„A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.“

—  David Herbert Lawrence, livro Lady Chatterley's Lover

Fonte: Lady Chatterley's Lover

Última atualização 29 de Outubro de 2021. História

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„The great characters of fiction live as truly as the memories of dead men. For the life after death it is not necessary that a man or woman should have lived.“

—  Samuel Butler novelist 1835 - 1902

Hamlet, Don Quixote, Mr. Pickwick and others
The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (1912), Part XIV - Higgledy-Piggledy

André Maurois photo

„Byron says that it is easier to die for the woman one loves than to live with her.“

—  André Maurois French writer 1885 - 1967

Un Art de Vivre (The Art of Living) (1939), The Art of Loving

Lee Kuan Yew photo

„If Aljunied decides to go that way, well Aljunied has five years to live and repent.“

—  Lee Kuan Yew First Prime Minister of Singapore 1923 - 2015

warning voters in Aljunied GRC on the consequence of voting for the alternative Workers' Party, which the PAP eventually lost to. (Yahoo News, April 30, 2011, http://sg.news.yahoo.com/aljunied-voters-will-regret-choosing-wp--mm-lee.html)
2010s

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Francisco Palau photo

„I live and will live for the Church; I live and will die for her.“

—  Francisco Palau Beatified Spanish Discalced Carmelite friar and priest 1811 - 1872

Vivo y viviré por la Iglesia; vívo y moriré por ella.
As quoted in "Father Francisco Palau y Quer A Passion for the Church" by Carmelite Missionaries, Rome, as translated by David Joseph Centner http://www.ourgardenofcarmel.org/palau.html

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Stephen Chbosky photo

„Every person has to live his or her own life and then make the choice to share it with other people.“

—  Stephen Chbosky, livro The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Variante: I think the idea is that every person has to live for his or her own life and then make the choice to share it with other people.
Fonte: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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„Life lives; and in the living flow, no questions are raised. The reason is that life is a living now! So, in order to live life whole-heartedly, the answer is life simply is.“

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Fonte: Striking Thoughts (2000), p. 3

Martial photo

„Life is not living, but living in health.“

—  Martial, livro Epigrammata

VI, 70.
Variant translations:
It is not life to live, but to be well.
Life's not just being alive, but being well.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Vita non est vivere, sed valera vita est.

Germaine Greer photo

„A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living.“

—  Germaine Greer Australian feminist author 1939

Introduction
The Change: Women, Aging and the Menopause (1991)
Contexto: Women over fifty already form one of the largest groups in the population structure of the western world. As long as they like themselves, they will not be an oppressed minority. In order to like themselves they must reject trivialization by others of who and what they are. A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living.

Edith Stein photo

„Each woman who lives in the light of eternity can fulfill her vocation, no matter if it is in marriage, in a religious order, or in a worldly profession.“

—  Edith Stein Jewish-German nun, theologian and philosopher 1891 - 1942

Essays on Woman (1996), Spirituality of the Christian Woman (1932)

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