Life Being Short Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 57 Quotes About Life Being Short

#1. I read a book, am vortexed in with no escape; my face contorts, eyelids frost, breath comes short, body longs, heart stop-starts. Who's to say too much won't kill me? Who's to say I care? - Author: Chila Woychik
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#2. The thing is with me I look on the brighter side of everything.There's no point being pessimistic or being worried about too many things because frankly life's too short. - Author: Prince William
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#3. I'm all about exuberance. We only have one short life to live, and we shouldn't waste it being tasteful. - Author: Isaac Mizrahi
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#4. People say life is short.
life's not short - it's long.
the memory of a human being: that's what's short. - Author: Julio Alexi Genao
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#5. My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy. - Author: Dan Howell
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#6. My younger sister Debby had died of cancer, which started me writing - the sense of life being short. Cancer focuses your mind. - Author: Meg Rosoff
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#7. You realize that life is simply too short to keep being someone you're not. - Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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#8. You can't worry about what other people think you should do. The only way you'll ever be happy or make a real difference is by pursuing the things that motivate you and make you excited to be alive. Life is too short to waste years of it being miserable or asking 'What if? - Author: Dana Bate
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#9. Being thankful for life itself is a way of making life better. When we look away from our problems, even for a short time, and generate joy in our hearts, we find that the world seems to change a bit. - Author: John Harricharan
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#10. They are hopelessly vulgar. Whether or no being hopelessly vulgar is being 'bad' is a question for the metaphysicians. They are bad enough to dislike, at any rate; and for this short life that is quite enough. - Author: Henry James
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#11. Life is short, and I'd rather be sitting in the poor house doing what I love doing than making a lot of money and being miserable. Life is very short. - Author: Amber Benson
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#12. My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long. I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don't make that mistake yourself. Life's too damn short. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#13. My view is that life is too short. I'm not being melodramatic or anything, but when your mother dies in your arms - just you and her, and it's one o'clock in the morning, and you're waiting for her to exhale - you just think, life's too bloody short to argue about the little things. - Author: Saffron Aldridge
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#14. Being short and seeing a promoter take the stock up is very irritating. It's not worth it to have that much irritation in your life. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#15. There are jerks all over Washington. Life is short; being a jerk is just unnecessary. - Author: Mona Sutphen
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#16. Acknowledging the lucky breaks are paramount to enjoying life. Not being defensive about our successes/failures. So, in short. - Author: Dan Mangan
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#17. Our thoughts, feelings, desires and actions are being robotized; 'life' is coming to mean feeding apparatuses and being fed by them. In short: Everything is becoming absurd. So where is there room for human freedom? - Author: Vilem Flusser
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#18. It's a messy business
being alive. But I'd rather have this short time with those I love than have an easy time. We forget about the things we saw that morning,and we choose to build a bigger sandcastle. - Author: Emm Cole
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#19. The life of a human being on this earth is very short - the years fly by - and the opportunity is past - forever. You know that the ONLY REASON for a human being's life on this earth is to attain to the Knowledge of God - all else is nothing, all else passes away as a wind passes away. - Author: Violette Nakhjavani
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#20. Don't let your cool stand in the way of being soulful. Life is too short. Too short to hate. Too short to judge. Too short not to live for. Don't let anything or anyone get the best of you or your heart and mind. If you are going down ... go down swinging, singing, and loving. - Author: Butch Walker
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#21. That when you have something important to do, you should simply do it. Because fear is a useless emotion that doesn't change anything." She rested her cheek against his chest. "And life is too short and too precious to spend any of it being afraid. - Author: Shelly Thacker
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#22. Sometimes life seems like a match between oneself and one's gaolors. The gaolers, of course, are one's mistakes; and the question is, who'll hold out longest? When I think of that, life instead of being too long, seems as short as a winter day ... - Author: Edith Wharton
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#23. Life on the streets is short. People look at you in disgust, even the ones who give you alms, but this is nothing compared to the revulsion you feel for yourself. It's like being trapped in a walking corpse, a corpse that's hungry, stinks, and refuses to die. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#24. Life is too short to spend it being angry, bored, or dull. - Author: Barbara Johnson
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#25. If some area of your life sucks - do something else. Life is too short - and too long - to spend it being miserable. Life may indeed be short but it is for a fact wide. It is high time we started settling for more. - Author: Jill Conner Browne
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#26. She seemed to absorb the short-term oscillations of life without being dislodged by them, as though she were actually standing back observing that both travail and elation were merely part of a much larger, much smoother curve. - Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
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#27. Life is short, and therefore, one thing being certain, death, let us take up a great ideal, and give up the whole life to it. For what is the value of life, this vegetating little low life of man? Subordinating it to one high ideal is the only value that life has. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#28. Life is damn short,lets sleep then! - Author: Me
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#29. One of the hard lessons to learn in life is that there are some things you can control and some things you can't. If you want a short recipe for being frustrated and miserable, this is it: focus on things you can't control. - Author: John Bytheway
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#30. The purpose of a short story is ... that the reader shall come away with the satisfactory feeling that a particular insight into human character has been gained, or that his (or her) knowledge of life has been deepened, or that pity, love or sympathy for a human being is awakened. - Author: Lin Yutang
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#31. In the life of a man, his time is but a moment, his being an incessant flux, his sense a dim rushlight, his body a prey of worms, his soul an unquiet eddy, his fortune dark, his fame doubtful. In short, all that is body is as coursing waters, all that is of the soul as dreams and vapors. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#32. Nothing ever really ends. That's the horrible part of being in the short-story business - you have to be a real expert on ends. Nothing in real life ends. 'Millicent at last understands.' Nobody ever understands. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#33. In short, health is measured by the shock a person can take without his usual way of life being compromised - Author: Moshe Feldenkrais
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#34. Maybe it was being orphaned and alone all my life, but I always steeled for the worst outcome I could envision. That way I could shrug and be almost happy with anything that fell short of the worst. It was a peculiar life skill and one I had gotten damn good at. - Author: James Anderson
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#35. Life's like a book: What matters is the hook.
Be it short or long, just live it strong.
Whether it's five stars, or how near or far, just soar! - Author: Ana Claudia Antunes
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#36. I am far more interested in being a beginner than in trying to become an expert. Life is difficult and complicated for everyone - but it's very, very short. - Author: Alastair Humphreys
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#37. Not much in the world ends up being the same as it started out,
unless of course it had a very short life cycle. - Author: Lorii Myers
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#38. Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It's like an amputation, I feel a limb is being torn off, without which I shall be unable to function. And yet, once it is done ... life rushes back into the void, richer, more vivid and fuller than before. - Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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#39. Life is too short to waste being a productive member of society. - Author: Sol Luckman
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#40. I wanted to scream at those with the probing stares. "Stop calling me a loser! The way I live life is my choice." But I stop short, fearing being labelled a psychopath. - Author: Kavipriya Moorthy
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#41. Everyone has fantasies and the variations in these visions of passion vary widely. It is a natural experience that occurs in every human being. Having a rich fantasy life is not only enjoyable, but psychologically "normal. - Author: K. Kiker
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#42. The Timeline of a Life being Long or Short, is Computed on the Benchmark of How You Live It ... - Author: Saurabh Dudeja
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#43. In a fully functional organism, an emotion has a very short life span. It is like a momentary ripple or wave on the surface of your Being. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#44. Being cold for a short period of time is not life-threatening. You can perform a task when you're cold. We proved that when the Vikings played outside. - Author: Bud Grant
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#45. Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books. - Author: John Ruskin
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#46. I heaved into being, came out of the stone, the bricks, and other elements, and took form. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Jerrold Mundis
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#47. Life being so short, and the possible books to write so many, it's good to function by night as well as by day; but would anybody become a writer if they realised at the outset what the working hours were? - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#48. But if you were Charlotte, and you had been feeling that life was some cosmic joke that had no punchline, and in the space of a moment you had gone from being Charlotte-without-a-kitten to being Charlotte-with-a-kitten, you too would have found it nothing short of remarkable. - Author: Anne Ursu
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#49. Life is much too short to waste time wallowing in the past especially when the future hands you a second chance.

Chakotay Talking to B'Ellana (When she asks him why he isn't mad her for lying about her and Miral being dead)
Book:Unworthy: pg. 121 - Author: Kirsten Beyer
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#50. As soon as something stops being fun, I think it's time to move on. Life is too short to be unhappy. Waking up stressed and miserable is not a good way to live. - Author: Richard Branson
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#51. Being in The Beatles was a short, incredible period of my life. I had 22 years leading up to it, and it was all over eight years later. - Author: Ringo Starr
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#52. Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life. - Author: Lucretius
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#53. If you desire truly to live you will cease trying to find magic tricks and short-cuts to life and learn the simple laws of being, and order your life in conformity with these. Realign your life with the laws of nature - this and this alone constitutes living to live. - Author: Herbert M. Shelton
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#54. I was betrayed, one more day, of my short life.
You were carried away, had no shame, to suffocate my being.

I was me, but you weren't you.
You were sticking to me like a scab.
So, I peeled you away...
Bled for days...
And stepped out of myself. - Author: Pantera
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#55. When I take my last breath, will there be a wish that I had more stuff? I'll wish for only one thing, I think. That I loved better. That I had been better at loving and not being distracted by stuff or accomplishment. This life is so short and it will soon be over. What will we use it for? - Author: Colin Beavan
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#56. There are some people who will never see you as being good enough. That is their short-coming not yours. Be merciful enough to yourself to cut them out of your life. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#57. Life is short; this being so, who would pursue great things and not bear with what is at hand? These are the ways of madmen and men of evil counsel, at least in my judgment. - Author: Euripides
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