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Quotes About Life Being Short

It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity. Andy & Larry Wachowski, Merovingian – The Matrix Revolutions

A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing. Marilyn Monroe

Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on. George Santayana

The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovering that makes life worth the effort. Vijay Krishna

The lottery is a tax on people who flunked math. Isarel Gallegos …………best short quotes

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Oscar Wilde

Everyone is expected to be highly productive… but they do not all need to be turning out the same product. Mel Levine, MD, A Mind At A Time

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. Rod Serling

From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step. Napoleon

The leaven of true leadership cannot lift others unless we are with and serve those to be led. Spencer W. Kimball

The true masters of the art of living are already happy if they are not unhappy. Jean Anouilh

There are no clear paths. Only pitfalls and tripwires and darkness. Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time

Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains. Karl Marx

Live the wonderful life that is in you. Oscar Wilde, A Picture of Dorian Grey

Where did they put pictures, comic strips, and coupons before they invented the refrigerator door? Jerry Scott, Baby Blues: Ten Years and Still in Diapers

The more I see of men, the better I like dogs. Madame de Stael

I am glad that I am not a man, for if I were I should have to marry a woman. Madame de Stael

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. Samuel Johnson

But search the land of living men,<br> Wher wilst thou find their like again. Walter Scott

If you marry you will regret it. If you do not marry you will regret it. If you marry or do not marry, you will regret it. Soren Kierkegaard, Either/Or

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Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. Coco Chanel

Duty, then, is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less. Robert E. Lee

Truth crushed to the earth is truth still and like a seed will rise again. Jefferson Davis

There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel. D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love

If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are rotten,<br> either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing. Benjamin Franklin

I meant, said Ipslore bitterly, what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?<br> Death thought about it.<br> Cats, he said eventually. Cats are nice. Terry Pratchet, Sourcery

I definitely believe in God. How can you look at anything and not be overwhelmed by the miraculousness of it? Chris Martin, Rolling Stone Magazine

The Internet is like alcohol in some sense. It accentuates what you would do anyway. If you want to be a loner, you can be more alone. If you want to connect, it makes it easier to connect. Esther Dyson, Interview in Time Magazine, October 2005

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. Oscar Wilde

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction. Al Bernstein

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be. Daniel J. Boorstin

If we did not have such a thing as an airplane today, we would probably create something the size of N.A.S.A. to make one. Ross Perot

There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it. Cicero

That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed. Albert Eintein, World As I See It, 1934 – referring to the military system

When the present is full of gloom, the past becomes haven of refuge that provides relief and inspiration. Jawahar Lal Neheru

Give me somewhere to stand, and I will move the earth. Archimedes

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