Its better to burn out than fade away.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
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.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Our strength lies in our intensive attacks and our barbarity...After all, who today remembers the genocide of the Armenians?
I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
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.
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is pass'd in sleep.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.