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Life And Living Quotes

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

Author: Diane Ackerman (1948)

Profession: American Poet, Writer, Naturalist

The less routine the more life.

Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.

Author: Sholom Aleichem (1859-1916)

Profession: Ukraine-Born American Writer

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Life is divided up into the horrible and the miserable.

Author: Woody Allen (1935)

Profession: American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's finger.

Author: Hans Christian Anderson (1805-1875)

Profession: Danish Children Stories Writer

Life loves the liver of it.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: ''I'm with you kid. Let's go.''

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.

Author: Minna Antrim (1861)

Profession: American Epigrammist

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

When we speak the word ''life,'' it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach.

Author: Antonin Artaud (1896-1948)

Profession: French Theater Producer, Actor, Theorist

Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher