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This proves that great lyric poetry can die, be reborn, die again, but will always remain one of the most outstanding creations of the human soul.
But I don't want to die! I have so much to do!
The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
Pierre de Coubertin
However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die.
I feel like, as musicians, we need to fight the Spotify thing. I feel that in some ways what's happening in the mainstream is the last gasp of the old industry. Once that does finally die, which it will, something else will happen.
So long as I can stay mentally alert - inquiring, curious - I want to keep going. I love my wife and my children, but I don't want to sit around at home with them. We go on safaris and things like that. I can do that for a couple of weeks a year. I'm just not ready to stop, to die.
We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.
I will keep painting until I die.
But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
When we get to what happens when we die, we don't have any video footage. So let's at least be honest that we are speculating, because we are.
I can't bear the thought of my mother having to push me around in a wheelchair. I'd rather die quickly.
As all entrepreneurs know, you live and die by your ability to prioritize. You must focus on the most important, mission-critical tasks each day and night, and then share, delegate, delay or skip the rest.
How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die.
I look at being a capitalist businessperson like riding a bike - if I go too slowly, I'll fall over. Or it's kind of like a shark: if I stop swimming, I'll just die.
We are bits of energy floating about in various guises, and when we die we rejoin the big cosmic soup of the universe.
Bat for Lashes
I don't want to die an old lady.
People have called me Superman my whole life. In various sports, that seems to be the common theme. My favorite superhero is actually the Incredible Hulk. He's the only superhero that can't die.
Robert Griffin III
If I get even five per cent of my ideas out and documented before I die, I'll be lucky. I'm not in danger of running out of riffs or ideas anytime soon. They overwhelm me and it's hard to find time to deal with them.
The English approach to ideas is not to kill them, but to let them die of neglect.
The Bible is the book of my life. It's the book I live with, the book I live by, the book I want to die by.
N. T. Wright
When I die, if the word 'thong' appears in the first or second sentence of my obituary, I've screwed up.
The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die.
As Beckett said, it's not enough to die, one has to be forgotten as well.
So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person.
The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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