Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
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.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
You're already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.
Begin doing what you want to do now.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.