Sunday, 25 September 2011


When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. - Marcus Aurelius

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. - Jimmy Stewart

Most of us will have so little respect for life that we will reach the point of death without ever having lived at all. - Thoreau

It may be true that the unexamined life is not worth living – but neither is the unlived life worth examining. - Dan Millman 

It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you. - Phillips Brooks

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. - Will Rogers

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labour, and little care. - Philip Sidney

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labours of life reduce themselves. - Edwin Way Teale 

If thou live according to nature, thou wilt never be poor; if according to the opinions of the world, thou wilt never be rich. - Seneca

The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to enjoy the present without any serious dependence on the future. - Seneca

What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn’t come every day. - George Bernard Shaw

The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be. - Socrates

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. - Robert Luis Stevenson

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