Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself and become a new person.— Gerard Way
Breathtaking Rebirth quotations
We have avoided in recent years talking openly and honestly about race out of fear that it will alienate and polarize. In my own view, it’s our refusal to deal openly and honestly with race that leads us to keep repeating these cycles of exclusion and division, and rebirthing a caste-like system that we claim we’ve left behind
I found the experience of falling in love or being in love was a death, a death of everything. You kind of watch yourself die in a wonderful way, and you experience for the briefest moment – if you see yourself for a moment through their eyes – everything you believed about yourself gone. In a death-and-rebirth sense.
What I need is the dandelion in the spring.
The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.
Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.
Forgetfulness of your real nature is true death; remembrance of it is rebirth.
Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
I am a former Kleagie of the Klu Klux Klan in Raleigh County and adjoining counties of the state, having been appainted to this office [by] Mr. J. L. Baskin of Arlington, Virginia, in 1942... It is necessary that the order be promoted immediately and in every state in the union.
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.
Eternally repeating that cycle of death and rebirth, an existence such as this.
.. truly, mine is what may be called a 'perfect existence'!
We have all been injured, profoundly.
We require regeneration, not rebirth, and the possibilities for our reconstitution include the utopian dream of the hope for a monstrous world without gender.
There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure.
Without an understanding of myth or religion, without an understanding of the relationship between destruction and creation, death and rebirth, the individual suffers the mysteries of life as meaningless mayhem alone.
As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love.
The god on the cross is a curse on life, a signpost to seek redemption from life; Dionysus cut to pieces is a promise of life: it will be eternally reborn and return again from destruction
Life does not end when we die. Death is a rebirth into a spirit world of light and love, a transition from the physical to the spiritual that is no more frightening or painful than passing between rooms through an open doorway. It is a joyful homecoming to our natural home, . . .
You will burn and you will burn out; you will be healed and come back again.
In order to rise From its own ashes A phoenix First Must Burn.
If we believe in the rebirth of our civilization.
.. then clearly this renaissance must begin in the chambers of our own hearts... We cannot wait for society to change, or for our institutions to be renewed. We, as individuals, must assume responsibility for our own personal transformation.
The phoenix must burn to emerge.
There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.
I remember nothing of this, no ambulance rides, nothing.
Nothing between switching out the bedside lamp and the sudden indignity of rebirth: the slaps, the brightness, the tubing, the speed, the urgent insistence that I be choked back into breathing life. I have felt so sorry for babies ever since.
Positive energy brings good feelings, and dark energy often means harm.
But the destruction in dark energy is also a subtle aspect of construction, like how even forest fires have their benefits. Sometimes enemies are our best teachers, people can learn from their mistakes, destruction sometimes means rebirth.
I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness.
I also believe in Jesus Christ, the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter.
The body without soul is no longer at the sacrifice.
At the day of death it come to rebirth. The divine spirit will make the soul rejoice seeing the eternity of the world.
Reading poetry is an adventure in renewal, a creative act, a perpetual beginning, a rebirth of wonder.
I think that no matter how old or infirm I may become, I will always plant a large garden in the spring. Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature's rebirth?
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Transcending the cycle of death and rebirth is the real purpose of this life in human form.
I devote my life to the rebirth of the Jewish State, with a Jewish majority, on both sides of the Jordan.
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection.
Souls reconstructed with faith transform agony into peace.
I am waiting for the lost music to sound again in a new rebirth of wonder.
The birth and rebirth of all nature, / The passing of winter and spring, / We share with the life universal, / Rejoice in the magical ring.
Do no harmful actions, do not become attached to the cycle of death and rebirth, show kindness, respect the old and have compassion for the young, do not have a heart that rejects or a heart that covets and have no worry or sadness in your heart. This is what is called enlightenment. Do not seek it elsewhere.