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Famous Quotations

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I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. -Gilda Radner

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. -Elizabeth Kubler Ross

The best portion of a good man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. -William Wordsworth

Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening. -Walter Scott

The song is ended, but the melody lingers on… -Irving Berlin

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. -Albert Einstein

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill

It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life and death are but phases of the same thing, the reverse and obverse of the same coin. Death is as necessary for man’s growth as life itself. -Mahatma Gandhi

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be. -J.K. Rowling

Sometimes, when one person is absent, the whole world seems depopulated. -Allphonse de Lamartine

Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given. -Deepak Chopra

Cowards die many times before their deaths: The valiant never taste of death but once. -William Shakespeare

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. -Robert Frost

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. -Erma Bombeck

Every man dies. Not every man really lives. -William Wallace

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. -Albert Einstein

Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. -Miguel Angel Ruiz