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Quotations on Life

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It is a very funny thing about life - if you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

~ W. Somerset Maugham

Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.

~ Elbert Hubbard

I went into the woods for I wished to live, deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life! To put to rout all that was not life, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.

~ Henry David Thoreau

It is better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.

~ Albert Camus

To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.

~ Cynthia Ozick

- O Magazine, September 2002

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