Self Preservation is no longer important to me. I do not fear death as I died long ago on 1/2/09. I was told by my mother that sometimes bad things happen to good people. I refuse to accept that.
Much like the Vietnam war, ACM, AAF, foreign fighters, Jihadist, and JAM have nothing to lose. They embrace death as it is a way of life. I simply dont fear it. I am the walking exigent circumstance you created.
The dearest possession a man has is his family In the divine assurance that family ties may transcend the boundaries of death, and may continue throughout endless ages of eternity, I find supreme consolation and inspiration.
All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary. It happens all the time.
Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death
A fool who, after plain warning, persists in dosing himself with dangerous drugs should be free to do so, for his death is a benefit to the race in general.
I think quite often a fate worse than death is life - for lots of people.
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.
Buddhism holds that everything is in constant flux. Thus the question is whether we are to accept change passively and be swept away by it or whether we are to take the lead and create positive changes on our own initiative. While conservatism and self-protection might be likened to winter, night, and death, the spirit of pioneering and attempting to realize ideals evokes images of spring, morning, and birth.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment
We cast away priceless time in
dreams, born of imagination,
fed upon illusion, and
put to death by reality.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.
Thus, flexibility, as displayed by water, is a sign of life. Rigidity, its opposite, is an indicator of death.
A useless life is only an early death
I am a wildlife warrior, and I will fight, fight to the death for wildlife.