Best 680 of Life and death quotes - MyQuotes
The song is an unvarnished love shout, an implorement tinged with...anger? Something like anger, but the anger of a philosoher, the anger of a pot. An anger directed at the transience of the world, at its heartbreaking beauty that collides constantly with our awareness of the fact that everything gets taken away, that we're being shown marvels but reminded always that they don't belong to us. They're sultans' treasures; we're lucky, we're expected to feel lucky to have been invited to see them at all.
You are given a life, a death. Understand both while living, and before dying. Or you'd have wasted a life, a death.
According to Solomon, life and death are in the power of the tongue; and as Euripides truly affirmeth, every unbridled tongue in the end shall find itself unfortunate; for in all that ever I observed in the course of worldly things, I ever found that men's fortunes are oftener made by their tongues than by their virtues, and more men's fortunes overthrown thereby, also, than by their vices.
If there is an afterlife, I want my soul intact. And then maybe I'll see you there."I smiled, somehow calm now that I was facing something inevitable. I was getting the good-bye I'd always wanted. - Nikki
You know Americans are obsessed with life and death and rebirth, that's the American Cycle. You know, awakening, tragic, horrible death and then Phoenix rising from the ashes. That's the American story, again and again.
Only when all conceptions of space and time, life and death, are exploded, when the grip of the past and fear of the future become merely conditions of one's past, only then can one live in the present fully.
If only certain things had been preventable, his life would have unfurled in front of him as intended, like a lush Oriental carpet. No surprises, no detours. Just a thick tapestry of days and nights that at the end of his time on earth, he could roll up and proudly claim as his own.
All those plans you made for the future mean nothing. Life becomes like death. It’s the hardest thing in the world.
The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?
It was then that I realized I wasn't afraid to lose my life; I was afraid to lose the life I could've lived.
Stories hold conflict and contrast, highs and lows, life and death, and the human struggle and all kinds of things.
Non è lo spettro della mia vita passata, si disse lei. È quello del futuro passato. È il fantasma della vita che ero sul punto di fare. Finché rimarrò qui, quel futuro non dovrà morire
I came to understand the most intriguing irony of life, that the most intimate partner of life is death. (Page 94)
Lailah Gifty Akita
Two puzzles that cannot be solved: The miracle of birth and misery of death.
There are only two things to write about: life and death.
Everything had life to me,’ he heard Enkidu murmur, ‘the sky, the storm, the earth, water, wandering, the moon and its three children, salt, even my hand had life. It’s gone. It’s gone.
Laughter and books and wine are holy things; and living is good; and death is a breathlessness with the whole adventure of finding everywhere the traces of one great beauty...
Swiftly the remembrance of all things is buried in the gulf of eternity.
Rome is the one great spiritual organisation which is able to resist and must, as a matter of life and death, the progress of science and modern civilization
Muhammad Imran Hasan
If I Could Read The Last Page of My Life....
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mont Blanc yet gleams on high: the power is there, The still and solemn power of many sights And many sounds, and much of life and death. In the long glare of day, the snows descend Upon that Mountain; none beholds them there, Nor when the flakes burn in the sinking sun, Or the sunbeams dart through them.
I want to commit suicide but am afraid someone will think I am crazy.
At that moment I remembered something Cal had told me: that there is beauty in darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life and death, thorns on the rose. I knew then that I could not escape pain and torment any more than I could give up joy and beauty
I needed to tell him, silently, that things might change, grow, or fail, but that life did go on. That we were all part of some great cycle, some pattern that it was only God's purpose to understand.
Never be afraid to bring the transcendent mysteries of our faith, Christ's life and death and resurrection, to the help of the humblest and commonest of human wants.
There are so many ways to live and die, so many ways to tell that same story, over and over, but everyone keeps trying to find a better way to tell it, a more real way to look into someone else's face to say, I am alive like you, was born without my consent like you, will someday die and be dead in the same way you'll be dead. What did we want from this? What did we really want from it?
Oliver D. Crisp
For instance, the notion of non-penal substitution. This idea, found in the work of the nineteenth century Scottish Reformed theologian John McLeod Campbell and based upon his reading of the letter to the Hebrews in particular, is that Christ offers up his life and death as a penitential act on our behalf, rather than as a punishment in our stead.
I don't want them to be told to remember me.
By putting a border line between life and death, we separate the world of death from our world of life, casting the dead away into the "world of oblivion".
Someday you won't ever be seen again, but until then, make everyday an adventure.
It's a messy business--being alive. But I'd rather have this short time with those I love than have an easy time. We forget about the things we saw that morning,and we choose to build a bigger sandcastle.
Stanley Victor Paskavich
I'm sucking on a cancer stick trying to think of something inspiring to say to help someone have a better life. That's "Irony".
With a beaming face celebrate the joyful day and rest not therein. For no one can take away his goods with him. Yea, no one returns again, who has gone hence.
Every second of every moment should be cherished. Life is beautiful; it is a gift and it has an expiry date.
When you finally understand the meaning of life, you come to the conclusion it has none after all
It doesn’t matter how long you live on planet earth, if by the time your whole life has evaporated, you have not solved the problems you were created to solve, then you wasted your life.
A person, who has everything seeks life; A person,who has nothing ,seeks death; A person, who looks beyond everything seeks the meaning of life. To a person who gets everything in life, life is a boon, To a person who is deprived of everything in life, death is a boon. The richest of the rich seeks, life earnestly; The poorest of the poor seeks, death earnestly. If you know this: You will not follow, the world which gives and takes away money, You will follow, God who gives and takes away life.
Death does not come when the body is too exausted to live.Death comes because the brilliance inside of us can only be contained for so long.We do not die.We pass on.Pass on the life burning through our throats.When you leave me, I will not cry for you.I will run into the strongest wind I can find and welcome you home.
If I were to believe in God enough to call him a murderer, then I might also believe enough that he, as a spirit, exists beyond death; and therefore only he could do it righteously. For the physical being kills a man and hatefully sends him away, whereas God, the spiritual being, kills a man and lovingly draws him nigh.
I believe that if we are going to write about life and death, we should not do it from the cheap seats.
When you're young your reality is accepted by most. When you're older, your reality changes and that seems to upset most people.
When death tells a story yo really have to listen
Death truly does have life, and walks with and lives through us everyday.
Living well is dying well.
It’s a funny thing, one day you’re living and the next day you’re not sometimes, whether you have plans or not. Wishes and wants get trumped by the reaper every time. I don’t even know if I would want a warning if it was my time. I think I’d rather be surprised.
Our legacy is not found in all the 'stuff' we’ve accumulated on our life’s journey. It’s written in the memories of those whose lives we’ve touched along the way.
Lailah Gifty Akita
We must be conscious of this; one day, the life we have, will be gone.
Look: each moment is a cradle and a casket: may all life and all death seem strange to you.
I’m sorry, but your friend is gone. Now, you need to get your shit together or we all gonna be gone, too.
one life would not suffice, mine especially. To touch everything and leave nothing after oneself! Ah! my God! I hope better than that. Ah! I am very cowardly, and under the blow of such a terror I am ready to believe in priests.