Whether you are pretty or not, I outlive you, bend down my strange face to yours and forgive you.
So may'st thou live, till like ripe fruit thou drop Into thy mother's lap, or be with ease Gathered, not harshly plucked, for death mature: This is old age; but then thou must outlive Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty, which will change To withered weak and grey.john milton
Deathbed utterances, like suicide notes, are a powerful coinage, stamped by an awareness that words can outlive us.David Plott
It is a terrible thing for an old woman to outlive her dogs.
"Like a dog!" he said, it was as if the shame of it should outlive him.Franz Kafka
It is still her use To let the wretched man outlive his wealth, To view with hollow eye and wrinkled brow An age of poverty.william shakespeare
A chattering crow lives out nine generations of aged men, but a stag's life is four time a crow's, and a raven's life makes three stags old, while the phoenix outlives nine ravens, but we, the rich-haired Nymphs daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder, outlive ten phoenixes.