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The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American Episcopal clergyman.

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) American columnist, lecturer and humanitarian.

One recipe for a longer life; Never exceed the speed limit.

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A life is like a tree -- if you don't make it straight when its young and green, you'll never do it when it's old and dry.

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A man's life is 20 years of having his mother ask him where he is going, 40 years of having his wife ask the same question and, at the end, perhaps having the mourners wondering too.

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First I was dying to finish high-school and start college. Then I was dying to finish college and start working. Next, I was dying for my children to grow old enough for school, so I could return to work. Finally, I was dying to retire. And now, I am dying

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Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse. I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Austrian-British philosopher.