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Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.
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Thornton Wilder (1897 - 1975)
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
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Truman Capote (1924 - 1984)
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
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W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)
Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.
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Wally 'Famous' Amos (1936 - )
Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all.
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William Goldman, "The Princess Bride"
The great use of a life is to spend for something that outlasts it.
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William James (1842 - 1910)
And so from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, and then, from hour to hour,we rot and rot; and thereby hangs a tale.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), As You Like It, Act II, sc. 7
I am sure care's an enemy to life.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Twelfth Night, Act I, sc. 3
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale
Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "King John", Act 3 scene 4
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), King John, Act III, sc. 4
The cloud-capp'd towers,the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff
As dreams are made on; and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Tempest, Act IV, sc. 1
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), All's Well that Ends Well, Act IV, sc. 3
The world's mine oyster, which I with sword will open.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act II, sc. 2
Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.
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Woody Allen (1935 - )
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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Woody Allen (1935 - )
The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.
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Zeno (335 BC - 264 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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