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Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

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The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

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By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson


 

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Every creature is better alive than dead,
men and moose and pine trees,
and he who understands it aright
will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is
alike and no one is alive.
- Hugh Kingsmill

I have no money, no resources, no hopes.
I am the happiest man alive.
- Henry Miller

My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn
care and vehicle maintenance.
- Tim Allen

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake
is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
- Pema Chodron

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings
his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

We who engage in nonviolent direct action
are not the creators of tension.
We merely bring to the surface
the hidden tension that is already alive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is not a tragedy, it is a comedy.
To be alive means to have a sense of humor.
- Osho

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

To be a Christian without prayer
is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The poet is one who is able to keep
the fresh vision of the child alive.
- Anais Nin

What can you say about a society that says that God
is dead and Elvis is alive?
- Irv Kupcinet

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

Unbeing dead isn't being alive.
- e. e. cummings

If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
- Peter Ustinov

You hurt because you're alive.
- the 2010 movie Charlie St. Cloud

I get bored very easily, ...
I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive
if I'm repeating something I'm good at.
So I'm always looking for new challenges.
- Jewel

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic,
but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs,
you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death,
and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully,
or you're not alive.
- Mel Brooks

I'm half alive but I feel mostly dead.
- Jewel

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden,
a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it.
You and you alone make me feel that I am alive.
Other men it is said have seen angels,
but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
- George Edward Moore

When you realize you're alive, you can live life!
- Chad Michael Murray

I'm not altogether certain that a fundamentalism of
necessity has to argue that it is the only reading
of the human experience in order to stay alive.
- Chaim Potok

Once in his lifetime every artist feels the hand of
God and creates something that comes alive.
- Crane Wilbur

We've thrown out Saddam and Saddam, dead or alive,
is finished in Iraq.
- Paul Bremer

In London they don't like you if you're still alive.
- Harvey Fierstein

As time goes on, all schools only get left alive if
they have found something special themselves.
- Ninette de Valois

The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times,
a testimony to his being alive on that day and all
the tomorrows of microfilm.
- Gay Talese

People need a sacred narrative.
They must have a sense of larger purpose,
in one form or another, however intellectualized.
They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
- E. O. Wilson

When I did that interview with Hepburn,
the only ground rule was, you did not discuss Spencer Tracy.
Spencer Tracy's widow is still alive,
and she respected that.
- Morley Safer

Can I throw harder than Joe Wood? Listen mister,
no man alive can throw any harder than Smokey Joe Wood.
- Walter Johnson

The box got bigger, the outside, the buildings.
And all that we were doing.
I had to raise about $1 million every two days just to stay alive.
- Jim Bakker

In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive.
But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future.
- Gustav Stresemann

Good dreams don't come cheap, you've got to pay for
them and If you just dream when you're asleep this
is no way for them to come alive...
to survive.
- Harry Chapin

Every rustic who delivers in the village alehouse his slow,
infrequent sentences, may help to kill or keep alive
the fatal superstitions which clog his race.
- William Kingdon Clifford

I am so happy that I am alive and can walk.
- Etta James

For a time I didn't want to answer any questions about Queen.
I'd like to be viewed as something alive and relevant,
not some fossil.
- Brian May

Rebellion is the only thing that keeps you alive!
- Marianne Faithfull

I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily
over the removal of a vice president and a president.
- Alexander Haig

I do it as a therapy.
I do it as something to keep me alive.
We all need a little discipline.
Exercise is my discipline.
- Jack LaLanne

Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
- Serj Tankian

Since we have to speak well of the dead,
let's knock them while they're alive.
- John French Sloan

Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible,
and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when
we concern ourselves with other people.
- Harry Chapin

Today you are you!
That is truer than true!
There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
- Dr. Seuss

The reader has to be creative when he's reading.
He has to try to make the thing alive.
A good reader has to do a certain amount of work when he is reading.
- Nathalie Sarraute

Today jazz is still very much alive.
Everywhere I go there's a new generation of musicians.
- Toots Thielemans

The moment comes when a character does or says something
you hadn't thought about.
At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him.
- Graham Greene

A man without ambition is dead.
A man with ambition but no love is dead.
A man with ambition and love for his blessings here
on earth is ever so alive.
- Pearl Bailey

In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner,
in mores, in the definition of government.
What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
- Emanuel Celler

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
- Robert A. Heinlein

It is true that I have had heartache and tragedy in my life.
These are things none of us avoids.
Suffering is the price of being alive.
- Judy Collins

Swearing is industry language.
For as long as we're alive it's not going to change.
You've got to be boisterous to get results.
- Gordon Ramsay

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly,
acutely miserable, racked with sorrow,
but through it all I still know quite certainly that
just to be alive is a grand thing.
- Agatha Christie

Tahiti has been spoiled for many years,
but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in
one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive.
- Arthur Erickson

If Casey Stengel were alive today, he'd be spinning in his grave.
- Ralph Kiner

I'm in a weird band.
We've done very well.
The American Dream is alive and well.
- Gene Simmons


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