Quotes from the Masters
On Life/Living

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." -- George Bernard Shaw  

"Life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be." -- Grandma Moses  

"Out of love and hatred, out of earnings and borrowings and leadings and losses; out of sickness and pain; out of wooing and worshipping; out of traveling and voting and watching and caring; out of disgrace and contempt, comes our tuition in the serene and beautiful laws." -– Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you hear a different drummer, take a chance. The road you choose to travel means the difference in the dance." -- Daniel Morgan  

"He walks abreast with his days and feels no shame in not "studying a profession," for he does not postpone his life, but lives already. He has not one chance, but a hundred chances." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson  

"Life is like a landscape.  You live in the midst of it, but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance." -- Charles A. Lindbergh  

"Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments." -– Rose Kennedy

"True life is lived when tiny changes occur." -- Count Leo Tolstoy

"Life isn't about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself." -– George Bernard Shaw

"You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life - so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself."-– Jane Seymour  

"I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake."-– George Bernard Shaw  

"Something is always breaking, clogging, backfiring or just plain not working on a farm. That's why a dirt farmer always carries a toolbox in his pickup, a sense of humor in his heart, and the knowledge that life is too short to take seriously."-– JoJo Jensen  

"There will never be another now - I will make the most of today. There will never be another me - I will make the most of myself."-– Robert H. Schuller

"Lifestyle is the art of discovering ways to live uniquely." -- Jim Rohn  

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -- Abraham Lincoln  

"Being rich isn't about money.  Being rich is a state of mind.  Some of us, no matter how much money we have, will never be free enough to take time to stop and eat the heart of the watermelon.  And some of us will be rich without ever being more than a paycheck ahead of the game." -- Harvey B. Mackay  

"Most people are too busy living life to ever put life in their living..." -– Doug Firebaugh

"Design your ideal lifestyle. What would you have to do more of or less of to create it?"-– Brian Tracy  

"Sophistication and lifestyle is understanding the difference between trinkets and treasures."-– Jim Rohn  

"Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death."-– Mame Dennis in Auntie Mame  


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