The World is a Beautiful Place
The world is a beautiful place to be born into if you don’t mind some people dying all the time or maybe only starving some of the time which isn’t half so bad if it isn’t you.
– Laurence Ferlinghetti
A tragedy means always a man’s struggle with that which is stronger than man.
– G. K. Chesterton
After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.
– Italian proverb
All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
– James Thurber
And how am I to face the odds of man’s bedevilment and God’s? I, a stranger and afraid in a world I never made.
– A. E. Housman
I like life. It’s something to do. Somewhere on this globe every 10 seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
– Sam Levenson
Cats and monkeys – monkeys and cats – all human life is there.
– Henry James
Clay lies still but blood’s a rover; Breath’s a ware that will not keep Up, lad; when the journey’s over There’ll be time enough to sleep.
– A. E. Housman
Don’t do things to not die, do things to enjoy living. The by-product may be not dying.
– Bernie S. Siegel
Every man’s road in life is marked by the graves of his personal likings.
– Alexander Smith
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught Hell for.
– Earl Warren
Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.
I haven’t heard of anybody who wants to stop living on account of the cost.
– F. McKinney Hubbard
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
– Ashleigh Brilliant
If there is another world, he lives in bliss If there is none, he made the best of this.
– Robert Burns
If way to the Better there be, it exacts a full look at the Worst.
– Thomas Hardy
If you won’t be better tomorrow than you were today, then what do you need tomorrow for?
– Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is not this the true romantic feeling – not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.
– Thomas Wolfe
Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel.
Life is a long lesson in humility.
– Sir James M. Barrie
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
– Tennessee Williams
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring and because it has fresh peaches in it.
– Thomas Walker
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