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Best 5 short quotes about life

Here is a list of great short quotes about life, with direct references to the books where they were written.

5) Quote from Enchiridion by Epictetus

People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them

People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them.
Enchiridion by Epictetus

4) Quote from Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

3) Quote from Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. - Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

2) Quote from Enchiridion by Epictetus

Demand not that events should happen as you wish; but wish them to happen as they do happen, and you will go on well.

Demand not that events should happen as you wish; but wish them to happen as they do happen, and you will go on well.
Enchiridion by Epictetus

1) Quote from Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'. - Viktor E. Frankl,Man's Search for Meaning

Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

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