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Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
I am still of opinion that only two topics can be of the least interest to a serious and studious mood - sex and the dead.
William Butler Yeats
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.
Books are alive, you see. They're not dead, they're alive.
I am on until I am dead, like a light bulb.
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
James Russell Lowell
It is a very mixed blessing to be brought back from the dead.
The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.
My favorite time in the cycles of public life is the time when the Pope is dead and they haven't elected a new one. There's no one in the world who is infallible for those weeks. And you know, I don't miss it.
Since I was shot, everything is such a dream to me. Like I don't know whether I'm alive or whether I died. I wasn't afraid before. And having been dead once, I shouldn't feel fear. But I am afraid. I don't understand why.
Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
R. Buckminster Fuller
The most bizarre thing I've ever read about myself is that I was dead. That was kind of weird to read that I'm dead - mostly because I was reading it.
Dead fish don't swim around in jealous tides.
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.
If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.
But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway, and although we've never expressed a visual side apart from the Grateful Dead movie, I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean? It's a departure of sorts, but it's like a first cousin.
Punk will never be dead to me. It's my life. I can never just drop this lifestyle. It embodies me.
Billie Joe Armstrong
War would end if the dead could return.
The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
Music's been around a long time, and there's going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead. I just want to make my mark, leave something musically good behind. If it's a big record, that's the frosting on the cake, but music's the main meal.
Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.
Miguel de Unamuno
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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