25 Powerful Quotes to Remind You Life Is Short and to Live Every Moment

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Hansa Pandey

18 June 2022

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25 Powerful Quotes to Remind You Life Is Short and to Live Every Moment

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Most of us spend our lives thinking about what other people will think if we do this or that. We forget our authenticity and unconsciously make our choices or desires based on other people's perspectives. Our basic need to be accepted by others burdens us so much that we forget to live our life on our own terms and start living our lives for others.

We all know our time of birth, date, month and year, but one can never tell what day we're going to die. We don't know whether we will see tomorrow's sun, the face of our loved ones, have our favourite cup of coffee or get to live out our dream life the way we imagined. Every moment of our life is uncertain. We live as if we have 100 years to exist, but in reality, we don't know how much time we have.

Why Is It Important to Always Live Every Moment You’re In?

Most of us live our lives either regretting our past mistakes or worrying about the future. We forget that real life is in the present moment. Whether the moment is pleasant or not, we should cherish each moment and should be thankful for it. Even if it is challenging to be thankful, simply acknowledge that such is the case and overcome the anxiety at your own pace.

Here are 25 quotes that will inspire you to live every moment of your life to the fullest:

25 Quotes That Will Help You to Live Every Moment of Your Life And Enjoy It

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein

Don't get stuck in one situation, keep moving forward.

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. — Helen Keller

Life is full of lessons so make the most of each one of them.

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. — Forrest Gump

Life is full of surprises, so enjoy every moment like you’re having your favorite chocolate.

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. — Lillian Dickson

Let’s pick the side that would help you be happier and not sad!

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. — Charles Swindoll

Most of our life is based on our reactions towards the given situation.

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. — Mark Twain

Let’s figure out a way to find your purpose in life.

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. — J. K. Rowling

Most of our life is made up of our choices.

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. — Buddha

Happiness lies in the present moment.

The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead. — Jack Nicholson

Every moment is teaching us something, but are we learning?

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” — Gail Sheehy

Change is a constant process. So keep adapting to the change and grow.

You choose the life you live. If you don’t like it, it’s on you to change it because no one else is going to do it for you. — Kim Kiyosaki

Have the courage to change your life.

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. — Vivian Greene

Learn to enjoy the ups and downs of life.

Make each day your masterpiece. — John Wooden

Create something new everyday.

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. — Confucius

Eliminate confusions and make life simple.

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. — Steve Jobs

Stop living according to other's expectations and start living on your own terms.

The greatest pleasure of life is love. — Euripides

Nothing is greater than love. Share it with everyone.

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep trying new things, don't stop.

I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying. — Shawshank Redemption

Live life or spend it in the worry of dying.

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. — Oprah Winfrey

The more you appreciate life, the better it gets.

Life is short, so there is no reason why you shouldn't live life to the fullest expression of yourself. — Coy Bowles

Express yourself boldly and effortlessly.

As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give. — David DeNotaris

Yup, that's true. Give positivity and receive positivity.

Don't be afraid to make mistakes. But if you do, make new ones. Life is too short to make the wrong choice twice. — Unknown

Learn from your mistakes, try to avoid repeating the same mistakes.

Enjoy life while you can. It can be taken in a heartbeat. — Unknown

You never know when it's your last day. So enjoy it to the fullest.

So have adventures. Go exploring. Drive around at midnight. Feel the wind running through your hair. Life is so short, my darling. And there's no day like today. — Unknown

Life is too short to live the same routine everyday. Break the cycle and do something different.

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Q: What are some “life is short” quotes?

A: Our death was already written the day we were born. However, the twist is that we don't know that date. So, in this short life, instead of spreading negativity, we should try to spread joy and happiness as much as we can. Here are some quotes that will remind you that life is short:

  • Our time here on this planet is limited.
  • Focus on what brings you joy – not stress.
  • Take risks – as long as they are thought out wisely and not impulsively.
  • Follow your inner true self – and not the crowd.

Q: What are some common sayings in life?

A: Every moment is a fresh beginning. We all have the ability to live our lives with a new perspective, approach and mindset. Become flexible and mould yourself according to life challenges. Spread love everywhere and avoid hatred.

Q: How do you express that life is short?

A: Nobody knows when death is going to come. It can come at any second, day or year. We are unaware of it. So live every day as if it is your last day. Go on that trip, propose to your crush, do something special for your loved ones, and forgive those who hurt you because you never know when is your last day.

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