Life and death Quotes

You resent death. You regret death. But as for your own life, you know perfectly well that no one can threaten it at all. Death is something that happens to someone else.

Orson Scott Card

Heresy is the life of a mythology, and orthodoxy is the death.

Joseph Campbell

Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws. All other Life is living Death, a world where none but Phantoms dwell, A breath, a wind, a sound, a voice, a tinkling of the camel-bell.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The aims of life are the best defense against death.

Primo Levi

It is important that those engaged in terrorism realise that our determination to defend our values and our way of life is greater than their determination to cause death and destruction to innocent people in a desire to impose extremism on the world.

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

The goal of human life is not death but resurrection.

Karl Barth

The concentration camps, by making death itself anonymous (making it impossible to find out whether a prisoner is dead or alive), robbed death of its meaning as the end of a fulfilled life. In a sense they took away the individuals own death, proving that henceforth nothing belonged to him and he belonged to no one. His death merely set a seal on the fact that he had never existed.

Hannah Arendt

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Albom, Mitch

The aims of life are the best defense against death.

Primo Levi

Rivalry is the life of trade, and the death of the trader.

Elbert Hubbard

Life is here only to be lived so that we can, through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise. Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I will do the best I can.

Anne Bancroft

The Angel of Death is the invisible Angel of Life.

Henry Mills Alden

Birth and death are events in time and space.... there is nothing but Life.

Betty Kovacs

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives -- the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.

Norman Cousins

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.

Albert Einstein

All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.

Thomas Mann

Unfortunately, actions taken by the Senate ensured that relief from the death tax would only be temporary and that it would come back to life at the full rate again in 2011.

Doc Hastings

The mountains were his masters. They rimmed in life. They were the cup of reality, beyond growth, beyond struggle and death. They were his absolute unity in the midst of eternal change.

THOMAS WOLFE

It is a brave act to despise death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Sir Thomas Browne

The only way to win audiences is to tell people about the life and death of Christ. Every other approach is a waste.

Fulton J. Sheen

Man has lost one quality, the quality of zestfulness. And without zest, what is life? Just waiting for death? It can't be anything else.

Osho

Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought of their impending death

Jhonen Vasquez

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.

Norman Cousins

A useless life is an early death.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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