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But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
D. H. Lawrence
I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country.
For my first show at 'SNL', I wrote a Bill Clinton sketch, and during our read-through, it wasn't getting any laughs. This weight of embarrassment came over me, and I felt like I was sweating from my spine out. But I realized, 'Okay, that happened, and I did not die.' You've got to experience failure to understand that you can survive it.
I can die a happy man never having been president of the United States of America. But it doesn't mean I won't run.
As I have not worried to be born, I do not worry to die.
Federico Garcia Lorca
When I die, I'll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral!
Since we can't count on the meat, egg, and dairy industries to protect animals from the most egregious forms of cruelty, what can we, as consumers, do? Opting out of paying someone to allow animals to die in a barn fire or at the slaughterhouse seems pretty reasonable.
Let us live no more to ourselves, but to Him who loved us, and gave Himself to die for us.
Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die.
There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.
Unforgiveness is like drinking poison yourself and waiting for the other person to die.
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world.
When you've told someone that you've left them a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
They that die by famine die by inches.
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
In the concentration camps, we discovered this whole universe where everyone had his place. The killer came to kill, and the victims came to die.
Even though the risks of death are higher driving than flying, many people would rather drive simply because they feel they have more control driving. The facts are that only a few hundred people die a year flying, and 44,000 are killed a year driving.
In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
One has children in the expectation of dying before them. In fact, you want to make damn sure you die before them, just as you plant a tree or build a house knowing, hoping that it will outlive you. That's how the human species has done as well as it has.
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.
There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that be possible.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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