Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Of Life

The Art Of Life

The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candour. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception. - Edward Verrall Lucas

The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure much. - William Hazlitt

The art of life lies in constant readjustment to our surroundings; the wisdom of life consists of the elimination of non-essentials. - Unknown

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Art of living

The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means. - Henry Taylor

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unforeseen attack. - Marcus Aurelius

The art of living lies not in eliminating, but in growing with troubles. - Bernard Baruch

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Unknown

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Law of life

The law of life is ever urging us to grow in every way. Life demands that we adjust to the circumstances of our daily existence; if we do nothing, if we are content, with no desire for advancement and improvement, we retrogress, for we cannot really stand still. - Unknown

The law of worthy life is fundamentally the law of strife. It is only through labour and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. - Theodore Roosevelt

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The game of life

The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well. Even if you are dealt a bad hand in life, with courage and faith you can play it well. - H.T. Leslie

In the game of life, it is a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieve you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season. - Bill Vaughan

The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. - Florence Shinn

If life doesn’t offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one. - Anthony D'Angelo

In the game of life, nothing is less important than the score at half time. - Unknown

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The tragedy of life

It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It is not a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. - Unknown

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. - Albert Schweitzer

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. - Richard L. Evans

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The Simple Life

To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wild flower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life. - John Burroughs


Carla M.T. said...

Great post, Vincent! :-)

Netizen101 said...

Thanks, Carla! :-)