With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
I'd like to see Paris before I die... Philadelphia will do.
At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other — instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
As young West Point cadets, our motto was 'duty, honor, country'. But it was in the field, from the rice paddies of Southeast Asia to the sands of the Middle East, that I learned that motto's fullest meaning. There I saw gallant young Americans of every race, creed and background fight, and sometimes die, for 'duty, honor, and their country'.
The fact that people die because of an AK-47 is not because of the designer, but because of politics.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
For all the failures of naval, air and army defense, the men who died at Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines would not die in vain.
Die — quotes and aphorisms
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
Swimming is a confusing sport, because sometimes you do it for fun, and other times you do it to not die. And when I'm swimming, sometimes I'm not sure which one it is.
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.
I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.
Hopefully, there's a place in music for Tinted Windows. If we're really trying to be iconic, we should just stop right now. If one of us could die, that would also help. But I don't think anybody wants that gig.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now — I'm booked.
Ethiopia didn't just blow my mind; it opened my mind. Anyway, on our last day at this orphanage a man handed me his baby and said, 'Would you take my son with you?' He knew, in Ireland, that his son would live, and that in Ethiopia, his son would die.