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#1. I want to live life on my own terms. But I'm Mexican, so mi familia is always there to guide me in everything I do, whether I want them to or not. Well, "guide" is too weak a word. "Dictate" is more like it. - Author: Simone Elkeles
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#2. Those who master and apply the secret will reach high stations, accumulate riches, and bargain with life on their own terms, even if their schooling has been meagre. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#3. Success is nothing more than living your life according to your own truth and your own terms. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#4. There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else's terms. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#5. There is clearly a sacred dimension to our existence, and coming to terms with it could well be the highest purpose of human life. - Author: Sam Harris
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#6. I know there are a lot of musicians and a lot of artists, and there are a lot of writers and other people who inspire young people, but I'd like to see somebody in political life be able to connect and make these choices that we need to make in Washington real in terms of people's lives. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#7. What is an Extraordinary Life? A life of meaning, a magnificent life, a life of joy, happiness, love, passion, success, and fulfillment. Life experienced on your terms. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#8. A half century ago Herbert Wechsler could justify the legal right of deadly force self-defense in terms of the "universal judgment that there is no social interest in preserving the lives of the aggressors at the cost of those of their victims." That is not a universal judgment today. - Author: Don Kates
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#9. Words have very potent meanings and people read them and they react to them personally. They are very suggestive in terms of your life and things like that. - Author: Robert Barry
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#10. Do not try to seem wise to others. If you want to live a wise life, live it on your own terms and in your own eyes. - Author: Epictetus
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#11. The amount you give isn't important. What matters is what that amount represents in terms of your life. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#12. Truth is cosmically total: synergetic. Verities are generalized principles stated in semimetaphorical terms. Verities are differentiable. But love is omniembracing, omnicoherent, and omni-inclusive, with no exceptions. Love, like synergetics, is nondifferentiable, i.e., is integral. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#13. God is the shaper of your heart. God does not display his work in abstract terms. He prefers the concrete, and this means that at the end of your life one of three things will happen to your heart: it will grow hard, it will be broken, or it will be tender. Nobody escapes - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#14. People would say - to break free, to soar, and sadly, to chop your wings too. The moment you listen to them, you voluntarily put yourself in a cage.
Be a free soul - fly or fall on your own terms. - Author: Saru Singhal
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#15. The history of life is written in terms of negative entropy. - Author: James Gleick
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#16. I'm never looking at life in terms of legacy. - Author: Andrew Forrest
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#17. Those who speak of our culture as dead or dying have a quarrel with life, and I think they cannot understand its terms, but must endlessly repeat the projection of their own desires. - Author: Muriel Rukeyser
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#18. Married, you're basically part of the herd, and that makes life easier in a lot of ways in terms of social support. But if you're not by nature a herd animal, you start to feel like you're passing. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#19. Style is like voice, it grows organically from the truth of one's own life experience. Not in terms of chapters, per se, but in terms of stories. It is the story itself that creates an inherent structure. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#20. I would rather live a life with a hundred failed dreams created on my own terms, than one successful reality, created on the terms of another. - Author: Thurman P. Banks Jr.
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#21. It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone ... The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment. - Author: W. Edwards Deming
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#22. You know, just in terms of having to have a life on the road, you know, having the celebrity aspect be a burden for my family, friends and extended family. - Author: Julius Erving
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#23. The way I ought to measure my life is in terms of the others I helped to become better and happier people. That's the biggest thing to think about if you're not happy. - Author: Clayton Christensen
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#24. I think you choose how you walk through this life. I think if you choose to participate in a paradigm that is looks-based, if you're an actor, then it can be empowering in some ways, and it can be really limiting in some ways in terms of time and longevity. - Author: Bellamy Young
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#25. I would counsel people to go to college, because it's one of the best times in your life in terms of who you meet and develop a broad set of intellectual skills. - Author: Bill Gates
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#26. I love watching Billy Bob, just as a punter anyway. I like his work. But working with him is really easy and really straight-forward. He's immediately good. He doesn't have to work up to it. He doesn't make your life difficult. He listens. He's a very good listener, in terms of his acting. - Author: Martin Freeman
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#27. Not only had Yates continued to grow as a writer in terms of craft, but also philosophically, salvaging from the ruins of his life a greater degree of compassion for suffering humankind. - Author: Blake Bailey
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#28. I will one day accept death with gratitude if I meet it having lived a life that became truly my own. - Author: Dan Pearce
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#29. By Strict Father morality, harsh prison terms for criminals and life imprisonment for repeat offenders are the only moral options. - Author: George Lakoff
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#30. The starting point of great success in your life begins, in the simplest terms, when you discipline yourself to think and talk about only the things you want and refuse to think and talk about anything you don't want. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#31. In terms of people that I know, my grandmother and my mother are huge influences on my writing life because they are both massively supportive and always have been of my career. - Author: Tea Obreht
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#32. The potential of controlling and living a successful life according to your terms depends on how you think. Your perception is your world. You can create the life you want and in fact, you can even shape the way you want it. - Author: Dee Dee Artner
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#33. How come life in prison doesn't mean life? Until it does, we're not ready to do away with the death penalty. Stop thinking in terms of "punishment" for a minute and think in terms of safeguarding innocent people from incorrigible murderers. - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#34. This is the unique element in the gospel, which tells us that what we could never do, God has done. We cannot climb up to heaven to discover God, but God has come down to earth, in the person of his Son, to reveal himself to us in the only way we could really understand: in terms of a human life. - Author: Norman Anderson
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#35. All of life is more or less what the French would call s'imposer, to be able to create one's own terms for what one does. - Author: Kenneth Tynan
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#36. He died a modern death, in hospital, ... after medical science had prolonged his life to a point where the terms on which it was being offered were unimpressive. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#37. Do what you do. This Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Eve, Twelfth Night, Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, St. Paddy's Day, and every day henceforth. Just do what you do. Live out your life and your traditions on your own terms.
If it offends others, so be it. That's their problem. - Author: Chris Rose
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#38. What is demanded of man is not, as some existential philosophers teach, to endure the meaninglessness of life, but rather to bear his incapacity to grasp its unconditional meaningfulness in rational terms. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#39. Certainly in terms of my life - anybody's life - you go through death, childbirth and marriage, glory and defeat, and so on. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#40. If you live life on your own terms it shouldn't feel like a jail cell. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#41. There were in it metaphors as monstrous as orchids, and as subtle in color. The life of the senses was
described in the terms of mystical philosophy. One hardly knew at times whether one was reading the spiritual ecstasies of some medieval saint or the
morbid confessions of a modern sinner. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#42. Sublime places repeat in grand terms a lesson that ordinary life typically teaches viciously: that the universe is mightier than we are, that we are frail and temporary and have no alternative but to accept limitations on our will; that we must bow to necessities greater than ourselves. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#43. Civilisations have been destroyed many times, and this civilisation is no different. It can be destroyed. We can think of time in terms of millions of years and life will resume little by little. The cosmos operates for us very urgently, but geological time is different. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#44. I think transwomen, and transpeople in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you're supposed to be to live a more authentic life. - Author: Laverne Cox
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#45. It's so disappointing, to put it mildly, that people know so much about my life. Because it means that they're always trying to look at my books in terms of my life. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#46. I want to live life on my own terms. - Author: Simone Elkeles
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#47. Some people in LA are addicted. They have to be here. My personal life is stronger than my professional life, in terms of priorities. - Author: Debi Mazar
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#48. I just live life on my own terms. And I smile a lot. - Author: Tyler Florence
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#49. ...the facts of economic life cannot be comprehensively described in terms of statistics. - Author: Oskar Morgenstern
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#50. As long as a man had the courage to reject what society told him to do, he could live life on his own terms. To what end? To be free. But free to what end? To read books, to write books, to think. - Author: Paul Auster
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#51. Like actors and writers who are on and off again in terms of employment, I had a very unstructured life. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#52. I've had a lot of coaches in my life, but I've only had a few very good ones. So, I try to take from the best ones and apply those to what I do and think and with anyone I work with in terms of how to motivate people and work with them. - Author: Gabe Polsky
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#53. Learning how to relive again on life's terms sure doesn't do much for your confidence. You have to kind of walk in faith that the next step is going to be just a little bit better than the last step. - Author: Joe Nichols
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#54. Religion doesn't play any part in my life in terms of how I live my life. But I don't think I've ever gone through a day in my life without hearing someone say the word 'Jew' or saying it myself. - Author: Larry David
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#55. We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness. - Author: Chico Xavier
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#56. Most of my interests in terms of writing are dark, so it's discordant how much I try to lock into the vibe of wherever I'm at. Inhabiting the life of the imagination is the nature of survival strategy - you build yourself little worlds to enjoy. - Author: John Darnielle
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#57. you have to come to terms with the fact that you've really only got yourself in life, and if you don't make yourself happy someone else isn't going to make you happy. Too many people clutch onto someone else, looking for security and acceptance. - Author: Will Fellows
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#58. Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#59. The choices and decisions we make in terms of how we use the land ultimately affect our very DNA. Environmental issues are life issues. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#60. In crude Marxist terms, liberals have a theory of infallible government that is constantly at war with the reality of life. - Author: Jonah Goldberg
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#61. You know, everybody has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That's part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#62. I can't think of a more natural experience in my entire life than playing with Mike Dean, Woody Weatherman again. I really learned how to play with them in terms of drumming. - Author: Reed Mullin
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#63. Each hour is a room of shame, and I am
swimming, swimming, holding my head up,
smiling, joking, ashamed, ashamed,
like being naked with the clothed, or being
a child, having to try to behave
while hating the terms of your life. - Author: Sharon Olds
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#64. I used to think that you could get to a level of success where the laws of the universe didn't apply. But they do. It's still life on life's terms, not on movie-star terms. I still have to work at relationships. I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons. - Author: Chris Farley
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#65. In terms of work, obviously acting is such a job that is very in the flesh kind of thing. It's your work, but it's your life, in a way. You can get so mixed up. - Author: Gael Garcia Bernal
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#66. I cannot stand Tolstoy, and reading him was the most boring literary duty I ever had to perform, his philosophy and his sense of life are not merely mistaken, but evil, and yet, from a purely literary viewpoint, on his own terms, I have to evaluate him as a good writer. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#67. See what it is you would like to attract into your life. See how you would like your business to go, your relationships to go, and even your body to go in terms of overcoming addictions and dealing with weight and health issues. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#68. Remember, if you keep living your life on your terms,people can mock you all they want, but they'll respect you in the end - Author: Cassidy Calloway
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#69. We all play God every day. When a woman buys a new pair of expensive shoes, she could have spent that same money feeding someone who was starving. In a sense, those shoes mean more to her than a life. We all kill to make our lives more comfortable. We don't put it in those terms. But we do. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#70. lost a great innocence when I understood that I and my mind were not going to be on good terms for the rest of my life. I can't tell you how tired I am of character-building experiences. But I treasure this part of me; whoever loves me loves me with this in it. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#71. My idea in terms of managing a narrative, or in thinking in my creative life, is that you could easily argue that the past, the present and the future all occur simultaneously, and if you can postulate that, then you're not strictly bound to a linear narrative. - Author: Tommy Lee Jones
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#72. I invite you to read again the full accounts of this inspired vision. Study them, ponder them, and apply them to your daily life. In modern terms we might say we are invited to "get a grip." We must hold on tight to the iron rod and never let go. - Author: Ann M. Dibb
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#73. I might not be all that good with mathematics in class; but go into my mind; and you will see that type of mathematic I put in; in my everyday life, and you can say that I am genius in a way in the terms of mentality; but retarded in class. - Author: Temitope Owosela
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#74. If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop? How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on? What does this tell you about Abe? There are no failures, only lessons to be learned. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#75. If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#76. It is absolutely imperative at the outset that you come to terms with this simple yet life-changing truth: God is for you. If you don't believe that, then you'll pray small timid prayers; if you do believe it, then you'll pray big audacious prayers. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#77. And I, who have never thought in terms of a life, think to myself that I could make a life out of this. - Author: David Levithan
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#78. The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do. - Author: Denis Waitley
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#79. We are concerned with the relationship between art and life. Contemporary art is only intelligible in terms of its relationship to our life. - Author: David Elliott
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#80. But is has happened, you know. Bear that in mind. Nothing you can do will change it. Time and again, I've found that a good thing to remember. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#81. So, we experience life in terms of changes, we feel diminishing sensitivity to both gains and losses, and losses sting more than equivalently-sized gains feel good. - Author: Richard H. Thaler
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#82. If people call your work perceptible, be it in positive or negative terms, do ask them about what made them draw that conclusion. - Author: Mohith Agadi
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#83. Sophie would be the first to share his home. His life. Normalcy. As normal as two broken people could make it. Guilt nagged him that they were coming together on such odd terms. Sophie Menzies deserved far more. He was getting far more than he deserved. - Author: Laura Frantz
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#84. Modern science has its value in terms of utility, but it cannot open up existence to human experience. - Author: Jaggi Vasudev
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#85. One must measure and conduct one's life on its own terms. - Author: Henry Grunwald
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#86. A young man's ambition is to get along in the world and make a place for himself-half your life goes that way, till you're 45 or 50. Then, if you're lucky, you make terms with life, you get released. - Author: Robert Penn Warren
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#87. The terms of copyright last far too long: either the life of the author plus 70 years after death for a personal work or 95 years for a corporate work. That length doesn't encourage more authorship - it merely limits the speakers who could share powerful speeches, books, and films. - Author: Marvin Ammori
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#88. Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for - Author: Oliver James
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#89. The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about. - Author: David Attenborough
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#90. My belief is that 'heaven' and 'hell' are metaphorical terms for what you make of your life. In any instant, you have the ability to make your life total pleasure or total hell. - Author: Kelly Slater
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#91. In terms of my career, having the gold definitely changed my life. The Olympics are different, you know? They're every four years and it's such a small group. - Author: Kristi Yamaguchi
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#92. Success need not always be measured in economic terms. It has to be measured in quality of life. - Author: Sadghuru
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#93. I am only doing this because I was asked. They tell me that, sometime in the future, I will thank them for pushing me this way. They say that one day, when all this is over, I will come to terms with who I am and where I came from. Not gonna happen. - Author: Leigh Hershkovich
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#94. To describe the overwhelming life of a tropical forest just in terms of inert biochemistry and DNA didn't seem to give a very full picture of the world. - Author: Rupert Sheldrake
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#95. If there's a definition of freedom, I think it's this: living life on your terms. - Author: Kamal Ravikant
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#96. The most important part of living life on your own terms and having it all is having faith and belief in yourself and in the intelligent power that created you. - Author: John Assaraf
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#97. Writing is a way of life. I do it because it's a way of experiencing the world, and trying to come to terms with it and understand it and express it and engage with it. And to me it's a natural extension of reading. - Author: Emily Perkins
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#98. I have come to terms with my life, and that is my affair - i am not cold, i swear, but i have decided certain things, it is best for me to ignore emotion; i have not been happy dealing with it. - Author: William Goldman
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#99. There is certainly a satisfaction and dignity to be gained in coming to terms with the mistakes one has made in the course of one's life - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#100. I don't really worry so much about image. I try to just live my own life, my personal life, to my own sense of morality. In terms of the kinds of characters that I play, well, they could be anything. - Author: Kevin Bacon
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