Life is too short for a long story.
Life can seem short or life can seem long, depending on how you live it.
I really feel sorry for people who are, who divide their whole life up into 'things that I like' and 'things that I must do.' You're only here for a short time, mate. Learn to like it.
Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.
Life is short, the art long.
The art is long, life is short.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
Life comes at us in waves. We can't predict or control those waves, but we can learn to surf.
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
The tradesman, the attorney comes out of the din and craft of thestreet, and sees the sky and wood, and is a man again. In their eternalcalm, he finds himself. The health of the eye seems to demand ahorizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
I'm a teenager, but I'm independent-I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.
I felt for a long time that this is what I want to do so I'm happy at this point to just take my time and work on projects that I feel strongly about, and the rest of the time just live my life.