I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.— Alexander The Great
Joyful Short Lived quotations
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.
You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we're all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it's going to be over, and you better make this count.
If I could be anything in the world I would want to be a teardrop because I would be born in your eyes, live on your cheeks, and die on your lips.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light.
If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
Life in this world is short. Let us make use of our lives in the pursuit of happiness and not trouble.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream.
The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life is really too short to be insignificant.
Do not give to the poor expecting to get their gratitude so that you can feel good about yourself. If you do, your giving will be thin and short-lived, and that is not what the poor need; it will only improvish them further. Give only if you have something you must give; give only if you are someone for whom giving is its own reward.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Life is too short, the world is too big and God's love is too great to live ordinary.
You only live once, for a very short time. So make every second divine.
Life is too short to live the same day twice. So each new day make sure you live your life.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
You only live once, life is really short.
. don't let anything minuscule like that keep you down. Keep your head up.
Remember: Life is short, break the rules
He makes His ministers a flame of fire.
Am I ignitible? God deliver me from the dread asbestos of 'other things.' Saturate me with the oil of the Spirit that I may be aflame. But flame is transient, often short lived. Canst thou bear this, my soul - short life? ... Make me thy fuel, Flame of God.
Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.
Today I saw cancer, cigarettes, and shortness of breath.
This is why I walk to the ocean. Swim with sharks and jellyfish. I may never get this chance again. This is why if you want to kiss, you should kiss. If you want to cry, you should cry. And if you want to live, you should live. You don't have to love me. You already did.
You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it's your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You're probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you're gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years.
Perhaps I am the turtle, able to live simply anywhere, even underwater for short periods, with my home on my back.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
The touchstone for family life is still the legendary 'and so they were married and lived happily ever after.' It is no wonder that any family falls short of this ideal.
Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
We only have one life and one body to care of, and we better do it right.
You never know what tomorrow may bring and so we better live this life the best we can and be grateful for everything we have.
Live the way you want to be remembered.
I often feel like I have this spirit living inside of me, always dressing in like short mini skirts... but then I start to discover myself. So there are eight spirits, mischievous ones, sad ones, handsome ones, wise ones, and crazy ones.
It would seem unlikely that a manufacturer of short-lived paperboard boxes could make the slightest cultural impact upon his time. But the facts show that if even the humblest product is designed, manufactured, and distributed with a sense of human values and with a taste for quality, the world will recognize the presence of a creative force.
We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt.
Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life.
Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince the person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.
Life is short is what some niggaz said; not if you measure life - by how one lives and what he did.
Love the life you live. Live the life you love.
Christmas can have a real melancholy aspect, 'cause it packages itself as this idea of perfect family cohesion and love, and you're always going to come up short when you measure your personal life against the idealized personal lives that are constantly thrust in our faces, primarily by TV commercials.
It's not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.
Abstract Expressionism - the first American movement to have a worldwide influence - was remarkably short-lived: It heated up after World War II and was all but done for by 1960 (although visit any art school today and you'll find a would-be Willem de Kooning).
Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.
Live your life to the fullest.
Life is a short walk. There is so little time and so much living to achieve.
Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his/her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.
Lust is temporary, romance can be nice, but love is the most important thing of all. Because without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived.
Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.