quote by Maya Angelou

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

— Maya Angelou

Blissful Unlived quotations

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.

Unlived quote Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.
Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.

Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.

Live your life to the fullest; and then, and only then, die. Don't leave any unlived life behind.

The idea that we live in a post-modern culture is a myth.

In fact a post-modern culture is an impossibility; it would be utterly unlivable. Nobody is a post-modernist when it comes to reading the labels on a medicine bottle versus a box of rat poison! You better believe that texts have objective meaning!

Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.

At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.

At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.

I am thoroughly convinced that when the last chapter of humanity is written, we will find that the implications of atheism, i.e., living without God, if consistently carried through, will have made life plainly unlivable within the limits of reason or even common sense

Destructiveness is the outcome of an unlived life.

Sometimes when we weep in the movies we weep for ourselves or for a life unlived. Or we even go to the movies because we want to resist the emotion that's there in front of us. I think there is always a catharsis that I look for and that makes the movie experience worthwhile.

The more the drive toward life is thwarted, the stronger is the drive toward destruction; the more life is realized, the less is the strength of destructiveness. Destructiveness is the outcome of unlived life.

It may be true that the unexamined life is not worth living-but neither is the unlived life worth examining.

The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.

The greatest tragedy of the family is the unlived lives of the parents.

A live unexamined isn't worth living. I will add, "A life unlived isn't worth examining.

As a rule they will refuse even to sample a foreign dish, they regard such things as garlic and olive oil with disgust, life is unliveable to them unless they have tea and puddings.

Unlived dreams often show up in your body as disease. Go for the Big Wow. Life is short!

I will not die an unlived life...I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me...I choose to risk my significance.

What is most important is to cease legislating for all lives what is liveable only for some, and similarly, to refrain from proscribing for all lives what is unlivable for some.

The unlived life isn't worth examining.

I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.

The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.

We who were loved will never unlive that crippling fever.

What is passion? It is surely the becoming of a person.

Are we not, for most of our lives, marking time? Most of our being is at rest, unlived. In passion, the body and the spirit seek expression outside of self. Passion is all that is other from self. Sex is only interesting when it releases passion. The more extreme and the more expressed that passion is, the more unbearable does life seem without it. It reminds us that if passion dies or is denied, we are partly dead and that soon, come what may, we will be wholly so.

The unlived life is not worth examining.

The unexamined life is not worth living, but the unlived life is not worth examining.

Like so many women, I was living out the unlived life of my mother - so I wouldn't be her. But the price I paid was that I distanced myself internally.

I think it was Rose Macaulay who said, "A house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived."

What we do with little kids today will matter in 20 years.

If you don't get it right, you will have an unlivable environment. That's the crisis I see.

There are places that are so designed they're unlivable.

If you know that life is basically going to be horrendously difficult, at best, and all but unlivable at worst, or possibly even unlivable, do you go on? And the choice to go on is the only thing that I think can be called hope. Because if hope isn't forced to encounter the worst possibility, then it's a lie.

When you are drawing characters to serve a plot purpose, you tend to get flat, stereotyped, unliving characters.

Like so many women, I was living out the unlived life of my mother, so I wouldn't be her. But the price I paid was that I distanced myself internally. I wasn't as close to her then as I nowadays, in retrospect, wish I had been.

We have reached a point where the value we do add to our economy is now being outweighed by the value we are removing, not only from future generations in terms of diminished resources, but from ourselves in terms of unlivable cities, deadening jobs, deteriorating health, and rising crime. In biological terms, we have become a parasite and are devouring our host.