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Quotes for: to live
"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.""
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I wanted only to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?"
The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now."
He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and must schedule his time as though he were about to die."
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live."
If, then, my awareness of the past and future makes me less aware of the present, I must begin to wonder whether I am actually living in the real world."
He will through life be master of himself and a happy man who from day to day can have said, "I have lived: tomorrow the Father may fill the sky with black clouds or with cloudless sunshine."
To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it."