Life Is Not Worth Living Quotes by Walter Bagehot, William James, Roger Ebert, Tim Harford, Eleanor Roosevelt, Colin Quinn and many others.
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Socrates told us, “the unexamined life is not worth living.” I think he’s calling for curiosity, more than knowledge. In every human society at all times and at all levels, the curious are at the leading edge.
Pluralism matters because life is not worth living without new experiences – new people, new places, new challenges. But discipline matters too; we cannot simply treat life as a psychedelic trip through a series of novel sensations.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
The ancient Greeks were the first ones to say an unexamined life is not worth living. They don’t tell you of course what we found out, an examined life not that fascinating either.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.” “It is not living that matters, but living rightly. The unexamined life is not worth living.
Compared with more emotional types, Vermonters seem to have few passions. But those they have are great and burning. The greatest is their conviction that without freedom human life is not worth living.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Socrates said, the unexamined life is not worth living. My dad said, Booty – mmm mmm.
There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.
I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.