Quotes: alive

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
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    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.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    A lot of money is spent trying to keep people alive who don't necessarily want to be alive.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
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    A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.
  • Betty Carter
    Betty Carter
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    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.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    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)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    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!
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
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    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.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    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)
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