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Life is a sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Live-By Choice

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is the sum of small efforts,
repeated day in and day out.
- Robert Collier

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

 

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

In three words, I can sum up everything
I've learned about life - it goes on.
- Robert Frost

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Life is a series of collisions with the future;
it is not the sum of what we have been,
but what we yearn to be.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

In sum, as we enter the 21st century,
the Euro-Atlantic community - North America and Europe together -
has to face some tough challenges when it comes to
improving our capability.
- Lord Robertson

An institution or reform movement that is not selfish,
must originate in the recognition of some evil that
is adding to the sum of human suffering,
or diminishing the sum of happiness.
- Clara Barton

Society does not consist of individuals but expresses
the sum of interrelations,
the relations within which these individuals stand.
- Karl Marx

Justice is the sum of all moral duty.
- William Godwin

We are here to add to the sum of human goodness.
To prove the thing exists.
- Josephine Hart

It is only of life on Earth, however,
that one can speak with any certainty.
It seems to me that all life on Earth,
the sum total of life upon the Earth,
has purpose.
- Clifford D. Simak

A man can look upon his life and accept it as good or evil;
it is far,
far harder for him to confess that it has been unimportant in the sum of things.
- Murray Kempton

A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done,
of what he can do, Nothing else.
- John Galsworthy

If you can find collaborators whose strengths compliment your own,
the result can be more than the sum of its authors.
- Walter Jon Williams

The sum of all sums is eternity.
- Lucretius

War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat.
It is zero-sum.
- Bruce Jackson

And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not
the sum of all that is human? Divine,
in other words?
- Henry Miller

There was an implicit conviction that the UN would
be stronger than the sum of its constituent member-states.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

It is no use trying to sum people up.
One must follow hints, not exactly what is said,
nor yet entirely what is done.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse
proportion to the sum involved.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole
philosophy of human rights.
- Dag Hammarskjold

You're only as good as the sum of your parts,
and one person can't be a team.
- David Schwimmer

The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
- Arthur Wellesley

In sum, we took energy for granted, assuming when we flipped the switch,
the lights would go on and assuming that there would
always be plenty of cheap fuel for our vehicles.
- Mac Thornberry

To help, to continually help and share,
that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art.
- Eleonora Duse

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
- Albrecht Druer

To sum up the whole, we should say that the aim of
the Platonic philosophy was to exalt man into a god.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

But that kind of falls in line; when you think about it,
James Brown was a funk minimalist.
All of those parts create a sum that's larger than
than the individual parts.
- Charlie Hunter

An employee's motivation is a direct result of the
sum of interactions with his or her manager.
- Bob Nelson

I have always felt that I am the sum total of my parts.
- Andres Serrano

For man also, in health and sickness,
is not just the sum of his organs, but is indeed a human organism.
- Walter Rudolf Hess

They're paying me an outrageous sum of money;
$40,000 a week,
which is totally silly.
- Cass Elliot

We might have been - these are but common words,
and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing.
- Letitia Landon

I am the sum total of everything that I have experienced musically.
- Hank Jones

We believe that economics does not necessarily have to be a zero-sum game;
it can be a win-win proposition for everyone involved
so long as they have the tools in which to succeed.
- Ron Kind

We are not the sum of our possessions.
- George H. W. Bush

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.
- Wayne Dyer

In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly
pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
- Jacques Ellul

The strength of the United States is not the gold at
Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have,
but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
- Claiborne Pell

If your government had given me a thousandth of the
sum it spent to depose me,
I could have won that war.
- Bao Dai

I had a guitar when I was 6 or 7, a plastic guitar
with the Beatles' faces on it.
It would be a collector's item now.
It would fetch a hefty sum, I imagine.
- Gary Oldman

The Law of Triviality...
briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any
item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

Was there ever in anyone's life span a point free in time,
devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more
than the sum of all the choices gone before?
- Joan Didion

An effective human being is a whole that is greater
than the sum of its parts.
- Ida P. Rolf

Hollywood is like life, you face it with the sum total of your equipment.
- Joan Crawford

The best form of government is that which is most likely
to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
- James Monroe

Man is not the sum of what he has already,
but rather the sum of what he does not yet have,
of what he could have.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

He is the greatest artist who has embodied,
in the sum of his works, the greatest number of the greatest ideas.
- John Ruskin

I hate bumper stickers, you can't sum anything up.
All you do is paint yourself in some caricaturist corner.
- David Cross

To sum up: it is wrong always, everywhere,
and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
- William Kingdon Clifford

Success is the sum of details.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain.
- George Saunders

I've said this forever - I've always believed the Today
show is more than the sum of its parts.
- Jeff Zucker

I will say I am the sum of my books.
- V. S. Naipaul

The sum and substance of female education in America,
as in England, is training women to consider marriage
as the sole object in life,
and to pretend that they do not think so.
- Harriet Martineau

To sum up, there is no evidence that a world without
nuclear weapons would be a dangerous world.
On the contrary, it would be a safer world,
as I will show later.
- Joseph Rotblat

It is my aim, and every effort bent,
that the sum and history of my life,
which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too,
shall be them both: He made the books and he died.
- William Faulkner

Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
- Thomas Carlyle

To sum up, what has been our policy? We looked for
and found friends all throughout the world.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

That idea of escapism...
these words could sum up my life.
- Ella Maillart

To sum it all up: It was a great picture to do;
I just wish it had never been released.
- Jack Nance

The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
- Aristotle

And when that's working, the sum can be greater than the parts.
- Jim Coleman

America is the sum of all our journeys as we search
for our national community and our national culture.
- Paul Tsongas

Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty.
These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for.
- Charles Kennedy


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