Life is short. No denying it.
And who doesn’t enjoy a good quote to remind them just how short life can be?
Not in a morbid, Debbie-downer kind of way.
But a light and funny, makes you think kind of way. Because that’s probably about 100% more effective!
Here is a great collection of 24 funny quotes about how life is short….so get on with it!
Funny ‘Life is Short’ Quotes
“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” – Albert Einstein
“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” Sydney Harris
“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” Les Brown
“Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.” Dion Boucicault
“I can resist everything except temptation.” Oscar Wilde
“Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.” Shirley Conran
“When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” John Lennon
“Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else’s life.” Kobi Yamada
“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” Cathy Guisewite
“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happened when you don’t have a plan.” Larry Winget
“The art is long, life is short.” Hippocrates
“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” Will Rogers
“Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.” Kevyn Aucoin
“Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.” Jeff Ross
“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” Jim Carey
“Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember ‘Life is too short to be little.” Dale Carnegie
“I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.” Wyclef Jean
“You know what I like most about people? Pets.” Jarod Kintz
“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” Walter Hagen
“Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.” Sarah Louise Delany
“Enjoy every moment you have. Because in life, there are no rewinds, only flashbacks.” Anmol Andore
“Life is too precious and short to dare to waste it on mediocre dreams.” Edmond Mbiaka
“All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.” John Wooden