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I do fear death. But what I actually fear is not dying. I mean, true, it will be sad. But I know that there is a better place waiting for me.
And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.
Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
Emile M. Cioran
Maybe our generation is more about sex, but it feels like romance is dying out.
I'm starting to wonder if pop culture is in its dying days, because everyone is able to customize their own lives with the images they want to see and the words they want to read and the music they listen to. You don't have the broader trends like you used to.
Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
I was going to be a great woman novelist. Then the war came along and I think it's hard for young people today, don't you, to realize that when World War II happened we were dying to go and help our country.
A man's dying is more his survivor's affair than his own.
I want to live forever, and I know I won't. I'm not afraid of dying. I'm only afraid of one thing: not being able to raise my kids.
We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still.
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
The rock star is dying. And it's a small tragedy. Rock stars have blogs now. I have no use for that kind of rock star.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
TV networks are dying. The death throes of religion give us jihads. The death throes of television give us reality shows.
Either you push forward with the things that you were doing yesterday or you start dying.
I'm a walking, talking enigma. We're a dying breed.
On 'Phoenix,' I talk about thoughts of suicide and my whole life. It's called 'Phoenix' because it's talking about dying - but when a phoenix dies, it's reborn from its own ashes. I related to that.
But when I first fell in love with the piano, I knew it was me. I was dying to play.
There are many dying children out there whose last wish is to meet me.
People who think dying is the worst thing don't know a thing about life.
Sue Monk Kidd
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.
I was dying but suddenly had a second chance at living.
John F. Kennedy
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