quote by Fela Kuti

Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music. If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.

— Fela Kuti

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Die young quote Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.

I think that sometimes almost the bigger tragedy in a weird way is all of the future imagined creative projects that could have happened that didn't. I feel the same way about lots of brilliant people who die young, kind of senselessly especially.

Die young quote I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

Well, I'm too old to pimp, and too young to die, so I'm just gonna keep playin'

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

The idea is to die young as late as possible.

Die young quote The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.

We must do everything to ensure they [the Palestinians] never do return.

The old will die and the young will forget,

Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Live fast, die young, leave a good looking corpse.

Die young quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

When I was young I used to have this thing where I wanted to see everything I used to think 'How can I die without seeing every inch of this world?'

It's not life or death, the labyrinth.

Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That's the problem. Bolivar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering?

He had never looked forward to the wisdom and other vaunted benefits of old age.

Would he be able to die young—and if possible free of all pain? A graceful death—as a richly patterned kimono, thrown carelessly across a polished table, slides unobtrusively down into the darkness of the floor beneath. A death marked by elegance.

Die young quote You were born an original. Don't die a copy.

You were born an original. Don't die a copy.

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.

I don't worry about getting old. I'm old already. Only young people worry about getting old. When I was 65, I had Cupid's eczema. I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.

Die young, and I shall accept your death-but not if you have lived without glory, without being useful to your country, without leaving a trace of your existence: for that is not to have lived at all.

Die young quote Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

My father has been a voice of encouragement in times of desperation for so many people. But he died when I was so young that, for me, his music has been a way for me to get to know him better.

Fools die happy. The happy die young. The young die foolish.

Only the good die young.

Die young quote Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Part of the American dream is to live long and die young.

It's easier to die when you have lived, than it is to die when you haven't.

So I say to all young people, go make memories; beautiful memories. Because when the time comes to go, you won't go alone.

If you don't die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert.

You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.

Die young quote What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happe

What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happen again.

The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.

I believe if I refuse to grow old, I can stay young 'til I die.

The reason why I found acting is because my father passed away.

He passed away really young. I was going to go to med school. My father's dream was that all of his kids become doctors. I realized in school I didn't like it. When he died, it was like a wake-up call. Life is too short to do something you don't want to do.

Die young quote If you live for people's acceptance, you will die from their rejection.

If you live for people's acceptance, you will die from their rejection.

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With everyone born human, a poet - an artist - is born, who dies young and who is survived by an adult.

My mom died of cancer when I was really young.

I'm not someone who tries to work out their own stuff with a role, but I think that happened despite my best efforts to keep myself separate from it.

I gather, young man, that you wish to be a Member of Parliament.

The first lesson that you must learn is, when I call for statistics about the rate of infant mortality, what I want is proof that fewer babies died when I was Prime Minister than when anyone else was Prime Minister. That is a political statistic.

Die young quote Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Wait, wait. I don't get it.' 'That is because you only have eight functioning brain cells.

I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.

I would defend the liberty of consenting adult creationists to practice whatever intellectual perversions they like in the privacy of their own homes; but it is also necessary to protect the young and innocent.

Die young quote Better to die on ones feet than to live on ones knees.

Better to die on ones feet than to live on ones knees.

If you want to dance on a bar top, some of us will fall off the bar top.

Some people will die as a result of liberalising bar top dancing... a young girl with a short skirt dancing on it may attract some insults from some other men, the boyfriend will start fighting and some people will die.

Im sick and tired of old men sitting around in air conditioned rooms here in Washington, dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

The joy that isn't shared dies young.

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