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1. "Your life story is a novel; and people, though they love novels bound between two yellow paper covers, are oddly suspicious of those which come to them in living vellum, even when they are as gilded as you are capable of being."
Author: Alexandre Dumas
2. "Nobody who loved life and new experiences that much was ever going to get old, not really. Wiser and eventually dead, maybe, but not old."
Author: C.E. Murphy
3. "One specific, profound moment isn't what you are supposed to spend your life looking for Ellie. Your life should include a billion different instances; ones that include all the people who matter most to you and only you."He took a deep breath before continuing as a tear fell and slid down one of my cheeks. "Those moments should be the ones you etch into your mind and think about - not the ones where things were bad or didn't go the way you thought they should. The only moments that matter are those that you give importance too."
Author: C.S. Janey
4. "During an entire life if a person had never been able to save an injured living being like an animal or a bird, that human life was quite an unworthy one."
Author: Chandrababu V.S.
5. "It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is."
Author: Christy Turlington
6. "Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea."
Author: Douglas Adams
7. "Stop trying to protect, to rescue, to judge, to manage the lives around you . . . remember that the lives of others are not your business. They are their business. They are God's business . . . even your own life is not your business. It also is God's business. Leave it to God. It is an astonishing thought. It can become a life-transforming thought . . . unclench the fists of your spirit and take it easy . . . What deadens us most to God's presence within us, I think, is the inner dialogue that we are continuously engaged in with ourselves, the endless chatter of human thought. I suspect that there is nothing more crucial to true spiritual comfort . . . than being able from time to time to stop that chatter . . ."
Author: Frederick Buechner
8. "To be a commentator, you must have a life outside cricket, too. If cricket is all that you know, then you would not be a great commentator."
Author: Harsha Bhogle
9. "All you need in life is to know thyself; to live with the knowledge that it's just life and that's the way it is. You need a sense of what your life means to you, the appreciation of yourself, your friendships and the love of others. You need a desire to grow as a person, to discover what your gifts in life are to yourself, others, and the world. You are the only you in the world. Embrace who you are...."
Author: James A. Murphy
10. "Just in case you thought elephants were all sweetness, I can attest to the fact that this one had the time of her life scaring the bejeezus out of those dudes."
Author: James Patterson
11. "Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world."
Author: John Milton
12. "With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me."
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
13. "I studied Finn the way another boy might have studied history, determined to memorize his vocabulary, his movements, his clothes, what he said, what he did, what he thought. What ideas circulated in his head when he looked distracted? What did he dream about?But most of all what I wanted was to see myself through his eyes, to define myself in relation to him, to sift out what was interesting in me (what he must have liked, however insignificant) and distill it into a purer, bolder, more compelling version of myself.The truth is, for that brief period of my life I failed to exist if Finn wasn't looking at me. And so I copied him, strove to exist the way he existed: to stretch, languid and graceful when tired, to move swiftly and with determination when not, to speak rarely and with force, to smile in a way that rewarded the world."
Author: Meg Rosoff
14. "He kisses me like his life depends on it and I kiss him back in the same way because I think, right now, in this moment, mine does."
Author: Megan Keith
15. "Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general."
Author: Novalis
16. "Emotion is not simply an overplus of feeling; it is life lived at white-heat, a state of wonder. To lose wonder is to lose the true element of religion."
Author: Oswald Chambers
17. "Death takes what man would keep," said the butterfly, "and leaves what man would lose. Blow, wind, and crack your cheeks. I warm my hands before the fire of life and get four-way relief."
Author: Peter S. Beagle
18. "Men's lives are not progressions, as conventionally rendered in history paintings, nor are they a series of facts that may be enumerated & in their proper order understood. Rather they are a series of transformations, some immediate & shocking, some so slow as to be imperceptible, yet so complete & horrifying that at the end of his life a man may search his memory in vain for a moment of correspondence between his self in his dotage & him in his youth."
Author: Richard Flanagan
19. "Even when life hits you like a Mack truck that's come out of nowhere, there is still a chance that you will survive, and although the road to recover may be slow, long, and even permanent, this doesn't mean you can't enjoy the rest of your life and be happy again."
Author: Shania Twain
20. "By the time I reached high school my father's grocery store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose, without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that I wanted to pursue in college."
Author: Sidney Altman
21. "Her heart felt as if it were breaking in her breast, bleeding and bleeding, young and fierce. From grief over the warm and ardent love which she had lost and still secretly mourned; from anguished joy over the pale, luminous love which drew her to the farthest boundaries of life on this earth. Through the great darkness that would come, she saw the gleam of another, gentler sun, and she sensed the fragrance of the herbs in the garden at world's end."
Author: Sigrid Undset
22. "This is the price we pay, that the only way to take our life is death."
Author: Stebby Julionatan
23. "Human life is fatally fragile and subject to forces beyond our power to manage. Life is tragic."
Author: Timothy Keller

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