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 yourself.
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.
What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
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?
My cat knows the meaning of life, but has no interest in sharing the secret.
We are here for no purpose, unless we can invent one.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
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.
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?
You can hope for a miracle in your life, or you realize that your life is the miracle.
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.
People who donвЂ™t know how to summarize have no dignity. Neither do people who needlessly drag on their messy lives. They who donвЂ™t know the beauty of simplification, of pruning away the unnecessary, die without ever comprehending the true meaning of life.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
The Fates are here because of supernal anger, celestial imbalance, and arrogance of men and gods that must be curbed.
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.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.