To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and
remain in it. This is a kind of death.
God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.
Live life so completely that when death comes to you like a thief in the night, there will be nothing left for him to steal.
The goal of all life is death.
Most men need patience to die, but a saint who understands what death admits him to should rather need patience to live
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark.
Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.
Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast.
Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfill all the offices of death, except to kill
The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.
If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what the winds are to oceans ... and where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.
For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists.
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death
I esteem death a trifle, if not caused by guilt.
The child can become conscious only if in his past life he has meditated enough, has created enough meditative energy to fight with the darkness that death brings. One simply is lost in an oblivion and then suddenly finds a new womb and forgets completely about the old body. There is a discontinuity. This darkness, this unconsciousness creates the discontinuity. The East has been working hard to penetrate these barriers. And ten thousand years' work has not been in vain. Everybody can penetrate to the past life, or many past lives. But for that you have to go deeper into your meditation, for two reasons: unless you go deeper, you cannot find the door to another life; secondly, you have to be deeper in meditation because if you find the door of another life, a flood of events will come into the mind. It is hard enough even to carry one life....
When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or, you have to take a bite out of somebody's face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal for an hour, and you go home.
This place may be bombed, and we will be killed. We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the big difference between us.
I’m completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
The first condition of immortality is death.