Life Is Not Worth Living Quotes by Sidney Hook, Walter Bagehot, Laurie Colwin, Plato, Emile M. Cioran, Mel Brooks and many others.
Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive.
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship, life is not worth living.
The unexamined life is not worth living for a human being.
Not to be born is undoubtedly the best plan of all. Unfortunately, it is within no one’s reach.
Look, I don’t want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you’re alive you’ve got to flap your arms and legs, you’ve got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you’re not alive.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
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.
In a speech, the columnist Charles Krauthammer…. offered a new version of Socrates’ famous saying, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” In our age of bottomless self-love and obsession with our own feelings, Krauthammer suggested, “The too-examined life is not worth living either.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Life is not worth living unless it is lived for others.
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
An unexamined life is not worth living, and an unexamined faith is not worth holding.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
We should pledge ourselves to the proposition that the irresponsible life is not worth living.