Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst.
Thou shalt not kill; but need'st not strive Officiously to keep alive.arthur hugh clough
There is probably no sensitive heterosexual alive who is not preoccupied with his latent homosexuality.Norman Kingsley Mailer
"I have more dumb luck thank anybody I know. There must be a convey of guardian angels working twenty-four hours a day looking after me[...] Like the night I first got to Nashville that I laid down in the middle of Broadway, waiting to get run over. It didn't happen [...] I could swear they were keeping me alive just to see what I'd get next, I'm glad they feel that way. I'm trying to help them a little more this days."willie nelson
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.eleanor roosevelt
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
For once you must try not to shirk the facts: Mankind is kept alive by bestial acts.bertolt brecht
The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.betty friedan
I love your silences, they are like mine. You are the only being before whom I am not distressed by my own silences. You have a vehement silence, one feels it is charged with essences, it is a strangely alive silence, like a trap open over a well, from which one can hear the secret murmur of the earth itself.anaïs nin
By this point he had seen enough of them to know that they were cooler under pressure, and better to be within a tight spot, than 999 out of 1,000 women. But their presence obliged him to divert a significant fraction of his attention into being considerate of their needs, responding to their inquiries, and keeping them alive.neal stephenson
They drew near, and observing that they were very comfortable standing before the warm fire, they put on logs and, while thus keeping it alive, brought up other people to it, showing them by signs how much comfort they got from it. In that gathering of men, at a time when utterance of sound was purely individual, from daily habits they fixed upon articulate words just as these had happened to come; then, from indicating by name things in common use, the result was that in this chance way they began to talk, and thus originated conversation with one another.vitruvius
I am still under the impression there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a thoroughbred horse.john galsworthy
To attain Moksha while alive, the individual consciousness must become non-existent because then there is nothing left in the mind . Then, due to the attainment of Moksha, he becomes immersed forever in Pure Consciousness and the Liberated. One must live out his Dharma for the sake of others.
Religions are kept alive by heresies, which are really sudden explosions of faith. Dead religions do not produce them.
Je vis de bonne soupe, et non de beau langage. It's good food and not fine words that keeps me alive.Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière
I'm like Robin Hood. I rob the rich to make these projects come alive... not really rob. It's done with a smile.imelda marcos
[ Osama bin Laden is] either alive and well or alive and not too well or not alive.Donald Rumsfeld
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called Conscience.george washington
You can only live for yourself: Your action is good only whilst it is alive whilst it is in you. The awkward imitation of it by your child or your disciple, is not a repetition of it, is not the same thing but another thing. The new individual must work out the whole problem of science, letters, and theology for himself, can owe his fathers nothing.
And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon: Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive. Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.