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It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it

It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it
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On the Shortness of Life
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On the Shortness of Life
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Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no good activity, we are forced at last by death’s final constraint to realize that it has passed away before we knew it was passing. So it is: we are not given a short life but we make it short, and we are not ill-supplied but wasteful of it. 

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