I have outlived that care that curries public favour or dreads the public frown…let the hand of law strike me down if it will, but I ask that my story be heard and considered.— Ned Kelly
Most Powerful Outlives quotations
One cannot be pessimistic about the West.
This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation, not rugged individualism, is the quality that most characterizes and preserves it, then it will have achieved itself and outlived its origins. Then it has a chance to create a society to match its scenery.
If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it;
to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
I have done my fiddling so long under Vesuvius that I have almost forgotten to play, and can only wait for the eruption and think it long of coming. Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it's good fun.
The stories of childhood leave an indelible impression, and their author always has a niche in the temple of memory from which the image is never cast out to be thrown on the rubbish heap of things that are outgrown and outlived.
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.
Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness.
Love loves for ever, And finds a sort of joy in pain, And gives with nought to take again, And loves too well to end in vain: Is the gain small then? Love laughs at "never", Outlives our life, exceeds the span Appointed to mere mortal man: All which love is and does and can Is all in all then.
Death - Death can be faced, dealt with, adjusted to, outlived.
It's the not knowing that destroys interminably... This being suspended in suspense; waiting - weightless, How does one face the faceless, adjust to nothing? Waiting implies something to wait for. Is there? There is One. One who knows... I rest my soul on that.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm
No soldier outlives a thousand chances. But every soldier believes in Chance and trusts his luck.
Life is a desert of shifting sand dunes.
Unpredictable. Erratic. Harmony changes into dissonance, the immediate outlives the profound, esoteric becomes cliched. And vice versa.
truth outlives pain, as the soul does life.
God shapes the world by prayer. Prayers are deathless. They outlive the lives of those who uttered them.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
Elephants have a hard time adapting. Cockroaches outlive everything.
Printed books usually outlive bookstores and the publishers who brought them out. They sit around, demanding nothing, for decades. That's one of their nicest qualities - their brute persistence.
We have outlived this embryo, this human cradle, and now it's time to be up and about the great business of becoming citizens of the galaxy and at home with our own heart.
No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury.
Only the story can continue beyond the war and the warrior.
The story outlives the sound of the war drum... The story is our escort. Without it we are blind... It is the thing that sets us apart from cattle.
Keith Richards outlived Jim Fixx, the runner and health-nut dude. The plot thickens.
There is a spirit which I feel that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong, but delights to endure all things, in hope to enjoy its own in the end. Its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself
If you hate your parents, the man or the establishment, don't show them up by getting wasted and wrapping your car around a tree. If you really want to rebel against your parents, out-learn them, outlive them, and know more than they do.
Audiences aren't going to get rid of me.
One thing I can say, with absolute certainty, is that my shows will still be performed when I'm dead, buried and forgotten. They're going to absolutely outlive me, which is a wonderful thing to think about.
By following this simple path, you become extraordinary, unfathomable, a being of profound cosmic subtlety. You outlive time and space by realizing the subtle truth of the universe.
Security can only be achieved through constant change, through discarding old ideas that have outlived their usefulness and adapting others to current facts.
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
One single soul saved shall outlive and outweigh all the kingdoms of the world.
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
I never went to college. I went to the school of hard knocks and paid for my education by getting ripped off. It's been a great adventure, and I've outlived my adversaries.
Art, not unlike raising children... may entail much sacrifice and periods of despair, but, with luck, the effort will produce something that outlives you.