31 Quotes About Life Being Short


Time does not operate on our side and can become a hindrance to our ability to achieve our goals without resistance. These quotes about life being short reminds us to make every minute valuable to our life.

“As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do.”

“Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.”

“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.”

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

“Enjoy every moment you have. Because in life, there are no rewinds, only flashbacks.”

“Every second is of infinite value.”

“Expect an early death – it will keep you busier.”

“I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.”

“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.”

“If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.”

“Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?”

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

“Life is a flash of lightning in the dark of night. It is a brief time of tremendous potential.”

“Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.”

“Life is short, but it’s long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.”

“Life is short. Live passionately.”

“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.”

“Life is too short to be living somebody else’s dream.”

“Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.”

“Life is too short to work so hard.”

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

“Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying.”

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

“Live honestly to a higher note. Life is too short. So, do the best you can and live your life to a higher note.”

“Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.”

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

“The trouble is you think you have time.”

“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.”

“This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time.”

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

“We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves.”

No one knows exactly when their time is up. Therefore, make every day something worth living that you enjoy.

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