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Knowing that you are going to die is, I suspect, the beginning of wisdom.
I intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod. Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, 'If wet, in the library.' Who could say that this is bad?
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
It seems sensible to me that we should look to the medical profession, that over the centuries has helped us to live longer and healthier lives, to help us die peacefully among our loved ones in our own home without a long stay in God's waiting room.
As far as I'm concerned, I'm a writer who's writing books, and therefore, I don't want to die. You'd miss the end of the book wouldn't you? You can't die with an unfinished book.
A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.
For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
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.
Most chick singers say 'if you hurt me, I'll die'... I say, 'if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass.'
I don't need a man. But I'm happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss. But I don't fold up and die if I don't have a man around.
The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
James M. Barrie
When you want to die, you at least have a goal. You're aiming for something. It's not a good goal, but at least you want something. And you've got anger and fear, but at least you're feeling something.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The music is all. People should die for it. People are dying for everything else, so why not the music?
How can I die? I'm booked.
I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.
A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Jean de La Fontaine
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No one wants to die, and no one wants to die poor. These are the two fundamental truths that transcend culture, they transcend politics, they transcend economic cycles.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
W. H. Auden
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
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