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Top 100 Quotes About Good Lives

#1. The birds of the air die to sustain thee; the beasts of the field die to nourish thee; the fishes of the sea die to feed thee. Our stomachs are their common sepulchre. Good God! with how many deaths are our poor lives patched up! how full of death is the life of momentary man! - Author: Francis Quarles
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#2. It doesn't cost anything to be a good person, but yet there are toxic people around us that will try to tax our lives. - Author: Ron Baratono
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#3. Some live in poverty but with their honor; some live in wealth but with no honor! Some lives are respectable, some are disgraceful! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#4. Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man. - Author: Denis Diderot
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#5. The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved good-bye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth' to 'touch the face of God. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#6. What is reprehensible is that while leading good lives themselves and abhorring those of wicked men, some, fearing to offend, shut their eyes to evil deeds instead of condemning them and pointing out their malice. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#7. My husband and I have kept a good balance between the work and the rest. I feel so lucky having a job, and I know so may people who focus too much on work, and their home lives suffer. - Author: Jewel
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#8. I have spent a good part of my life showing what an intellectual bubble the Left lives in. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#9. Depression and hopelessness are not the only reasons terminally ill patients wish to end their lives. Many individuals see nothing undignified about choosing to end their lives at the time and manner of their choosing - and many view such a choice as the meaningful culmination of a good life. - Author: Jacob M. Appel
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#10. Whoever finds Jesus, finds a rich treasure, and a good above every good. He who loses Jesus loses much indeed, and more than the whole world. Poorest of all is he who lives without Jesus, and richest of all is he who stands in favor with Jesus. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#11. A good sermon is an engineering operation by which a chasm is bridged so that the spiritual goods on one side-the 'unsearchable riches of Christ' - are actually transported into personal lives upon the other. - Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
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#12. A Spiritual Samaritan lives knowing that if we were to leave this world tomorrow, we were the best humans we could be and we touched the lives of as many souls as possible. We are not asked to be perfect. We are asked to make a difference. - Author: Molly Friedenfeld
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#13. Let us bless thee at all times and forget not
how thou hast
forgiven our iniquities,
healed our diseases,
redeemed our lives from destruction,
crowned us with lovingkindness and
tender mercies,
satisfied our mouths with good things,
renewed our youth like the eagle's. - Author: Arthur Bennett
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#14. That's a really good question - what is it like living with a writer? I guess it depends on the writer. You know what? They live in a fantasy world a lot of the time. My husband lives in a fantasy world. - Author: Rene Russo
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#15. Memory is that trick by which we see the awful events of the past loom over the good, like mountains over mouse. We don't recall life as it was. Instead, we remember what was different, frightening, or strange, and we turn our lives into the fun-house mirror images of the truth. - Author: Jamie Kain
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#16. A good man will honor him who lives up to his religious profession, whatever it be. - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#17. Attitude is everything, they say . . . and I believe this to be true. If we learn to see the positive side of things, then we'll live longer, healthier, happier lives. A good way to do so is to stop complaining and start being grateful. - Author: David Hamilton
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#18. Writing fiction is a good way to inhabit other minds, if not other lives. - Author: Sheila Heti
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#19. Happiness is an emotion based on positive circumstances within our lives. The origin of the word "happiness" was
derived from the same root "hap", similar to the word "happening." Depending on what's happening in our lives, we're either happy or sad. It's based on pure luck and good fortune. - Author: Dana Arcuri
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#20. When each day is the same as the nest it's because people fail to reconize the good things that happen in thier lives everyday the sunrises, - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#21. Most of us would like to end our lives feeling both that we had a good time and that we left the world a little better than we found it. - Author: Philip Slater
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#22. Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#23. I mean a song that's specifically for the girls. It's saying you know we talk about them night and day, we're constantly pondering on men and what they've done good and what they've done bad and all these things in our lives. - Author: Willa Ford
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#24. All of us can improve the quality of our lives if we practice the art of self-care and train our minds to think thoughts that make us feel good. - Author: Louise Hay
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#25. A good reputation is measured by how much you can improve the lives of others. - Author: George Eastman
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#26. Jesus is the Good Shepherd; he is our true treasure. Please, let us not erase Jesus from our lives! Let us ground our hearts ever more in him (see Luke - Author: Pope Francis
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#27. Goal: Clean air, clean clear-running rivers, the presence of Pelican and Osprey and Gray Whale in our lives; salmon and trout in our streams; unmuddied language and good dreams. - Author: Gary Snyder
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#28. prefer married women and expensive whores. You have a nice meal, a few laughs, a good fuck, and then you each go back to your own lives. It's better that way." So - Author: Don Winslow
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#29. I want to get away from the social vampires in Tucson. The people who have no lives of their own and meet me and know who I am and feel entitled to say negative things. I have good friends here, especially in the bands. But a lot of it is just like high school. - Author: Neko Case
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#30. Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world. - Author: Harold Lindsell
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#31. So our lives In acts exemplary, not only win Ourselves good names, but doth to others give Matter for virtuous deeds, by which we live. - Author: George Chapman
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#32. I think a good study of music would be indispensable to the animators - a realization on their part of how primitive music is, how natural it is for people to want to go to music - a study of rhythm, the dance - the various rhythms enter into our lives every day. - Author: Walt Disney
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#33. There are periods of despondency and suffering which take possession of me. But I don't want anything but my own way. That is wanting a good deal, of course, when you have to trample upon the lives, the hearts, the prejudices of others- - Author: Kate Chopin
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#34. Everything bad happens to set up something good. I've always found that to be true. I think if most folks look back on the history of their lives, they'll see that. - Author: John Sharp
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#35. Life is a great asset we must all endeavor to acquire, keep and daily maintain it well with all due diligence, for without life, all other assets have no real meaning to our lives. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#36. (...)my love for you is deeper than anything that happened between us. My love for you is the sun, the sky, and the moon. It's the air I breathe. It lives in everything I do. It's better than good. It's everlasting. - Author: Gabby Rivera
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#37. I don't think anybody in the world is perfect. I don't think anybody is absolutely good or bad or stupid. Each one of us combines all those qualities in our daily lives, I think. - Author: Anita Rau Badami
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#38. I'm not curing cancer. I'm not saving lives. It's my job. I'm an actor. It's a good, fun job. People enjoy it, but there are many other people who are doing so many things that are more worthwhile. I just don't see anything that special about it. I see it as entertaining. - Author: Kurt Fuller
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#39. To be beautiful, accomplished, and good. To be admired, loved, and respected. To have a happy youth, to be well and wisely married, and to lead useful, pleasant lives, with as little care and sorrow to try them as God sees fit to send. To be loved and chosen - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#40. Carla lives for cat videos. She thinks they're the only thing the Internet is good for. - Author: Nicola Yoon
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#41. Good and evil," Nick said. "Yin and yang. Male and female. Life and death. The dualities that make us human. As though our lives play out on an immense balance scale - move one way, the scale tips to the left, but move the other, and it swings around to the right. - Author: Abramelin Keldor
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#42. [Pope Francis] is a humble man. He lives the faith out in his own personal life ... He's here to be a shepherd; he isn't here to be a scold. I think that's a good thing for the church and for the world, frankly. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#43. what was rational about a midlife crisis? Weren't they always a little absurd? They were beginning the next phase of their lives together. She was not afraid of it. Let it come, she thought. He'll be in good hands. - Author: Matthew Thomas
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#44. In every single moment, we have the choice to be happy or not. No matter what is going on, we can choose to focus on what is right, what is good and whole in ourselves and our lives, and what options we have in any given situation. In other words, we can choose to be happy no matter what. - Author: M.J. Ryan
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#45. You can be sunk low or as a skunk and still have a joy in your heart. Joy lives like one of those spinning things
a gyroscope in your heart. It doesn't seem to have any connection to circumstance, good or bad. - Author: Polly Horvath
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#46. One lives in the very present moment; lives intently. There is no urge to be doing: being is the highest good. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#47. The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#48. A house takes on the characteristics of its occupant, and, depending on who lives in it, it can become a very good house or a very strange house. - Author: Kyung-Sook Shin
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#49. A gift, like a good friend drawing a personal road map out of the crazy busy swirl of our overloaded lives. - Author: Brigid Schulte
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#50. To be a good reporter, writing about war, you have to write about the people. It's not about the tanks or the RPGs or military strategy. It's always about the effect war has on civilians, on society, and how it disrupts and destroys lives. - Author: Janine Di Giovanni
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#51. Let every dawn of the morning be to you as the beginning of life. And let every setting of the sun be to you as its close. Then let everyone of these short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others; some good strength of knowledge gained for yourself. - Author: John Ruskin
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#52. There are men who struggle for a day and they are good. There are men who struggle for a year and they are better. There are men who struggle many years, and they are better still. But there are those who struggle all their lives: These are the indispensable ones. - Author: Bertolt Brecht
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#53. I do good in the world - at least I try to. I speak on behalf of women, and I know I have made the lives of women happier as a result of teaching them what I have learned relative to true health rather than disease care. - Author: Suzanne Somers
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#54. And when each day is the same as the next, it's because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises. I - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#55. The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Author: Kenneth Rexroth
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#56. The fish might well have disappeared already, but Brody wasn't willing to gamble lives on the possibility: the odds might be good, but the stakes were prohibitively high. - Author: Peter Benchley
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#57. It's important how we feel in our homes, because feeling good makes us more gracious. And that makes it easier to welcome others not only into our homes but into our lives. - Author: Nate Berkus
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#58. But if a role model in her seventies isn't layered with contradictions - as we all come to be - then what good is she? Why bother to cut the silhouette of another's existence and place it against our own if it isn't as incongruous, ambiguous, inconsistent, and paradoxical as our own lives are? - Author: Molly Peacock
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#59. We spend our lives striving to be persons of influence and consequence, when all that is required is to consistently do good to others. - Author: Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
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#60. Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#61. I don't think any player lives up to his potential, because people out there put you so high on a pedestal, you'll never be as good as they expect. - Author: Eric Davis
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#62. I think there are lots of ways of leading very good lives and growing spiritually. This process of growth goes on whether we believe it or not. - Author: Jim Henson
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#63. I know too well how slowly we edge along sideways to every thing good & brilliant in our lives & how casually and unobservedly we make all our most valued acquaintances. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#64. There are some people
who would rather be right than happy,
as though making a point
was more fun than having a good time
These are the people
who will risk their lives to get the last laugh
even when it isn't funny - Author: Merrit Malloy
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#65. Mary had Joseph. Esther had Mordecai. Ruth had Boaz. We will not become the women God intends us to be without the guidance, counsel, wisdom, strength, and love of good men in our lives. - Author: John Eldredge
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#66. The outrageous madonna/whore duality that we mock in Women's Studies 101 has its subtle, and very insidious, expression in the good/bad mother paradigm that we grapple with every day of our lives. - Author: Shannon Drury
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#67. People from the most horrendous of childhoods can have good lives, but it comes down to a very seemingly simple word. 'Choice.' - Author: Laura Schlessinger
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#68. We can make these three dynamic words - "reverence for life" - a part of our lives by becoming aware that God is the source of all life and that we are one with life. "The good person," said Schweitzer, "is the friend of all living things." - Author: Wilferd Peterson
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#69. When good men die, their goodness does not perish, but lives though they are gone. As for the bad, all that was theirs dies and is buried with them. - Author: Euripides
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#70. Truthfulness is the golden thread that binds good lives, good relationships, and our very legacy. - Author: John Manning
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#71. Rather than the destination it is the journey that lends meaning to our lives, great Neelkanth. Being faithful to our path will lead to consequences, both good as well as bad. For that is the way of the universe. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#72. Bauer's 'Criticism of the Gospel History' is worth a good dozen Lives of Jesus, because his work, as we are only now coming to recognise, after half a century, is the ablest and most complete collection of the difficulties of the Life of Jesus which is anywhere to be found. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#73. God has never promised a life without suffering, but He has promised to comfort us and give us the strength to carry on. He has also promised to work good out of everything that happens to us if we love Him and continue wanting His will in our lives (Rom. 8:28). - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#74. You don't need to have kids to write a good book for kids. I don't want my kids to see themselves in my books. Their lives should be their lives. - Author: Kevin Henkes
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#75. I'm not like Henry Fonda. He lives to act. I've just had a dedication to do the best I could. When I don't have challenges, the days get long. But I do enjoy being on stage. If I do good work, I get a kick out of that. - Author: Don Ameche
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#76. It's the same in real life: Notorious murderers get off scot-free and live happily all their lives, while good people die - sometimes the very best people. That's the way of the world. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#77. The game of life is good, though all of life may be hurt, and though all lives lose the game in the end. - Author: Jack London
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#78. Congress is full of good, decent, smart people who have devoted their lives to public service. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#79. There are billions of people out there walking around and they don't meditate. You can tell. They are not having a good time with their lives. People are not happy. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#80. There are two apparently opposing forces that govern our lives. No, not good and evil. Love and fear.
That's right: the opposite of love is not hate, but fear - Author: John C. Parkin
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#81. The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Author: Ella Minster
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#82. I am inspired by the lives of good and faithful women. From the beginning of time, the Lord has placed significant trust in them. - Author: Margaret D. Nadauld
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#83. SOFIA: We're not meant to be good and perfect. You know who lives longer? Married couples who enjoy under the sheets time alone. Enjoy the fun, but understand there must be an end goal. - Author: Billy London
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#84. I'm excited that more people, especially men, are understanding that equality is good for them. I don't want men to want equality for women because they're being nice to their colleagues and daughters. I want men to want it because it's better for their companies and their lives. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#85. Women spend their lives trying to look good for men. So a woman who feels she's sending the right visual signals is pleased with herself. - Author: Helen Fisher
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#86. I said that people never change their lives, that in any case one life was as good as another and that I wasn't dissatisfied with mine here at all. - Author: Albert Camus
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#87. The good thing that may yet happen during dying is not the possibility of survival when we're beyond that point. The good thing that may yet happen is that our lives will have great meaning for those we leave behind. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#88. I am always in awe of people who devote their lives to a good cause and are brave enough to take a stance, though it may be controversial in their time. - Author: Rebecca Pidgeon
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#89. So many people, Julie thought, stuck in their cars, stuck in their lives, just waiting for someone else to get out of their way. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#90. When someone is in need of healing, it is good to pray for wisdom from our Father because there may be an open door to sickness in their lives that they have not yet considered. - Author: Paul Silway
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#91. We labor to preserve the life of the body, but ultimately life and death are out of our hands. If the patient lives awhile longer, a certain kind of good will result. If God ordains that this is the time to die, another kind of good will result. - Author: Michael D. O'Brien
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#92. Even if God never did another good thing in our lives, we could spend the rest of this life praising Him for what He has already done. - Author: Dillon Burroughs
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#93. Paradoxically, a saint like [Albert] Schweitzer can give one a lot more trouble than King Leopold II, villain of unmitigated guilt, because along with doing good and saving African lives Schweitzer also managed to announce that the African was indeed his brother, but only his junior brother. - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#94. I think people are dreaming big because they have the tools to dream big. I hope that people are dreaming big because it makes them feel good about their lives. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#95. I read about writers' lives with the fascination of one slowing down to get a good look at an automobile accident. - Author: Kaye Gibbons
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#96. The curse of fatherhood is distance, and the good fathers spend their lives trying to overcome it. - Author: Steve Farrar
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#97. I've heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason
Bringing something we must learn
And we are led to those who help us most to grow
If we let them and we help them in return. - Author: Stephen Schwartz
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#98. And that's how it is in America. We look to our communities, our faiths, our families for our joy, our support, in good times and bad. It is both how we live our lives and why we live our lives. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#99. You can have a similar experience in your own life. You can change, even if you consider yourself a "night person" ... Almost any habit-good or bad-can be set in about twenty-one days. With firm resolve, we can make the needed changes in our lives. - Author: Joe J. Christensen
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#100. Over most of the one thousand years of philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome, philosophy was assiduously studied in every generation by many ancient philosophers and their students as the best way to become good people and to live good human lives. - Author: John M. Cooper
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