Quotes by dying

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  • Margaret Mitchell
    Margaret Mitchell
    American writer 1900-1949
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    Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for 'Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, 'Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for - worth dying for.
  • Stephen Vincent Benét
    Stephen Vincent Benét
    American poet, short story writer, and novelist 1898-1943
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    Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Living is death; dying is life. We are not what we appear to be. On this side of the grave we are exiles, on that citizens; on this side orphans, on that children;
  • Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin-it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital. I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say: 'Hey, you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
  • A. Alvarez
    A. Alvarez
    English poet, novelist, essayist and critic 1929-2019
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    No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. A man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old!
  • Sir Edwin Arnold
    Sir Edwin Arnold
    English poet and journalist 1832-1904
    Sir Edwin Arnold
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    One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    One good deed, dying
    slaughters a thousand waiting upon that.
    Source: The Winter's Tale
  • Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman
    American actor and director 1937-
    Dustin Hoffman
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    One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    Only the dying man can tell how much time he has left.
    Source: The Year of Magical Thinking (2007) 24
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
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