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A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.

Herbert Spencer

Better a thousand times careful than once dead.


Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.

Cyril Connolly

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.

Barbara Tuchman

Three can keep a secret if two are dead.

Benjamin Franklin

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The living need charity more than the dead.

George Arnold

Liberalism is dead, so dead that Democrats have all become moderate Republicans, and the heavy hand of Big Government is now limp and damp and trembly.


Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.

Jim Carroll

Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.

Cullen Hightower

Your powers are dead or dedicated. If they are dedicated, they are alive with God and tingle with surprising power. If they are saved up, taken care of for their own ends, they are dead.

Jones, Eli Stanley

Jazz is not dead - it just smells funny

Frank Zappa

Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues

Cullen Hightower

But true love is a durable fire, In the mind ever burning, Never sick, never old, never dead, From itself never turning.

Sir Walter Raleigh

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Thornton Wilder

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