Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.
I do not say that children at war do not die like men, if they have to die. To their everlasting honor and our everlasting shame, they do die like men, thus making possible the manly jubilation of patriotic holidays. But they are murdered children all the same.
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.
To let friendship die away by negligence and silence, is certainly not wise. It is voluntarily to throw away one of the greatest comforts of this weary pilgrimage.
Would it hurt to die?
I'm sorry, it's true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We're born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It's been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much - if at all.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
George Bernard Shaw
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die sometimes.
Orson Scott Card
Before I die, I want to fight for life.
To die hating them, that was freedom.
It was not, after all, so easy to die.
Either death is a state of nothingness and utter unconsciousness, or, as men say, there is a change and migration of the soul from this world to another....Now if death be of such a nature, I say that to die is to gain; for eternity is then only a single night.
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
Now if these men do not die well, it will be a black matter for the king who led them to it.