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But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. -Umberto Eco
Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work – that goes on, it adds up. -Barbara Kingsolver
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. -Carl Jung
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. -Erich Fromm
The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins. -Heywood Broun
Have you noticed that life, real honest-to-goodness life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in the newspapers? -Jean Anouilh
We mourn the transitory things and fret under the yoke of the immutable ones. -Paul Eldridge
‘Tis all a chequer board of nights and days, Where destiny with men for pieces plays; Hither and thither, and mates, and slays. -Edward Fitzgerald
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. -Henry David Thoreau
Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual improvisation. -W. Somerset Maugham
Life was a damned muddle – a football game with everyone offside and the referee gotten rid of – everyone claiming the referee would have been on his side. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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