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Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

It's our responsibility to pass on what we inherited,
not to squander it, but to build on it.
- Christine Gregoire

The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
- Walter Savage Landor


I object to you using words like squander and pork.
What is pork in one part of the country is an essential project in another part.
- John Breaux

Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity
sport in this country has ever had.
It is one that we must not squander.
- Sebastian Coe

Do I dare set forth here the most important,
the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time,
but to squander it.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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We are in a good position and should not squander the
opportunity to o the right thing.
- Dennis Moore

Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander
the material committed to him,
not to sap his strength in folly and vice,
and to see at the least that he delivers a product
worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
- Anna Julia Cooper

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm:
it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which
we must cling as to a treasure,
and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words,
or in exact and priggish argument.
- George Sand

Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich,
we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program,
shore up Social Security, fortify our defense,
provide a quality public education and offer economic
assistance to rural areas.
- Bennie Thompson

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame;
give me the man who living makes a name.
- Emily Dickinson

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

The fancy term for what America has squandered in the
past year and a half or so is legitimacy.
- Todd Gitlin

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long
lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon,
we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again,
and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden

Existence is a strange bargain.
Life owes us little; we owe it everything.
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
- William Cowper

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
- John Mason Brown

If you have never been amazed by the very fact that you exist,
you are squandering the greatest fact of all.
- Jim Fiebig

To help U.S.
workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security,
Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China,
instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
- Joe Baca

When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense,
squandering an irreplaceable opportunity.
But when you use the moment properly,
filling it with purpose and productivity,
it lives on forever.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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

From wonder into wonder existence opens.
- Lao Tzu

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

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock character in Star Trek

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
- The Buddha

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

As far as we can discern,
the sole purpose of human existence
is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
- Carl Jung

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

The sacred altar of all existence
is where we meet our ancestors
and our descendants yet unborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you cry and weep,
when you are miserable,
you are alone.
When you celebrate,
the whole existence participates with you.
Only in celebration
do we meet the ultimate, the eternal.
Only in celebration
do we go beyond the circle of birth and death.
- Osho

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

I believe in the compelling power of love.
I do not understand it.
I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
- Theodore Dreiser

Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blind-folded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed
in a prior state of existence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence,
but we cling desperately to our chains.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

The highest education is that which
does not merely give us information
but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one.
Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- The Buddha

We are all born for love.
It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much
more romantic and nomadic existence.
- David McCallum

At no period of our political existence had we so much
cause to felicitate ourselves at the prosperous and
happy condition of our country.
- James Monroe

But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong
glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence,
whose votary I was destined to be for life -
- Georg Brandes

Join me in my quest for a greater understanding of our existence.
Join me in my desire for a greater self.
Join me as I seek the humility to love and understand my fellow man.
- Bryant H. McGill

I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence,
the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities
that never were and never will be.
- Maggie Gallagher

That is the exploration that awaits you!
Not mapping stars and studying nebula,
but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
- Leonard Nimoy

If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn't be an actor.
You're in the wrong profession.
- Uta Hagen

That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone,
that we are more deeply inserted into existence than
the course of a single life would lead us to believe.
- John Berger

Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence,
gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.
- Esther Williams

Time is the most precious element of human existence.
The successful person knows how to put energy into
time and how to draw success from time.
- Denis Waitley

The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not,
discovers to me his existence.
- Voltaire

To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect
for peoples without prejudice,
and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples,
equally, and free of threats.
- Hideki Tojo

To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration
of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.
- Joseph Conrad

The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
- George Santayana

The first and by far the most likely pattern is a return to agrarian existence.
- Harrison Brown

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
- Honore de Balzac

It is possible to see the intermediate state between
lives as being in a way more important than incarnate existence.
- Stanislav Grof

Fix reason firmly in her seat,
and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blindfolded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

I think it's wrong that so many people pass on from this existence,
and take all their knowledge with them.
- Rex Hunt

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies
with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends,
namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The individual who has to justify his existence by
his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
- Eric Hoffer

So not only can you not imagine dying,
you can't really imagine existence before you were born.
- David Cronenberg

How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature,
either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question.
- Lytton Strachey

What is the value of your existence?
- Stephen Evans

In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man,
depends on the opinion of his fellow men.
He is constantly acting a studied part.
- Jeremy Collier

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