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Nothing bores me more than books where you read two pages and you know exactly how it's going to come out. I want twists and turns that surprise me, characters that have a difficult time and that I don't know if they're going to live or die.
George R. R. Martin
If you wait until the right time to have a child you'll die childless, and I think film making is very much the same thing. You just have to take the plunge and just start shooting something even if it's bad.
That's the whole spiritual life. It's learning how to die. And as you learn how to die, you start losing all your illusions, and you start being capable now of true intimacy and love.
Eugene H. Peterson
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Death to me means nothing as long as I can die fast.
God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.
I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
I'll also tell you that five hundred thousand people will die this year of cancer. And I'll also tell you that one in every four will be afflicted with this disease, and yet, somehow, we seem to have put it in a little bit of the background.
Mental illness is a very powerful thing. If it is with you it is probably going to be there until the day you die. I am trying so hard to break mine, but it is not easy. It is my toughest fight ever.
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.
Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
W. H. Auden
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.
If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral.
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.
Follow me if I advance, kill me if I retreat, avenge me if I die.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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