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Life Death Quotes

Gain a New Perspective on Life and Death With These Quotes


It would take more than a lifetime to understand life! Yet, we waste time in futile pursuits. We pretend that we have our whole life ahead of us, but it would probably take a second to snuff out that precious life. Are we living life to the fullest? Are we prepared to accept death? To understand the meaning of life and death, quotes such as these lend an interesting perspective:

  • Abraham Lincoln
    And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

  • Albert Einstein
    Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

  • Barbara De Angelis
    They're basically moments in which you're in touch with the meaning of life, when your relationship to the rest of the universe makes sense.

  • Baruch Spinoza
    What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness.

  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Life is God's novel. Let him write it.

  • James Dean
    Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.

  • Tom Bodett
    The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

  • Winston Churchill
    We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

  • Mark Twain
    Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

  • Robert Byrne
    The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

  • Dorothy Thompson
    Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.

  • Edwin Arlington Robinson
    Life is the game that must be played.

  • Anton Chekhov
    Any idiot can face a crisis -- it's day to day living that wears you out.

  • Jean-Paul Sartre
    Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

  • Christopher Isherwood
    Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.
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