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  • To give up faith in Christ is to give up faith in humanity; to believe in Christ is to believe in the redeption and final glorification of men; and this faith is the best inspiration to a holy and useful life for the good of our race of the glory of God.

    Philip Schaff (1882). “The Person of Christ: The Perfection of His Humanity Viewed as a Proof of His Divinity”
  • I feel sorry for confetti. Its useful life lasts about two seconds. And it can never be used again.

    Sorry   Two   Comedian  
    George Carlin (1998). “Brain Droppings”, Hyperion
  • There is no power on earth that can undo Pakistan.

    Speech at a rally at the University Stadium, Lahore, October 30, 1947.
  • I am old, and death inevitably approaches. But both birth and death are beyond the will of a human being. They are not my domain. I do not think about it. Yoga has taught me to think of only working to live a useful life...I will never stop learning, and it have tried to share some lessons with you. I do pray that my ending will be your beginning. The great rewards and the countless blessings of a life spent following the Inward Journey await you.

  • To some extent, people who are insane are nonconformists, and society and their family wish they would live what appear to be useful lives.

    People   Wish   Insane  
  • Congratulations on the new library, because it isn't just a library. It is a space ship that will take you to the farthest reaches of the Universe, a time machine that will take you to the far past and the far future, a teacher that knows more than any human being, a friend that will amuse you and console you-and most of all, a gateway, to a better and happier and more useful life.

  • We have to build a better man before we can build a better society.

    Men   People   Evil  
  • Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.

  • Life is made up not necessarily of great sacrifices or high-level duties but of little things. The smiles, the kindnesses, the commitments and obligations and responsibilities that are given habitually and lovingly are the blessings that win and preserve the heart and bring comfort to one's self as we as to others. This is the ministry of service performed by every useful life.

    Life   Kindness   Heart  
  • What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.

    Julia Cameron (2012). “The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity”, p.148, Souvenir Press
  • Many of us delude ourselves with the thought that if we could stand in the lot of our more fortunate neighbor, we could live better, happier and more useful lives. ... It is my experience that unless we can succeed in our present position, we could not succeed in any other.

    Helen Keller (2000). “To Love this Life: Quotations”, p.108, American Foundation for the Blind
  • What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.

  • What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do.

    FaceBook post by Julia Cameron from Nov 13, 2013
  • Indolence is the dry rot of even a good mind and a good character; the practical uselessness of both. It is the waste of what might be a happy and useful life.

    Character   Mind   Dry  
    Tryon Edwards (2015). “The New Dictionary of Thoughts”, p.651, Ravenio Books
  • Improve your spare moments and they will become the brightest gems in your life.

  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

  • A new educational system in which all children born shall have the same advantage of physical, industrial, mental and moral culture, and thus be equally prepared at maturity to enter upon active, responsible and useful lives. . . . In so doing, it strikes a fatal blow at . . . the most demoralizing of all monopolies. . . educational superiority.

  • A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

    George Bernard Shaw (2015). “The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw: Plays, Novels, Articles, Lectures, Letters and Essays: Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion, The New York Times Articles on War, Memories of Oscar Wilde and more”, p.2451, e-artnow
  • Guard your own spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds.

  • The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

  • To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.

    T. S. Eliot (1986). “The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England”, p.3, Harvard University Press
  • It is not by accident that the happiest people are those who make a conscious effort to live useful lives. Their happiness, of course, is not a shallow exhilaration where life is one continuos intoxicating party. Rather, their happiness is a deep sense of inner peace that comes when they believe their lives have meaning and that they are making a difference for good in the world.

    Happiness   Happy   Peace  
  • Life is a game, play it... Life is too precious, do not destroy it.

    Life   Mother   Games  
    "Life Is". Poem by Mother Teresa,
  • Draw nigh to God, so that you may dread the grave as little as your bed. Draw nigh to God, that you may live a happy and useful life. Drawing nigh to God is the most concentrated energy of the soul. Effective prayer is the fruit of a relationship with God, not a technique for acquiring blessings.

  • One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that at one time half of all the beds in our hospitals were reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who had collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows. Yet a vast majority of those people would be walking the streets today, leading happy, useful lives — if they had only heeded the words of Jesus: “Have no anxiety about the morrow”; or the words of Sir William Osler: "Live in day-tight compartments."

    Life   Crush   Jesus  
    "How to stop worrying & start living".
  • There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

    Life   Leadership   Power  
    Booker T. Washington (2013). “A Will to Be Free”, p.362, Simon and Schuster
  • I feel that I've had a happy life, not a very useful life, but a happy one.

    Obituary in The Independent, July 11, 2003.
  • You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

    Life   Happiness   Happy  
    "Intuitions" by Albert Camus, Youthful Writings, 1976.
  • There will be many fine and wonderful men and women of all races and creeds-and of no religious creeds at all-who will lead decent and useful lives.

    Religious   Men   Race  
  • As a child, I was aware of the widely-held attitude that the ocean is so big, so resilient that we could use the sea as the ultimate place to dispose of anything we did not want, from garbage and nuclear wastes to sludge from sewage to entire ships that had reached the end of their useful life.

    "Earth Has a Heart — It’s Blue" by Sylvia Earle, May 31, 2010.
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