Vital Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Vital Life Quotes

#1. Grace, not willpower, is what ultimately empowers us to live loving lives. Creativity, both in what spawns within the artist and the artifact, can be a vital source of that grace. - Author: Ronald Rolheiser
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#2. The intimacy that arises in listening and speaking truth is only possible if we can open to the vulnerability of our own hearts. Breathing in, contacting the life that is right here, is our first step. Once we have held ourselves with kindness, we can touch others in a vital and healing way. - Author: Tara Brach
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#3. I come from the theater, so for me rehearsal is vital and a way of life. There are many film directors who don't believe in it and some actors who prefer not to rehearse. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#4. When the personal soul life is burnt to ashes, a woman loses the vital treasure and begins to get dry boned as Death. In her unconscious, the desire for the red shoes, a wild joy, not only continues, it swells and floods, and eventually staggers to its feet and takes over, ferocious and famished. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#5. Your perspective is vital to your happiness. Some, blind to the bountiful opportunities around them, live lives of sadness and despair with brief moments of joy. Be alive to the abundant potential that surrounds you so that you live a life of peace and happiness with periods of challenging growth. - Author: Richard G. Scott
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#6. Learning to create is essential, necessary, vital & fundamental. It is the centrepiece in which you create the life that you really want - Author: John Whitmore
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#7. I drank, sucking the blood out of the holes, experiencing for the first time since infancy the special pleasure of sucking nourishment, the body focused with the mind upon one vital source. - Author: Anne Rice
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#8. Full democracy requires the full participation of women. Your voices are vital. The word 'vital' means necessary for life. A democracy, to be fully alive, must include all its citizens. - Author: Swanee Hunt
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#9. I believe that the school must represent present life - life as real and vital to the child as that which he carries on in the home, in the neighborhood, or on the play-ground. - Author: John Dewey
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#10. Her fatigue was gone; she felt vital and strong, like a tree coming back to life in the springtime, vibrant with sap, ready to put out buds and then blossoms. - Author: Linda Lael Miller
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#11. Most philosophies wrap their seekers in a strict belief system. By virtue of what they include, they exclude everything else, especially some vital realizations. Periodically revising our philosophy of life as we live it is, therefore, a critically valuable exercise. - Author: Charles Bates
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#12. I'm stripped and vital, and I see rules that almost fit. And if I voice my opinion, will you stay and sit? And as I stand here screaming in despair, I say yes this is my life and yes you should care. - Author: Tegan Quin
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#13. Life is large. We cannot possibly grasp the whole of it in the few years that we have to live. What is vital? What is essential? What may we profitably let go? - Author: Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay
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#14. Part of dealing with the sense of being cut off - for both the one dying and the one bereaved - is acknowledging that though a vital part of life has changed dramatically, all relationships (with friends, even with you, perhaps) have not. - Author: Sandra L. Bertman
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#15. My religion is my most precious possession. Except for it, I could easily have become excessively occupied with industry. Sharing responsibility for church work has been a vital counterbalance in my life. - Author: George W. Romney
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#16. Neither a problem nor a technicality, the triune being of God is the vital oxygen of Christian life and joy. - Author: Michael Reeves
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#17. But the whole vital process of the earth takes place so gradually and in periods of time which are so immense compared with the length of our life, that these changes are not observed, and before their course can be recorded from beginning to end whole nations perish and are destroyed. - Author: Aristotle.
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#18. All art speaks in signs and symbols. No one can explain how it happens that the artist can waken to life in us the existence that he has seen and lives through. No artistic speech is the adequate expression of what it represents; its vital force comes from what is unspoken in it. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#19. Life: a constellation of vital phenomena - organization, irritability, movement, growth, reproduction, adaptation. - Author: Anthony Marra
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#20. Actually, however, life begins less by reaching upward, than by turning upon itself. But what a marvelously insidious, subtle image of life a coiling vital principle would be! And how many dreams the leftward oriented shell, or one that did not conform to the rotation of its species, would inspire! - Author: Gaston Bachelard
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#21. Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed. - Author: Corita Kent
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#22. Physical fitness is vital for the optimal function of the brain, for retardation of the onset of serious arteriosclerosis which is beginning to appear in early adult life, and for longevity, and a useful and healthy life for our older citizens. - Author: Paul Dudley White
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#23. It is vital to comprehend that humans exist in a state of perpetual transformation. Life ends when stasis sets in. - Author: Pete Conrad
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#24. Are you trying to be who Jesus wants you to be? Or do you trust him to bring out who he has already created you to be? It is vital to recognize the difference between these two questions because one leads to death, the other leads to life. - Author: Emily P. Freeman
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#25. I think it's vital to have something outside your acting to keep you rooted in the real world, and help you fill the vacuum. If you have nothing else, it can be unhealthy. For me being a Christian has been invaluable: it simply means acting isn't the centre of my life. - Author: David Oyelowo
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#26. Sex as the vital antagonist to death - isn't the orgasm the primal spark of life? I know of many instances in which sexual feelings arise in order to neutralize fears of death. - Author: Irvin D. Yalom
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#27. Music is 'significant form,' and its significance is that of a symbol, a highly articulated, sensuous object, which by virtue of its dynamic structure can express the forms of vital experience which language is peculiarly unfit to convey. Feeling, life, motion and emotion constitute its import. - Author: Susanne Katherina Langer
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#28. Perfidy and brutal force thwarted opportunities for calling President Wilson's Arbitral Award to life. Nevertheless, its significance is not to be underestimated: through that decision the aspiration of the Armenian people for the lost Motherland had obtained vital and legal force. - Author: Serzh Sargsyan
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#29. Life is never what one dreams. It is seldom what one desires, but for the vital spirit and the eager mind, the future will always hold the search for buried treasure and the possibility of high adventure. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#30. Never underestimate the vital importance of finding early in life the work that for you is play. This turns possible underachievers into happy warriors. - Author: Ken Robinson
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#31. Past beings interact with present ones because life and death are a continuum and expiration entails no loss of vital essence. - Author: Michael E. Moseley
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#32. I want books written out of a brain and heart and soul crowded and vital with Life, spelled with a big L. I want poetry bursting with passion. I don't care a hang for the 'verbal felicities.' They'll do for the fringe, but I want the garment to warm me first. - Author: Gertrude Atherton
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#33. Jane Austen: Getting into her books is like getting in bed with a cadaver. Something vital is lacking; namely, life. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#34. I hadn't been practicing or playing or anything. But that had been a vital part of my life. - Author: Joseph Jarman
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#35. War forgets peace. Peace forgives war. War is the death of the life human. Peace is the birth of the Life Divine. Our vital passions want war. Our psychic emotions desire peace. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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#36. It's vital to be growing through your life rather than going through your life. The object is not to change other people or situations; it's to do the inner work they stimulate. - Author: Wally Amos
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#37. As you consciously choose to give yourself the gifts of self-care, they become an integral part of your rhythm and the vital tools that you will tap into for the rest of your life. - Author: Miranda J. Barrett
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#38. Dreamers who regard dreams as important and even vital to success in life will receive and remember helpful dreams. - Author: Patricia Garfield
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#39. War is a matter of vital importance to the state; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studied. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#40. My cinema is an extension of myself. A sort of life-testimony of my vital experience, with my few virtues and my numerous limitations. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#41. Physiology and psychology cover, between them, the field of vital phenomena; they deal with the facts of life at large, and in particular with the facts of human life. - Author: Wilhelm Wundt
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#42. Knowledge is very vital in life's transformation and transition - Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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#43. Medicine may be the lens through which I see the world, but since I think of medicine as 'life +', a place where life is exaggerated and seen at its most vital and poignant, I'll be writing about life more than I will be writing about medicine. - Author: Abraham Verghese
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#44. Without his books, Thomas Jefferson could not have been Thomas Jefferson. For someone like him living on a frontier, remote from actual experience, books were vital guides to how life might be lived, and none gave him greater inspiration, satisfaction, - Author: Bill Bryson
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#45. It is vital that you do not change the path before you. I have told you, many times, that certain events must happen in a person's life for a reason, always for a reason. The events that will unfold before you ... they must happen, Heather. They have to. - Author: Elizabeth Morgan
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#46. Your most vital necessity in this life is that you shall love your wife completely and implicitly and in an entire nakedness of body and spirit ... this that I tell you is my message as far as I've got any. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#47. My dog and two cats are such a vital part of my life. To say that I am their owner doesn't reflect at all the profound bond and responsibility that I have towards them. - Author: Tiffani Thiessen
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#48. In Aristotle the mind, regarded as the principle of life, divides into nutrition, sensation, and faculty of thought, corresponding to the inner most important stages in the succession of vital phenomena. - Author: Wilhelm Wundt
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#49. The author points out that, with life in provincial Washington difficult for those not of independent means, Adams and his wife undervalued the social connections that others found vital. They often made an impression as distant and prideful. - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#50. Freedom of the press is the staff of life, for any vital democracy. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#51. In general, American social life constitutes an evasion of talking to people. Most Americans don't, in any vital sense, get together; they only do things together. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#52. All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. Diversity of opinion about a work of art shows that the work is new, complex and vital. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#53. It is vital to understand that however positive this worldly life, or even a small part of it, may appear to be, ultimately it will fail because absolutely nothing genuinely works in samsara. - Author: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
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#54. The life of this Kingdom is Christ's continuing life in those who are his own. In the heart that is no longer nourished by the vital power of Christ, the Kingdom ends; in the heart that is touched and transformed by it, the Kingdom begins ... . - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#55. Be vibrant, vital, vivacious, vigorous, and victorious with adventure and love. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#56. In spite of myself, you are my truth. you are my constant. You are my proof of life. You are my vital sign. With you, I more than breathe-I live. - Author: J.L. Mac
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#57. A lot of nonsense is spoken at funerals, especially when the deceased had not been well liked in life. Many euphemisms are called into play: "vital," "energetic," and (repetitively) "full of life. - Author: G.M. Malliet
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#58. I don't want to hear another negative word about cheerleaders. If it weren't for cheerleaders, who would tell us when and how to be happy during athletic events? If it weren't for cheerleaders, how would America's prettiest girls get the exercise that's so vital to a healthy life? - Author: John Green
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#59. You see, unlearning is a very important process towards becoming enlightened, because in this life you will have learned wrong ways and those wrong ways that you have learned are barriers blocking you from becoming who you really are, therefore it is vital that they are unlearned. - Author: Andrew James Pritchard
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#60. All our thought process should be concentrated on merger of soul with the vital life. When this realisation is achieved, it leads the soul from Atma to Paramatma, one in poccession of all. - Author: Kunal Narayan Uniyal
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#61. Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea. - Author: James Bryant Conant
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#62. There is no greater disaster in the spiritual life than to be immersed in unreality, for life is maintained and nourished in us by our vital relation with realities outside and above us. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#63. As for most writers, language is vital for me: a writer's ability to render a fictional world - characters, landscape, emotions - into something original that alters or deepens my understanding of both literature and life. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#64. The desire of your vital being is towards work. And the vital being won't find any interest in yoga so long as you do not have any experience of the higher and fuller life that is in yoga. As long as this experience is not there, the vital being will not find any interest. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#65. Light, Love, and Will - the one is as necessary as the other; the one is dangerous without the others. Light, Love, and Will are the three eternal, vital sources of the higher, truer, purer cosmic life. - Author: Ameen Rihani
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#66. -when the human spirit departs, it takes with it the vital stuffing of life. Then, only the inanimate corpus remains, which is the least of all the things that make us human. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#67. I've now realised for the first time in my life the vital Importance of Being Earnest. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#68. The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#69. The true Church is not an institution to be kept apart from the world because the world "is common and unclean," but a vital heart of truth and love, beating with the life of Jesus, and sending abroad its sanctifying pulsations until nothing shall be common and unclean. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#70. So there is nothing more vital for us to realize than this very thing: the Christian life, the Christian faith, is not something that we add on to what we have; it is something that is done to us. - Author: D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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#71. Water is our most precious and interconnected natural resource. It sustains all ecosystems, communities, and economies from local watersheds to the seas. It's vital to sustaining our health, safety, and the environments in which we live and work. Simply put, water is life. - Author: Alexandra Cousteau
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#72. A romantic novel is an adult fairy story, repeating the recurring symbols and images which can explain life to a woman and satisfy a powerful need within her. The need to love and be loved is vital to all human beings, but especially to women. - Author: Charlotte Lamb
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#73. Let us bequeath our children more than the gadgets that surround us. If bicycling can be restored to the daily life of all Americans, it can be a vital step toward rebuilding health and vigor in all of us. - Author: Paul Dudley White
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#74. We had a motto in my school: 'Men for Others.' And it was there that my faith became something vital. My north star for orienting my life. And when I left high school, I knew that I wanted to battle for social justice. - Author: Tim Kaine
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#75. I would not have understood that the best way to show people true things is from a direction that they had not imagined the truth coming, nor that the majesty and the magic of belief and dreams could be a vital part of life and of writing. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#76. If art is to flourish in the twenty-first century, it must renew its moral authority by rededicating itself to life. It must be an enriching, ennobling and vital partner in the public pursuit of civilization. It should be a majestic presence in everyday life just as it was in the past. - Author: Frederick Hart
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#77. In sexual abandon as in danger we are impelled, however briefly, into that vital present in which we do not stand apart from life, we ARE life, our being fills us, in ecstasy with another being, loneliness falls away into eternity. But in other days, such union was attainable through simple awe. - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#78. The reason women are always reluctant to reveal their age is because other people label them as 'past it'. In the 21st century, women over 60 are not past it - we are vital, active, sexual beings, living life to the full. - Author: Ita Buttrose
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#79. The poet David Whyte calls this sense of creative entitlement "the arrogance of belonging," and claims that it is an absolutely vital privilege to cultivate if you wish to interact more vividly with life. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#80. But if I had my way, there would be so much more, in everything. It's so vital and integral in life, and it should be reflected in what we're watching, if we're reflecting our experiences. And it's hot. I love the sex stuff, and I want more. - Author: Jenji Kohan
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#81. From behind the wheel, I learn the difference between a eulogy and an elegy, and discover which is more vital, in life and in death. - Author: David Levithan
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#82. The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. - Author: Phillip E. Johnson
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#83. Even this artistic life, which we know is not real life, appears to me to be so alive and so vital that it would be a form ingratitude not to be content with it. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#84. Self expression is a vital part of understanding life, and enjoying it to the full. - Author: Oliver Bowden
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#85. Our Great Lakes, harbors, ports, and rivers provide not only vital resources for us to live, but an entire maritime way of life for so many people. The least we can do is protect it, and the way of life it provides for so many. - Author: Candice S. Miller
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#86. A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life - what people are interested in. That's journalism. - Author: Burton Rascoe
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#87. I have been waiting on her all my life. I was the waitress. Waiting on her and waiting for her. What was I waiting for? Waiting for her to step into her self or step out of her invalid self. Waiting for her to take the voyage out of her gloom, to buy a ticket to a vital life. - Author: Deborah Levy
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#88. And how can you achieve such concentration? By recognizing that everything you do is important to God, and is one vital piece of the larger picture of your life. - Author: Menachem Mendel Schneerson
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#89. An old earthen pipe like myself is dry and thirsty and so a most voracious drinker of life at its source; I'm no more to be split by the vital stream than if I were stone or steel. - Author: Elinor Wylie
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#90. I look back on my 20s. It's supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you're making your critical decisions and sometimes your most critical mistakes. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#91. I really think music in school is vital. Some pivotal moments in my life were my childhood scholastic experiences with music - teachers who found out I could sing, and encouraged me, or teachers who turned me on to music or bands I hadn't yet heard. - Author: Dave Smalley
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#92. Columbus and his men, they say, Conveyed the virus hither Whereby my features rot away And vital powers wither; Yet had they not traversed the seas And come infected back, Why, think of all the luxuries That modern life would lack. - Author: Richard Wilbur
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#93. To believe that your husband, wife, parents, kids, boss, job, bank account, or body is even partly responsible for your emotions, to think that there are bullets 'out there' that you have to contend with, that there are stressful life events to overcome, is to miss something vital. - Author: Andrew J. Bernstein
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#94. There is more to be pondered in the grain and texture of life than traditional fiction allows. The work of essayists is vital precisely because it permits and encourages self-knowledge in a way that is less indirect than fiction, more open and speculative. - Author: Charles J. Shields
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#95. The vital relationship which the Christian has to the Bible is not that he worships the letter, but that the Holy Spirit makes the words of the Bible spirit and life to him. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#96. All the vital mechanisms, varied as they are, have only one object, that of preserving constant the conditions of life in the internal environment. - Author: Claude Bernard
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#97. The United States Jewish population has made many vital contributions in all areas of our society in such ways as helping to develop the cultural, scientific, political and economic life of our country. - Author: Jon Porter
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#98. There are uncertainties in life. The development of inner strength is vital for overcoming any adversity. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#99. The follies that produced the loss of American virtue following Vietnam begin with continuous overreacting, in the invention of endangered national security, the invention of vital interest, the invention of a commitment which rapidly assumed a life of its own . - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#100. It is vital to avoid mediocrity - living a life of deadness in someone else's threadbare world. - Author: Miriam A. Walker
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