Quotes 46 till 60 of 164.
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
American author 1936-0
How do you know if your mission in life is finished? If you're still alive, it isn't.
American film actress and First Lady 1921-20160
I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.
American writer 1924-19870
I can't be a pessimist, because I am alive.Source: Doom and glory of knowing who you are
I discovered that my imagination came alive when I moved away from the immediate world around me.
American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-0
I don't know whether the bird you are holding is dead or alive, but what I do know is that it is in your hands. It is in your hands.
Rita Mae Brown
American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-0
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive - besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
British writer 1891-19760
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Source: An Autobiography (1977)
American Novelist 1933-0
I often have to write a hundred pages or more before there's a paragraph that's alive.
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch Painter 1853-18900
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.
American artist 1930-0
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
British Labor politician 1897-19600
I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.