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Widow Very

The death of any man aged 56 is very sad for his widow and family. And no one would deny that Steve Jobs was a brilliant and highly innovative technician, with great business flair and marketing ability.

- A. N. Wilson

Mind Certainly

The approach of death certainly concentrates the mind.

- A. N. Wilson

Never Perhaps

Fear of death has never played a large part in my consciousness - perhaps unimaginative of me.

- A. N. Wilson

Think Deceiving

I might be deceiving myself but I do not think that I do have an inordinate fear of death.

- A. N. Wilson

Terrorism Read

In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Our World Collagen

In our world of sleek flesh and collagen, Botox and liposuction, what we most fear is the dissolution of the body-mind, the death of the brain.

- A. S. Byatt

Through Neatly

Why do we take pleasure in gruesome death, neatly packaged as a puzzle to which we may find a satisfactory solution through clues - or if we are not clever enough, have it revealed by the all-powerful tale-teller at the end of the book? It is something to do with being reduced to, and comforted by, playing by the rules.

- A. S. Byatt

University Been

I have been connected with the Niels Bohr Institute since the completion of my university studies, first as a research fellow and, from 1956, as a professor of physics at the University of Copenhagen. After the death of my father in 1962, I followed him as director of the Institute until 1970.

- Aage Bohr

War Rightful

War is death. If we are to engage in war, then we should have to stare it straight in the face and call it by its rightful name.

- Aaron Huey

Think Imminent

I want to tell you what it was really like to think death is imminent, but I can't. It's a taste in your mouth. And an emptiness.

- Aaron Huey

Life And Death Never

Writing never comes easy. The difference between Page 2 and Page Nothing is the difference between life and death.

- Aaron Sorkin

Bad Congress

With the death of bin Laden, it's finally time for Congress to bring back the pre-9-11 legal norm, before we decided it was okay to toss out our civil liberties if the 'bad guys' were scary enough.

- Aaron Swartz

Learn Guard

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.

- Abbie Hoffman

Measured Part

The political, social, and spiritual impact of the life example set by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela might be measured in part by the profound and unique gestures made by people in different countries to honor his life upon learning of his death.

- Aberjhani

Use Vary

When men talk about war, the stories and terminology vary - it's this battle, these weapons, this terrain. But no matter where you go in the world, women use the same language to speak of war. They speak of fire, they speak of death, and they speak of starvation.

- Abigail Disney

Deceased Half

My deceased patients have taught me over the years to believe in the glass half full, to make good use of the time we have, to be generous - that was their lesson for the Uber-mind, and it was free. 'Do that,' they said, 'and then perhaps death shall have no dominion.'

- Abraham Verghese

Cursed Survives

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.

- Abu Bakr

Easiest Before

Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.

- Abu Bakr

Harm Which

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.

- Abu Bakr

Will Earnestness

Have an earnestness for death and you will have life.

- Abu Bakr

Release Some

Acting has made me embrace my childhood. It's become some weird form of therapy. It's like I have a place where I can release all of these emotions. When I was playing Ira Hayes, I didn't have to think about the death of my parents directly. It's just there. I can blend it into Ira's character. I can use Ira's emotions as an outlet.

- Adam Beach

Glory Sanctified

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.

- Adam Clarke

Country North

The death of dictator Kim Jong-Il has cast all eyes on North Korea, a country without literature or freedom or truth.

- Adam Johnson

Strong Will

There is a strong demand for Michael Jackson's music and merchandise, and that will only increase as more material surfaces in the years following his death.

- Adam Kluger

Books Some

All my books center around death in some way.

- Adam Silvera

My Life About

When I was obese, I reached a point where I was about to meet death, and I lost weight to restart my life.

- Adnan Sami

Happy According

According to the Burman system, there is no escape. According to the Christian system, there is. Jesus Christ has died in the place of sinners, has borne their sins; and now those who believe on Him, and become His disciples, are released from the punishment they deserve. At death, they are received into Heaven and are happy forever.

- Adoniram Judson

Shadow Doing

The land of Beulah lies beyond the valley of the shadow of death. Many Christians spend all their days in a continual bustle, doing good. They are too busy to find either the valley or Beulah. Virtues they have, but are full of the life and attractions of nature, and unacquainted with the paths of mortification and death.

- Adoniram Judson

Nine Nine Months

I was seized on the 8th of June, 1824, in consequence of the war with Bengal and, in company with Dr. Price, three Englishmen, one American, and one Greek, was thrown into the death prison at Ava, where we lay eleven months - nine months in three pairs and two months in five pairs of fetters.

- Adoniram Judson

Horror Films

I spent years working in low-budget horror films. When you've done 'Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death,' you can handle anything!

- Adrienne Barbeau

City Been

Pergamon, a prosperous city in western Anatolia, was fabled to have been founded by Hercules' son. Like many Hellenistic cities populated by Greeks who intermarried with indigenous people, Pergamon after Alexander the Great's death (323 B.C.) had evolved a hybrid of democracy and Persian-influenced monarchy.

- Adrienne Mayor

Pain Some

They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide?

- Adrienne Rich

Desire Does

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.

- Aeschylus

Children His

For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.

- Aeschylus

Tyranny Far

Death is softer by far than tyranny.

- Aeschylus

Winning Islamic

I'm optimistic because I'm pragmatic: Neither of the two sides, the military government nor the Islamic front, is capable of winning. If they continue to fight, they will both bleed to death.

- Ahmed Ben Bella

My Life Through

'Harry Potter' changed my life in more ways than one, and it helped me get through my mother's death.

- Aimee Carter

American Affordable

I ask the American people not to fall victim to disinformation. There are no death panels. The Affordable Care Act cuts the deficit.

- Al Franken

Next Before

Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.

- Al Goldstein

Deal Larger

Following Michael Brown's death, I went to Ferguson and met with his parents. I stood with them as they tried to hold their heads high and deal with both their immense loss and the larger issues of police-community relations.

- Al Sharpton

Island Eric

My organization, National Action Network (NAN), was on the ground talking and meeting with people in Ferguson, just as we did in Staten Island following Eric Garner's death.

- Al Sharpton

Education City

When we look at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the tragic death of Michael Brown, we are reminded of the importance of who we elect to our city councils, who sits on our local board of education committees, who we pick to represent us in Congress, in the Senate and more.

- Al Sharpton

Friendship Career

Where is instruction in relationships, in the management of career, in the raising of children, in the pursuit of friendship, in the wise approach to anxiety and death? All this sort of stuff I craved to learn about when I was a student and down to this day.

- Alain de Botton

Been Normal

The death of marriage has been announced so often and would seem so normal, in a sense. So what's surprising is the sheer longevity and tenacity of this institution.

- Alain de Botton

Enjoy Maybe

I enjoy every climb - maybe it's because it's a literal dance between life and death.

- Alain Robert


Death is a companion for all of us, whether we acknowledge it or not, whether we're aware of it or not, and it's not necessarily a terrible thing.

- Alan Ball

My Life Very

Death showed up in my life very early on, so I'm aware of it. If you look at most of the things I write there's a sort of contemplation of mortality - although 'True Blood' doesn't fall into that. Even though there's such a ridiculously high body count!

- Alan Ball

Theme Obviously

Obviously death is a theme I'm fascinated by.

- Alan Ball

Young Immortality

It's hard for me to get interested in stories that ignore death, which is what American marketing culture would like to do: pretend that death doesn't exist, that you can buy immortality; just buy these products, and you'll be forever young and happy.

- Alan Ball

Reward Principle

Real heroes are those who face death for a principle - say, to save the lives of others - without any promise of reward.

- Alan Dershowitz

Chaos Alive

Anyone who was alive during the outbreak of the bubonic plague in the 14th century experienced something terrifyingly close to the widespread death and chaos of an apocalyptic event.

- Alan Huffman

Shy Over

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back. I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death when someone comes over to talk to me.

- Alan Ladd

Work Myself

I'm working myself to death.

- Alan Ladd

Bankers Talked

Around the district, I've talked to more local bankers who are scared to death.

- Alan Nunnelee

Now Out

I don't have any set things that I'm looking for, like, 'I've done this now I want to do this,' kind of thing. Just read the material, if it appeals, if it makes me laugh: like, 'Death at a Funeral' made me laugh out loud.

- Alan Tudyk

Career Concentrating

When I was younger, I wasn't concentrating on good days. I was managing a career and trying to have a good year. It would always 'lead' to something, which never leads to anything except death, where everything leads to. And then as I got older, and then I had my kids and everything, I began to appreciate a great Wednesday.

- Albert Brooks

Been Constant

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.

- Albert Camus

Desire Unite

In order to speak about all and to all, one has to speak of what all know and of the reality common to us all. The sea, rains, necessity, desire, the struggle against death... these are things that unite us all.

- Albert Camus

Efforts Convinced

Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.

- Albert Camus

Will Either

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.

- Albert Camus

Someone Most

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

- Albert Einstein

Die Seat

I hope to die in the saddle seat.

- Albert Ellis

Alone World

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.

- Albert Pike

Hands Though

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.

- Aldous Huxley

Constant State

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

My Life Depressive

I am not a depressive person at all, but I reflect a lot on my life, and life in general, from the perspective of death.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

About Hymn

'Biutiful' is not about death. It's about life. It's a hymn to life.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Art Know

Death is an art, you know.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Father Old

My father was an atheist, absent. He was a salesman; I was four years old when he told me that the end of life was death.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Which Suicidal

My death will be caused by morphine, which I have deliberately taken with suicidal intent.

- Alex Campbell

My Own Relieve

I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest, and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life.

- Alex Campbell

Compass Well

No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well.

- Alex Cox

Beginning More

Death is either an incredible ending to a story or, more often than not if you ask the right questions, it's the beginning of a story.

- Alex Graves

Love Unites

The web of life, love, suffering and death unites all beings.

- Alex Grey

Day To Day Rooted

My day-to-day local issues are rooted in an underlying fear of death.

- Alex Karpovsky

Last Suburbs

When the Internet really first started to hit, people felt this would be the death blow: after suburbs and long commutes and television and the death of the family dinner, this would be the last straw that would totally break society.

- Alex Steffen

Movies His

Hitchcock had to fight to the death to make his movies.

- Alex Winter

Best Superiority

If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.

- Alexander Smith

Game Part

I have heard over and over again that the drilling business is a dangerous business, and death is an expected part of the game, but I've also heard of the way that safety violations, human and environmental laws, and a concern for the local culture are flaunted in pursuit of money.

- Alexandra Fuller

Love I Love

I love Oprah to death.

- Alexandra Wentworth

How Wished

It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.

- Alexandre Dumas

Grind Works

As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.

- Alexei Sayle

Over Works

I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.

- Alexei Sayle

Love Small

I've said many times that there only two things to write about: love and death. And when you have children, you remember that the world is full of sharp corners and dangerous things, and suddenly you have these small, soft creatures, which you love in almost painful way.

- Alexi Zentner

Young Could

Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.

- Alfred Adler

Idea Large

I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.

- Alfred Nobel

Knowledge Ignorance

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Eternity Subjects

In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Lives Old

Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.

- Algernon Charles Swinburne

Generation Allow

If you allow yourself to be closed, especially to a younger generation, then that's death. That's instant death.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Surely Increased

Purposefully exposing young people to increased risks of major brain problems - even death - for sport is surely even more ethically complicated than sending young people into this same neurological danger zone as soldiers.

- Alice Dreger

Move Give

I'm interested in characters who should know better, who know they should give up, move on, accept life as it is, with all its constraints - life, death, time - but don't.

- Alice McDermott

Think I Think

Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.

- Alice Thomas Ellis

Believe Peaches

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

- Alice Walker

Father Africa

My great-grandfather was a kola nut trader and the richest man in West Africa at the time of his death. My father was a businessman and politician. I was actually raised by my grandfather.

- Aliko Dangote

Consciousness Means

We fear death so profoundly, not because it means the end of our body, but because it means the end of our consciousness - better to be a spirit in Heaven than a zombie on Earth.

- Alison Gopnik

Understand Mourning

When Princess Diana died, I couldn't understand why people were mourning her death in such an enormous, hysterical way when they didn't actually know her for real.

- Alison Jackson

Start Pace

Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists.

- Alison Moyet

Movies Our

To say the Internet is the death of books and movies is like saying someone invented a new, more efficient kind of cup and it heralds the death of coffee - a new improved form of carrying something, which is essentially what the Internet is, should be helpful to our business.

- Alison Owen

Dealing Spirits

When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.

- Allen Klein