Later Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Later Life

#1. In those days," continued Ishvar, "it seemed to me that that was all one could expect in life. A harsh road strewn with sharp stones and, if you were lucky, a little grain."
"And later?"
"Later I discovered there were different types of roads. And a different way of walking on each. - Author: Rohinton Mistry
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#2. Everything has a price ...
No matter if it's fortune, fame or your life.
I understood later that it's all about paper,
Everything has a fee in the land of the free. - Author: O.C.
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#3. I used to dislike bookshops immensely as a child and was won over only later in life. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#4. Not perhaps until later life, until the follies, passions, and selfishness of youth have died out, do we ... recognize the the inestimable blessing, the responsibility awful as sweet, of possessing or of being a friend. - Author: Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
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#5. You will make a perfectly rational mistake: You will assume that sooner or later the paradigm you are presently practicing (which has been mostly successful) will solve all the rest of your problems. - Author: Joel Barker
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#6. I've had the time to go through all the life phases with my parents, from being a bratty teenager, pushing them away, to saying later on, 'Oh my God, I can't believe what you did for me - thank you. I love you so much.' - Author: Marcia Cross
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#7. I knew I was going to be famous later in life. - Author: Sharon Jones
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#8. Life for most of us is full of steep stairs to go up and later, shaky stairs to totter down; and very early in the history of stairs must have come the invention of bannisters. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#9. 'Comfort Me with Apples' is a love story, or better, two love stories. And since it deals with a later period in my life, most of the people who appear in it are living. - Author: Ruth Reichl
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#10. A new study suggests that middle-aged adults who go on periodic drinking binges may face a heightened risk of dementia later on in life. The study is entitled, 'National Strategy for Victory in Iraq.' - Author: Tina Fey
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#11. By the time you kill and mount what you catch, it has lost that very thing that made it worth having. I knew this only as a vague sense of disappointment at age 10; not until later did I recognize it as a metaphor for much of life. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#12. If it had been any different, if I had been born just one minute later, or been in the wrong pace at the right time or vice versa, the life that I've lived and come to love would not exist. And that is a situation that I would not want to consider in the slightest. - Author: Slash
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#13. If it isn't urgent, worry about it later - Author: Albert Einstein
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#14. In my mind, I was reliving my whole life again-slowly, taking my time. Delaying.
Because I knew, sooner or later, I'd get to her.
And then ... Well, I'd already died once. I couldn't live through it again. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#15. I was very lucky to get well known much later in life. You need to have flopped quite a few times to get a sense of how little any of it has to do with you. - Author: George Clooney
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#16. And eventually your loss normalizes - it integrates into part of your everyday life and you find yourself three or five years later doing okay, changed but . . . but still able to hear your friends' voices, still telling stories about them, still thinking of them every day. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#17. Later I would understand that modern industrial communities are obsessed with the importance of 'going somewhere' and 'doing something with your life'. The implication is an idea I have come to hate, that staying local and doing physical work doesn't count for much. - Author: James Rebanks
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#18. Someone told me much later that you always know the people who are going to make a difference in your life, from the very first time you set eyes on them, even if you do not like them at all. And I had noticed him, as he had me. God help us. - Author: Sarah Dunant
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#19. You know later in life I was inspired to sing and that would've been Aretha, Chaka Khan, Mariah - the typical divas were the inspiration. I've always enjoyed all those singers. - Author: Anastacia
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#20. You ever notice if you call someones cell phone they won't answer but if you text them seconds later they will. The Power of your Thumbs compels You! - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#21. My mantra, like most, was that if it didn't kill you, it only made you stronger. Later on in life, after being beat down by the experiences following you'll read about, I've changed the mantra to, if it doesn't kill you now, it will later. - Author: Jennifer Topper
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#22. Life leaves scars. Sometimes you don't see them until later. Sometimes you don't know where they've come from. Sometimes they fade before your eyes. But the world leaves its mark on us. - Author: Karina Halle
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#23. As humanism begins to dominate the state, the consequence is complete hostile annexation of the church or persecution by separation. Religion is then removed from the marketplace and the school, later from other domains of public life. The state will not toerlate any gods besides itself. - Author: Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
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#24. I envy you going to Oxford: it is the most flower-like time of one's life. One sees the shadow of things in silver mirrors. Later on, one sees the Gorgon's head, and one suffers, because it does not turn one to stone. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#25. I am a lesbian, and it was a later in life recognition of that fact. - Author: Meredith Baxter
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#26. To fatten a pig, a farmer will feed him well. The pig must think his life a paradise, never knowing he gorges himself so that he will be fatter for the knife later on. - Author: David Anthony Durham
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#27. In pre-colonial Africa, men who had sexual relationship with older men almost always married a woman later in life and had children. Exclusive homosexuality would not have been and is still not a viable option for Africans who value wealth and patronymic extension through marriage. - Author: Chantal Zabus
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#28. Later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land. - Author: Jimmy Buffett
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#29. I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And would continue to be, up to the moment she died, 27 years later. - Author: Diego Rivera
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#30. He thought one of the universal truths of life was that, sooner or later, someone always paid. - Author: Stephen King
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#31. Later, he was to decide that Andrew's life had been fractally weird. That is, you could take any small piece of it and examine it in detail and it, in and of itself, would turn out to be just as complicated and weird as the whole thing in its entirety. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#32. Forgiveness comes later in life, after you've created enough disasters of your own. - Author: Mat Johnson
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#33. I hated him for not being depressed. He seemed a fool
everyone who didn't feel like me was a fool. I alone knew the truth about life, knew that it was all a miserable downward spiral that you could either admit to or ignore, but sooner or later we were all going to die. - Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
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#34. My life has been extremely complicated. Not by choice at the beginning at all, but later on, I had become used to complication and went on accepting things that other people would have found too difficult to accept. - Author: Benoit Mandelbrot
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#35. All nonstate threats to life, liberty, and property appear to be relatively petty and therefore can be dealt with. Only states can pose truly massive threats, and sooner or later the horrors with which they menace mankind invariably come to pass. - Author: Robert Higgs
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#36. But, later, coming back and reading what I have produced, I am unable to detect the difference between what came easily and when I had to sit down and say, Well, now it's writing time and now I'll write. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#37. Sooner or later every writer evolves his own definition of a story.
Mine is: A reflection of life plus beginning and end (life seems not to have either) and a meaning. - Author: Mary O'Hara
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#38. So it was a thing that my mother always taught me to go for your goals and never give up no matter what they are, and I started believing that later on in life. - Author: Michael Clarke Duncan
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#39. I prefer Princess. I would love to be known as a diva later on in life when I've had far more experiences. - Author: Deborah Cox
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#40. You should live in such a way that looking back at your past later on in the future, you will thank God for your life and for what He has done for you - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#41. A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. - Author: James Allen
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#42. Cake for later, cake as a way of life. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#43. My life experiences have helped me to be less fearful. In politics, that has allowed me to take on issues sooner rather than later. - Author: Jackie Speier
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#44. Ariadne made an impression on you, and that's great. But life is not literature. Sooner or later, the spell wears off, the romantic feelings disappear, and you're left watching somebody's body disintegrate. You start with a love story, you end up manacled to an hourglass, watching the sands run out. - Author: Paul Murray
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#45. I had a dream about you. We installed Dr. Robert Jarvik's artificial heart in a mannequin and brought it to life, only to later kill it because a creature that's all fake heart and no brain is what's commonly called a "politician," and must be destroyed. - Author: Dark Jar Tin Zoo
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#46. I thought I was Superman until I experienced that life-changing anaphylactic shock. I was eating lunch and gobbled down a couple of bowls of gumbo. Then, 15 minutes later, I'm in my dorm room resting up. My eyes started itching and my throat was swelling up. I could barely breathe. - Author: Adrian Peterson
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#47. He'd been up early all his life and though everybody said the best thing about retirement was sleeping in, he just couldn't feature it. If he found himself in bed later than six he felt like a degenerate, - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#48. Never make decisions you will live to regret later in the near future. - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#49. It was funny, he reflected later, how one's life could alter in an
instant, how one
minute everything could be a certain way, and the next it's simply ... not - Author: Julia Quinn
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#50. Strange, that however tough one's skin becomes in later life, the wounds of youth never close. Shenkt - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#51. Something was nagging at me that I was trying to resist. Was it then or was it later that the thought came to me: if God really does exist, and is not just a myth, it must have a consequence for the whole of life. It was not a comfortable thought. - Author: Jennifer Worth
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#52. Wherever he went he left footprints so firm that nobody could later efface or blur them, not even he himself, when on rare occasions he was tempted to do so. - Author: Isaac Deutscher
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#53. I was convinced that she was about to tell me my card was declined, and assumed Derek wanting to talk later meant he'd soon be telling me our life was declined. Everything, everyone had reached their limits with me. - Author: Joshua Mohr
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#54. Jared glanced at Dad, then back at Kami, and said, "I'll call you later."

You have never called me once in the entirety of your life, said Kami. I'll talk to you in a few minutes. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#55. Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life. - Author: Walter Annenberg
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#56. Sometimes things come out of your mouth that you regret later on. Or no, not regret. You say something so razor-sharp that the person you say it to carries it around with them for the rest of their life. - Author: Herman Koch
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#57. We may regard certain days as free days. Free days are however fee days. We will pay later - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#58. The brittle bones beneath my chest cracked, piercing my heart. It was you who breathed new life into my lungs and it was you who would later syphon the life you had given so as to feed your selfish desires - Author: Sonya Watson
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#59. So I developed very early a massive inferiority complex, and I've told the story often about how that inspired me later in life to get involved in other things, because I couldn't out-do my brothers in sports, and it's a very competitive relationship. - Author: George J. Mitchell
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#60. A minute later he (Brady) collapsed next to me. "What do you say to the person who gave you the best orgasm of your life?"
"Thank you, Keanu (Reeves)? - Author: Michele Bardsley
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#61. Barometer of success in later life is not that they always win, but how they deal with failure. An ability to pick themselves up when they fall, retaining their optimism and sense of self, is a far greater predictor of future success than class position in Year 3. - Author: Helen Fielding
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#62. When I was 17, I had an experience that I later learned could be called a 'mystical experience.' It was almost violent. No faces, voices, nothing like that. It is like the world burst and flamed into life all around me. That is not a great image, but it is as good as I will ever do. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#63. Tomorrow is promised to no one. Prioritize today accordingly. - Author: Gina Greenlee
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#64. Many kids, it seemed, would find out that their parents were flawed, messed-up people later in life, and I didn't appreciate getting to know it all so strong and early. - Author: Aimee Bender
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#65. Why bother inflicting enormous pain on yourself when sooner or later Life would certainly get around to doing it for you? - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#66. My little brother and I took piano lessons at a young age and played music together later on in life just to play around at home until we decided to make a record. Eventually we started having more and more songs. - Author: Josephine De La Baume
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#67. Sometimes we don't know until much later that a particular moment in time has changed our life's direction. - Author: Bronnie Ware
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#68. I hope that, in a small way, I am interesting people in animal life and in its conservation. If I accomplish this I will consider that I have achieved something worth while. And if I can, later on, help even slightly towards preventing an animal from becoming extinct, I will be content. - Author: Gerald Durrell
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#69. There's a lot of technology out there to help people have children in different ways, and later in life, for better or worse. - Author: Lisa Cholodenko
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#70. I once sacrificed my life to keep my parents' promiise. This means nothing to you, because to you promises mean nothing ... But later, she will forget her promise. She will forget she had a grandmother. - Author: Amy Tan
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#71. I always think back to my high school days and realize all the people who were so popular then are nowhere now and all the people who were steadfast and steady-going are somewhere. So high school doesn't necessarily translate to later in life. - Author: Steve Martin
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#72. It's easier to construct a more palatable life story-where I can draw straight lines from each hurt of the past to the healing I later experienced-than to face the raw truth. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#73. Most of us are busy gambling on the most dangerous risk of all - living our whole life not doing what we want on the bet that we can buy the freedom to do it later. - Author: Jake Ducey
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#74. Not truly living in the present moment and later regretting is like closing your eyes when a peacock is dancing, only to want to see it dance once it is gone.-RVM - Author: R.v.m.
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#75. I have a responsibility to not look crazy in public. I don't want to be the person where later in life when I have kids, to say, 'Don't do this' and my kids go, 'But Mom, you did it.' - Author: Raven-Symone
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#76. Dead people can be our heroes because they cant disappoint us later; they only improve over time, as we forget more and more about them. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#77. Later it would occur to him that a new life - to be a new man - would require him to take chances, to act on whim - Author: John Galavan
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#78. Young women should begin to build bone mass early in their lives. The more mass there is, the less they will lose in later life. They should enjoy a diet of calcium-rich foods and avoid food and drink that causes bone loss. - Author: Ann Richards
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#79. Sometimes life leaves a hundred-dollar bill on your dresser, and you don't realize until later it's because it fucked you. - Author: Justin Halpern
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#80. So I think writers are made and not born. But what you choose to write is buried so deeply inside it's like lodestones inside you and sooner or later you come near something that you're supposed to be doing with your life and it's like a magnet. It attracts. - Author: Stephen King
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#81. Do not base your life on the likings and dislikings or whims of others. What you are in life - whether you enjoy or suffer - it is your own responsibility. Be regular in your meditation and do not postpone for a later date your striving for God consciousness. - Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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#82. 'Ten Years Later' is about the journey six extraordinary people take with time. Each has experienced a game-changing event - perhaps a life-threatening illness or a catastrophic personal loss. - Author: Hoda Kotb
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#83. Growing up in Nashville, especially in a music business family, means growing up with knowledge that seems like common sense until later in life when you realize people spend thousands of dollars a semester trying to learn or pretending to learn while looking for some intern job on music row. - Author: Caitlin Rose
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#84. Tribal life comes automatically to an end when a primitive people begins to live in a town or a city, for sooner or later a tribal organization is found to be incompatible with life in a city. - Author: Arthur Keith
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#85. You can't easily break out of this cycle of love. It's always here and there up and down.. pain and joy, this wonderful feeling of being in love, which will come to an end later, is so dominating through your entire life. And you cannot escape it. - Author: Till Lindemann
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#86. I think it's almost better to start [acting] at a later age because you have more stuff to drawm from - more life experience. When you start too young, you grow up on a set. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#87. If my parents had made love a tenth of a second earlier or later, I wouldn't exist. What an enormous miracle, just being given life. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#88. I have had a love affair with Wake Forest since my undergraduate days, but I didn't realize until many years later what I had truly learned at Wake Forest, both in and out of the classroom, about the meaning of a productive and meaningful life, - Author: Arnold Palmer
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#89. This is not the proper place to begin speaking of this new passion of Ivan Fyodorovich's, which later affected his whole life: it could all serve as the plot for another story, for a different novel, which I do not even know that I shall ever undertake. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#90. The trouble with education is that we always read everything when we're too young to know what it means. And the trouble with life is that we're always too busy to re-read it later. - Author: Margaret Ayer Barnes
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#91. The benefits of positive emotions don't stop after a few minutes of good feelings subside. In fact, the biggest benefit that positive emotions provide is an enhanced ability to build skills and develop resources for use later in life. - Author: Barbara Fredrickson
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#92. You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within. - Author: Dan Howell
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#93. I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#94. Whenever life gets to be too much for me, I have a hard time keeping my eyes open. Sleeping is cheaper and safer than drinking. It keeps you from saying or doing things you'll regret later, and though you may have nightmares, you won't wake up with a hangover. I recommend it wholeheartedly. - Author: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
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#95. We are born with impulses that draw us to others and that later in life make us care about them. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#96. People talk of calf-love with wistful disdain, but mine was as intense as any emotion I knew until I crossed the frontier, years later, when I discovered that all loving is a loving of life in the midst of death. - Author: Hugh MacLennan
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#97. Postponing doing the really interesting things in life for later, when you don't have the energy. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#98. You want to have a song that people will listen to and go, 'Oh, yeah! That reminds me of something in my life,' or, 'something I'm currently going through,' or maybe something happens later and you hear the song and go, 'Wow! That really was telling a story that I can relate to now.' That's my hope. - Author: Pegi Young
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#99. Try earlier and make errors sooner rather than later and see where you got it wrong while you still have time to improve - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#100. This isn't goodbye. It's "see you later". - Author: Louise Bagshawe
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