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A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep,
by Stewart Alsop

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep,
and there comes a time when it is wrong,
as well as useless, to resist.
- Stewart Alsop

Related topics: Death

Microsoft has a monopoly over the desktop operating systems.
- Stewart Alsop

Gates is the ultimate programming machine.
He believes everything can be defined,
examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into
a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
- Stewart Alsop

Bill, The United States is not a company.
It is a country.
- Stewart Alsop

 

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland

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If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

Get busy living or get busy dying.
- Stephen King

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

We are all so much together,
but we are all dying of loneliness.
- Albert Schweitzer

A man's dying is more his survivor's affair than his own.
- Thomas Mann

Dying is a wild night and a new road.
- Emily Dickinson

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.
- Annie Lennox

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything,
from speaking to dying.
- Gustave Flaubert

I'm dying always.
- Jessye Norman

Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying.
- Christian Furchtegott Gellert

A number of cases have been reported in which a dying
individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know.
- Stanislav Grof

I am dying, Egypt, dying.
- Marc Antony

This might be the first generation where kids are dying
at a younger age than their parents and it's related
primarily to the obesity problem.
- Judy Davis

Dying should not be a taxable event.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

It is better to not even try it than to endure the
ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying.
- Christy Turlington

I think about dying a lot, every time I fall asleep
on a train or a plane I expect to wake up to a crash!
- Lee Ryan

I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
- Alexander the Great

There was much woe and lamentation in the seventies that the game was dying.
- John Thorn

I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it -
who were dying to be in it,
whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do
the work that was necessary.
- Kenneth Branagh

I bet the worst part about dying is the part where
your whole life passes before you.
- Jane Wagner

The past grows gradually around one,
like a placenta for dying.
- John Berger

The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work.
- Donald Pleasence

I have always felt the basis of everything in life is sexual,
and I will maintain that to my dying day.
- Frank Langella

She had been dying so long that I had almost come to regard her as immortal.
- Thomas Nelson Page

I think we should look forward to death more than we do.
Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything,
but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest.
- Florynce R. Kennedy

Stage performing is a dying art form.
- Ronnie Spector

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his
own believing and his own dying.
- Martin Luther

I preached as never sure to preach again,
And as a dying man to dying men.
- Richard Baxter

When you see people suffering and dying and hungry,
this job gives you the ability to do something about it.
- Frank R. Wolf

The novel is always pop art, and the novel is always dying.
That's the only way it stays alive.
It does really die.
I've been thinking about that a lot.
- Leslie Fiedler

As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying.
Maybe he was telling me that he was going.
I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
- Robin Gibb

One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying.
Once you're a star you're dead already.
You're embalmed.
- Dustin Hoffman

He not busy being born is busy dying.
- Bob Dylan

The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
- Berke Breathed

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday,
lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
- Redd Foxx

Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage,
is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement.
- Maggie Gallagher

The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage,
except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with
some regularity that He may be dying.
- Edward Hoagland

Maybe our generation is more about sex,
but it feels like romance is dying out.
- Orlando Bloom

Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up,
perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
- Charles Lamb

I've been dying to play.
- Johnny Kelly

Just dying should not be a reason for taxes.
- Todd Akin

To his doctrines I owe my great and glorious ambition
for the sex to which I proudly belong and whose independence
I shall defend until my dying day.
- Rosa Bonheur

It hurts, it hurts...
Im dying, I'm dying.
- Herve Villechaize

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and
to go on with one's life as if it were interminable.
I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when
he was dying of tuberculosis.
- Leon Edel

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute,
day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

I had, early in life, a love for staging,
but it is fast dying out.
Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out
the most passionate love of that kind.
- Maria Mitchell

I don't mind dying if I have to, but I'm damned if
I want to pay for the guarantee.
I'm sorry.
- Michael Landon

The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
- Epicurus

People are scared to death of dying.
I am the opposite.
- Taylor Caldwell

If our country is worth dying for in time of war let
us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.
- Hamilton Fish

If even dying is to be made a social function,
then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe
without disturbing the party.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Truth is a pain which will not stop.
And the truth of this world is to die.
You must choose: either dying or lying.
Personally, I have never been able to kill myself.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

I am dying of hunger.
- Klaus Kinski

And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.
- Christina Rossetti

I like acting for now.
But after seeing Apollo 13, what I really want to do is to be an astronaut.
I'm dying to go to a space camp next summer!
- Natalie Portman

Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back,
and instead of dying, he sings.
- Robert Burns

Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon
is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out,
and I will tell you how old you are,
and I shall know if you are happy.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

I thought about dying whenever I got bad news about other people.
- Jonah Lomu

Patients reported that their psychedelic sessions were
an invaluable experiential training for dying.
- Stanislav Grof


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