Why We Are Here Quotes by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charles M. Schulz, Joel Kinnaman, E. O. Wilson, John Petrucci, Jon J Muth and many others.
I told her why we are here. I told you wouldn’t hurt Jack.” “The coffin?” I smiled. I couldn’t help it. He was a ‘jack in a box.
I don’t know the meaning of life. I don’t know why we are here. I think life is full of anxieties and fears and tears. It has a lot of grief in it, and it can be very grim. And I do not want to be the one who tries to tell somebody else what life is all about. To me it’s a complete mystery.
We don’t know why we are here and . . . our role in the universe, and the thought of an infinite universe. It’s something the human mind can’t really grasp. [And] it’s statistically impossible that there’s not life on other planets.
People must belong to a tribe; they yearn to have a purpose larger than themselves. We are obligated by the deepest drives of the human spirit to make ourselves more than animated dust, and we must have a story to tell about where we came from, and why we are here.
If someone is feeling out of sorts or detached it’s a great time to bring them in and restate why we are here and what we are trying to do.
Remember then that there is only one important time, and that time is now. The most important one is always the one you are with. And the most important thing is to do good for the one who is standing at your side. This is why we are here.
It’s daring to be curious about the unknown, to dream big dreams, to live outside prescribed boxes, to take risks, and above all, daring to investigate the way we live until we discover the deepest treasured purpose of why we are here.
An interest in the brain requires no justification other than a curiosity to know why we are here, what we are doing here, and where we are going.
Why we are here is important, but to know where we are going is imperative. It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use, that makes a difference in how your life turns out.
What people somehow forgot to mention when we were children was that we need to make messes in order to find out who we are and why we are here.
Why we are here is an impenetrable question.
We are in a race between knowledge and catastrophe. If we keep track of what is important, never lower our standards or forget why we are here, we have the ability to determine the fate of the world.
A job is something we do to get a paycheck and pay our bills. Jobs are legitimate, at times, but work is why we are here in the universe. Work and calling often go together.
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the “what is next”, of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.
Eloquent and moving… an extraordinary testament to the enduring power of love – beyond faith and dogma. It reminds us of why we are here: to love and live fully, to be curious about all things, and to live a compassionate – and passionate – authentic life.
I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
I believe love is what makes the world go round. No matter how old or young, love is why we are here. It is the very essence of one’s being.