Discovering The Essence of Life

“Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.”
~ D.H. Lawrence

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”
~ George Sand

“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.”
~ William Barclay

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”
~ Norman Cousins

“There is more to life than increasing its speed”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“While we are postponing, life speeds by.”
~ Seneca

“In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for ‘finding himself.’ If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.”
~ Thomas Merton

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
~ Henry James

“It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.”
~ Julius Caesar

“Life’s tough, it’s even tougher if you’re stupid.”
~ John Wayne

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
~ George Washington Carver

“So often time it happens, we all live our life in chains, and we never even know we have the key.”
~ The Eagles, Already Gone

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