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Life is a re-discovery.
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It is death from which new life evolves therefore the evolution of death is life.
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Anything which interferes with my social life is a no-no.
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And it's impossible for me to read Henry James.
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Life is a desire!
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Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.
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I can manage a prose format as long as I keep closer to Laurence Sterne than to Henry James.
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Life is a risk.
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Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
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On a book by Henry James: "Once you put it down, you simply can't pick it up.
MARK TWAIN
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In human life, economics precedes politics or culture.
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Life inspires more dread than death - it is life which is the great unknown.
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Once you've put one of his [Henry James] books down, you simply can't pick it up again.
MARK TWAIN
Do precedes done.
No precedes none.
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Life is a long lesson in humility. -James M. Barrie.
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My life is a struggle.
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Death is just a noun which takes all the parts of speech of life with it.
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For me, my life is a journey.
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All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love.
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This life is a process of learning.
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Life is a lot like skateboarding.
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Everybody in life is a chameleon.
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Life is a right, not collateral or casual.
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Life is a grand party.
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Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.
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Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that.
JAMES DYSON
For me, life is a bowl of cherries.
SISSY SPACEK
Life is a school of probability.
WALTER BAGEHOT
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Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
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Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right.
POPE FRANCIS
A drink precedes a story.
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Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep: and yet a third of Life is passed in sleep
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Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, and yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
LORD (GEORGE GORDON) BYRON
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
GEORGE GORDON BYRON
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
LORD BYRON
Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted.
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Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted
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We put ourselves in this predicament and now we have to get ourselves out of it.
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It's a very pleasant predicament,
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For death, Now I know, is that first breath Which our souls draw when we enter Life, which is of all...
EDWIN ARNOLD
There is a certain right by which we many deprive a man of life, but none by which we may deprive hi...
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Without death life is vanity & without life death is vanity.
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Without death life is vanity & without life death is vanity.
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Integrity of life is fame's best friend,
Which nobly, beyond death, shall crown the end.
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Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
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Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
DAVID T. WOLF
Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
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The predicament is not particular to (Janus) in any way.
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CARTER BURWELL
Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
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Death is superior to life because,death always kills life.
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Death is superior to life because,death always kills life.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
Death is a significant aspect of man's sojourn in life,for death completes life.
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Idealism is what precedes experience, cynicism is what follows.
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We are in a very serious predicament,
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Life is not a game. Still, in this life, we choose the games we live to play.
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Assessment precedes improvement.
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Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
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Adversity precedes growth.
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The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The ancient codes were doubtless originally suggested by the discovery and diffusion of the art of w...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
When the injured humerus is accompanied by a serious rupture of the overlying soft tissue the injury...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Very often conditions are recorded as observable "under thy fingers" [...] Among such observations i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of ...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which th...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The most celebrated system of jurisprudence known to the world begins, as it ends, with a Code.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civili...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known grou...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
When primitive law has once been embodied in a Code, there is an end to what may be called its spont...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be pun...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Life's to short for chess.
HENRY JAMES BYRON
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress wi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of whi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The attention given to the side of the head which has received the injury, in connection with a spec...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Speechlessness, however, affirmed in the diagnosis, is carefully based on the facts of the examinati...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Increase Mather, President of Harvard University, in his treatise on Remarkable Providences, insists...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The ancient Roman code belongs to a class of which almost every civilised nation in the world can sh...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that ...
HENRY JAMES SR.
There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressiv...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
the distinction between nerves and vessels was not demonstrated until the Third Century B.C., when i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED