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Man desires to be free and he desires to feel important. This places him in a dilemma, for the more he emancipates himself from necessity the less important he feels. - W. H. Auden, fully Wystan Hugh Auden
Perhaps the most important lesson the world has learned in the past fifty years is that it is not true that "human nature is unchangeable." - Bruce Bliven
How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles. - Richard Francis Burton, fully Sir Richard Francis Burton
Learn to laugh. And most of all, learn to laugh at yourself. The person who can give a riotous account of his own faux pas, will never have to listen to another's embarrassing account of it. He will rarely know the sting of humiliation. His a delight to be with, but more important, he is enjoying his own life, and applying to his ills and errors the most soothing balm the human spirit has devised - laughter. - Margaret M. Butts
The truly important things in life - love, beauty, and one's own uniqueness - are constantly being overlooked. - Pablo Casals, fully Pau Casals i Defilló
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions. - Edwin Hubbell Chapin
How often do we sigh for opportunities of doing good, whist we neglect the openings of Providence in little things, which would frequently lead to the accomplishment of most important usefulness!... Good is done by degrees. However small in proportion the benefits which follow individual attempts to do good, a great deal may thus be accomplished by perseverance, even in the midst of discouragements and disappointments. - George Crabbe
Life in this world is a very important reality, but it is not the ultimate reality... True growth in this world always calls for a dying to my own sinfulness, individualism and selfishness so that I might come closer to my true self in relationship to all others and to God. Thus, in the end, life and death are not diametrically opposed. Life involves a dying and dying is a way of life. - Charles Curran
What is important is to see how we can best lead a meaningful everyday life, how we can bring about peace and harmony in our minds. -
At all times throughout the world tribes have supplanted other tribes; and as morality is one important element in their success, the standard of morality and the number of well-endowed men will thus rise and increase. - Charles Darwin, fully Charles Robert Darwin
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