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"Unbeing dead isn't being alive."
e. e. cummings

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep."
Fran Lebowitz

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."
George Bernard Shaw

"God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny."
Garrison Keillor

"Life is half spent before we know what it is."
George Herbert

"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."
Harvey Fierstein

"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation."
Henry David Thoreau

"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."
Henry David Thoreau

"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on."
Henry Havelock Ellis

"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars."
Henry Van Dyke

"The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line."
H. L. Mencken

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
John Burroughs

"May you live every day of your life."
Jonathan Swift

"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."
Jean-Paul Sartre

"There is no wealth but life."
John Ruskin

"Life is a long lesson in humility."
James M. Barrie

"Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be."
Jose Ortega y Gasset

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

"Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
Karen Horney

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