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Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be. ...
by Abraham Cahan

Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
- Abraham Cahan

Related topics: Life

Above all, you must fight conceit, envy,
and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
- Abraham Cahan

Be modest, humble, simple.
Control your anger.
- Abraham Cahan

If you study the Talmud you please God even more than
you do by praying or fasting.
- Abraham Cahan

 

If you feel that you are good, don't be too proud of it.
- Abraham Cahan

Only the other world has substance and reality;
only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.
- Abraham Cahan

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him,
but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan

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You must never tire fighting Satan.
- Abraham Cahan

What is wealth? A dream of fools.
- Abraham Cahan

I was a great dreamer of day dreams.
- Abraham Cahan

Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth;
for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look,
smile, or act.
- Abraham Cahan

What is this world? A mere curl of smoke for the wind to scatter.
- Abraham Cahan

The dearest days in one's life are those that seem
very far and very near at once.
- Abraham Cahan

The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.
- Abraham Cahan

If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor,
the distinction is probably due, in some measure,
to the extremely important part which Talmud studies
have played in the spiritual life of the race.
- Abraham Cahan

God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man
wearing a quilted silk cap;
holiness was something burning,
forbidding, something connected with fire while a day
had the form of an oblong box.
- Abraham Cahan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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