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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly, but will not have the courage to say, or even to think, that the cause for which he is asked to die is an unworthy one.
The good die young, because they see it's no use living if you have got to be good.
The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.
I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
I've always been a fighter. If you tell me I can't, I'll die trying to prove you wrong.
R. A. Salvatore
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.
William Butler Yeats
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live.
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
We might as well die as to go on living like this.
I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it's like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way.
All my life I've been taught how to die, but no one ever taught me how to grow old.
When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it.
Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Many people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.
It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII
We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared.
Mary Kay Ash
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
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