Short But Great Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 47 Short But Great Life Quotes

#1. We live but a short time, at the longest. How do we make our lives mean something? If we die in glory, with our minds and our hearts fixed on achieving a great goal, we have lived a life that mattered. - Author: Elizabeth Berg
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#2. Life is too short, the world is too big and God's love is too great to live ordinary. - Author: Christine Caine
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#3. The short-goal habit is key to larger success and is at the root of human greatness. Life is think and do, think and do, think and do. Small steps can be greater than great leaps. - Author: Robert Genn
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#4. You were alive for such a short time and then you went back into the great silence. The only ones who didn't vanish were the artists. While you were reading their words and looking at their pictures they were still alive, and you shared some of their life too. - Author: Kate Grenville
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#5. The virtuosos look to the students of the world to do their share in the education of the great musical public. Do not waste your time with music that is trite or ignoble. Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Saharas of musical trash. - Author: Sergei Rachmaninoff
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#6. As with most phobias, the fear of flying does make some sense, but if ever there was a fear worth quashing then this is it. After all, life is short, and there's a great big world to explore out there. - Author: Beth Ditto
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#7. I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity. - Author: Alexander The Great
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#8. He is different, and there will be many people you love who will be unhappy with you. You don't want them to feel you've dishonored them. Yes, I know how it is. But life is short. A chance for great happiness doesn't come along all that often. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#9. To hear, in the short space of one week, a Scottish terrier booed by an audience and President Roosevelt criticized by Charles Lindbergh was a great strain on our nerves. The props of life seem to be crumbling fast. - Author: E.B. White
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#10. Life ... It's a great and terrible and short and endless thing. None of us come out of it alive. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#11. Say not "a small event!" Why "small"? Costs it more pain that this ye call A "great event" should come to pass From that? Untwine me from the mass Of deeds which make up life, one deed Power shall fall short in or exceed! - Author: Robert Browning
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#12. Short is the life of those who possess great accomplishments, and seldom do they reach a good old age. Whatever thou lovest, pray that thou mayest not set too high a value on it. - Author: Martial
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#13. I'm an incurable optimist, and I'm a great believer in never looking back. Life is too short, and new challenges are exciting. - Author: Cherie Blair
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#14. My life is too short, and God's work is too great for me to think of making a home for myself in this world. - Author: George Eliot
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#15. So it is inevitable that life will be not just very short but very miserable for those who acquire by great toil what they must keep by greater toil. - Author: Seneca.
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#16. This is my one and only life, and it is a great and terrible and short and endless thing, and none of us come out of it alive - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#17. Only people with one short life want to go tearing out into the great unknown with nothing more than a flashlight and a stick to poke the rattlers with. - Author: Peter F. Hamilton
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#18. Life is short, if we are only said to live when we enjoy ourselves; and if we were merely to count up the hours we spent agreeably, a great number of years would hardly make up a life of a few months. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#19. The great thing about a short story is that it doesn't have to trawl through someone's whole life; it can come in glancingly from the side. - Author: Emma Donoghue
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#20. That's why Tennessee Williams was a great writer. Poetically, dramatically, it was fantastic stuff. And with the landscape, the losers in life populating it. His short stories have got rhythm, something musical about them. - Author: Ciaran Hinds
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#21. 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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#22. Life's too short. It's got to be great. - Author: Hugh Dillon
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#23. Do you know, Valerio, that even the least among all humans is so great that life is far too short to love him? - Author: Georg Buchner
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#24. You become a man when you marry not just for love but to be a partner with your wife. To be the best man you can be with her, and when you fall short, to admit your shortcomings and to constantly strive to be a great man to your wife. - Author: Carew Papritz
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#25. He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into the short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#26. Great men are but life-sized. Most of them, indeed, are rather short. - Author: Max Beerbohm
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#27. Focus. Focus. Focus ... on your burning priorities. Say no to everything else. Life's short. You only get one shot at great. - Author: Robin Sharma
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#28. Just like life, it was over much too soon. And just like life, there weren't any answers. But like that one-in-an-eight-million great New York moment, I didn't need one. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Peter Carlaftes
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#29. Life is short, but art is long. Sophocles is dead, but Oedipus lives on ... Each of us when we read a great piece of literature is a little more human than befor - Author: James W. Sire
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#30. Finally on Sunday morning, October 7, 1849, "He became quiet and seemed to rest for a short time. Then, gently, moving his head," he said, "Lord help my poor soul." As he had lived so he died-in great misery and tragedy. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#31. I long to embrace, to include in my own short life, all that is accessible to man. I long to speak, to read, to wield a hammer in a great factory, to keep watch at sea, to plow. I want to be walking along the Nevsky Prospect, or in the open fields, or on the ocean - wherever my imagination ranges. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#32. We all tell our own stories the way we live our lives. My story is: Life is too short to not believe in fresh voices. I don't have Hollywood stars. I have great American artists. - Author: Kevin McCollum
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#33. If none of us ever fell short, or put a foot astray, everything would be good in this great world, but we stumble and fall, every one. We must deal with what we have. - Cadfael, Pg. 245-6 - Author: Ellis Peters
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#34. I've only written one decent poem in my life called "Lizard up My Leg": A lizard up my leg gave me a fright Not because he did, but 'cause he might. Okay, not a great poem, but it's honest and also it's short so I can remember it. - Author: Danny Rubin
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#35. In trying to teach children a great deal in a short time, they are treated not as though the race they were to run was for life, but simply a three-mile heat. - Author: Horace Mann
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#36. Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life's just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff. - Author: Kevin Rudd
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#37. Sleep is perhaps the only among life's great pleasures which need not be of short duration. - Author: Roger Zelazny
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#38. Your life is short, your duties many, your assistance great, and your reward sure; therefore faint not, hold on and hold up, in ways of well-doing, and heaven shall make amends for all - Author: Thomas Brooks
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#39. The serious thoughts of our short stay here would be a great means of promoting godliness. What if death should come before we are ready? What if our life should breathe out before God's Spirit has breathed in? Whoever considers how flitting and winged his life is, will hasten his repentance! - Author: Thomas Watson
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#40. Fifteen years ago tomorrow I had open heart surgery, a quintuple bypass surgery. Thanks to all of my doctors. Because of them, in 15 years of life I've been able to experience, well, acid reflux, short-term memory loss, and erectile dysfunction. Thanks for all your work. It's great to be alive. - Author: David Letterman
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#41. I feel like life is really short, and it's important to enjoy yourself and embrace whatever comes your way, whether it's a challenging day or a great day, just welcome it with open arms. No matter who you are, you can't escape challenges; they are part of life. - Author: Miranda Kerr
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#42. Life is not a beauty contest, some [ugly people] are great. What I hate is nasty, ugly people ... the worst is ugly, short men. Women can be short, but for men it is impossible. It is something that they will not forgive in life ... they are mean and they want to kill you. - Author: Karl Lagerfeld
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#43. I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#44. My father lived life to the fullest, even though it was cut short at a young age in 1962. He was known for his intelligence, wit, wisdom, a wonderful sense of humour, a great personality, and a genuine goodwill towards all. - Author: Ajay Mehta
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#45. 'Obvious Child,' the short, had a nice life online and a great festival run, but the short and the feature still stand apart from everything else I've done. I play a woman who you might meet in life. My other work is much more heightened. - Author: Jenny Slate
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#46. 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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#47. Alexander the Great once said that 'I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity!' What a great illusion is this! Wise man is he who always chooses to live longer and he who blesses the obscurity! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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