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When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was read more

When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Loneliness Quotes,
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Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.

Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.

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Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.

Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Obsessions Quotes,
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The child was diseased at birth, stricken with a hereditary ill that only the most vital men are able to read more

The child was diseased at birth, stricken with a hereditary ill that only the most vital men are able to shake off. I mean poverty--the most deadly and prevalent of all diseases.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.

Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Life Quotes,
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One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Contentment Quotes,
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The old -- like children -- talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows read more

The old -- like children -- talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one's beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one's secrets are one's own!

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Age Quotes,
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Happiness hates the timid! So does science! - Strange Interlude, 1928.

Happiness hates the timid! So does science! - Strange Interlude, 1928.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself -- read more

If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself -- ugly as they may seem to his sentimental vanity -- before he can learn the truth behind the facts. And the truth is never ugly.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Happiness hates the timid! So does science!

Happiness hates the timid! So does science!

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Timidity Quotes,
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