We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why. Not until the future eats the present, anyway. We know when it's too late.
After all, our lives are but a sequence of accidents - a clanking chain of chance events. A string of choices, casual or deliberate, which add up to that one big calamity we call life.
For five years it had been his absolute truth. Jem and Will. Will and Jem. Will Herondale lives, therefore Jem Carstairs lives also.
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We loved each other with a premature love, marked by a fierceness that so often destroys adult lives.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
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Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Fear Prepared Time
Private-sector preparedness is not a luxury; it is a cost of doing business in the post-9/11 world. It is ignored at a tremendous potential cost in lives, money and national security.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Someone Thoughts Lives
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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