If you don't know how to live, why wonder about death?
A coward dies a thousand deaths... a soldier dies but once.
We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate.
Don't give in to your fears. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
When desire dies, fear is born.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
Our strength lies in our intensive attacks and our barbarity...After all, who today remembers the genocide of the Armenians?
It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death.
If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.