Quotes on Between Life And Death

Fungi are the interface organisms between life and death. Paul Stamets

The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss. Erin Hunter

The fight between life and death is to the finish, and death ultimately is the victor . . . I do not deplore the passing of these crude old days. Jack Johnson

The difference between trying to be fit and not being fit really means the difference between life and death. Bruce Willis

Man is a creature adapted for life under circumstances which are very narrowly limited. A few degrees of temperature more or less, a slight variation in the composition of air, the precise suitability of food, makes all the difference between health and sickness; between life and death. Robert Stawell Ball

I believe every person has a guardian spirit or angel. They assist us in the transition between life and death and they also help us pick our parents before we are born. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life and death appear more certainly ours than whatsoever else; and yet hardly can that be called ours, which comes without our knowledge, and goes without it. Walter Savage Landor

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. Samuel Johnson

In this world, there is life and death; he who misses the life shall never die anymore, because he is already a dead! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west can you rise in the east. Rumi

Am I incapable of living with the one sole guarantee, that I'm still here? Am I afraid of living because I fear death? Hildegard Knef

the anxiety arising from the perpetual activity of the death instinct, though never eliminated, is counteracted and kept at bay by the power of the life instinct. Melanie Klein

A poem's life and death dependeth still Not on the poet's wits, but reader's will. Alexander Brome

Death is not a self-evident phenomenon. The margins between life and death are socially and culturally constructed, mobile, multiple, and open to dispute and reformulation. Margaret M. Lock

Would words shatter the immensity of life and death so close to one another? Susan Abulhawa

Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back. Marcus Aurelius

Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. Mother Teresa

Death is close enough at hand so we do not need to be afraid of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

Life and death are like inhalation and exhalation. They always exist together. Jaggi Vasudev

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Life and death, union and separation, follow hard upon one another. Nothing is steadfast but the will, nothing endures but one's achieve-ments. These alone count in life. Yoshida Shoin

Everywhere we shine death and life burn into something new... Aberjhani

Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The difference between you and me is that you think to live and I live to think. Dorothy Richardson

Death makes no sense except to people who have passionately loved life. How can one die without having something to part from? Detachment is a negation of both life and death. Whoever has overcome his fear of death has also triumphed over life. For life is nothing but another word for this fear. Emile M Cioran

Life is happiness and unhappiness. Life is day and night, life is life and death. You have to be aware of both. Rajneesh

The Supreme Court's 1947 decision which introduced the wall of separation between church and state 'has fueled a movement to sterilize anything in American public life from religion.' Mickey Edwards

The mature, forty-five-year-old woman, quite experienced in matters of life and death, knows that it was 'for the best,' but Daddy's girl, who hung onto his belt and danced fox trots on the tops of his shoes, cannot accept that Daddy is not here anymore. Mary-Lou Weisman

What life and death may be to a turkey is not my business; but the soul of Scrooge and the body of Cratchit are my business. Gilbert K Chesterton

one life would not suffice, mine especially. To touch everything and leave nothing after oneself! Ah! my God! I hope better than that. Ah! I am very cowardly, and under the blow of such a terror I am ready to believe in priests. Marie Bashkirtseff

There are issues of war and peace. And then, there are issues of life and death like this one that are no less morally compelling than war itself. John F Kerry

The last element in drama is high stakes. War, of course, is life and death - survival, not only for the story's characters, but often for the society itself. That's why I'm drawn to stories that are built around wars, even if they're not technically "war stories." Steven Pressfield

It is the peculiar nature of the forest, that life and death may ever be found within its bounds, in immediate presence of each other; both with ceaseless, noiseless advances, aiming at the mastery; and if the influences of the first be most general, those of the last are the most striking. Susan Fenimore Cooper

I think its really important for your mental health to think about the big questions, to discuss them and open your mind, in order to prepare you for both life and death. Freddie Stroma

I do disapprove of the modern attitude that you can't do the simplest thing, like dying or being born, in your own house. Ann Bridge

Life is stressful,dear. That's why they say "rest in peace. David Mazzucchelli

The daily life of a genius, his sleep, his digestion, he ecstasies, his nails, his colds, his blood, his life and death are essentially different from the rest of mankind. Salvador Dali

The certainty of death and the uncertainty of the hour of death is a source of grief throughout our life. Edgar Morin

Sadly, today there are only a few remaining speakers of kakadu or gagadju. The work, then, is concerned with my feelings about this place, its landscape, its change of seasons, its dry season and its wet, its cycle of life and death the melodic material in Kakadu, as in much of my recent music, was suggested by the contours and rhythms of Aboriginal chant. Peter Sculthorpe

To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one's own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there. Friedrich Nietzsche

If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts. Alan Cohen

If patterns of ones and zeros were 'like' patterns of human lives and death, if everything about an individual could be represented in a computer record by a long string of ones and zeros, then what kind of creature would be represented by a long string of lives and deaths? Thomas Pynchon

Truth lives in the spaces between words. It defies translation. Ashok K. Banker

Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. Steve Jobs

Most of the world's religions serve only to strengthen attachments to false concepts such as self and other, life and death, heaven and earth, and so on. Those who become entangled in these false ideas are prevented from perceiving the Integral Oneness. Laozi

Nirvana is a word that means enlightenment, being beyond the illusion of birth and death, the illusion of pain, the illusion of love, the illusion of time and life. Frederick Lenz

Music links us humans, heart to heart...Across time and space, and life and death. Nancy Werlin

How oddly do life and death jostle each other in this strange world of ours! How nearly allied are smiles and tears! Shirley Bassey

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Laozi

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

Life and death are but phases of the same thing, the reverse and obverse of the same coin. Death is as necessary for man's growth as life itself. Mahatma Gandhi

Death and life were not Till man made up the whole, Made lock, stock and barrel Out of his bitter soul William Butler Yeats

Nature taking its course - hunter and prey, the endless circle of life and death. Stephenie Meyer

We die, because we live. Herman Melville

Perhaps she was both child and woman, darkness and light, past and present, life and death - all the opposites contained and reconciled in her. Paule Marshall

There is no solution to death.Life intends to kill us. Dorothy L Sayers

Begin thinking of death and you are no longer sure of your life. It's a Hebrew proverb. Leo Gordon

Who knows but life be that which men call death, And death what men call life? Euripides

We die of too much life. Herman Melville

The living is a species of the dead; and not a very attractive one. Friedrich Nietzsche

Why, what should be the fear? I do not set my life at a pin's fee. William Shakespeare

It doesn't require expropriation or confiscation of private property or business to impose socialism on a people. What does it mean whether you hold the deed or the title to your business or property if the government holds the power of life and death over that business or property? Ronald Reagan

Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken. Take heed, do not squander your life. Dogen

In a life and death struggle, we cannot afford to leave our destinies in the hands of failures. Clement Attlee

The enemy is at the gate. It is a question of life and death. Andrei Zhdanov

The man who is not frightened of life is not frightened of being completely insecure for he understands that inwardly, psychologically, there is no security.....When there is no security there is an endless movement and then life and death are the same....The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die. Jiddu Krishnamurti

[On the ancient Venus figurines:] If the central religious figure was a woman giving birth and not, as in our time, a man dying on a cross, it would not be unreasonable to infer that life and the love of life - rather than death and the fear of death - were dominant in society as well as art. Riane Eisler

If you start parsing the cause-and-effect chain backward through time, eventually you land in cosmology - does the story begin with the Big Bang or the out-of-nothing creation of the world by the word of a Southern Baptist god? And that question is even more fraught than any of the others. The stakes couldn't be any higher, because not it's not just a question of life and death, but also a question of life after death or eternal torture after death. Kyle Minor

Flying is hypnotic and all pilots are victims to the spell. Their world is like a magic island in which the factors of life and death assume their proper values. Thinking becomes clear because there are no earthly foibles or embellishments to confuse it. Ernest K. Gann

I know I shall not live very long. But why is that so sad? Is a festival more beautiful because it lasts longer? My sensuous perceptions grow sharper, as if I were supposed to take in everything with the few years that will be offered to me ... And now love will still blossom for me before I depart, and if I've painted three good pictures, then I shall leave gladly with flowers in my hand and my hair. Paula Modersohn-Becker

Self discovery doesn't not seek to bring you answers about your personal life or philosophically comfort you about life and death. What it does is bring you into reality as perception itself. Frederick Lenz

What Alpha offers, and what is attracting thousands of people, is permission, rare in secular culture, to discuss the big questions - life and death and their meaning. Madeleine Bunting

How to raise this dead level of theistic belief is really a matter of life and death for all denominations. Therefore their tolerance; but it is a tolerance not of understanding; but of weakness. Emma Goldman

A medical man likes to make psychological observations, and sometimes in the pursuit of such studies is too easily tempted into momentous prophecy which life and death easily set at nought. George Eliot

Not only do we know God by Jesus Christ alone, but we know ourselves only by Jesus Christ. We know life and death only through Jesus Christ. Apart from Jesus Christ, we do not know what is our life, nor our death, nor God, nor ourselves. Blaise Pascal

Love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel. It is inexorable as the tides, and life and death alike follow in its wake. Jacqueline Carey

We have a moral obligation to be interesting, for our gospel is loaded with life-and-death interest for people. Halford Luccock

Why should men love the Church? Why should they love her laws? She tells them of Life and Death, and of all that they would forget. T S Eliot

If all power corrupts, then a doctor, who literally holds life and death in his hands, must be at particular risk. P D James

The anguish of death hangs over and leads the human spirit to wonder about the mysteries of existence, man's destiny, life, the world. Edgar Morin



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