We should never, never be afraid or ashamed about dreams. The dreams won’t all come true; we won’t always make it; but where there is no vision a people perish. Where people have no dreams and no hopes and aspirations, life becomes dull and a meaningless wilderness.— Tommy Douglas
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For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Ideas in a void have never appealed to me;
action must follow thought or political life is meaningless.
The secret to life is meaningless unless you discover it yourself.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.
The point is this: If God does not exist, then life is objectively meaningless;
but man cannot live consistently and happily knowing that life is meaningless; so in order to be happy he pretends life has meaning. But this is, of course, entirely inconsistent—for without God, man and the universe are without any real significance.
It’s an incredibly exciting thing, this one, meaningless life of yours.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Man cannot stand a meaningless life.
Without an understanding of myth or religion, without an understanding of the relationship between destruction and creation, death and rebirth, the individual suffers the mysteries of life as meaningless mayhem alone.
Was our life nothing more than a sequence of anonymous screams in a desert of indifferent stars?
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning.
What is demanded of man is not, as some existential philosophers teach, to endure the meaninglessness of life, but rather to bear his incapacity to grasp its unconditional meaningfulness in rational terms.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Escape through travel works. Almost from the moment I boarded my flight, life in England became meaningless. Seat-belt signs lit up, problems switched off. Broken armrests took precedence over broken hearts. By the time the plane was airborne I'd forgotten England even existed.
It's not the imbalances of life that will get you down-it's doing meaningless things that aren't taking you where you want to go.
God alone can deliver us from a life of meaningless activities.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
And once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can't go back to being normal; you can't go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.
Most people work at keeping their job, rather than doing a good job.
If you're the former, you're leading a meaningless life. If you're the latter, keep up the good work.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
The final heartbeat for the Christian is not the mysterious conclusion to a meaningless existence. It is, rather, the grand beginning to a life that will never end.
It's the pointless things that give your life meaning.
Friendship, compassion, art, love. All of them pointless. But they're what keeps life from being meaningless.
Life may be not only meaningless but absurd.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Life is chaotic and meaningless, and you have to find your meaning.
You must find the answer, you can't just live. That's the point of story: helping you find your meaning in life.
Life is the coexistence of all opposite values.
Joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, up and down, hot and cold, here and there, light and darkness, birth and death. All experience is by contrast, and one would be meaningless without the other.
Art is a criticism of society and life, and I believe that if life became perfect, art would be meaningless and cease to exist.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
The moment I realized God existed, I knew that I could not do othewise than to live for Him Alone...Faith strips the mask from the world and renders meaningless such words as anxiety, danger and fear, so the believer goes through life calmly and peacefully, with profound joy--like a child, hand and hand with his mother.
So many people walk around with a meaningless life.
They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
A life without love, no matter how many other things we have, is an empty, meaningless one.
Slept, awoke, slept, awoke, miserable life.
Life without music is meaningless, music without life is academic.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
When safety is our priority, we live our lives being very, very careful, and we wind up having no lives
Unless you assume a God, the question of life's purpose is meaningless.
Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be.
Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.
My life is absolutely meaningless. When I consider the different periods into which it falls, it seems like the word Schnur in the dictionary, which means in the first place a string, in the second, a daughter-in-law. The only thing lacking is that the word Schnur should mean in the third place a camel, in the fourth, a dust-brush.
What gives life meaning is a form of rebellion, rebellion against reason, an insistence on believing passionately what we cannot believe rationally. The meaning of life is to be found in passion—romantic passion, religious passion, passion for work and for play, passionate commitments in the face of what reason knows to be meaningless.