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In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


Death Terrorism Sickness

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.~Abu Bakr


Death Man Evil

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.~Abu Bakr


Death Patience God

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.~Aeschylus


Death Desire Gifts

Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.~Aeschylus


Life Death Live

The horrific cases in Ferguson, in Staten Island with the death of Eric Garner, and all across the country serve as stark reminders that we must have a say in who polices us, and how that policing is done. We must, we must, let our voices be heard on Election Day.~Al Sharpton


Death Day Election

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.~Albert Pike


Death Alone World

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation.~Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu


Life Death Transformation

'Biutiful' is not about death. It's about life. It's a hymn to life.~Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu


Life Death About

It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.~Alexandre Dumas


Death Good Live

Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.~Alexander Smith


Nature Death Ugly

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.~Anais Nin


Love Death Know

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.~Anais Nin


Life Death People

I can usually tell when a woman is going through a divorce because they look so gaunt and tired and sad. It's just a huge sadness. It's horrible. It's like death. You mourn, but the person's still there.~Andie MacDowell


Death Woman Sad

Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.~Angela Davis


Death America Slavery

We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.~Angela Davis


Death Freedom Road

We assume that we've come so far as compassionate citizens of the world if we do choose to read the news, yet the attitude towards life can be one where we put blinders on and forget that there are civil wars going on. It's easy to forget that there are so many people starving to death every single day.~Anne Hathaway


Life Death Attitude

I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.~Anne Frank


Death Hope Peace

I don't want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I've never met. I want to go on living even after my death!~Anne Frank


Death People Living

Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.~Annie Lennox


Death Me Living

We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap.~Anthony Hopkins


Death Trust Thinking

I'm one of the slowest drivers on the road. I mosey along. If you're doing anything too fast, including living life too fast, that creates sudden death. If I have to be somewhere on time, I make sure I leave early enough.~Anthony Hopkins


Life Time Death

Because values change, legislatures abolish the death penalty, permit same-sex marriage if they want, abolish laws against homosexual conduct. That's how the change in a society occurs. Society doesn't change through a Constitution.~Antonin Scalia


Change Marriage Death

It's absolutely clear that whatever cruel and unusual punishments may - may mean with regard to future things, such as death by injection or the electric chair, it's clear that - that the death penalty, in and of itself, is not considered cruel and unusual punishment.~Antonin Scalia


Death Future May

If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility.~Antonin Scalia


Death Good Living

But I'm not pro death penalty. I - I'm just anti the notion that it is not a matter for democratic choice, that it has been taken away from the democratic choice of the people by a provision of the Constitution.~Antonin Scalia


Death People Choice

War is not the only arena where peace is done to death.~Aung San Suu Kyi


Death War Peace

When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.~Ayn Rand


Death Hope Die

Why do we take pleasure in gruesome death, neatly packaged as a puzzle to which we may find a satisfactory solution through clues - or if we are not clever enough, have it revealed by the all-powerful tale-teller at the end of the book? It is something to do with being reduced to, and comforted by, playing by the rules.~A. S. Byatt


Death End May

If God is not sending earthquakes, destroying economies and inflicting pain upon human beings, what is God doing? God works through people, calling them to help their neighbors in need. God comforts His people, walking with them even 'through the valley of the shadow of death.'~Adam Hamilton


Death God Pain

The death of dictator Kim Jong-Il has cast all eyes on North Korea, a country without literature or freedom or truth.~Adam Johnson


Death Freedom Truth

My deceased patients have taught me over the years to believe in the glass half full, to make good use of the time we have, to be generous - that was their lesson for the Uber-mind, and it was free. 'Do that,' they said, 'and then perhaps death shall have no dominion.'~Abraham Verghese


Time Death Good

They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide?~Adrienne Rich


Life Death Suicide

The land of Beulah lies beyond the valley of the shadow of death. Many Christians spend all their days in a continual bustle, doing good. They are too busy to find either the valley or Beulah. Virtues they have, but are full of the life and attractions of nature, and unacquainted with the paths of mortification and death.~Adoniram Judson


Life Nature Death

Death is a companion for all of us, whether we acknowledge it or not, whether we're aware of it or not, and it's not necessarily a terrible thing.~Alan Ball


Death Terrible Companion

So here is one of my theories on happiness: we cannot know if we have lived a truly happy life until the very end. This view of life and death was reinforced by my close witnessing of the buildup to the death of Philip Gould. Philip was without doubt my closest friend in politics. When he died, I felt like I had lost a limb.~Alastair Campbell


Life Happiness Death

When I was younger, I wasn't concentrating on good days. I was managing a career and trying to have a good year. It would always 'lead' to something, which never leads to anything except death, where everything leads to. And then as I got older, and then I had my kids and everything, I began to appreciate a great Wednesday.~Albert Brooks


Death Good Great

I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.~Alexei Sayle


Death Look You

As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.~Alexei Sayle


Death You Try

In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Life Death Space

I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.~Alfred Nobel


Death Peace I Am

The commanding general publishes, for the information of all concerned, that hereafter all persons found within our lines who commit acts for the benefit of the enemies of our country will be tried as spies or traitors, and, if convicted, will suffer death.~Ambrose Burnside


Death Information Country

That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.~Amelia Barr


Life Death Great

The man who buried Malcolm X - my Muslim imam, priest - he, after I got beat up by police... came to me, and he said, 'You don't need this American name.' And I was susceptible to it at the time because, God knows, I had just gotten whipped near to death. So he gave me an Arab name; he gave me the name Amir Barakat.~Amiri Baraka


Time Death God

When you see a 14-year-old boy who has never known what peace looks like for a day in his life, there's part of you as a human being that feels some degree, you can say, compassion for the fact that these boys have known war, famine, violence and death from the day they were born.~Amanda Lindhout


Life Death War

The world reacts very strangely to people they see on TV, and I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you're not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you're special and begin to expect it. For a reporter, that's the kiss of death.~Anderson Cooper


Death World People

I am against the death penalty.~Andrew Cuomo


Death I Am Death Penalty

I'm sick to death of people saying we've made 11 albums that sounds exactly the same, Infact, we've made 12 albums that sound exactly the same.~Angus Young


Death People Saying

A man must have something to grumble about; and if he can't complain that his wife harries him to death with her perversity and ill-humour, he must complain that she wears him out with her kindness and gentleness.~Anne Bronte


Wife Death Kindness

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.~Arthur Koestler


Death Sad Nothing

Googling me, you talk about being depressed. First of all there's 18 websites that predict my early death.~Artie Lange


Death Me You

I spent years working in low-budget horror films. When you've done 'Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death,' you can handle anything!~Adrienne Barbeau


Women Death You

Pergamon, a prosperous city in western Anatolia, was fabled to have been founded by Hercules' son. Like many Hellenistic cities populated by Greeks who intermarried with indigenous people, Pergamon after Alexander the Great's death (323 B.C.) had evolved a hybrid of democracy and Persian-influenced monarchy.~Adrienne Mayor


Death Son Great

Anyone who was alive during the outbreak of the bubonic plague in the 14th century experienced something terrifyingly close to the widespread death and chaos of an apocalyptic event.~Alan Huffman


Death Chaos Alive

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back. I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death when someone comes over to talk to me.~Alan Ladd


Life Death Myself

I'm working myself to death.~Alan Ladd


Work Death Myself

This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case.~Albert Claude


Mother Work Death

At the same time, I've never been afraid of death or the concept of death.~Alex Lifeson


Time Death Afraid

My death will be caused by morphine, which I have deliberately taken with suicidal intent.~Alex Campbell


Death Intent Will

I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest, and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life.~Alex Campbell


Life Death Friends

When the Internet really first started to hit, people felt this would be the death blow: after suburbs and long commutes and television and the death of the family dinner, this would be the last straw that would totally break society.~Alex Steffen


Family Death Society

If you allow yourself to be closed, especially to a younger generation, then that's death. That's instant death.~Ali Shaheed Muhammad


Death Generation Yourself

Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists.~Alison Moyet


Death Thinking Start

I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century.~Andrew Greeley


Life Death Strong

Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death. You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?~Andrew Shue


Death Brother Loss

Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death.~Angela Carter


Life Death Life And Death

The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.~Arlo Guthrie


Death Living Dead

No city owns me, you know what I'm saying? I'm from New York, but no city owns me. Nobody can bottle up my sound and box me in. Yes, I am a rapper, but am I a New York rapper? No. I am from New York, I love New York to death, but I will not conform myself to one place, no.~ASAP Ferg


Love Death Myself

I believe Timothy McVeigh getting the death penalty for his heinous act of killing over a hundred in Oklahoma City, that could very well deter others that might want to enter into that similar conduct.~Asa Hutchinson


Death Believe City

I think in some instances that the death penalty is required.~Asa Hutchinson


Death Death Penalty Think

The idea is to die young as late as possible.~Ashley Montagu


Death Die Young

Acting has made me embrace my childhood. It's become some weird form of therapy. It's like I have a place where I can release all of these emotions. When I was playing Ira Hayes, I didn't have to think about the death of my parents directly. It's just there. I can blend it into Ira's character. I can use Ira's emotions as an outlet.~Adam Beach


Death Parents Character

All my books center around death in some way.~Adam Silvera


Death Way Some

Death is the one - the one thing we don't have many answers for. We understand how people die, but we don't know what comes next, and that's something that's always fascinated and disturbed me and frustrated me.~Adam Silvera


Death People Die

I'm optimistic because I'm pragmatic: Neither of the two sides, the military government nor the Islamic front, is capable of winning. If they continue to fight, they will both bleed to death.~Ahmed Ben Bella


Death Winning Fight

Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.~Al Goldstein


Death Future Moment

To date or not to date that is the question. It's almost as important as Shakespeare's to be or not to be which deals with death.~Al Goldstein


Death Important Question

I have found people on both sides of the aisle, white and black, that'll give you the shirt off their back. And I've also found people that won't give you a piece of bread if you're starving to death.~Al Green


Death People Black

I enjoy every climb - maybe it's because it's a literal dance between life and death.~Alain Robert


Life Death Dance

I've said many times that there only two things to write about: love and death. And when you have children, you remember that the world is full of sharp corners and dangerous things, and suddenly you have these small, soft creatures, which you love in almost painful way.~Alexi Zentner


Love Children Death

When Princess Diana died, I couldn't understand why people were mourning her death in such an enormous, hysterical way when they didn't actually know her for real.~Alison Jackson


Death People Princess

Perhaps grief is not about empty, but full. The full breath of life that includes death. The completeness, the cycles, the depth, the richness, the process, the continuity and the treasure of the moment that is gone the second you are aware of it.~Alysia Reiner


Life Death Grief

Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.~Andre Breton


Life Death Future

Death's in the good-bye.~Anne Sexton


Death Good-Bye

Everyone has the same kind of fears; everyone has the same big problems in the world, which is, like, fear of death and 'I hope horrible things don't happen to my family,' but they do. And I think people laugh at them as this great release.~Anthony Jeselnik


Family Death Hope

I took a 19th-century Russian novel class in college and have been smitten with Russian literature ever since. Writers like Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Grossman, and Solzhenitsyn tackle the great questions of morality, politics, love, and death.~Anthony Marra


Love Death Politics

War is death. If we are to engage in war, then we should have to stare it straight in the face and call it by its rightful name.~Aaron Huey


Death War Name

I want to tell you what it was really like to think death is imminent, but I can't. It's a taste in your mouth. And an emptiness.~Aaron Huey


Death Want You

The political, social, and spiritual impact of the life example set by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela might be measured in part by the profound and unique gestures made by people in different countries to honor his life upon learning of his death.~Aberjhani


Life Death Learning

When men talk about war, the stories and terminology vary - it's this battle, these weapons, this terrain. But no matter where you go in the world, women use the same language to speak of war. They speak of fire, they speak of death, and they speak of starvation.~Abigail Disney


Women Death War

No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well.~Alex Cox


Death Compass Film

Human nature stays the same, the one thing that stays constant, like death and taxes. And people still want good stories!~Alison Owen


Nature Death Good

To say the Internet is the death of books and movies is like saying someone invented a new, more efficient kind of cup and it heralds the death of coffee - a new improved form of carrying something, which is essentially what the Internet is, should be helpful to our business.~Alison Owen


Death Business Coffee

I started Friends of Finn to raise money and awareness about the issue of puppy mills, which are illegal breeding facilities where animals are often bred to death and mistreated. It's a prevalent problem and a million dollar industry in the United States.~Amanda Hearst


Death Money Friends

It's good for actors to confront those things we have to act: panic, pain and death.~Antony Sher


Death Good Pain

I would like to say how much I resent people who say of the Islamic Republic that this is our culture - as if women like to be stoned to death, or as if they like to be married at the age of nine.~Azar Nafisi


Women Death Age

Personally I am very much against the death penalty for several reasons.~Alan Parker


Death I Am Death Penalty

The web of life, love, suffering and death unites all beings.~Alex Grey


Life Love Death

My day-to-day local issues are rooted in an underlying fear of death.~Alex Karpovsky


Death Fear Local

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.~Alexander Chase


Travel Death Illusion

'Hard Hit,' a YA collection of poems, explores the country of grief and survival. Mark, a 16-year-old boy and skilled pitcher, must confront the coming death of his beloved father with the help of his friends, family, baseball, and an idiosyncratic belief in God. I used my own experience of my parents' deaths to inform this journey.~Ann Turner


Family Death Journey

I'm from Europe, and I was very aware that there are a lot of literature snobs - especially in Europe. As soon as something becomes a success, it has to be bad, and then they'll do everything they can to stab it to death.~Anne Fortier


Success Death Literature

I have been connected with the Niels Bohr Institute since the completion of my university studies, first as a research fellow and, from 1956, as a professor of physics at the University of Copenhagen. After the death of my father in 1962, I followed him as director of the Institute until 1970.~Aage Bohr


Death Father Research

There is a strong demand for Michael Jackson's music and merchandise, and that will only increase as more material surfaces in the years following his death.~Adam Kluger


Music Death Strong

'Harry Potter' changed my life in more ways than one, and it helped me get through my mother's death.~Aimee Carter


Mother Life Death

The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom.~Arthur Middleton


Life Death Freedom

My food hero has to be Auguste Escoffier. And the villain? The man who's been most responsible for the death of food in my time is Ronald McDonald. He's always scared me, I think he's evil - he's a wolf in sheep's clothing. Him and the Hamburglar.~Arthur Potts Dawson


Time Death Food

Growing up, I was a huge fan of horror movies. There's nothing more fun than going into a movie with a smile because you know you're going to be scared to death. There's something thrilling about sitting there waiting for a scare to happen.~Ashley Bell


Smile Death Waiting

In man, the mechanical breathing is essential to life, and it is one of the old tests for death to see whether these movements have ceased completely.~August Krogh


Life Death Man

In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted. Even Prime Ministers.~Alan Clark


Life Death Day

I love Oprah to death.~Alexandra Wentworth


Love Death Oprah

Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.~Algernon Charles Swinburne


Marriage Time Death

Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.~Alice Thomas Ellis


Death Past Enemy

Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst.~Alvar N. C. de Vaca


Death Trust Sea

One-third of our people were dangerously ill, getting worse hourly, and we felt sure of meeting the same fate, with death as our only prospect, which in such a country was much worse yet.~Alvar N. C. de Vaca


Death Fate People

My parents were mourning the death of my sister. She was killed in a car accident before I was born, and I didn't know she existed until I was 13 or 14 years old. I knew I was growing up in a house where people were angry and sad.~Andrew Hudgins


Death Sister Parents

Of all the logical impasses, unknowings, paradoxes, and terrors that provoke laughter, death by its finality and unsolvable mystery is paramount.~Andrew Hudgins


Death Laughter Mystery

The destination is a happy life, an accomplished life that doesn't end with death but with eternal life.~Angelo Scola


Life Death Happy

All has been looted, betrayed, sold; black death's wing flashed ahead.~Anna Akhmatova


Death Black Ahead

It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.~Anna Akhmatova


Time Death Happy

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.~Anna Akhmatova


Death Woman Heart

O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.~Anne Boleyn


Death Me Rest

Life is here only to be lived so that we can, through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise. Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I'll do the best I can.~Anne Bancroft


Life Death Best

In soaps, people come back from the dead all the time, to the point where death is just a bus stop.~Anthony Geary


Time Death People

I had always thought, for 'Roman Empire,' I would love to do the death of Marcus Aurelius in the snow. One morning I woke up, and it was really snowing.~Anthony Mann


Love Death Morning