Meaningful Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Meaningful Life

#1. We learn about life by exploring the texture and depth of space that composes our private inner world. In solitude we revisit our wounded feelings, sins, doubts, and deepest despair, replay poignant memories of loved ones, project what we are becoming, and ascertain the purpose of our being. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#2. In order to live the life we desire, and set the intention for greater happiness and more meaningful connections with others, we have to release the hold that our past has on us. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#3. 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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#4. Let's embrace more of life, not less. Balanced people don't change the world, and I'd rather spend my time feeling worn out from meaningful activities and projects. - Author: Chris Guillebeau
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#5. A meaningful life is not a popularity contest. Do what in your heart you believe to be the right thing, and you may or may not get immediate approval from the world. Do it anyway. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#6. I do not chase after anyone if you wanna walk out my life then I will hold the fu****g door open for you - Author: Wiz Khalifa
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#7. You only got one life. You can't sit around waiting for your next life to begin. - Author: Melanie Griffith
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#8. There are three levels of happiness: the pleasant life, the good life, and the meaningful life. - Author: Joel Garreau
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#9. I know my life's meaningful because" - and here he stopped, and looked shy, and was silent for a moment before he continued - " because I'm a good friend. I love my friends, and I care about them, and I think I make them happy. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#10. You ain't got but one life. You ought to live it the way you want. - Author: Samuel L. Jackson
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#11. For human beings, life is meaningful because it is a story. A story has a sense of a whole, and its arc is determined by the significant moments, the ones where something happens. Measurements of people's minute-by-minute - Author: Atul Gawande
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#12. 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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#13. Make your life a meaningful one - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#14. It's not money which will make your life's life which will make your money meaningful. - Author: Rajesh Walecha
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#15. So often the most meaningful moments in our lives are those that we share with our families. Treasured memories are created by celebrating, sharing and embracing the moments of life with the people we love. - Author: Sandra Magsamen
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#16. Life is rich, always changing, always challenging, and we architects have the task of transmitting into wood, concrete, glass and steel, of transforming human aspirations into habitable and meaningful space. - Author: Arthur Erickson
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#17. You've got to say 'yes' to your destiny. Life's happening right now, look around you. There goes some life. Come on, Mamma, live! - Author: Dave Chappelle
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#18. You can retire from a job, but don't ever retire from making extremely meaningful contributions in life. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#19. My life, my choices, my mistakes, my lessons- NOT YOUR BUSINESS. - Author: Wiz Khalifa
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#20. The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness. - Author: Martin Seligman
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#21. To love, to be loved, and to be useful: these are the most important elements in a happy, meaningful life, and they can be achieved anywhere. - Author: Syrie James
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#22. The worst enslaving trait of all is greed. I rail against the substitution of money for worth. The idea that the endless accumulation of dead money can furnish a meaningful life to sold-out souls is the supreme lie offered by the system of free enterprise. - Author: Gerry Spence
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#23. In 1971, 73 percent of incoming freshmen said that it is essential or very important to "develop a meaningful philosophy of life," 37 percent to be "very well-off financially" (not well-off, note, but very well-off). By 2011, the numbers were almost reversed, 47 percent and 80 percent, respectively. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#24. It was fun; you know, at this point in my life it's like, I want to do stuff that's meaningful. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#25. 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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#26. Myths remind us of the symbolic presence within all the lost-and-found adventures that alone can give life meaning. Losing touch with the world of myth means losing the sense that life is deeply meaningful, full of meanings trying to be revealed at each twist and turn in the ongoing drama. - Author: Michael Meade
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#27. If you don't pursue what you think will be most meaningful, you will regret it. Life is long. There is always time for Plan B. But don't begin with it. - Author: Drew Gilpin Faust
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#28. Don't just exchange your time for money, your life is worth more than that, do something that is meaningful and purposefully - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#29. Time is not something to be killed. Doing so suffocates a part of us, writing off part of our life that could, or rather should, be spent doing something meaningful. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#30. The difference between "active" and "busy" is that the former includes reflection and is directed, whereas the busy life feels out of control and does not seem purposeful or meaningful. - Author: Robert J. Wicks
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#31. According to Kierkegaard, rather than searching for the Truth with a capital T, it is more important to find the kind of truths that are meaningful to the individual's life. It is important to find 'the truth for me'. - Author: Jostein Gaarder
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#32. Inspiration is the greatest gift because it opens your life to many new possibilities. Each day becomes more meaningful, and your life is enhanced when your actions are guided by what inspires you. - Author: Bernie Siegel
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#33. To find the meaning of life, enjoy the journey, the beauty of the nature, the glint of a dew drop, the warmth of the morning sun, the songs of the wind, and smiles of flowers. These are all there to make your journey worthwhile and make your life meaningful. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#34. The people in your life are important. Meaningful relationships with those people are very important. - Author: Ed Bradley
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#35. Making it" in whatever field is only meaningful as long as there are thousands or millions of others who don't make it, so you need other human beings to "fail" so that your life can have meaning. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#36. Do I really want to spend my whole life trying not to die by mistake? - Author: Amanda Seyfried
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#37. Death makes life meaningless because verything we have ever striven for ceases when life does, and it makes life meaningful too, because its presence makes the little we have of it indispensable, every moment precious. - Author: Karl Ove Knausgard
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#38. The flow experience, like everything else, is not "good" in an absolute sense. It is good only in that it has the potential to make life more rich, intense, and meaningful; it is good because it increases the strength and complexity of the self. - Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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#39. Who you are has little to do with how you look. You are what you know, what you can do, the impact you have delivered, and the collection of experiences in your meaningful life. - Author: Jamie Le Fay
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#40. I am a hunter. Not merely 'a person who hunts', but someone to whom this ancient, natural and honorable activity is an essential and deeply meaningful part of life. - Author: David Petersen
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#41. Your genuine happiness does not come from other people, activities or things, it comes from living a meaningful life - a life that is in alignment with your values and is beneficial. - Author: John Bruna
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#42. Creating a meaningful life has less to do with how we feel about our past than what we do about our future. - Author: Bill Crawford
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#43. Passion is essential for a meaningful existence. Life is about what you feel. - Author: Jonathan Cainer
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#44. I owe it all to words and art, the peace that came with a flicker of a pen silenced the suffering; eased the pain and life that was once filled with burden became sane again. It Became meaningful.
Art does matter, it made me, when the world changed me. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#45. You can only make so much money in life and only enjoy so many creature comforts. The important thing is to do something meaningful-to leave something behind. - Author: Roone Arledge
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#46. Success, meaningful success, begins when we take ownership and actively take responsibility for our part in the shortcomings of our life. - Author: Eric Thomas
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#47. We are all students of the world; frail embodied consciousnesses struggling to understand, and be a meaningful part of this great, mysterious gift of life. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#48. The great lesson I get from 'Moby-Dick' is that when the times are bad, when there is great foreboding, there are still ways to go about living. It's through Ishmael that I find a kind of overall cosmic approach to a meaningful life in this meaningless world. - Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
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#49. Life becomes meaningful and all activities are purposeful only on the basis of faith in the enduring reality. - Author: Meher Baba
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#50. There's nothing sadder than getting to the end of your life and saying, 'I didn't do it right'. - Author: Lily Tomlin
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#51. With nothing meaningful in life, nothing is interesting. Enter boredom. A bored man even longs for longing. He has time to fill, but there is nothing compelling to do. - Author: Daniel Klein
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#52. I really think that life isn't logical and life isn't always meaningful. I'm just trying to go into that zone without being too random, and just trying to create some new logic [in moviemaking] that feels like dreams. - Author: Quentin Dupieux
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#53. Love yourself enough to have a meaningful life. - Author: Millen Livis
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#54. Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage. - Author: Laura Schlessinger
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#55. Life goes on without regard to our whims. What we make of life is what counts, how we address the challenges in our lives determines our respective levels of personal accomplishment and happiness. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#56. Without meaningful work you might as well be dead. - Author: Joanna Russ
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#57. Either you live your way, or you live the way others want you to live. There is no third way to live life, period. - Author: Roshan Sharma
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#58. Resisting a task is usually a sign that it's meaningful-which is why it's awakening your fears and stimulating procrastination. You could adopt "Do whatever you're resisting the most" as a philosophy of life. - Author: Oliver Burkeman
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#59. Why is life at this point in the twentieth century so focused upon the very beginning of life and the very end of life? What about the 80 years we have to live between those two inexorable bookends? - Author: Will Smith
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#60. There is nothing wrong with being on the bottom once in awhile, but don't stay there, women! New positions will give you new perspective, and new perspective will give you new experiences, and new experiences will give you a meaningful life. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#61. When you dedicate yourself to your gift and do all the necessary studies to fully explore your field, you will be able to serve and to a full- valued and meaningful life - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#62. Meaning beginns in the words, in the action, continues in your head and ends nowhere. There is no end to meaning. Meaning which is resolved, parcelled, labelled and ready for export is dead, impartient - and meaningless. - Author: Pfister
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#63. I am happiest sitting against a tree, with my notebook or sketchpad on my knee, capturing the moment. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#64. Just because something doesn't last forever, it doesn't mean it wasn't meaningful while it did last. It doesn't mean it wasn't important. - Author: Candace Bushnell
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#65. In the big picture, life has a gap in it. It just does. You don't go crazy trying to fill it. - Author: Sarah Silverman
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#66. Life is not something that "has" meaning. It's something we give meaning to. You don't "end up" with a meaningful life, you create it. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#67. A long, healthy, and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others. - Author: Hans Selye
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#68. Learn to trust yourself and you will create a meaningful life. - Author: Lynn A. Robinson
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#69. Try something new each day. After all, we're given life to find it out. It doesn't last forever. - Author: Ruth Gordon
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#70. There has never been a meaningful life built on easy street. - Author: John Paul Warren
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#71. The single most important issue in all of life (is) your relationship with the living God ... how you can know Him in a personal and meaningful way. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#72. The truly adult view [ ... ] is that our life is as meaningful, as full and as wonderful as we choose to make it. And we can make it very wonderful indeed. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#73. No excuses. No regrets. Just an incredible, meaningful, and exciting life! - Author: Hal Elrod
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#74. Human beings are social animals and nearly all of us are driven by the need to be loved and the desire to successfully sustain meaningful romantic relationships for life. - Author: Matthew Hussey
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#75. What one thing can you start counting today that will actually be meaningful in your life? - Author: Chip Conley
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#76. Commoditization is the enemy of meaning. In ages dominated by the forces of commoditization, individuals pay the price with devalued lives. by contrast, unique skills requiring mastery and expertise, like the skills of a brain surgeon, are safe from the threat of commoditization. - Author: Tom Hayes
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#77. For the first time in my life, I have tasted life. Life is wonderful but very dangerous. If you have the courage to live it - it's marvelous! - Author: Lionel Barrymore
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#78. The best stuff in life isn't stuff at all ... relationships, experiences & meaningful work are the staples of a happy life. - Author: Graham Hill
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#79. ...small bits of our day are profoundly meaningful
because they are the site of our worship. The crucible of our formation is in the monotony of our daily routines. - Author: Tish Harrison Warren
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#80. What is the meaning to this life?" is a wrong question? A blank paper doesn't contain any meaning till we don't write anything meaningful on it. Similarly this universe doesn't contain any meaning without this beautiful life. So life gives meaning to this universe and we should respect it. - Author: Brajesh Kumar
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#81. At the last, this is what will determine a fulfilling, meaningful life, a life that, behind all the facades, every one of us longs to live: gratitude for the blessings that expresses itself by becoming the blessing. - Author: Ann Voskamp
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#82. To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. To presume to point a man to the right and ultimate goal - to point with a trembling finger in the RIGHT direction is something only a fool would take upon himself. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#83. The important thing is that you find some time every day to "break bread" with those you love most and consistently work at building a richer, more meaningful family life. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#84. " ... Grateful living makes life meaningful and full of joy." - Author: David Steindl-Rast
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#85. Here you play in the street, little chicken. Some day an automobile will run over you; and if it kills you, that will be the best thing that can happen. It may only break your leg or your wing. Then all of your life you will drag along in misery. Life is too hard for you, little bird. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#86. That to fly requires chaotic, sometimes even violent passages
becomes a metaphor for all of life's most meaningful endeavors. - Author: Kelly Corrigan
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#87. I made a vow to myself while I was a hostage that if I were lucky enough to live and to get out of Somalia, I would do something meaningful with my life - and specifically something that would be meaningful in the country where I'd lost my freedom. - Author: Amanda Lindhout
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#88. Life has meaning only if you do what is meaningful to you. - Author: Alan Cohen
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#89. For me, the best things in life - meaningful work, meaningful relationships, interesting experiences, good food, sleep, music, ideas, sex, and other basic needs and pleasures - are not, past a certain point, materially improved upon by having a lot of money. - Author: Ray Dalio
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#90. Life is an 'open-book' exam, but the problem is that most of the students don't have the 'book', or refuse to open it-a fact that ought to spur us on as Church members to share the gospel more widely so that life would be meaningful for more people. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#91. less small talk
and more real talk. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#92. Love every moment as if every moment is most beautiful.
Welcome every event as if every event is so meaningful. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#93. In spite of the extent to which Solomon went to find happiness, because he left God out of the picture, nothing satisfied. It never will. Satisfaction in life will never occur until there is a meaningful connection with the living Lord above the sun. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#94. Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it tend to also have three underlying advantages: a believe that they can influence life events; a tendency to find meaningful purpose in life's turmoil; and a conviction that they can learn from both positive and negative experiences. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#95. Any journey in life, if not done for human reasons of understanding and love, would be a very empty and lonely one. - Author: Tim Robbins
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#96. What about life, Ninotchka? Do Russians never think about life, of the moment in which we are living? It's the only moment we ever really have. - Author: Melvyn Douglas
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#97. This is your life, Larry. Learn to enjoy what you've got. - Author: Michael Caine
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#98. People like to have something to turn down, though. They want to be able to say no to some things, because it makes their yes more meaningful. (pg. 25) - Author: Deb Caletti
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#99. If someone is determined not to risk pain, then such a person must do without many things: [ ... ] - all that makes life alive, meaningful and significant. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#100. Like a rose, life is charming and beautiful. By spreading fragrance, we make it meaningful. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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