Brevity Of Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 38 famous quotes and sayings about brevity of life to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 38 Quotes About Brevity Of Life

#1. The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism - an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. - Author: Kathryn Schulz
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#2. Many things prevent knowledge, including the obscurity of the subject and the brevity of human life - Author: Protagoras
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#3. After spending the last few years working on a serious novel set in Chechnya, I was drawn to both the brevity and casualness of Twitter, and wrote a series of tweets titled 'The Erotic Inner Life of Mr. Bates from Downton Abbey.' - Author: Anthony Marra
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#4. The dusty tombs of long-dead exorcist priests lay in the alcoves below, surmounted by stone effigies, the features eroded by the passing of time and the reverent caresses of their grateful parishioners, a reminder, she knew all too well, of the brevity of life. - Author: Sarah Ash
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#5. The greatest surprise in life to me is the brevity of life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#6. So when you start getting scared, remember that the longest night is only eight hours and the longest hour is only sixty minutes. Dawn is always going to come - unless you don't want it to. - Author: Michael Robotham
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#7. Falling as deeply in love with as many people, places, and things as you possibly can -- that's the best revenge on the unjust brevity of this fragile life. - Author: Marc Parent
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#8. Life is too short to waste being a productive member of society. - Author: Sol Luckman
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#9. Let my life as Poet begin. I want the life of the Poet. I have labored for over twelve years, one thousand pages of prose. Now, I want the easiness of poetry. The brevity of the poem. - Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
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#10. The public, as a whole, finds reassurance in longevity, and, after the necessary interlude of reaction, is disposed to recognize extreme old age as a sign of excellence. The long-liver has triumphed over at least one of man's initial handicaps: the brevity of life. - Author: Vita Sackville-West
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#11. When it comes to making laws that protect the public from the financial services industry, Congress has done a progressively worse job since the Pecora Commission hearings of the early 1930s, which led to Congress taking bold steps to regulate banking and securities firms in 1933 and 1934. - Author: Gary Weiss
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#12. O Weep No More For
Me When I Am Gone! - Author: Timothy Salter
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#13. Even further removed from this colour are people who are considered to be jealous, or cowardly, yet an English speaker can describe them too as 'yellow'. Most - Author: C. P. Biggam
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#14. A great many people who spend their time mourning over the brevity of life could make it seem longer if they did a little more work. - Author: Don Marquis
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#15. In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can't help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you're there. - Author: Bill Murray
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#16. Because of the brevity of life, the Bible warns that we should be prepared to meet God at all times. - Author: Billy Graham
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#17. Life is too short to stuff a mushroom. - Author: Shirley Conran
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#18. Filter your pain through the brevity of this life and the unending beauty of the next. - Author: Max Lucado
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#19. What can the redwoods tell us about ourselves? Well, I think they can tell us something about human time. The flickering, transitory quality of human time and the brevity of human life - the necessity to love. - Author: Richard Preston
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#20. The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land, through his iron, through his blood. - Author: Ernst Moritz Arndt
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#21. Vocations almost always involve tasks that transcend a lifetime. They almost always involve throwing yourself into a historical process. They involve compensating for the brevity of life by finding membership in a historic commitment. - Author: David Brooks
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#22. Use your good common sense. Is anger useful? If you get angry at someone, the result is good neither for you nor for the other person. Nothing helpful comes of it. In the end, anger does not harm others; it hurts yourself. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#23. Life in all its brevity deserved to be lived, for the right reasons. Belonging Places. - Author: M.R. Weston
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#24. It was almost funny. Life seemed downright accidental in its brevity, and death a punch line to a lousy joke. - Author: Maureen Johnson
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#25. The story of a life can be as long or as short as the teller wishes. Whether the life is tragic or enlightened, the classic gravestone inscription marking simply the dates of birth and death has, in its brevity, much to recommend it. - Author: Michel Houellebecq
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#26. The Bible has much to say about the brevity of life and the necessity of preparing for eternity. I am convinced that only when a man is prepared to die is he also prepared to live. - Author: Billy Graham
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#27. The single most frustrating and saddening aspect of human life is its shocking brevity. - Author: Sean DeLauder
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#28. Let those who thoughtfully consider the brevity of life remember the length of eternity. - Author: Thomas Ken
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#29. It is the brevity of life which makes it tolerable; its experiences have value because they have an end. - Author: Winifred Holtby
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#30. Don't believe in everything you see girls, and only half of what you hear. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#31. This is a brief life, but in its brevity it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#32. Meditate upon what you ought to be in body and soul when death overtakes you; meditate on the brevity of life, and the measureless gulf of eternity behind it and before, and upon the frailty of everything material. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#33. This is not about the mere extension of life along a horizontal plane, but about the deepening of life along a vertical plane. Mere longevity cannot render life meaningful any more than brevity has the power to make it meaningless. - Author: Peter Rollins
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#34. What poet's persuasion can reconcile the length of those days with the brevity of life? - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#35. We never told on each other. That was an unspoken rule. - Author: Jenni Rivera
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#36. The brevity of his life makes the sky a dark lid against which he will forever crack his head, to fall back onto earth, where everything alive eats and can be eaten. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#37. Some people at the party, she adds, are freaks, then mentions a drug I've never heard of, and tells me a story that involves ski masks, zombies, a van, chains, a secret community, and asks me about a Hispanic girl who disappeared in some desert. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#38. The brevity of human life gives a melancholy to the profession of the architect. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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