Life Being Short Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old life being short quotes, life being short sayings, and life being short proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Powerfully and mysteriously, knowing both love and loss is what brings us fully and deeply alive. Megan Devine
Most people complain that life is too short. To these bitter folk, life hurtles by like a runaway mare, so fast and furious that it is impossible to discern its meaning before it is too late. Seneca
Life is long and there is enough of it for satisfying personal accomplishments if we use our hours well. Seneca
When time is squandered in the pursuit of pleasure or in vain idleness, when it is spent with no real purpose, the finality of death fast approaches and it is only then, when we are forced to, that we at last take a good hard look at how we have spent our life-just as we become aware that it is ending. Seneca
The time we are given is not brief, but we make it so. We do not lack time; on the contrary, there is so much of it that we waste an awful lot. Seneca
Nature has been good to us, not cruel. A life spent can truly be a long life. Seneca
Life is too precious and too short. We have to live in this world but we don't have to wail in it. We don't have to fill out.. life is a gift. B. Howard
You may have everything you want now and feel you are on top of the world. Life is too short. B. Howard
There is more to life than taking a life and losing your life. Stop and evaluate you life. Stay strong and focus never give up. B. Howard
Every man dies. Not every man really lives. William Wallace
May you live all the days of your life. Jonathan Smith
I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living. Ursula Andress
Life has a higher end, than to be amused. William Ellery
Life is a tragedy when seen in closed-up, but a comedy in long-shot. Charlie Chaplin
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments. Rose Kennedy
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. Samuel Butler
Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed. Corita Kent
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it. William James
Our lives change like the changing seasons never remaining the same. There will be good times and bad times and bitter that makes us appreciate the sweet. Anya Gulzar
Life is what we make it and also largely down perspective. We can change our actions and also the way we perceive experiences. We need a constant reminder to appreciate the good in our lives and to know what to do to make improvements in areas in which we're unhappy. Anya Gulzar
Life goes on and so do we. Even after the chances we miss, the risks we take and failed at, the people who come our way just to hurt us and leave, it's all good. Jinan Zeidan
Life is the rustling of the leaves as the wind blows. You will experience the true meaning of life once you show appreciation for the simple things God provides daily. Jean Watson
Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves. Gautama Buddha
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Steve Jobs
Every moment wasted looking back, keep us from moving forward. Hillary Clinton
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein
We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one. Confucius