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Life Is Short

Total Quotes : 40

My father worked on assembly lines in Detroit while I was growing up. Every day, I watched him do what he needed to do to support the family. But he told me, 'Life is short. Do what you want to do.'

- Anita Baker

Short True

Life is short, and there's something to be said for being true to yourself.

- Anohni

Lucky Want

Life is short. Ricky and I realize how lucky we were. We want to be together all the time.

- Christie Brinkley

Go Things

Life is short, so go for things you enjoy.

- Darcey Bussell

Bad I Think

When I was younger I probably didn't understand something basic about tact, but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm's distance and that's not such a bad thing, because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.

- Debra Winger

Always Mine

People always say life is short. I've never been convinced of that - mine seems to have a tendency to go on and on.

- John Malkovich


Life is short, so enjoy it to the fullest.

- John Walters

Short Wants

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

- Josh Billings

Happen Idea

I want to do everything. That's my problem. Life is short, and I hate the idea of turning down anything. You never know what interesting experience might happen.

- Joshua Bell


As far as I'm concerned, I want to do everything because life is short. So, when I did 'The Red Violin' film, I got to go to the Oscars, and I got to meet Samuel Jackson, and I got to do stuff that one wouldn't normally do in my world.

- Joshua Bell

Own Idea

Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don't have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you - unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike.

- Justin Rosenstein


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

Get Most

Life is short and you've got to get the most out of it.

- Gwen Stefani

Big Some

As with most phobias, the fear of flying does make some sense, but if ever there was a fear worth quashing then this is it. After all, life is short, and there's a great big world to explore out there.

- Beth Ditto

Love Life

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.

- Henri Frederic Amiel

Long Life

The art is long, life is short.

- Hippocrates

Art Short

Life is short, the art long.

- Hippocrates

My Life Year

Life is short. I'm 47 years old. I've got 10 years to go where I can be the best I can be. I want those 10 years to be precious, not like before, cranking two or three movies a year. I've made a ton of movies in my life, but so what?

- Jean-Claude Van Damme

Pain Never

Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.

- Jeff Ross

Short Here

Life is short, and it is here to be lived.

- Kate Winslet

Art Eternal

Art is eternal, but life is short.

- Evelyn de Morgan

Like TV

I just don't want to watch TV, and I know that life is short. I feel like I couldn't do all the things I wanted to do if I had several lifetimes to do them in.

- Kyp Malone

Short Very

People say that life is short, but it isn't short. It's very long.

- Frank Abagnale

Short Slow

Life is short and progress is slow.

- Gabriel Lippmann

Like Move

I believe that life is short, and there is too much time wasted bearing grudges, and I like to move on.

- Sam Taylor-Johnson

Want Putting

Life is short, so I'm knowing exactly where I'm putting my time. I don't want to do things that I don't have to do.

- Mira Nair

Over Jerk

There are jerks all over Washington. Life is short; being a jerk is just unnecessary.

- Mona Sutphen

Short Up

Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.

- Sarah Louise Delany

Like Feather

Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.

- Shania Twain

Away Purely

I'd never taken a job purely for money - I felt that would kill me - but I was afraid that I was heading that way. Then, my brother passing away was the final thing that kicked me over. It reminded me that life is short, and you'd better do what you want while you have a chance.

- Mark Ruffalo

Learn Doing

I'm 47, You learn life is short and it's not worth doing something if you don't enjoy it.

- Trisha Yearwood

My Life

My life is short. I can't listen to banality.

- V. S. Naipaul

Feel Use

Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realise how important it is to use the time I have.

- Viggo Mortensen

Get More

Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is.

- Viggo Mortensen

Short Should

Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.

- Orhan Pamuk


It seems older people maximize their well-being more - they start to realize that life is short.

- Robert J. Waldinger

Time Short

Time is long but life is short.

- Stevie Wonder

I Wish Big

I wish for a world where people understand that life is short. So today's the time to do big things.

- Robin S. Sharma

Short Once

Life is short, and, once somebody is gone, they're gone.

- Roscoe Mitchell


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

- Wyclef Jean