„There is only one dream worth having…to live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead.“

—  Arundhati Roy, Speeches, From a speech entitled Come September http://ada.evergreen.edu/~arunc/texts/politics/comeSeptember.pdf.

Citações relacionadas

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan photo

„Only a dead nation remembers its heroes when they die. Real nations respect them when they are alive.“

—  Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Indian independence activist 1890 - 1988
Zareef, Adil Saturday, (January 28, 2006) The Demise of a Dream. The Daily Times https://archive.is/20130416144347/www.dailytimes.com.pk/print.asp?page=2006%5C01%5C28%5Cstory_28-1-2006_pg7_35

Antisthenes photo

„It is better to fall in with crows than with flatterers; for in the one case you are devoured when dead, in the other case while alive.“

—  Antisthenes Greek philosopher -444 - -365 a.C.
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, § 4

Fausto Cercignani photo

„If you have never had a dream, perhaps you have only dreamt to be alive.“

—  Fausto Cercignani Italian scholar, essayist and poet 1941
Examples of self-translation (c. 2004), Quotes - Zitate - Citations - Citazioni

Anthony Swofford photo
Stanley Kubrick photo

„The dead know only one thing, it is better to be alive“

—  Stanley Kubrick American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor 1928 - 1999

Dan Simmons photo
Thomas the Apostle photo
Alexandre Dumas photo
Steve Biko photo
Leo Tolstoy photo
Theocritus photo

„While there's life there’s hope, and only the dead have none.“

—  Theocritus ancient greek poet
Idylls, τάχ᾽ αὔριον ἔσσετ᾽ ἄμεινον ἐλπίδες ἐν ζωοῖσιν, ἀνέλπιστοι δὲ θανόντες Idyll 4, line 42; translation by A. S. F. Gow, from Theocritus ([1950] 1952) vol. 1, p. 37. Compare Cicero (1st century BC), Epistolarum ad Atticum [Epistle To Atticus], Book IX, 10, 4: Ægroto, dum anima est, spes est [While the sick man has life, there is hope.]

Arthur Miller photo
Cesare Pavese photo
Nathaniel Hawthorne photo

„I have not lived, but only dreamed about living.“

—  Nathaniel Hawthorne American novelist and short story writer (1804 – 1879) 1804 - 1864
Letter to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (4 June 1837)

Chuck Palahniuk photo
Cassandra Clare photo

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“