Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.— Hafez
Useful Staying Alive quotations
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people-- people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
Whom shall I call on? Who will share with me The wretched happiness of staying alive?
Did he just say--?" "Yes," Claire said, smiling.
"Yes, he did." "Whoa. Guess I'd better stay alive, then.
I am always saying "Glad to've met you" to somebody I'm not at all glad I met.
If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.
A hiker who was lost in a blizzard said he stayed alive by digging a snow tunnel and burning dollar bills for warmth. Today he was offered a job as President Obama's economic adviser.
If stories come to you, care for them.
And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive.
You have to struggle to stay alive and be of use as long as you can.
Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.
An older guy, he's going to show you things that a young man can't show you.
He's going to show you how to stay alive. He's going to show you how to turn corners where your young friends will show you how to turn right into that wall, you know what I'm saying?
It's not so much staying alive, it's staying human that's important.
What counts is that we don't betray each other.
I stay cool, and dig all jive, That's the way I stay alive.
My motto, as I live and learn, is Dig and be dug In return.
The purpose of life is to stay alive.
Watch any animal in nature--all it tries to do is stay alive. It doesn't care about beliefs or philosophy. Whenever any animal's behavior puts it out of touch with the realities of its existence, it becomes exinct.
After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore.
There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love.
Here's some advice. Stay alive.
Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive.
Bad news, Harry. I've just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt. She – er, got a bit shirty with me. Told me I'd got my priorities wrong. Seemed to think I cared more about winning the Cup than I do about staying alive. Just because I told her I didn't care if it threw you off, as long as you caught the Snitch first.
Stay focused when you're playing alive, so you're not distracted by something going on.
The strength of a tree, the old ones say, comes not from growing thicker in the good years when there is water, but from staying alive in the bad, dry times.
But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.
Throughout my lifetime I've left pieces of my heart here and there.
And now, there's almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent.
I was trying to cheat death. I was only trying to surmount for a little while the darkness that all my life I surely knew was going to come rolling in on me some day and obliterate me. I was only to stay alive a little brief while longer, after I was already gone.
But : We're still human. Human because we keep on battling against all these horrors, the horrors caused and not caused by us. We battle not in order to stay alive, that would be too materalistic, for we are body and spirit, but in order to love each other.
Staying alive is nice, but you can’t do that forever.
It’s how you live the life you have while you have it.
Do you understand the difference between dying for something and dying for nothing? The only reason I fought so hard to stay alive in China was because I didn't want to die for nothing. Today, I can die for something. My way, my choice.
When you start you're trying to achieve staying alive and getting home.
If you can do both of those, then you stand a chance of breaking the record.
The sadness of our existence should not leave us blunted, on the contrary--how to remain thin-skinned, vulnerable and stay alive?
Just stay alive, no matter what occurs! I will find you.
No matter how long it takes, no matter how far. I will find you!
I like Francis Bacon best, because Francis Bacon has terrific problems, and he knows that he is not going to solve them, but he knows also that he can escape from day to day and stay alive, and he does that because his work gives him a kick.
They never pay the slaves enough so they can get free, just enough so they can stay alive and come back to work.
I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we're even alive at all.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn't the right word. I call it survival.
We have been so successful in the past century at the art of living longer and staying alive that we have forgotten how to die. Too often we learn the hard way. As soon as the baby boomers pass pensionable age, their lesson will be harsher still.