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What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning - and some of them many times over - what do you find? That you can swim? Well - life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

Alfred Adler

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness.

Henry David Thoreau

Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Sculpture is more than painting. It is greater To raise the dead to life than to create Phantoms that seem to live.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.

Plato

The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization of the world in which we live.

Bertrand Russell

Thou must be righteous and holy, before thou canst live righteously and holily.

William Gurnall

All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.

Bible

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.

Emile M. Cioran

Better to die, and sleep The never-waking sleep, than linger on And dare to live when the soul's life is gone.

Sophocles

The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.

E.M. Cioran

If we must lose wife or husband when we live to our highest right, we lose an unhappy marriage as well, and we gain ourselves. But if a marriage is born between two already self-discovered, what a lovely adventure begins, hurricanes and all.

Richard Bach

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Virtuous people are simply those who have not been tempted sufficiently, because they live in a vegetative state, or because their purposes are so concentrated in one direction that they have not had the leisure to glance around them.

Isadora Duncan

Participation in the blessings of the union with Christ comes when the faithful have all the things needed to live well and blessedly to God.

William Ames
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