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Life is generally something that happens elsewhere. ...
by Alan Bennett

Life is generally something that happens elsewhere.
- Alan Bennett

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed
to have read and often thinks they have.
- Alan Bennett

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community,
but people wouldn't obey the rules.
- Alan Bennett

Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
- Alan Bennett

 

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents
come to a grinding halt at their conception.
- Alan Bennett

Were we closer to the ground as children,
or is the grass emptier now?
- Alan Bennett

My films are about embarrassment.
- Alan Bennett

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Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories,
knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only
be remembered for remembering someone else.
- Alan Bennett

We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took.
That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
- Alan Bennett

I've never seen the point of the sea,
except where it meets the land.
The shore has a point.
The sea has none.
- Alan Bennett

Your whole life is on the other side of the glass.
And there is nobody watching.
- Alan Bennett

Life is like a box of sardines and we are all looking for the key.
- Alan Bennett

I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind.
I try to root things out.
- Alan Bennett

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
kept rigidly under control.
- Alan Bennett

If you think squash is a competitive activity,
try flower arranging.
- Alan Bennett

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Set Life's Rhythm with Your Heart-Drum
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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