Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
A good man ("un homme de bien", Fr.) never wholly perishes, the best part of his being outlives (or survives) in eternity.african spir
The fame of the brave outlives him; his portion is immortality. What more flattering homage could we pay to the manes of Paul Jones, than to swear on his tomb to live or to die free? It is the vow, it is the watch-word of every Frenchman.
There is in man a conscience which outlives the sensations, resolutions, and emotions of the hour, and rises above them all.
Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
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.