existence Quotes

42 of the best book quotes about existence
  1. #1
    “Boys, Laila came to see, treated friendship the way they treated the sun: its existence undisputed; its radiance best enjoyed, not beheld directly.”
  2. #2
    “I suddenly felt that it was all the same to me whether the world existed or whether there had never been anything at all: I began to feel with all my being that there was nothing existing.”
  3. #3
    “I am visible-see this Indian face-yet I am invisible. I both blind them with my beak nose and am their blind spot. But I exist, we exist. They’d like to think I have melted in the pot. But I haven’t. We haven’t.”
  4. #4
    “The electric things have their life too. Paltry as those lives are.”
  5. #5
    “I am not crying now. I am not anything.”
  6. #6
    “Everything is there, but there are no parts.”
  7. #7
    “Given the existence as uttered forth in the public works of Puncher and Wattmann of a personal God quaquaquaqua with white beard quaquaquaqua outside time without extension who from the heights of divine apathia divine athambia divine aphasia loves us dearly with some exceptions for reasons unknown but time will tell.”
  8. #8
    “Given the existence as uttered forth in the public works of Puncher and Wattmann of a personal God quaquaquaqua with white beard quaquaquaqua outside time without extension who from the heights of divine apathia divine athambia divine aphasia loves us dearly with some exceptions for reasons unknown but time will tell.”
  9. #9
    “War is the ultimate game because war is at last a forcing of the unity of existence.”
  10. #10
    “There, in childhood, there had been something really pleasant with which it would be possible to live if it could return. But the child who had experienced that happiness existed no longer, it was like a reminiscence of somebody else.”
  1. #11
    “The image of her riding that bicycle typified her whole existence to me. Her oddness, her complete nonawareness of what the world thought of her, a nonchalance in the face of what I perceived to be imminent danger from blacks and whites who disliked her for being a white person in a black world. She saw none of it.”
  2. #12
    “You do not live in America. No such place exists.”
  3. #13
    “Trump didn’t read. He didn’t really even skim. If it was print, it might as well not exist. Some believed that for all practical purposes he was no more than semiliterate. (There was some argument about this, because he could read headlines and articles about himself, or at least headlines on articles about himself, and the gossip squibs on the New York Post’s Page Six.)”
  4. #14
    “There is in us a tendency to locate the shaping forces of our existence outside ourselves. Success and failure are unavoidably related in our minds with the state of things around us.”
  5. #15
    “He was realizing his own meaning in the world; he was doing that for which he was made-killing meat and battling to kill it. He was justifying his existence, than which life can do no greater; for life achieves its summit when it does to the uttermost that which it was equipped to do ”
  6. #16
    Whatever in creation exists without my knowledge exists without my consent.
  7. #17
    “The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate.”
  8. #18
    “If we didn’t have birthdays, you wouldn’t be you. If you’d never been born, well then what would you do? [...] Why, you might be a WASN’T!”
  9. #19
    “I don’t want to die. I don’t want to disappear. I want to stay.”
  10. #20
    “Please guide all beings from this swamp of cyclic existence!”

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  1. #21
    “Death holds up an all-seeing mirror, ‘the mirror of past actions’, to our eyes, in which the consequences of all our negative and positive actions are clearly seen and there is a weighing of our past actions in the light of their consequences, the balance of which will determine the kind of existence or mental state we are being driven to enter.”
  2. #22
    ″ This was that cult, and the prisoners said it had always existed and always would exist, hidden in distant wastes and dark places all over the world until the time when the great priest Cthulhu, from his dark house in the mighty city of R’lyeh under the waters, should rise and bring the earth again beneath his sway.”
  3. #23
    “I wish I was still an atheist. Believing I was born into a harsh, uncaring cosmos – in which my existence was a random roll of the dice and I was destined to die and rot and then be gone forever – was infinitely more comforting than the truth.”
  4. #24
    “The ocean of mundane cyclic existence is like an illusion.”
  5. #25
    “Thank you...for gracing my life with your lovely presence, for adding the sweet measure of your soul to my existence.”
  6. #26
    “Whenever I began to question whether God exists, I looked up to the sky and surely there, right there, between the sun and moon, stands my grandmother, singing a long meter hymn, a song somewhere between a moan and a lullaby and I know faith is the evidence of things unseen. And all I have to do is continue trying to be a Christian.”
  7. #27
    “He knows the ‘why’ for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any ‘how.‘”
  8. #28
    “Without those weapons, often though he had used them against himself, Man would never have conquered his world. Into them he had put his heart and soul, and for ages they had served him well. But now, as long as they existed, he was living on borrowed time.”
  9. #29
    “Let the mind beware, that though the flesh be bugged, the circumstances of existence are pretty glorious.”
  10. #30
    “For any human being in existence to think that there is nothing in the whole world superior to himself would be an insane piece of arrogance.”
  1. #31
    “Existence is illusory or it is eternal.”
  2. #32
    “Our business in the Universe is not to deny its existence, but to LIVE,”
  3. #33
    “Do not make the mistake of supposing that the little world you see around you - the Earth, which is a mere grain of dust in the Universe - is the Universe itself. There are millions upon millions of such worlds, and greater. And there are millions of millions of such Universes in existence.”
  4. #34
    “At some time in the history of the universe, there were no human minds, and at some time later, there were.”
  5. #35
    “One great part of every human existence is passed in a state which cannot be rendered sensible by the use of wideawake language, cutanddry grammar and goahead plot.”
  6. #36
    “There is no need to justify your existence. You do not need to write or preach to justify yourselves, for instance. Being is its own justification.”
  7. #37
    “If you believe that your existence is dependent upon this corporeal image, then you feel in danger of extinction.”
  8. #38
    “I am quite independent of a physical image, and so are you.”
  9. #39
    “Their position seems to be that their God is so great he doesn’t even have to exist.”
  10. #40
    “Five a.m. was a largely theoretical concept to me. I knew it existed, but I rarely observed it. Nor did I want to.”
  11. #41
    “In place of true contrition, you taught me to be apologetic. I apologize continually. I apologize for my own existence, a fact I can not change. For years, you told me I’d be sorry someday. I am.”
  12. #42
    “The Confederates took exception to my capacity for killing them. After I broke out of Wellenbeck, The South took my continued existence as a personal affront. So the cause put a reward on my head.”

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