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" Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men. "
" I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated. "
" In order to speak about all and to all, one has to speak of what all know and of the reality common to us all. The sea, rains, necessity, desire, the struggle against death... these are things that unite us all. "
" Death is an absolute mystery. We are all vulnerable to it, it's what makes life interesting and suspenseful. "
" Death is imposed only on creatures, not their creations, and has therefore always appeared in art in a broken form: as allegory. "
Theodor W. Adorno
" A samurai should always be prepared for death - whether his own or someone else's. "
" Great things are won by great dangers. "
" I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different. "
T. S. Eliot
" We increasingly live in societies based on the vocabulary of 'choice' and a denial of reality - a denial of massive inequality, social disparities, the irresponsible concentration of power in relatively few hands, and a growing machinery of social and civil death. "
" My mother used to tell me about vibrations. I didn't really understand too much of what that meant when I was just a boy. To think that invisible feelings, invisible vibrations existed scared me to death. "
" Serenity is the balance between good and bad, life and death, horrors and pleasures. Life is, as it were, defined by death. If there wasn't death of things, then there wouldn't be any life to celebrate. "
" The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living. "
W. H. Auden
" Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent. "
George Bernard Shaw
" When the state imposes the death penalty, it proclaims that taking one human life counterbalances the taking of another life. This assumption is profoundly mistaken. "
Blase J. Cupich
" Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten. "
" I would like to avoid dying if possible. I do like living! The worst, I think for me, though, would be a really bedridden death. "
Guillermo del Toro
" Give the peasants neither life nor death. "
" We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead. "
" The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. "
" What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death. "
" I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. "
" In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. "
" I've become pretty philosophical about a lot of things, including death. It doesn't get to me. "
" Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate. "
" Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death. "
" Pain is the mind. It's the thoughts of the mind. Then I get rid of the thoughts, and I get in my witness, which is down in my spiritual heart. The witness that witnesses being. Then those particular thoughts that are painful - love them. I love them to death! "
" The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death. "
" Crucial to understanding federalism in modern day America is the concept of mobility, or 'the ability to vote with your feet.' If you don't support the death penalty and citizens packing a pistol - don't come to Texas. If you don't like medicinal marijuana and gay marriage, don't move to California. "
" The death of Churchill at 90 was one of those watershed moments in which the obituary rises to a special calling beyond the sharing of remembered times. It gave an older generation a rare opportunity to explain something of itself to its children. "
" You can't call it an adventure unless it's tinged with danger. The greatest danger in life, though, is not taking the adventure at all. To have the objective of a life of ease is death. I think we've all got to go after our own Everest. "
" And why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish'd from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment! "