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Quotes to Uplift your Life

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Quotes and Quotations by Topic

Ability 

If you can’t learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.

— Brilliant, Ashleigh

Action 

Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.

— Cervantes

Adversity 

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster children into strength and athletic proportion.

— Bryant, William Cullen

Adversity is the first path to truth.

— Byron, Lord

Age 

I was always an early riser. Happy the man who is! Every morning day comes to him with a virgin’s love, full of bloom and freshness. The youth of nature is contagious, like the gladness of a happy child.

— Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Robert

If you live to the age of a hundred, you have it made because very very few people die past the age of a hundred.

— Burns, George

I’m at that age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.

— Burns, George

Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.

— Carlyle, Thomas

Agreement 

The very fact of its finding itself in agreement with other minds perturbs it, so that it hunts for points of divergence, feeling the urgent need to make it clear that at least it reached the same conclusions by a different route.

— Butterfield, Herbert

Ambition 

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.

— Burton, Robert

Analysis 

Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.

— Butler, Samuel

Anger 

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.

— Cato the Elder

Animals 

Animals feed; man eats. Only the man of intellect and judgment knows how to eat.

— Brillat, Antheime

All animals but men know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it -and they do enjoy it as much as man and other circumstances will allow it.

— Butler, Samuel

Art 

I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leav

— Albani, Emma

Avarice 

So for a good old-gentlemanly vi

— Byron, Lord

Average 

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.

— Aldrich, Thomas B.