„Let us be elegant or die!“

Louisa May Alcott photo
Louisa May Alcott12
1832 - 1888

Citações relacionadas

Louisa May Alcott photo

„but, dear me, let us be elegant or die.“

— Louisa May Alcott American novelist 1832 - 1888
Little Women

Louisa May Alcott photo
Thomas Campbell photo

„To-morrow let us do or die.“

— Thomas Campbell British writer 1777 - 1844
Part III, stanza 37

Marcus Annaeus Seneca photo

„Let us live – we must die.“

— Marcus Annaeus Seneca Roman scholar -54 - 39 a.C.
Book II, Chapter VI; translation from Michael Winterbottom, Declamations of the Elder Seneca (London: Heinemann, 1974) vol. 1 p. 349 Note: Some editions of Seneca prefer the reading Bibamus, moriendum est (Let us drink – we must die).

Hollow Horn Bear photo

„The bullets bursted [sic] at the time of the war, and we used to die with bullets, but now let us die quietly.“

— Hollow Horn Bear 19th century Lakota chief and policeman 1850 - 1913
During negotiations with Crook and others, in

Louisa May Alcott photo
Théodore Guérin photo
Kent Hovind photo
Stanislaw Ulam photo

„It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.“

— Stanislaw Ulam Polish-American mathematician 1909 - 1984
Chapter 15, Random Reflections on Mathematics and Science, p. 274

Claude McKay photo

„If we must die, O let us nobly die,
So that our precious blood may not be shed
In vain; then even the monsters we defy
Shall be constrained to honor us though dead!“

— Claude McKay Jamaican American writer, poet 1889 - 1948
If We Must Die https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If_We_Must_Die, l. 5-8 (1919)

Edward Lear photo
Charles Bukowski photo

„Let' em learn or let' em die“

— Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994
Post Office

Charles Bukowski photo
Théodore Guérin photo

„Let us never forget that if we wish to die like the Saints we must live like them.“

— Théodore Guérin Catholic saint and nun from France 1798 - 1856
Context: Let us never forget that if we wish to die like the Saints we must live like them. Let us force ourselves to imitate their virtues, in particular humility and charity. Letter to Sisters at Saint Mary's, 1848.