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Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
Either you push forward with the things that you were doing yesterday or you start dying.
Every day, TV, newspapers, and the Internet bombard us with a message that we're destroying the earth. Ice caps are melting, rivers are dying, polar bears are drowning, and trees are doing something.
The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work.
I fell in love with the piano. I knew it was me. I was dying to play.
I bet the worst part about dying is the part where your whole life passes before you.
I attended the bedside of a friend who was dying in a Dublin hospital. She lived her last hours in a public ward with a television blaring out a football match, all but drowning our final conversation.
Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?
I like acting for now. But after seeing Apollo 13, what I really want to do is to be an astronaut. I'm dying to go to a space camp next summer!
None of us, in our culture of comfort, know how to prepare ourselves for dying, but that's what we should do every day. Every single day, we die a thousand deaths.
Joni Eareckson Tada
Dying, dying, someone told me just recently, dying is easy. Living is hard. for everyone.
All is amiss. Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying.
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.
Young people are dying for no reason all over the world that don't know why. It's ugly, everywhere.
The only thing I have never known is true intimacy with a man. I absolutely wanted to discover that before dying.
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.
It is better to not even try it than to endure the ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying.
'Beloved Renegade' is a meditation on Walt Whitman, on tenderness, on dying.
It's funny how we 'do' Christmas. Christmas is not something that we do, it is something that was done. It celebrates the long awaited arrival of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. We had nothing to do with it, but what we can do is praise God for the coming of the Lord, who washed away the sins of the world by dying on the cross.
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.
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
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.
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.
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.
His death certificate says he died first of pneumonia and secondly of Alzheimer's disease. They could have listed another cause of death: a refusal to properly care for dementia sufferers, even when they are violent, and an equal inability to care for their carers. My dad died of dementia, but also because dying was the easiest way to treat him.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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