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I love developing children as characters. Children rarely have important roles in literary fiction - they are usually defined as cute or precious, or they create a plot by being kidnapped or dying.
The only thing I have never known is true intimacy with a man. I absolutely wanted to discover that before dying.
'Beloved Renegade' is a meditation on Walt Whitman, on tenderness, on dying.
The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work.
All is amiss. Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying.
Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom does not afford much opportunity for grand gestures. It has little room for martyrs. But life is not supposed to be about dying well. It is about living well.
Other than dying, I think puberty is probably about as rough as it gets.
In working with those who are dying, I offer another human being a spacious environment with my mind in which they can die as they need to die. I have no right to define how another person should die. I'm just there to help them transition, however they need to do it.
I have heard of people dying from prostate cancer, and they are the unlucky ones, the people who didn't know they had got it, and it went on the rampage.
It is better to not even try it than to endure the ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying.
I like playing sport, and I like doing physical stuff. I like hiking and I like climbing and I like playing sport. I do a lot. But I don't like the term 'exercising.' I feel like with sport, you're playing games. But with exercise, you're literally just trying to stop yourself from dying too young. It's weird.
Young people are dying for no reason all over the world that don't know why. It's ugly, everywhere.
Patients reported that their psychedelic sessions were an invaluable experiential training for dying.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.
There's really no such thing as the agony of dying. I'm quite sure that pain is shut off at the moment of death. You see, something happens when the body knows it's about to go. Peptide hormones are released by cells in the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. Endorphins. They attach themselves to the cells responsible for feeling pain.
People say you have to hit rock bottom, and, I can tell you, almost dying is as rock bottom as it gets.
I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit.
Man, me and Biggie were the biggest artists in New York. When he passed, I was so messed up. My attitude was messed up about him dying. There was an East-West thing back then, and I was in war mode.
Inside me there is a fat man dying to get out.
I don't really know what 'selling out' is exactly. I would sell out if I could, but nobody's buying it. I would love to go mainstream, but my comedy is too edgy. It's always too dirty. It's always too filthy. I'm dying to sell out. But I love doing comedy, I love touring, and I think I would do everything for free.
The desire to play has always been in me. I remember my first experience at about four or five of really dying to sing and dying to play that came from no one telling me to do so.
One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed.
I preached as never sure to preach again, And as a dying man to dying men.
I sit with people who are dying. I'm one of those unusual types that enjoys being with someone when they're dying because I know I am going to be in the presence of Truth.
I wanna survive an avalanche. I wanna be one of those people a dog finds buried under a ton of snow, almost dying of starvation.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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