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Brevity of Life

January 9, 2009

A famous quote from Shakespeare’s Macbeth on the brevity of life. Compare it with the theme of the Book of Ecclesiastes life is short, all is vanity:

“Out, out brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.”

Luke Small

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Jeff permalink*
    January 9, 2009 5:25 pm

    So is Shakespeare’s quote “true”? If all is shadow, what is the point of trying?

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