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Life And Living Quotes

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.

Author: Stephen Vincent Benet (1989-1943)

Profession: American Novelist, Poet

We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.

Author: Walter Benjamin (1982-1940)

Profession: German Critic, Philosopher

Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.

Author: Bernard Berenson (1865-1959)

Profession: Lithuanian-born American Artist

Life is raw material. We are artisans. We can sculpt our existence into something beautiful, or debase it into ugliness. It's in our hands.

Author: Cathy Better

Profession:

Don't worry about your life; what you shall eat, or drink, or the clothing for your body. [Matthew 6:31]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. [James 4:14]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

All that man has will he give for his life.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. [Psalms 90:10]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Life. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Life is an earnest business, and no one every became good or great on a diet of broad grins.

Author: Professor Blackie

Profession:

For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance.

Author: Paul Boese

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