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The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
I don't think I've ever felt that same kind of peace, the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.
But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
David Herbert Lawrence
Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Everybody now seems to be talking about democracy. I don't understand this. As I think of it, democracy isn't like a Sunday suit to be brought out and worn only for parades. It's the kind of a life a decent man leads, it's something to live for and to die for.
I wanna live 'til I die, no more, no less.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
W. H. Auden
How can I die? I'm booked.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do. I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle.
Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.
I'm not afraid to die.
You can't go through life and leave things the way they are. We can all make a difference, and if I die today, I know I made a difference.
I can't die but once.
You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside - so be it. But at least you know you've tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it.
I want to die painting.
I have sworn to die painting.
If what you do is being threatened as a profession, that could be scary. But that's the same reason why I walked out on stage many times after receiving death threats. I couldn't live without doing what I wanted to do. So at the same time I have to be willing to die for it.
If you want your writing to be taken seriously, don't marry and have kids, and above all, don't die. But if you have to die, commit suicide. They approve of that.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Millions of people die every day. Everyone's got to go sometime. I've came by this particular tumor honestly. If you smoke, which I did for many years very heavily with occasional interruption, and if you use alcohol, you make yourself a candidate for it in your sixties.
I don't care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don't have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right.
Millions of people die every day. Everyone's got to go sometime.
I make preparations both to live and to die every day, but with the emphasis on not dying, and on acting as if I was going to carry on living.
Follow me if I advance, kill me if I retreat, avenge me if I die.
When you're young, you're always wondering when you're actually going to feel like a grownup. And I think you probably fear it, in a sense, too. There's a danger to feeling like an adult... like this whimsical kid in you is going to die or something. And then all of a sudden, one day you kind of feel like an adult and it's really nice.
Venice is the perfect place for a phase of art to die. No other city on earth embraces entropy quite like this magical floating mall.
I rage against Vincent van Gogh for needing to die at 37, after painting for only ten years.
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