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Best Quotes About Existence

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A list of the best existence quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous existence quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic existence quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about existence?" and "What are inspirational existence quotes?"

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    It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere.

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    In order to exist just once in the world, it is necessary never again to exist.

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    new! There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.

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    To exist is equivalent to an act of faith, a protest against the truth, an interminable prayer. As soon as they consent to live, the unbeliever and the man of faith are fundamentally the same, since both have made the only decision that defines a being.

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    The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.

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    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov More
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    Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.

    Charles Dickens More
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    Nothing exists except by virtue of a disequilibrium, an injustice. All existence is a theft paid for by other existences; no life flowers except on a cemetery.

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    "Change is one of the scariest things in the world and yet it is also one of those variables of human existence that no one can avoid."

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    Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.

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    We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life.

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    Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

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    Existence itself does not feel horrible; it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.

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    Being is the great explainer.

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    Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.

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    One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.

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    "As history has demonstrated many times over, change may arrive slowly or quickly but it is the one constant, in one form or another, on which we can all count."

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    Every life is its own excuse for being.

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    I can, therefore I am.

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