Content Updated On : 2022-01-24

When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.

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The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life.

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Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.

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Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don't like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.

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The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.

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When I first met Alan Parker, who directed 'Angel Heart,' he'd heard so many horror stories about me that he was literally scared to death of me. Right away, he sat me down and said, 'I'm very scared of you. I've heard you're a very bad boy.'

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Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.

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Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

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A few years after my father's death, my mother sent me to the United Kingdom for 'better prospects' in 1951. Those four years were not easy.

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Everything that gets born dies.

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An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.

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We were marooned in a frozen desert. There was not a sign of life on the horizon and a thousand signs of death... The marvel is we did not all die of cold.

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It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.

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Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.

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I'm an atheist, I always thought, 'This is it.' If there is going to be a heaven, it should be on earth. I feel much happier than most people. I'm fairly stoic about death, but I'm not keen on dying if it's going to be long and protracted. I don't have dark nights of the soul, except occasionally. I'm such a little busy bee.

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Death metal has now become exclusively about being evil, Satanic and playing full speed ahead. It's not what I'm into at all.

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Fling but a stone, the giant dies.

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For tis not in mere death that men die most.

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A martyr can never cooperate with death, go to death in a way that they're not trying to escape.

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A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.

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