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It is a horrible fact that we can read in the daily paper, without interrupting our breakfast, numerical reckonings of death and destruction that ought to break our hearts or scare us out of our wits.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he performs above the heads of his audience, the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.
I can't let my mother's death have been in vain. Democracy is the best revenge, and we will have it.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
It's not life or death it's a game and at the end of the game there is going to be a winner and a loser.
We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to.
You haven't lost anything when you know were it is. Death can hide but not divide.
I'm one of those guys that is still a bit afraid of the telephone, its implications for conversation. I still wonder if the jukebox might be the death of live music.
The distinctions of fine art bore me to death.
Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Just think: in all the clean, beautiful reaches of the solar system, our planet alone is a blot; our planet alone has death.
It's just as idiotic to say there is no life after death as it is to say there is one.
I never imagined that divorce would be part of my life history or my family's legacy. When people say that divorce can be more painful than death, I understand why. But like any great trial, God uses everything for good, if we allow Him to heal us.
In an artwork you're always looking for artistic decisions, so an ashtray is perfect. An ashtray has got life and death.
We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people.
Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all.
There are no atheists in foxholes, they say, and I was a foxhole atheist for a long time. But after going through a midlife crisis and having many things change very quickly, it made me realize my mortality. And when you start to think about death, you start to think about what's after it. And then you start hoping there is a God.
The coward sneaks to death; the brave live on.
Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.
The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.
Working with the dying is like being a midwife for this great rite of passage of death. Just as a midwife helps a being take their first breath, you help a being take their last breath.
The poorer people and criminals of Mexico who are not very religious but not quite atheists, either, worship Saint Death.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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