Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A Debt We Must All Pay

Man is born to trouble as surely as the sparks fly upward.--Eliphaz (to Job) ca A Long Time Ago

Our days on earth are like grass; like wildflowers, we bloom and die. The wind blows, and we are gone—as though we had never been here. -- King David ca 1000BC

Life is suffering.--Siddhartha Guatama, the Buddha ca 530BC

But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. --Euripides ca 430 BC

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.--Socrates ca 410BC

That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food to eat or enough clothes to wear. For life is more than food, and your body more than clothing.--Jesus ca 30AD

God’s purpose for my life was that I have a passion for God’s glory and that I have a passion for my joy in that glory, and that these two are one passion.--Jonathan Edwards 18th Century

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.--Charles Darwin 19th Century

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.--Einstein 20th century

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