„I would rather die of passion than of boredom.“

—  Emile Zola, buch Au Bonheur des Dames

Quelle: The Ladies' Paradise

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französischer Schriftsteller und Journalist des 19. Jahrhun… 1840 - 1902
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„I would rather die of passion than of boredom“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

Not by van Gogh, but from Emile Zola's novel The Ladies' Paradise (1883)
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Thomas Carlyle Foto

„I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.“

—  Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881

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„If I am to die, I would rather die fighting on the left.“

—  David Lloyd George Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1863 - 1945

Remark to Herbert Samuel, explaining his opposition to Liberal politicians joining the National Government (5 October 1931), quoted in John Campbell, Lloyd George: The Goat in the Wilderness, 1922–1931 (1977), p. 301
Leader of the Independent Liberals

Miranda July Foto

„I steeled myself against laughter; I would rather die than laugh. I didn’t laugh, I did not laugh. But I died, I did die.“

—  Miranda July American performance artist, musician and writer 1974

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Lev Grossman Foto

„Being brave was easy when you would rather die than give up.“

—  Lev Grossman, The Magicians

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Neal Shusterman Foto

„Would you rather die, or be unwound?“

—  Neal Shusterman, buch Unwind

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William Boyd Foto

„I have to start my real life soon, before I die of boredom and frustration.“

—  William Boyd, buch Any Human Heart

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Sue Monk Kidd Foto

„People in general would rather die than forgive. It'shard. If God said in plain language. "I'm giving you a choice, forgive or die," a lot of people would go ahead and order their coffin.“

—  Sue Monk Kidd, buch The Secret Life of Bees

Variante: People, in general, would rather die than forgive. It'shard. If God said in plain language, "I'm giving you a choice, forgive or die," a lot of people would go ahead and order their coffin.
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Jean Dubuffet Foto

„Man's need for art is absolutely primordial, as strong as, and perhaps stronger than, our need for bread. Without bread, we die of hunger, but without art we die of boredom.“

—  Jean Dubuffet, buch Prospectus et tous écrits suivants

As quoted in Jean Dubuffet, Works, writings Interviews, ed. Valerie da Costa and Fabrice Hergott; Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona 2006, p. 14
1960-70's, Prospectus et tous écrits suivants, 1967

Max Lucado Foto

„The maker of the stars would rather die for you than live without you. And that is a fact. So if you need to brag, brag about that.“

—  Max Lucado American clergyman and writer 1955

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Ian Fleming Foto

„It’s just that I’d rather die of drink than of thirst.“

—  Ian Fleming, buch Thunderball

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Joey Comeau Foto

„I'd rather die terrified than live forever.“

—  Joey Comeau writer 1980

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