at the same time are deaf to it. Why does envy have such a fierce bite? Why do we fall silent or get worried just as our story is about to spring out of our control and into its own life? Whose shadow falls across the page? - Author: Bonnie Friedman
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#45. THERE must be in life something like a catastrophic turning point, when the world as we know it ceases to exist. - Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker
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#46. It's the only bad thing about animals," she told Cleon. "Most don't live as long as we do." "I know, sweet," Cleon said, kissing first one of her eyelids, then the other. "But think how bleak life would be without them. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#47. It is essential to consider as a constant point of reference in this essay the regular hiatus between what we fancy we know and what we really know, practical assent and simulated ignorance which allows us to live with ideas which, if we truly put them to the test, ought to upset our whole life. - Author: Albert Camus
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#48. 'Hairspray' was a movie turned Broadway musical turned Hollywood remake, and that is the 'Lion King' circle of life as we know it in Times Square, the creative loop that swings for the stars and sometimes crashes into the upper deck. - Author: James Wolcott
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#49. In the realm between life and death, time, as we know it, does not exist. - Author: Brunonia Barry
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#50. What I know is, you have a better chance in life-of surviving it-if you tolerate loss well;manage not to be a cynic through it all; ...
to connect the unequal things into a whole that preserves the good,even if the good is not simple to find. We try, as my sister said. We try. - Author: Richard Ford
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#51. It was as if I had been dropped into the first chapter of a fairy tale - but we all know how fairy tales go. - Author: Kathy Hatfield
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#52. Back in the time when life was easy, the Internet would have told me what I needed to know. The great thing about the Internet was it didn't care why you were asking. - Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
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#53. Life is like a cocktail, made up for the most part of sweet things, and tinged with a dash of bitters. We must drain it to the dregs to get at the cherry, just as we must live a full and rounded life to know all its pleasures. - Author: Edgar Guest
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#54. But for a man to die of no apparent cause, for a man to die simply because he is a man, brings us so close to the invisible boundary between life and death that we no longer know which side we are on. Life becomes death, and it is as if this death has owned this life all along. - Author: Paul Auster
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#55. If we don't do as well as we know how and we are prepared to do, it'll be largely because we act and make choices as though we're going to stay here, as though this life is all there is, when that is not the case. - Author: Sheri L. Dew
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#56. Anyone can identify with those moments in life where circumstances or people inform us that we've strayed from the path of our better nature and intentions. We know what that's like, and we resist it - so as not to feel like we're bad people. - Author: Viggo Mortensen
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#57. Life goes before we know what it is. / One fool is enough in any house. / Even God gets tired of too much hallelujah. / Take it easy and live long as brothers. - Author: Carl Sandburg
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#58. The only miracle we can perform is to go on living, said the woman, to preserve the fragility of life from day to day, as if it were blind and did not know where to go, and perhaps it is like that, perhaps it really does not know, it placed itself in our hands, after giving us intelligence. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#59. It know we have a fashion of saying "such and such an event was the turning-point in my life," but we shouldn't say it. We should merely grant that its place as LAST link in the chain makes it the most CONSPICUOUS link; in real importance it has no advantage over any one of its predecessors. - Author: Mark Twain
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#60. As much as we all know that some things are easier said than done, we have to understand that if we don't say it, we may never do it. - Author: Stephan Labossiere
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#61. Last thought: If I learned anything from the past few months, it is that things don't always go as we plan and that's OK. It's how we handle what life throws at us and who is there to support us in the end. On that note, today's to-do list: You never know THE END - Author: Melissa Baldwin
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#62. It seems to me that organized creeds are collections of words around a wish. I feel no need for such. I know that nothing is destructible; things merely change forms. When the consciousness we know as life ceases, I know that I shall still be part and parcel of the world.
-Zora Neale Hurston - Author: Zora Neale Hurston
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#63. The preamble of thought, the transition through which it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#64. If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairty tale from the Arabian Nights' Entertainments. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#65. We are as we are. How can you claim to know what life I was meant to lead, let alone threaten to force me into it? All your quibbling is nonsense. As well forbid your nose to snuff, or your ears to hear. We are as we do. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#66. To be a great artist, you need to know yourself as best as you possibly can. I live my life and delve into my own psyche. It's more about exploring how I feel rather than making pale imitations of something that came before. We are unique beings, and the way we look at things is our own. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#67. Guys will NEVER understand what it is like to be a girl and all the pain we have to deal with therefore they should shut up about things they don't understand. Likewise girls will NEVER know what it is like to be a guy and all the pressure they deal with, so shut up girls as well. - Author: Megan Wilson
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#68. I'd begun to realize that there was an unspoken predjudice among book-learned people, a secret conviction they all seemed to share, that life as we know it is an imperfect vision of reality, and that only art, like a pair of reading glasses can correct it. - Author: Ian Caldwell
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#69. You know deep down something is over a long time before you face it and do something about it. In bed, as in life, we pass through endless little deaths and wake reborn from them to start again. This is what it is to be human. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#70. Art is a vocation, as much as anything in this world. For the real artist, it is the most natural thing in the world, not as necessary as air and water, perhaps, but as food and water. But we really do lead almost a monastic life, you know; to follow it you very often have to give up something. - Author: Katherine Anne Porter
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#71. There is nothing more wonderful in life than seeing life as an adventure. We should all try things that we're afraid of. We should all look very clearly into the unknown and enjoy it. Because when you come in contact with things that you really don't know, that's when you're truly living. - Author: Brian Molko
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#72. You know you are truly alive, when you care for every living thing. One day soon, it will be the norm to view others not as competition, but gifts to share this gorgeous planet with, and we will not be able to imagine the loss of but one. - Author: Tom Althouse
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#73. It is true that every being is enjoying life or suffering as a direct result of his or her own past actions. The animals in the factory farms may have been meat-eating human beings in a previous birth; we don't know, and it is not our place to judge. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#74. Life is short. From here to that old car you know so well there is a stretch of twenty, twenty-five paces. It is a very short walk. Make those twenty-five steps. Now. Right now. Come just as you are. And we shall live happily ever after. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#75. Climate change is and will be a significant threat to our national security and in a larger sense to life on earth as we know it to be. - Author: Gordon R. Sullivan
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#76. The feeling that he was near the conclusion of his life was an instinctive conviction, such as we have when we waken in the dark and know at once that it is near morning; or when we are walking across the country and suddenly know that we are near the sea. Letters came every week - Author: Willa Cather
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#77. I'm sort of anti-Aristotelian. I want to get an entire life onstage while conveying a sense of how time feels, how unstoppable it is, and how we don't really know what's going on because as we're trying to weave, it's weaving us. - Author: Richard Greenberg
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#78. For the price of intelligence as we now know it is chronic anxiety, anxiety which appears to increase - oddly enough - to the very degree that human life is subjected to intelligent organization. - Author: Alan Watts
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#79. If any one of about 40 physical qualities had more than slightly different values, life as we know it could not exist ... - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#80. Treat every moment as if it is your last, because in life everything must come to an end, we don't know when or how so enjoy every moment for what it is and have no regrets. - Author: Mark Burns
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#81. When we speak the word 'life,' it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#82. For if we think of this existence of the individual as a larger or smaller room, it becomes clear that most people get to know only one corner of their room, a window seat, a strip of floor which they pace up and down. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#83. Long before we've had a chance to become truly familiar with our loved one, we may be filled with the curious sense that we know them already. It can seem as though we've met them somewhere before, in a previous life, perhaps, or in our dreams. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#84. The struggle to avert catastrophic climate change is bigger than all the other struggles, whether it is slavery, democracy struggles, the woman's right to vote, and so on I would argue that if what is at stake is securing life as we know it, then there can be no bigger struggle that we face. - Author: Kumi Naidoo
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#85. Because in life, knowledge is only part of the battle. WITHOUT ACTION, KNOWLEDGE IS OFTEN MEANINGLESS. As Aristotle put it, to be excellent we cannot simply think or feel excellent, we must act excellently. Yet the action required to follow through on what we know is often the hardest part. - Author: Shawn Achor
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#86. Even as we get older, we get in these routines - and routines are nice and comfortable - but I think that it's important to live life to its fullest and try different things. Because you never know what you're going to learn. You might not like it, you might like it. - Author: Masi Oka
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#87. I believe bending to the will or beliefs of one person and not being an individual will eventually lead to the perpetual destruction of society today as we know it! - Author: Paul Lee
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#88. When you really think about it, I'm not delusional enough to think that what I do is important to life as we know it on this planet. No. But neither is what you do. - Author: Gene Simmons
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#89. I am convinced by the events of the last few weeks that nefarious forces of people
unidentified but no less real
are threatening life as we know it, and in fact, may be bent on unraveling the very fabric of our existence. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#90. The precision required for life to exist cannot be fathomed as we know it - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#91. As a parent, it's my responsibility to equip my child to do this - to grieve when grief is necessary and to realize that life is still profoundly beautiful and worth living despite the fact that we inevitably lose one another and that life ends, and we don't know what happens after death. - Author: Sam Harris
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#92. Having friends around for a pleasant evening is one of life's most cherished joys as far as I am concerned. But when those with me are fellow believers, how much greater that joy is, for we know that it's rekindled, one day in eternity. - Author: James Stewart
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#93. Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived. - Author: William Wilberforce
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#94. Did you know there are 32 names for love in one of the Eskimo language? And we just have this one. We are so limited, you have to use the same word for loving Rosaleen as you do for loving Coke with peanuts. Isn't that a shame we don't have more ways to say it. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#95. Maybe the only thing that matters is to make our lives last as long as we do. You know, to make a life last until it ends, to make all the parts come out even, like when you rub the last piece of bread in the last drop of oil on your plate and eat it with the last sip of wine in your glass. - Author: Marlena De Blasi
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#96. (The death of his child) was the first experience of his life, so far as we know, which drove him to look outside of his own mind and heart for help to endure a personal grief. It was the first time in his life when he had not been sufficient for his own experience. - Author: Elton Trueblood
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#97. It's too bad you can't always live as if it were the last moment of your life. Because, you know, it might be-it might really be. And if we could really see it that way, really live like that, I think we'd all feel a lot differently about everything. - Author: Andrew Klavan
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#98. The private detective of fiction is a fantastic creation who acts and speaks like a real man. He can be completely realistic in every sense but one, that one sense being that in life as we know it such a man would not be a private detective.
(Letter, April 19, 1951) - Author: Raymond Chandler
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#99. But today when I am 17 and warm and well fed, I'm keeping this journal for myself so I can always remember life as we knew it, life as we know it, for a time when I am no longer in the sunroom. - Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
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#100. Because: if our secrets define us, as opposed to the face we show the world: then the painting was the secret that raised me above the surface of life and enabled me to know who I am. And it's there: in my notebooks, every page, even though it's not. - Author: Donna Tartt
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