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Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly. (Quote by - Plato)

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have-for their usefulness. -Thomas Merton. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal. (Quote by - Plato)

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. (Quote by - Anais Nin)

He not busy being born is busy dying. (Quote by - Bob Dylan)

Love... It surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. (Quote by - John Lennon)

No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Man - a being in search of meaning. (Quote by - Plato)

Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway. (Quote by - John Wayne)

Rituals are important. Nowadays it's hip not to be married. I'm not interested in being hip. (Quote by - John Lennon)

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. (Quote by - Anne Frank)

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. (Quote by - Lao Tzu)

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right. (Quote by - Bill Cosby)

There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

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