Life Lessons from Famous Quotes

Life Lessons from Famous Quotes


Life Lessons

George Santayana, the philosopher, said, “There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.” In other words, birth and death are inevitable, and people must enjoy the time they have in between. Many passages from the King James Bible support George Santayana’s quote.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3 states, “A time to be born, and a time to die.” This means that people should enjoy the life they have and take the good with the bad. Also, everything happens for a reason, and they seem to happen in a certain pattern. Santayana’s quote relates to Ecclesiastes Chapter 3, by some things they cannot help, and what happens, happens for a reason.

A Psalm of David, Psalm 23, helps to reassure individuals that they will have someone there to help them through the difficult times no matter what. It is part of a group of psalms called “songs of trust” because it reminds us to trust in the Lord because He will always be there as long as they believe in Him. “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want” means He is watching over them when they may not believe He is needed. Psalms 23 relates to George’s quote because they both tell us that they should get the most out of life, but they must also have trust in Him.

Luke, Chapter 15, in the King James Bible translates into everyone makes mistakes, but we shouldn’t dwell on our mistakes because the people in our lives who truly care about us will

forgive us of our trespasses. As long as they accept your mistakes, they will be forgiven. The parable of the prodigal son supports George Santayana’s quote because both want people to live a merry and happy life.

In the King James Bible, there are several passages that support George Santayana’s quote. They all are lessons that need to be put into practice daily. All of the passages remind us that sometimes we get carried away with life and take advantage of it and forget that in the end birth and death are...

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