Nov 23, 2010

Short Quotes About Life

Short Quotes About Life

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. But the wind passes over, and soon all disappears; and his place will no more exist.
- PSamls, Bible

Insignificant mortals, who are as leaves are, and now flourish and grow warm with life, and feed on what the ground gives, but soon fade away and are dead.
- Homer,

Having glimpsed a small part of life, men rise up and disappear as smoke, knowing only what each one has learned.

Time is a violent torrent; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by, and another takes its place, before this too will be swept away.
-Marcus Aurelius

Every instant of time is a pinprick of eternity. All things are insignificant, easily changed, vanishing away.
-Marcus Aurelius

Our existence is a short circuit of light between two eternities of darkness.
-Vladimir Nabokov

Life’s short span forbids us to enter on far reaching hopes.

Necessary, since every moment in our lives is marked by death, like a shadow from another realm, it appear to us like a vanishing point for everything.
-Andre Comte-Sponville

How can one meditate on live without meditating too on its brevity, its precariousness, its fragility?
-Andre Comte-Sponville

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