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  • Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indominatable urge to extend its boundaries. Only in proportion as we are desirous of living more do we really live. --José Ortega y Gasset
  • Life is a horizontal fall. --Jean Cocteau
  • Life is a disease; and the only difference between one man and another is the stage of the disease at which he lives. You are always at the crisis: I am always in the convalescent stage. --George Bernard Shaw
  • It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it must be lived- forwards. The more one ponders this, the more it comes to mean that life in the temporal existence never becomes quite intelligible, precisely because at no moment can I find complete quiet to take the backward-looking position. --Soren Kierkegaard
  • If one considered life as a simple loan, one would perhaps be less exacting. We possess actually nothing; everything goes through us. --Eugène Delacroix
  • I have done my fiddling so long under Vesuvius that I have almost forgotten to play, and can only wait for the eruption and think it long of coming. Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it's good fun. --Robert Louis Stevenson
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