Meaning Of Life Quotes

Meaning Of Life Quotes by Harvey Fierstein, Alister E. McGrath, Dalai Lama, Henry David Thoreau, Simon Critchley, Ashleigh Brilliant and many others.

Accept no one's definition of your life; define yoursel

Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.
Harvey Fierstein
The most radical question which anyone can be asked is not how much their possessions cost, but whether they have found something of value – that is, something that makes living worthwhile.
Alister E. McGrath
What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.
Dalai Lama
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
For me philosophy begins with these experiences of disappointment: a disappointment at the level of what I would think of as “meaning,” namely that, given that there is no God, what is the meaning of life? And, given that we live in an unjust world, how are we to bring about justice?
Simon Critchley
My cat knows the meaning of life, but has no interest in sharing the secret.
Ashleigh Brilliant
We are here for no purpose, unless we can invent one.
Kurt Vonnegut
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Erich Fromm
The whole of life is just like watching a film. Only it’s as though you always get in ten minutes after the big picture has started, and no-one will tell you the plot, so you have to work it out all yourself from the clues.
Terry Pratchett
The modern meaning of life’s end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?
Don DeLillo
You can hope for a miracle in your life, or you realize that your life is the miracle.
Robert Breault
Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep You have to go looking for them; they’re not just lying around on the surface You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.
Ken Robinson
People who don’t know how to summarize have no dignity. Neither do people who needlessly drag on their messy lives. They who don’t know the beauty of simplification, of pruning away the unnecessary, die without ever comprehending the true meaning of life.
Young-Ha Kim
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Henry David Thoreau
The Fates are here because of supernal anger, celestial imbalance, and arrogance of men and gods that must be curbed.
Janet Morris
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Helen Keller
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Havelock Ellis