Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
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Dead Last Finish is greater than Did Not Finish, which trumps Did Not Start.
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited.
When a bonsai stops growing, you know it's dead.
It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life. And how did Jimi Hendrix die?
Stuff your eyes with wonder . . . live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind.
Goals are dreams with deadlines.
They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me-then they will have my dead body, not my obedience.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.
Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead.
Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
my beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world.
You'll have time to rest when you're dead.
I'd rather die while I'm living then live while I'm dead.
To himself everyone is an immortal. He may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
The only completely consistent people are the dead.
When you stop doing thing for fun you might as well be dead.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
If you believe in your heart that you are right, you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.
Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.
Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.
A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
He who dies with the most toys is, nonetheless, still dead.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young.
When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.
You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.
War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.
Rather be dead than cool.
All persons, living and dead, are purely coincidental.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks.
We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort. We postpone and postpone, until those smiling possibilities are dead.
He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
The ocean moans over dead men's bones.
Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null, dead perfection; no more.
Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
I have developed a very strong partiality for the dead: they don't talk back, they don't sue, and they don't have angry relatives.