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If you wait until you find the meaning of life, will there be enough life left to live meaningful?

Life has no meaning.  Each of us has meaning, and we bring it to life.  It is a waste of time to be asking the question when you are the answer.

The idea is to die young … as late as possible.

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.     Socrates

Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle …  Meaning is something you build into your life.

The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.                             Pablo Picasso

The meaning of life is to give life meaning.      Viktor Frankl

Nothing in this world can bring anything but temporary happiness.      Buddha

When you realize life has no meaning, you become capable of putting meaning into life.        Camus

The world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves or have listened only to their neighbors to learn what they ought to do, how they ought to behave, and what the values are they should be living for.                                          Joseph Campbell

It may be up to you – so continue, or get started, on your search …

Life has no meaning.  Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life.  It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.             Joseph Campbell

If you wait until you find the meaning of life, will there be enough life left to live meaningfully?    The Lubavitcher Rebbe

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and simple.  And yet, everyone rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.  Alan Watts

 

I’m filled with a desire for clarity and meaning within a world and condition that offers neither.        Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus

The realization that life’s absurd cannot be an end, but only a beginning.    Albert Camus

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'Yes, you'll finally learn the meaning of life here, for all that's worth, because, well...you're dead.'

‘Yes, you’ll finally learn the meaning of life here, for all that’s worth, because, well…you’re dead.’

Is this really the answer?