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Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
I don't subscribe to any particular doctrine or ideology. I just think that there's kind of a good and bad, the good being life in its purest, happiest form, and the other being the darker side of existence.
Michael J. Fox
No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
It is possible to demonstrate God's existence, although not a priori, yet a posteriori from some work of His more surely known to us.
I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.
As a Jew I am aware of how important the existence of Israel is for the survival of us all. And because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
All the time, I've felt that life is a wager and that I probably was getting more out of leading a bohemian existence as a writer than I would have if I didn't.
I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part.
Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence.
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
Not only is the self entwined in society; it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
There are some things that we know are just not as pleasant as the lies that we tell ourselves, and in that sense in order to endure existence everyone endures a certain amount of dishonesty in their everyday lives.
Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.
Talking, it seemed to me, was the point of adult existence.
I'm sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.
An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.
There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
Pictures artists staged their own images or copied or cut out others already in existence. The viewer took them in separately, in sometimes paradoxical waves: an original image, then the manipulations of it, then the places where image and idea intersected. This created a crucial perceptual glitch that irony and understanding filled.
One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
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