The most beautiful conception of immortality of which I know, and certainly one that by contrast shows the utter vulgarity of Christian ideas, is set forth in Pindar's second Olympian: after three or six lives in which a man has lived with strict justice and perfect integrity, he passes beyond the tower of Cronus to the fair realm that cannot be reached by land or sea, where gentle breezes from a placid ocean blow forever on the fields of asphodel. For a description, see Pindar. If the beauty of great poetry can commend a religion, here you have it.
Sir Humphrey Davy Abominated gravy. He lived in the odium Of having discovered sodium.Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Iwenttothewoodsbecause Iwishedto live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.Henry David Thoreau
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to live the width of it as well.Diane Ackerman
I wish Stanley Baldwin no ill, but it would have been much better if he had never lived.stanley baldwin
Great God, and you witnesses of my death, I have lived as a philosopher, and I die as a Christian.giacomo casanova
For one who has not lived even a single lifetime, you are a wise man, Van Helsing.garrett fort
And I, as I lived, in an alien landWill die a slave and an orphan.mikhail lermontov
Although he had a top position in the Islamic Republic as the head of the Leadership Assembly of Experts, he always lived a humble life.ali meshkini
Why should I go when it's going so good? … I lived through the garbage. I might as well dine on the caviar.beverly sills
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men, And falsehood, while I lived, was far from mine.Matthew Arnold
I was quite surprised to find out all the places that he knew And so I asked the townfolk if his stories were true They said Old John was born here, he's lived here all his life He's never had a woman, let alone a wife. And very soon you'll find out as you check around That no one named Corey's ever lived in this town So I chided the old man 'bout the truth that I had heard He smiled and said Reality is only just a word.harry chapin
I have always found, even to the most trivial detail, that Mr. Gould lived up to the whole nature of his obligations. Of course he was always careful and reticent about what he promised, but that promise was invariably fulfilled.E. Ellery anderson
When we dead awaken. ... We see that we have never lived.henrik ibsen
But had Marx not lived there would have been other socialists and other prophets of a new society.karl marx
Countries at war lived in a state of perpetual fear.
-...the buffalo headed demon king of Hindu mythology, Mahishasura, whom once lived here and was vanquished in battle by the goddess Chamundeshwari. The goddess is worshipped even today, atop the Chamundi Hills where she is said to reside.
I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
Who lives longer? the man who takes heroin for two years and dies, or a man who lives on roast beef, water and potatoes 'till 95? One passes his 24 months in eternity. All the years of the beefeater are lived only in time.
We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the influence of the slightest dew that falls on it.Henry David Thoreau
Jesus lived a life that was full of joy and contradictions and fights , you know? If they were to paint a picture of Jesus without contradictions, the gospels would be fake , but the contradictions are a sign of authenticity .