But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last.— Prince
Massive Brevity Of Life quotations
O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish, falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity
Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow.
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.
Realize that illness and other temporal setbacks often come to us from the hand of God our Lord, and are sent to help us know ourselves better, to free ourselves of the love of created things, and to reflect on the brevity of this life and, thus, to prepare ourselves for the life which is without end.
Even in our best shape we are a brittle piece of mortality. Your life is a breath, don't waste it.
There comes a moment when we all must realize that life is short, and in the end the only thing that really counts is not how others see us, but how God sees us.
He will see himself and life and the world as truly as our human limitations will permit; realizing the brevity and minuteness of human life, he will realize also that in individual minds is concentrated whatever of value the known universe contains.
The greatest surprise in life to me is the brevity of life.
Live life like you mean it! Stop procrastinating! Do all that you can.
..with all that you have...in the place that you are...right now! Life is too unpredictable to put things off and not take it seriously.
it is the brevity of life which makes it tolerable;
its experiences have value because they have an end.
Let those who thoughtfully consider the brevity of life remember the length of eternity.
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.
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.
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.
... if variations useful to any organic being do occur, assuredly individuals thus characterized will have the best chance of being perserved in the struggle for life; and from the strong principle of inheritance they will tend to produce offsping similarly characterized. This principle of preservation, I have called, for the sake of brevity, Natural Selection.
The brevity of human life gives a melancholy to the profession of the architect.
How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize, but that only the rarest of exceptions do.
Filter your pain through the brevity of this life and the unending beauty of the next.
As touching the gods, I do not know whether they exist or not, nor how they are featured; for there is much to prevent our knowing: the obscurity of the subject and the brevity of human life.
"What is the greatest surprise you have found about life?" a university student asked me several years ago. "The brevity of it," I replied without hesitation. Time moves so quickly, and no matter who we are or what we have done, the time will come when our lives will be over. As Jesus said, "As long as it is day, we must do the work of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work" (John 9:4).
Many things prevent knowledge, including the obscurity of the subject and the brevity of human life