Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger.— Channing Tatum
Provocative Double Life quotations
I would have met Jesus sooner if not for Christians who led double lives.
You have to know accounting. It's the language of practical business life. It was a very useful thing to deliver to civilization. I've heard it came to civilization through Venice which of course was once the great commercial power in the Mediterranean. However, double entry bookkeeping was a hell of an invention.
Every positive thing in your life represents a single unique blessing.
Every negative thing in your life has the opportunity to become a double blessing. For when you turn a negative into a positive, you gain twice. You are no longer burdened with the negative situation, and in addition to that you are strengthened by a new positive force.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
Why the Christian life is so difficult to many is because they have a divided heart. They are double-minded, which makes them unstable in all their ways.
On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.
More than most people, the alcoholic leads a double life. He is very much the actor
If someone wants to lead a double life, they will find a way to do it.
And they can promise you things until your nerves unfold and you can finally put up your feet. But it can all be a lie. There are no guarantees, even when people mean what they say at the time. People change their minds. People die. And the hurt is as real as a baseball bat.
In every life we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double. Don't worry. Be happy.
How melancholy a thing is success. Whilst failure inspirits a man, attainment reads the sad prosy lesson that all our glories "Are shadows, not substantial things." Truly said the sayer, "disappointment is the salt of life" a salutary bitter which strengthens the mind for fresh exertion, and gives a double value to the prize.
Speech gave man a unique power to lead a double life, he could say one thing and do another.
Few have heard of Fra Luca Pacioli, the inventor of double-entry bookkeeping;
but he has probably had much more influence on human life than has Dante or Michelangelo.
If you want to double your success ratio, you have to double your failure ratio.
A writer needs loneliness, and he gets his share of it.
He needs love, and he gets shared and also unshared love. He needs friendship. In fact, he needs the universe. To be a writer is, in a sense, to be a day-dreamer - to be living a kind of double life.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really.
Double your rate of failure.
A bachelor May thrive by observation on a little, A single life's no burthen: but to draw In yokes is chargeable, and will require A double maintenance.
As the presence of those we love is as a double life, so absence, in its anxious longing and sense of vacancy, is as a foretaste of death.
Human beings have been smart enough to turn nature to their ends, generate vast wealth for themselves, and double their average life span. But are they smart enough to solve the problems of the 21st century?
This is the best night of my life," Raffy says, crying.
"Raffy, half our House has burnt down," I say wearily. "We don't have a kitchen." "Why do you always have to be so pessimistic?" she asks. "We can double up in our rooms and have a barbecue every night like the Cadets." Silently I vow to keep Raffy around for the rest of my life.
The secret of long life is double careers.
One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.
Nothing spells shame like living what feels like a double life.
Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.
I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?
When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life.
I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
Real destiny takes everything-the last drop of blood, and strip out your veins to be sure-and gives it back doubled. Quadrupled. A thousand-fold! But you can't give halves. You have to give it all. I know. I swear. I've come back from the dead to speak the truth to you. Real destiny gives you a mountain of life, and puts you on top of it.
As he that lives longest lives but a little while, every man may be certain that he has no time to waste. The duties of life are commensurate to its duration; and every day brings its task, which, if neglected, is doubled on the morrow.
I live an artistic double life: one of classical realism and the other of aesthetic exploration.
The only number that would ever be enough is 0.
Zero pounds, zero life, size zero, double-zero, zero point. Zero in tennis is love. I finally get it.
Social life comes from a double source, the likeness of consciences and the division of social labour.
I never went to the gym before in my life.
But, at 32, I notice that my body responds negatively to bad food, so I must make double the effort.
When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness-hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
... class differences in health represent a double injustice: life is short where its quality is poor.
The doctors told me I'd be fine if I play only golf and tennis doubles for the rest of my life. But I dive. I dogsled. I trek. I guess I'll have surgery.
Life doesn't move in a linear fashion. Life makes lefts and rights, and it doubles back.