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A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
American Novelist 1933-0
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-0
A lot of money is spent trying to keep people alive who don't necessarily want to be alive.
A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive.
American psychologist 1913-20070
Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-17190
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
After me there are no more jazz singers... It's a crime that no little singer is back there sockin' it to me in my field. To keep it going, to keep it alive, because I'm not going to live forever.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-17730
All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive; but how or where, I think, must be entirely indifferent to every rational creature.Source: Letters (1892)
American academic and social critic 1947-0
All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!
American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-20090
All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-20040
Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them.
American Poet 1878-19670
And they tell me you are brutal and my reply is: On the faces of women and children I have seen the marks of wanton hunger. And having answered so I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them: Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.Source: Chicago l. 10 (1916)