Alive Quotes

The Chinese enjoyed the spectacle of death, Jim had decided, as a way of reminding themselves of how precariously they were alive. They liked to be cruel for the same reason, to remind themselves of the vanity of thinking the world was anything else.

James Graham Ballard

Words are alive; cut them and they bleed.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

Pearl Bailey

One must desire something to be alive.

Margaret Deland

[T]he line between lawful and unlawful abortion will be marked by the fact of having sensation and being alive.

Aristotle

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.

Dr. Seuss

To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and undoubtedly inhabited.

Anne Buchanan & Debra Klingsporn

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.

Barack Obama

A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know he has been alive.

Walt Disney

Wherever we may come alive, that is the area in which we are spiritual.

David Steindl-Rast

There is no death. How can there be death if everything is part of the Godhead? The soul never dies and the body is never really alive.

Isaac Bashevis

To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.

John Andrew Holmes

Dating from Easter, life took on a newness which made it a different kind of life not known before - life that will not be content until all the world comes alive. Despair is death, and despair faded from the minds of men who believed. Fear is death, nd fear no longer invaded the still hours. Cowardice is death, and cowardice ceased to be a part of those who knew Easter.

Glenn H. Asquith

If you think nobody cares if you're alive,try missing a couple of car payments

Oscar Wilde

Once the children were in the house the air became more vivid and more heated; every object in the house grew more alive

Mary Gordon

I am trying to save the knowledge that the forests and this planet are alive, to give it back to you who have lost the understanding.

Paulinho Paiakan

Returned me, oh sun, to my wild destiny, rain of the ancient wood, bringing me back to the aroma of swords that fall from the sky, the solitary peace of pasture and rock, the damp at the river-margins, the smell of the larch tree, the wind alive like a heart beating in the crowded restlessness of the towering araucaria. Earth, give me back your pure gifts, the towers of silence which rose from the solemnity of their roots. I want to go back to being what I have not been, and learn to go back from such deeps that amongst all natural things I could live or not live; it does not matter to be one stone more, the dark stone, the pure stone which the river bears away.

Pablo Neruda

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.

Martin Luther King Jr

Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today.

Mary Quant

Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him.

Sholem Asch

Work is an essential part of being alive. Your work is your identity.

Kay Stepkin

We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.

D.H. Lawrence

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell

Karl Popper

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.

Havelock Ellis

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