10 Uplifting Thornton Wilder Quotes To Live By

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You are responsible for your own life. Don’t permit people to control your life. It is your life. Live it. Enjoy it. Celebrate it. Don’t apologize for living your life in your own way.

The only way you can enjoy your life is to live it in your own way. Don’t be afraid to do the things that make you happy. The purpose of living is to be happy. Are you really happy? Don’t answer it yet.

Let us explore these quotes first.

“Man is not an end but a beginning.”- Thornton Wilder

“Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not contagious.”- Thornton Wilder

“I can’t go on. It goes so fast. We don’t have time to look at one another. I didn’t realize.”- Thornton Wilder

“I am interested in those things that repeat and repeat and repeat in the lives of the millions.”- Thornton Wilder

“Love, though it expends itself in generosity and thoughtfulness…”- Thornton Wilder

“We can only said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”-

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“Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.”- Thornton Wilder

“Those who are silent, self-effacing and attentive become the recipients of confidences.”- Thornton Wilder

“It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.”- Thornton Wilder

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or wither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.”- Thornton Wilder