Life Or Death Quotes by Jim Valvano, Christine Feehan, David Foster Wallace, Albert Einstein, Ed Parker, Daniel Keyes and many others.
I made a ridiculous statement when I first went to North Carolina State. I said I know basketball down there was like life or death. It was very wrong. It’s more important.
Do you see, Solange, that you are the only woman in my world? The one woman who can choose life or death for me. You are the center of my world and you always will be. When I tell you that your pleasure is mine, I mean that literally
Stated as an English sentence, of course, this is just a banal platitude – but the fact is that, in the day-to-day trenches of adult existence, banal platitudes can have life-or-death importance. That may sound like hyperbole, or abstract nonsense.
Mankind must give up war in the Atomic Era. What is at stake is the life or death of humanity.
I come to you with only Karate, Empty Hands. I have no weapons, but should I be forced to defend myself, my principles or my honor, should it be a matter of life or death, of right or wrong, then here are my weapons, Karate, my Empty Hands.
I am afraid. Not of life, or death, or nothingness, but of wasting it as if I had never been.
It’s not life or death it’s a game and at the end of the game there is going to be a winner and a loser.
When you’re are playing for the national championship, it’s not a matter of life or death. Its more important than that.
If you believe it’s life or death for the kids, it changes everything you do.
The public has heard the stereotypical love songs a million times, and they’ve heard the stereotypical life-or-death songs millions of times. It’s good to mix it up a little bit.
It is my job to make sure that these kids who are talented get every chance they can and not to be passed over; this is life or death for them.
I used to scream at everybody at the beginning of my career. I’d get really emotional. I’d project all my issues about my parents and safety onto the executives, so every conversation where they gave a note was life or death and you don’t love me.
Are wars… anything but the means whereby a nation’s problems are set, where creation is stimulated – there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
Women in particular seem to say things like, “I’m sure I’d be the one screaming and not moving in an emergency.” I don’t think that’s the case. People who’ve been through really horrible life-or-death situations say that nobody behaves the way they would have expected. But that said, there are predictors.
To do your own work well, whether it be for life or death.
Sometimes, love feels like a life or death situation. Losing true love is pretty much as bad as it gets, other than actually dying or losing good health. Most people know that. Most people can relate. It’s like the end of the world.
Most of the women placed in the fire department here in New York never passed the physical test. And a fat guy or a short guy, or anybody not passing the test in a life-or-death job, leads to friction.