Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
In an intellectual sense, we all know that life is short. But how many of us actually live our day to day lives like we’re really going to die one day?
Many of us live lives filled with tedium, responsibilities, and unpleasant chores. We spend so much of our mental energy just getting through each day that its easy to forget that our time on earth is finite, that each moment we fritter away is a moment we will never get back.
What would you do differently if you could really appreciate the imminence of death? Do you need to have a near-death experience to truly feel the fragility of life?
We need to be reminded that life’s too short to spend everyday doing work you hate. Life’s too short to hold grudges against people we love. Life’s too short not to see the wonders of the world. Life’s too short to not live life to the fullest.
That’s not to say that you can completely eliminate tedium from your daily life. Even if you win the lottery, or sell your business and retire, you will still have responsibilities and obligations that you don’t want to do. But we shouldn’t use our obligations as an excuse not to chase the freedom to pursue the things that really matter to us.
Here are some quotes about just how short life is to remind us that we need to stop wasting our days, because one day, we’ll have no more days left to waste.
Life Is Too Short – Quotes
Remember that life is short. Now, stop reading life’s too short quotes online, and go live it to the fullest.