Cowards die many times before their actual deaths— Julius Caesar
Captivate Before Death quotations
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
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.
The real question is not whether life exists after death.
The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
Though we tremble before uncertain futures may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength may we dance in the face of our fears.
When Jesus cried, 'It is finished!' He was not speaking of the plan of redemption. There were still three days and nights to go through before He went to the throne...Jesus' death on the cross was only the beginning of the complete work of redemption.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
After traveling through fourteen foreign countries and appearing before all the royalty and nobility I have only one wish today. That is that when my eyes are closed in death that they will bury me back in that quiet little farm land where I was born.
You have to die a few times before you can really live.
Before I take my last breath, before my last flower withers, I wish to live, I wish to make love, I wish to be in this world close to those who need me, those who I need, in order to learn, comprehend and rediscover that I can be and I want to be better at every moment.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them,' my mother explained shortly before she left me. 'If you can remember me, I will be with you always.
The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds.
.. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song and dance about it.
We usually say that you cannot become a legend before death. But I am a living legend
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
Before my birth there was infinite time, and after my death, inexhaustible time.
I never thought of it before: I'd been living luminously between two eternities of darkness.
Silence before being born, silence after death: life is nothing but noise between two unfathomable silences.
My life closed twice before its close;
It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me, So huge, so hopeless to conceive, As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell.
A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.
Death is a stripping away of all that is not you.
The secret of life is to "die before you die" --- and find that there is no death.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A long-term substance abuser, a few months before his death, penned this poem: Went downtown, Hastings and Main, looking for relief from the pain. All I did was find a ticket on a one-way train. ... Give me peace before I die. The track is laid out so well; we all live our private hell; just more tickets on the hell-bound train.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
Religion is the yeast of death cakes.
It is the most awful agent on a vulnerable mind. It's the refuge of alienated and lonely people. It's what people had before television. It yokes people together into an imaginary world. It is just people talking to their imaginary friends, at length. I wouldn't mind, but some of the people are world leaders.
As long as you don't make waves, ripples, life seems easy.
But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.
Life is a spark between two identical voids, the darkness before birth and the one after death.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Up to 90% of the total decline in the death rate of children between 1860-1965 because of whooping cough, scarlet fever, diphtheria, and measles occurred before the introduction of immunisations and antibiotics.
Cowards die many times before their deaths;The valiant never taste of death but once.
God shapes the world by prayer. Prayers are deathless. The lips that uttered them may be closed to death, the heart that felt them may have ceased to beat, but the prayers live before God, and God's heart is set on them and prayers outlive the lives of those who uttered them; they outlive a generation, outlive an age, outlive a world.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Reading is the way mankind delays the inevitable.
Reading is the way we shake our fist at the sky. As long as we have these epic, improbable reading projects arrayed before us, we cannot breathe our last: Tell the Angel of Death to come back later; I haven't quite finished Villette.
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
The persons you long for, who have gone to heaven before you, will be waiting for you when you die. They will be ready to comfort you and escort you to heaven.
One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
Capitalism and the thirst for profit without limits of the capitalist system are destroying the planet...Climate change has placed all humankind before a great choice: to continue in the ways of capitalism and death, or to start down the path of harmony with nature and respect for life.
The best way to live above all fear of death is to die every morning before you leave your bedroom.
I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: Therefore choose life. Deuteronomy 30:19
Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.
Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
Holey? You have the the whole world of ear-related humor before you, you go for holey?
Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give.
What monstrous absurdities and paradoxes have resisted whole batteries of serious arguments, and then crumbled swiftly into dust before the ringing death-knell of a laugh!
The marker of those who understand the gospel of Jesus Christ is that, when they stumble and fall, when they screw up, they run to God and not from him, because they clearly understand that their acceptance before God is not predicated upon their behavior but on the righteous life of Jesus Christ and his sacrificial death.