Dying Quotes

I just want to see how long I can keep this thing going. The easiest thing is dying. Living is a a pain in the butt

Jack Lalanne

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions - and unwanted children living in misery

Unknown

The dying Jesus is the evidence of God's anger toward sin; but the living Jesus is the proof of God's love and forgiveness.

Lorenz Eifert

They say the tongues of dying men enforce attention, like deep harmony: Where words are scarce, they're seldom spent in vain

William Shakespeare

Compassion is an emotion of which we ought never to be ashamed. Graceful, particularly in youth, is the tear of sympathy, and the heart that melts at the tale of woe. We should not permit ease and indulgence to contract our affections, and wrap us up in a selfish enjoyment; but we should accustom ourselves to think of the distresses of human, life, of the solitary cottage; the dying parent, and the weeping orphan. Nor ought we ever to sport with pain and distress in any of our amusements, or treat even the meanest insect with wanton cruelty.

Hugh Blair

...when we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a burning, almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and each being, and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings.

Sogyal Rinpoche

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying.

William de Morgan

Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for.

Robert Maynard

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

Lewis Thomas

A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.

Andre Maurois

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.

Bertrand Russell

Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom?

Raoul Vaneigem

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying

Woody Allen

So much of adolescence is an ill-defined dying, An intolerable waiting, A longing for another place and time, Another condition

Theodore Roethke

This dying forces you to look into yourself. And in this, compassion is the only way. Love is the only way.

Sogyal Rinpoche

The difficulty about all this dying, is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?

Alice James

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.

Stewart Alsop

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.

Woody Allen

The night has a thousand eyes,And the day but one;Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes,And the heart but one:Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

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.

Thomas Wolfe

A living civilization creates; a dying, builds museums.

Martin H. Fischer

A person starts dying when they stop dreaming.

Brian Williams

Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public.

Jessica Mitford

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Joseph Addison

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