Birth And Death Quotes by Frederick Lenz, William S. Burroughs, Sarada Devi, George Santayana, Johann Baptist Metz, Brendan Myers and many others.
The experience of the next life is too far away to really be concerned with. It will be an outgrowth of this incarnation and what happens between birth and death.
The Orgasmic Death Gimmick is rather complicated. It could be called the whole birth-death cycle of action, persuading people that birth and death are realities.
In one word, one should desire of God desirelessness. For desire alone is at the root of all suffering. It is the cause of repeated births and deaths. It is the obstacle in the way of liberation.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
We must learn to accept ourselves in the painful experiment of living. We must embrace the spiritual adventure of becoming human, moving through the many stages that lie between birth and death.
Magic underlies the relationship between us, and the greater immensities of birth and death. Thus the experience of being in the presence of something magical is an empowering, uplifting experience. Magic, understood this way, contributes meaning to life.
Once you stop clinging and let things be, you’ll be free, even of birth and death. You’ll transform everything.
Birth and Death are the two noblest expressions of bravery.
We’re in the transition between birth and death. But the one that people often know about is the transition between the moment of death and whatever comes next, so reincarnation or heaven or hell.
Life is the coexistence of all opposite values. Joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, up and down, hot and cold, here and there, light and darkness, birth and death. All experience is by contrast, and one would be meaningless without the other.
How strangely inaccurate it is to measure length of living by length of life! The space between your birth and death is often far from a true measure of your days of living.
Birth and death are illusions, they are part of the dream.
In this uncertain space between birth and death, especially here at the end of the world in Moonlight Bay, we need hope as surely as we need food and water, love and friendship.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
My dear child, if you desire to be free from the cycle of birth and death, then abandon the objects of sense gratification as poison. Drink instead the nectar of forbearance, upright conduct, mercy, cleanliness and truth.
At home, I watch fights and documentaries – that’s it. If it’s not about the birth and death of stars, ‘Frozen Planet,’ or someone getting punched in the face, I’m probably not watching it.
Every moment gives birth to the next moment and influences it. Getting out of that chain of perpetual being is getting off the wheel of birth and death. That is enlightenment.