Let our uplifting alive quotes and sayings help us appreciate people and things we have been blessed with and live joyfully.
Do we feel thankful and privileged to stay alive in daily living?
Sadly not. Our minds are mostly dissatisfied with what it has, keep desiring more, and miss greatly on innumerous reasons to stay grateful in daily life.
What does it mean to feel alive in reality?
Albert Camus quotes, ‘ But what is happiness except for the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.’
That harmony is possible only when we are alive from within and have a worthy purpose of dedicating our life to.
Understand this deeply, if we are disturbed right now, live a stressed-filled life daily, and compensate by indulging in an overconsumption lifestyle that keeps degrading our mental silence.
Then, the quality of all different tomorrows will be equally stress-filled and lead to even more mental clutter.
The more mental distress, the more one tends to grab onto temporary gratification like partying, drinking, substance abuse, social gossips, gaming, social media obsession, glossy substanceless relationships, to name a few.
All point to a life that lacks aliveness, and one is just dragging life without understanding one’s existence.
How to live a throbbing beautiful life?
By relentlessly understanding the purpose of life and being authentically willing to know who is, this me that desperately wants peace through the world.
The real purpose of life is neither happiness nor sadness but being alright and peaceful from within.
Let our daily life be spent usefully in something higher to be immersed in and gain inner richness and joy in living.
Bring that quality of living in your current life. Now life will be nothing short of a reason to stay alive, satisfied, and fulfilled.
Best Alive Quotes and Sayings
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
– Elbert Hubbard
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
– Howard Thurman
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
– Marcus Aurelius
I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.
– Joan Rivers
To me, life is a gift, and it’s a blessing to just be alive. And each person should learn what a gift it is to be alive no matter how tough things get.
– Tony Bennett
If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
– Earl Wilson
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
– Agatha Christie
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
– Indira Gandhi
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
– George Washington
When you feel pain, you know that you are still alive.
– Bruce Lee
A coward is a man who’d rather live dead than die alive.
– Bangambiki Habyarimana
When we give up on our dreams, we die while still alive.
– Robin Sharma
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
– Rita Mae Brown
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.
– Tupac Shakur
The goodbyes we speak and the goodbyes we hear are the good byes that tell us we’re still alive.
– Steven King
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
– Thornton Wilder
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
– Oprah Winfrey
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you are fully alive to the prospect of dying, you really start reprioritising your life.
– Mitch Albom
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
– Joseph Campbell
Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.
– Harry Chapin
Suddenly you’re ripped into being alive. And life is pain, and life is suffering, and life is horror, but my god you’re alive and its spectacular.
– Joseph Campbell
Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing.
– Josh Whedon
A tree grows. If you’re staying the same, something is wrong. You’re not alive.
– Hamza Yusuf
Our fate is determined by how far we are prepared to push ourselves to stay alive – the decisions we make to survive. We must do whatever it takes to endure and make it through alive.
– Bear Grylls
Hope can keep you alive in the midst of the turbulence.
– Lailah Gifty Akita
Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.
– Haruki Murakami
In order to understand, observe, deduce, man must first be conscious of himself as alive.
– Leo Tolstoy
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they’re alive.
– Orlando A. Battista
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.
– Madelaine L’Engle
We are most alive when we’re in love.
– John Updike
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Hope is the foundational quality of all change, and encouragement is the fuel which keeps hope alive.
– Zig Ziglar
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
– Ernest Hemingway
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
– Alan Watts
To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
– Pema Chodron
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