— Nixon Waterman American writer 1859 - 1944
A Rose to the Living, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
— China Miéville, livro Un Lun Dun
Fonte: Un Lun Dun
— Pope Benedict XVI 265th Pope of the Catholic Church 1927
Quoted in Elise Harris, " Priest Swaps Clerical Hats with 'Sharp, Healthy' Benedict XVI http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/priest-swaps-clerical-hats-with-sharp-healthy-benedict-xvi", National Catholic Register (11 February 2013)
— François de La Rochefoucauld French author of maxims and memoirs 1613 - 1680
"Pensées Tirées des Premières Éditions," Réflexions: Ou, Sentences Et Maximes Morales de La Rochefoucauld (1822)
Later Additions to the Maxims
„any live man is better than any dead man but no live or dead man is very much better than any other live or dead man“
— William Faulkner, livro The Sound and the Fury
Fonte: The Sound and the Fury
„This life is short, the vanities of the world are transient, but they alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive.“
— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
Pearls of Wisdom
— Anne Frank victim of the Holocaust and author of a diary 1929 - 1945
„Objects exist and if one pays more attention to them than to people, it is precisely because they exist more than the people. Dead objects are still alive. Living people are often already dead.“
— Jean-Luc Godard French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic 1930
— Judith Lewis Herman American psychiatrist 1942
Fonte: Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
„He that defers his charity 'till he is dead, is (if a man weighs it rightly) rather liberal of another man's, than of his own.“
— Francis Bacon English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author 1561 - 1626
Ornamenta Rationalia http://books.google.com/books?id=VHNUAAAAYAAJ&q="He+that+defers+his+charity+'till+he+is+dead+is+if+a+man+weighs+it"+"rather+liberal+of+another+man's+than+of+his+own"&pg=PA298#v=onepage #55
„The dead lay unburied, and each man as he recognized a friend among them shuddered with grief and horror; while the living whom they were leaving behind, wounded or sick, were to the living far more shocking than the dead, and more to be pitied than those who had perished.“
— Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War
Book VII, 7.75-
History of the Peloponnesian War, Book VII
„I don't think it's a living document, I think it's dead. More precisely, I think it's enduring. It doesn't change. I think that needs to be orthodoxy.“
— Antonin Scalia former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States 1936 - 2016
Speech at Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Virginia (April 2008). http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2008/04/no_to_cameras_yes_to_60_minute.html
— Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Contexto: A living dog is better than a dead lion. Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can? Let every one mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made. Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.<!--pp.366-367
— Stefano Guazzo Italian writer 1530 - 1593
Più tosto can vivo che leone morto.
Della Morte, p. 525.
Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 394.
— Ernest Shackleton Anglo-Irish polar explorer 1874 - 1922
Quoted in [Moss, Stephen, Captain Scott centenary: Storm rages around polar explorer's reputation, The Guardian, 28 March 2012, http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2012/mar/28/captain-scott-antarctic-centenary-profile]
— Federico García Lorca Spanish poet, dramatist and theatre director 1898 - 1936
Un muerto en España está más vivo como muerto que en ningún sitio del mundo.
"Theory and Play of the Duende" from A Poet in New York (1940)