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Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forewards. -Soren Kierkegaard.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIRKEGAARD
Life can only be understood back- wards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
KIERKEGAARD
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life is lived forwards, understood backwards
CAROL COVIN
Life must be understood backwards. But it must be lived forward.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life…can only be understood backwards…
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood looking backward. It must be lived forward.
ERIC ROTH
It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one fo...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one fo...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Chronocanine Envy:
Sadness experienced when one realized that, unlike one's dog, one cannot liv...
DOUGLAS COUPLAND
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
HELEN KELLER
I only move forwards, never backwards, darling.
GRACE JONES
Life is a succesion of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
HELEN KELLER
I know her backwards and forwards. I loved Monica, but you still get tired of it.
COURTENEY COX
I know her backwards and forwards. I loved Monica, but you still get tired of it.
COURTENEY COX
We live life moving forwards, however we learn the most by looking backwards.
DEBRA ROBERTS
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. All is riddle, and the key to ...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
You gotta look backwards to go forwards.
FENNEL HUDSON
Ultimately it doesn't matter whether you go forwards or backwards: you need to live your life as...
ERIC ROTH
I will treat you with my knife the way you've treated my pages with your merciless eyes. Backwards a...
CLIVE BARKER
Life must be lived as play.
PLATO
Be yourself, be who you can be.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
There is little point in teaching anything backwards. The whole object of life, Headmistress, is to ...
ROALD DAHL
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
MARIE CURIE
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
MARIE CURIE
You'll be okay. No matter what shape reality takes, you can handle it.
SHIRO AMANO
Life must be lived in speed and focus
SUNDAY ADELAJA
Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down.
FRANCIS J. GRIMKE
I don't believe in going backwards. I would never say never but I believe in going forwards. I shed ...
MYLEENE KLASS
How wild it was, to let it be.
T. S. ELIOT
Do not be afraid of failure, it is part of the learning process
SOTONYE ANGA
Life can be defined "Lived" only when it is exploited to educate other souls about the Lord.
ANIRUDDHA SASTIKAR
A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest...
THOMAS CARLYLE
To be in a time of technological change and advancement is an awesome thought indeed as long as it i...
GARY F EVANS...
It seems we throw away 10 points and then he gives it back. It goes backwards and forwards.
KIMI RAIKKONEN
I can't be perfect for you, but you are perfect for me.
ANTHONY T. HINCKS
Philosophy is perfectly right in saying that life must be understood backward. But then one forgets ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
If we could have the ability to change the past and right our wrongs would it make us learn from any...
GARY F EVANS...
To be in a time of technological change and advancement is an awesome thought indeed as long as it i...
GARY F EVANS...
If we could have the ability to change the past and right our wrongs would it make us learn from any...
GARY F EVANS...
I must be cruel, only to be kind.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
It seems we throw away 10 points and then he gives it back. It goes backwards and forwards.
KIMI RAIKKONEN
I love moving in extra dimensions. Not just backwards and forwards, but up and down and around.
KIRSTEN HUBBARD
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on l...
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
There are many things in life that can only be really understood after we have become parents who ha...
TOBA BETA
Life must be lived forward but only makes sense by looking backward. Only in retrospect do the piece...
DORIT BRAUER
The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board.
HOWARD STAUNTON
It's up to you to be anything you want. This should make you sober
SOTONYE ANGA
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plas...
PARACELSUS
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plas...
PHILIPUS A. PARACELSUS
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason,...
HYMAN G RICKOVER
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, t...
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, t...
HYMAN G RICKOVER
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often "Life is not a problem to be solve...
M. SCOTT PECK
Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be LIVED. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, unce...
MANDY HALE
I've always thought you have to live life looking forwards, not backwards. I've had no inter...
JEREMY PAXMAN
No one has ever said that life is to be easy. Only that it is to be lived.
ALISTAIR MACLEOD
A novelist has two lives-- a reading and writing life, and a lived life. he or she cannot be underst...
JANE SMILEY
Now she is ignoring me as first

...

AS second


Not every word...
DEYTH BANGER
I have spend a lot of time on everything and what's impresses me about people I have written that in...
DEYTH BANGER
Anything is possible if yo've got enough nerve,
J.K. ROWLING
You can be all that you want to be.
Keep dreaming and reach out to your dreams.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question
NIELS BOHR
One day, you muster the courage and let go of the fear. In a brief moment of insanity, you give wing...
K.J. KILTON
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from ...
GURDJIEFF
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from ...
GEORGE GURDJIEFF
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question
NIELS BOHR
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
NIELS BOHR
I myself am my only obstacle to perfection,” wrote Kierkegaard.
GEORGE SHEEHAN
Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a sc...
HUGO GERNSBACK
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
NIELS BOHR
Be humble!! Be wise!! Be wild!! Be love!! Be cute!! Be sexy!! Be sweet!! Be bold!! Okaaaayyyy... Be ...
ABHISHEK KUMAR
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World, rather than resolutely fo...
CARTER BURWELL
The concept of time becomes an illusion inside a human mind. Time can not be understood, it can only...
EPHDAN
Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot be c...
MAYA ANGELOU
“Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot b...
ASHISH KUMAR
Life wasn't meant to be feared but lived fearlessly.
LOLA LOPEZ
Life wasn't meant to be feared but lived fearlessly.
LOLA LOPEZ
But Fidgety Phil / He won't sit still; / He wriggles / And giggles, / and then, I declare, / Swings ...
HEINRICH HOFFMAN
Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down.
FRANCIS J. GRIMKE
I can only be young once. But I can be immature all my life !
ANONYMOUS
I can only be young once. But I can be immature all my life !
ANONYMOUS
When we speak the word life, it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from i...
ANTONIN ARTAUD
A story has its purpose and its path. It must be told correctly for it to be understood.
MARCUS SEDGWICK
When we speak the word 'life,' it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know...
ANTONIN ARTAUD
When we speak the word ''life',' it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it fr...
ANTONIN ARTAUD
Original thoughts can be understood only in virtue of the unoriginal elements which they contain.
VITTORIO ALFIERI
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so...
MARIE CURIE
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so...
THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
...his life was dominating by conflicting ideas, as often happens in periods of transition. The turb...
ITALO CALVINO
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through.
ANTHONY BURGESS
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand m...
MARIE CURIE
The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remov...
JAMES ALLEN
But Fidgety Phil / He won't sit still; / He wriggles / And giggles, / and then, I declare, / Swings ...
HEINRICH HOFFMAN
A candidate may know what their job is backwards and forwards, but they may need help as to how to p...
DUSTIN FORD

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Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so f...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My hones...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Don't forget to love yourself. -Soren Kierkegaard.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without a feeling: a paltry mediocrity.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one fo...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -look at the dying man's struggle ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour when every one has to throw off his mask? Do you be...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
A great man is one that can develop convictions in solitude and carry them out in a crowd.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, b...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen bu...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes bac...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing th...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Be that self which one truly is.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened b...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The most terrible fight is not when there is one opinion against another, the most terrible is when ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but n...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale....
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
I divide my time as follows: half the time I sleep, the other half I dream. I never dream when I sle...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here? What is this thing called the world? How did I come...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
That is the road we all have to take - over the Bridge of Sighs into eternity.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, ''It is talking to me, and abou...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
To be a teacher in the right sense is to be a learner. I am not a teacher, only a fellow student.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts, let it not awaken like a frightened ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth --look at the dying man's struggle...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It requires courage not to surrender oneself to the ingenious or compassionate counsels of despair t...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Only one human being recognized as one's neighbour is necessary in order to cure a man of self-love
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Not even a suicide does away with himself out of desperation, he considers the act so long and so de...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to pa...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal loss for which there i...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD