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Meaninglessness, Futility of Life

Shakespeare, Macbeth V., v., 17

Quotes Cartoonist Ralph Barton, although successful and in demand, took his own life, leaving a note nearby that included these words, "I am fed up with inventing devices to fill up twenty-four hours of the day." - Charles Swindoll, Living Above the Level of Mediocrity, p. 179. To give life meaning, one must have a purpose larger than one's self. - Will Durant If this century is remembered for anything, it will perhaps be for the speed with which we embrace things and then let them go. - David Konigsberg in Us The central neurosis of our time is emptiness - Carl Jung Clinics are crowded with people suffering from a new kind of neurosis, a sense of total and ultimate meaninglessness of life - Viktor Frankl Tomorrow

Tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrowcreeps in this petty pace from day to day,To the last syllable of recorded time,And all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death.

Out, Out, brief candleLife's but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot. Full of sound and furySIGNIFYING NOTHING.