„Of what is't fools make such vain keeping?
Sin their conception, their birth, weeping:
Their life, a general mist of error,
Their death, a hideous storm of terror.“

Act IV, scene ii.
Duchess of Malfi (1623)

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
John Webster Foto
John Webster1
englischer Dramatiker 1578 - 1634

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„Birth is okay and death is okay, if we know that they are only concepts in our mind. Reality transcends both birth and death.“

—  Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926

Quelle: The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation

Paddy Chayefsky Foto

„I was in that ultimate moment of terror that is the beginning of life. It is nothing. Simple, hideous nothing.“

—  Paddy Chayefsky American playwright, screenwriter and novelist 1923 - 1981

Eddie Jessup
Altered States (1980)
Kontext: I was in that ultimate moment of terror that is the beginning of life. It is nothing. Simple, hideous nothing. The final truth of all things is that there is no final Truth. Truth is what's transitory. It's human life that is real.

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„… [they] believe that life begins at conception and ends at birth…“

—  Barney Frank American politician, former member of the House of Representatives for Massachusetts 1940

Speaking of anti-abortion legislators
[Charles P., Pierce, http://www.boston.com/news/globe/magazine/articles/2005/10/02/to_be_frank/?page=4, To Be Frank, The Boston Globe, p. 4, October 2, 2005, 2008-03-05]

Clive Barker Foto

„Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.“

—  Clive Barker, Days of Magic, Nights of War

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Friedrich Schiller Foto

„Life is only error,
And death is knowledge.“

—  Friedrich Schiller German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright 1759 - 1805

Cassandra (1802)

Dejan Stojanovic Foto

„If birth is a manifestation of life, death is another.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959

Death http://www.poetrysoup.com/famous/poem/21379/Death
From the poems written in English

George MacDonald Foto
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„Terror that takes you by storm!“

—  Stephen King, Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century (1999), Taglines

Eckhart Tolle Foto

„Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal.“

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Quelle: A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

Tom Robbins Foto

„Birth and death were easy. It was life that was hard.“

—  Tom Robbins, buch Jitterbug Perfume

Quelle: Jitterbug Perfume (1984)

Herbert Beerbohm Tree Foto

„Sirs, I have tested your machine. It adds a new terror to life and makes death a long-felt want.“

—  Herbert Beerbohm Tree English actor and theatre manager 1852 - 1917

Page 183
His reply to a gramophone company who had asked for a testimonial.
Beerbohm Tree (1956)

Paulo Coelho Foto
Gianni Sarcone Foto

„Life is a space between two illusions: Birth and Death…“

—  Gianni Sarcone Italian author, artist, designer, and researcher in visual perception and cognitive psychology 1962

ESOF (2010).

Christopher Marlowe Foto

„Fools that will laugh on earth, most weep in hell.“

—  Christopher Marlowe, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

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Alexandre Dumas Foto
Michel De Montaigne Foto

„The day of your birth leads you to death as well as to life.“

—  Michel De Montaigne, buch Essays

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„He is born in vain, who having attained the human birth, so difficult to get, does not attempt to realise God in this very life“

—  Ramakrishna Indian mystic and religious preacher 1836 - 1886

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„I support the protection of life from conception to natural death. But a natural death for a murderer is a death on the gallows.“

—  Janusz Korwin-Mikke polish politician 1942

Blog of author, 9 IX 2007 AD http://korwin-mikke.blog.onet.pl/Naturalna-smierc,2,ID258154142,n

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