120 Best Of Life Is Too Short Quotes

In the presence of the mind, everyone understands that life is far too short. The question for some is to ask how does one get more out of the short time we have been given? To others, there is no question about how to pack in more but only to bemoan, express tedium, shirk responsibilities and fritter away the supreme meaning of life.
Our time on earth is as fleeting as the dew upon a morning grass; the older we become, so it seems that the morning dew retreats faster and faster as if vaporized immediately in front of our eyes.
Each day is a special and splendid opportunity to do what we have been designed to do; it is another chance to make changes for the better for our fellow humankind.
  1. Your life is rich with possibility, and you are the only one who can discover the opportunities that will allow you to live your dreams. Jason Harvey, Achieve Anything In Just One Year

  2. I have no intention of letting time pass while I await an answer; I'll get it myself. Theodore W. Higgingsworth

  3. The shortness of time is the urgency for those championing for results. Robert Rivers

  4. I've understood failure as my best teacher, and the passage of time as my greatest challenge. Byron R. Pulsifer

  5. Those who strive to be of value to their neighbours in need are knowledgeable that waiting serves no one. Catherine Pulsifer

  6. I have no destiny beyond what God's time has given me. Freddy J. W. Parkes

  7. Every experience that you have is simply one moment in time. Every moment that you struggle within, sit with, or dance your way through will eventually pass. Cyndie Spiegel

  8. Don't make me wait for that epiphany. Give me your insight in an instant. Russ Kick

  9. Special times, special places, and special friends together. The moments pass so quickly but the memories last forever. Heidi Tempest

  10. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks

  11. Life is too short to work so hard. Vivien Leigh

  12. I have so much in my life. I want to be of value to the world. Angelina Jolie

  13. Life is too short to do the things you don't love doing. Bruce Dickinson

  14. There's not enough time to be disrespecting... Life is too short. Mary J. Blige

  15. Life is too short not to experiment. Jamelia

  16. The span of Life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable Matters. Mary Astell

  17. Life is too short to live on low-fat everything. Kristin Scott Thomas

  18. Life is too short to be a boring company. Andrew Mason

  19. Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don't want to be. Hugh Dillon

  20. Life is too short for a long story. Mary Wortley Montagu

  21. Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it. Al Lopez

  22. Life is too short to harbor any hostilities towards anybody. Peabo Bryson

  23. I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. Srikumar Rao

  24. I have no time for the endless nostalgia: 'Oh gosh I used to . . . ' Life is too short; I don't have any time for sitting and saying I miss things. What's the point? Go and do something else. Kate Adie

  25. Life is too short to be doing work that doesn't make you feel happy and fulfilled. I'd rather wait for the right project, as opposed to just taking whatever is handed to me. Amanda Crew

  26. Life is too short to worry. Life to short to be sad. Life is too short to ponder on things you will never have. Life is too short for sadness. Life is too short for tears. Never count the day, never count the years. Life is too short for falling out. Life is too short for war. Life is a gift, don't waste it. Life is so much more. John F. Connor

  27. Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don't. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would most likely be worth it. Harvey MacKay

  28. There comes a time in your life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama and the people who create it and surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard that you forget the bad and focus solely on the good. After all, life is too short to be anything but happy. Karl Marx

  29. Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart. Kevyn Aucoin

  30. Life is too short to dance with ugly men. Christina Dodd

  31. No regrets ... just lessons. No worries ... just acceptance. No expectations ... just gratitude. Life is too short. Jesse Joseph

  32. Life is too short to waste on bullshit. Steph Campbell, Lengths

  33. If you want something, don't wish for it. Life is too short to wait. Stephen Hines

  34. I've made a lot of sacrifices. Made a lot of hard choices. For honor, for King, for country. Do you know what I've learned, boy? Hard choices and sacrifices do not keep you warm at night. And life is too damn short and too damn long to go through without someone at your side. Don't end up like me. Choose the woman. Fight for love, D'Artagnan. France will take care of itself. Athos, The Three Musketeers (2011)

  35. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma ― which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. Steve Jobs

  36. Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself. Gene Simmons

  37. Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor. Benjamin Disraeli

  38. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks

  39. Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. Stephen Vincent Benét

  40. Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure to be right. Harry Morant

  41. The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. Eminem

  42. Enjoy every moment you have. Because in life, there are no rewinds, only flashbacks. Anmol Andore

  43. Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. Stephen Vincent Benét

  44. Our time in this life is limited. And how we respect that time will create a greater possibility for fulfillment. Ruben Papian

  45. Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet. Sarah L. Delany

  46. Life is a first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting. J.R. Rim

  47. Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember ‘Life is too short to be little. Dale Carnegie

  48. Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing. Eric Davis

  49. Live honestly to a higher note. Life is too short. So, do the best you can and live your life to a higher note. Kimora Lee Simmons

  50. Enjoy life while you can. It can be taken in a heart beat. Jasmin Morin

  51. Country people do not behave as if they think life is short; they live on the principle that it is long, and savor variations of the kind best appreciated if most days are the same. Edward Hoagland

  52. Life is too short to cry for anything so smile and do what makes you happy with morals. Abdel Rahman Sabry

  53. Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them. Dion Boucicault

  54. Every day has been so short, every hour so fleeting, every minute so filled with the life I love that time for me has fled on too swift a wing. Aga Khan III

  55. There comes a time in your life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama and the people who create it and surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard that you forget the bad and focus solely on the good. After all, life is too short to be anything but happy. Karl Marx

  56. All days will pass, all moments will last, each friend will part, it's a journey too fast. Senora Roy

  57. If you want something, don't wish for it. Life is too short to wait. Stephen Hines

  58. Life is too short, time is too precious, and the stakes are too high to dwell on what might have been. Hilary Clinton

  59. Life is too short and memories are forever! Regulo Zapata Jr.

  60. Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained. Stendhal

  61. Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else's life. Kobi Yamada

  62. Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart. Kevyn Aucoin

  63. Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell. Ben Harper

  64. 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. Novak Djokovic

  65. No! Life isn’t short. It’s you who decided to have plans longer than what life would allow you. Life is what it is. You can’t take or add. What you can only do is to live it. Nesta Jojoe Erskine

  66. If there's even a slight chance at getting something that will make you happy, risk it. Life's too short and happiness is too rare. A.R. Lucas

  67. Seeing pictures of other places around the world makes me feel more important. Reminds me, even though life is short, there's so much to do. Travis J. Dahnke

  68. Life is transitory it doesn't last forever, but with the time that is given you can find some sort of purpose. Jeremy Limn

  69. Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly. Paulo Coelho

  70. I am 1324512000 seconds old. In the cosmic blink of an eye, I will become once again cosmic dust. Bangambiki Habyarimana

  71. All things that live, die. This is why you must find joy in the living, while the time is yours, and not fear the end. To deny this is to deny life. To fear this... is to fear life. Joe Kelly

  72. Living my best life consists of inner peace, happiness, laughter, creating memorable memories with my family, genuine friendships, good health, and being my authentic self. My life is priceless! Stephanie Lahart

  73. I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future. Lou Reed

  74. Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life. Michael Leboeuf

  75. We are constantly reminded about how short life is. Please try to leave your best positive impression on everyone that you meet. Edmond Mbiaka

  76. Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. Charles Richards

  77. Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. Wayne Dyer

  78. Life is so transient and ephemeral; we will not be here after a breath. So think better, think deeply, think with kindness, and write it with love so that it may live a little longer. Debasish Mridha

  79. Life is too short to stuff a mushroom. Shirley Conran

  80. The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. Kathryn Schulz

  81. As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. Zachary Scott

  82. Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying. Christian Gellert

  83. Why do they not teach you that time is a finger snap and an eye blink, and that you should not allow a moment to pass you by without taking joyous, ecstatic note of it, not wasting a single moment of its swift, breakneck circuit? Pat Conroy

  84. Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. Author Unknown

  85. Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet. Sarah L. Delany

  86. Enjoy life while you can. It can be taken in a heart beat." Jasmin Morin

  87. One clear moment, one of trance; One missed step, one perfect dance; One missed shot, one and only chance. Life is all...but one fleeting glance. Sanober Khan

  88. Don't be afraid to make mistakes. But if you do, make new ones. Life is too short to make the wrong choice twice. Joyce Rachelle

  89. Time flies, whether you’re wasting it or not. Crystal Woods

  90. Tomorrow is promised to no one. Prioritize today accordingly. Gina Greenlee

  91. Life is too precious and short to dare to waste it on mediocre dreams. Edmond Mbiaka

  92. Like life is short," he said. “Like you don’t know when it’s going to end. Like some things, left unsaid, can’t ever be said. Jim Butcher

  93. Life is a first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting. J.R. Rim

  94. 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. Novak Djokovic

  95. Art is long and life is brief and mortality looms. Margaret Atwood

  96. Some people say 'life is too short,' but yet constantly procrastinating as if life on earth is forever. Edmond Mbiaka

  97. Begin doing what you want to do now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake. Marie Ray

  98. Expect an early death – it will keep you busier. Martin H. Fischer

  99. If you wait, all that happens is that you get older. Larry McMurtry

  100. Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them. Dion Boucicault

  101. Life is too short to work so hard. Vivien Leigh

  102. Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing. Eric Davis

  103. Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor. Benjamin Disraeli

  104. Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember ‘Life is too short to be little’ Dale Carnegie

  105. I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs

  106. How many millions of times the sentence ‘Life is short’ has been repeated in the human history? But nevertheless we all live as if we have millions of years! Oh, how silly! Mehmet Murat ildan

  107. There comes a time in your life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama and the people who create it and surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard that you forget the bad and focus solely on the good. After all life is too short to be anything but happy. Karl Marx

  108. Look around. It's almost gone. If only someone had told me that before. About life. If only I had understood. Marisha Pessl

  109. Why just work and live for a happy retirement? Why not work and live for a happy life? Jonathan Anthony Burkett

  110. Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? Friedrich Nietzsche

  111. I blame my dad for my sweet tooth. His motto was 'Life is short; eat dessert first.' How can I argue with that? Wendy Mass

  112. 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 or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people. Zig Ziglar

  113. Life is so short, transient, and beautiful that there is not enough time to get old. Debasish Mridha

  114. Life is a flash of lightning in the dark of night. It is a brief time of tremendous potential. B. Alan Wallace

  115. Life is too short for souvenirs. Gandhar Katre

  116. Life is short, don’t waste time worrying about what people think of you Hold on to the ones that care, in the end they will be the only ones there. Author Unknown

  117. Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life. Michael Leboeuf

  118. We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves. George M. Adams

  119. Life is too short. Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can. Apologize when you should and let go of what you can. Author Unknown

  120. I don’t have a bad relationship. I’m 48 years old. I think life is too short for that. To me, life is… you open the shutters, you see the dogs outside, you look left, you look right, in, what, a second and a half? And that’s a life. Jean Claude Van Damme



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