death

A Quote by Alfred Armand Montapert on ability, death, mind, and talent

What you have in your mind, your talents, your native abilities, no one can take from you. When you die, you take them with you. Use them diligently while you are here.

Alfred Montapert (1906 -)

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A Quote by Alfred de Vigny on death, heart, silence, and suffering

Silence alone is great; all else is feebleness . . . Perform with all your heart your long and heavy task. . . . Then as do I, say naught, but suffer and die.

Alfred de Vigny (1797 - 1863)

Source: La Mort du Loup

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A Quote by Alexander Smith on death, facts, nature, and ugliness

Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.

Alexander Smith (1830 - 1867)

Source: Dreamthorp, 1863

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on aim, contentment, death, eternity, good, happiness, and pleasure

O happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure, ease, content! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 1.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on aim, contentment, death, eternity, good, happiness, and pleasure

O happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure, ease, content! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, lies, and world

Thus let me live, unseen, unknown, Thus unlamented let me die, Steal from the world, and not a stone Tell where I lie.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Ode on Solitude, c. 1700

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, life, and preparation

Oft, as in airy rings they skim the heath, The clamtrous lapwings feel the leaden death; Oft, as the mounting larks their notes prepare They fall, and leave their little lives in air.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Windsor Forest, 1713

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, joy, and pain

You purchase pain with all that joy can give, And die of nothing but a rage to live.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on acting, bravery, death, lies, pride, and slavery

Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise,- His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle i. Line 115.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on absence, death, and friendship

Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Epistle to Robert, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, 1721

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