„We live in an age in which there is no heroic death.“

Last update June 3, 2021. History
Yukio Mishima photo
Yukio Mishima60
Japanese author 1925 - 1970

Related quotes

Nassim Nicholas Taleb photo
Plutarch photo
Allen C. Guelzo photo

„We live in a cynical age.“

—  Allen C. Guelzo American historian 1953

"The Reputation of Abraham Lincoln" https://www.c-span.org/video/?298113-1/reputation-abraham-lincoln (12 February 2011), C-SPAN

Elizabeth Barrett Browning photo
Frithjof Schuon photo
Vincent Massey photo

„The age which we live in is not suited to idle complacency or to pleasant dreams of past greatness.“

—  Vincent Massey Governor General of Canada 1887 - 1967

Address at the Convocation of the University of Manitoba, October 28, 1952
Speaking Of Canada - (1959)

Euripidés photo
Pierre Schaeffer photo

„We live in an age dominated by the problem of limits.“

—  Pierre Schaeffer French musicologist 1910 - 1995

Interview (Television) with Michel Polac - August 1, 1987 ("The Summers of the Right to Reply")
Context: We live in an age dominated by the problem of limits. We are witnessing the end of progress. We have reached the saturation point. Are we going beyond these limits? Are we going to take the risk? There is much work to do to maintain the planet.

„I live in Fresno which is a death sentence already.“

—  John Dolan American journalist 1955

Gary Brecher at exile.ru/authors, 2002

Ernst, Baron von Feuchtersleben photo

„True philosophy is a living wisdom, for which there is no death.“

—  Ernst, Baron von Feuchtersleben Austrian psychiatrist, poet and philosopher 1806 - 1849

The Dietetics of the Soul; Or, True Mental Discipline (1838)

Felix Adler photo
Haruki Murakami photo

„Death is not the opposite of life but an innate part of it. By living our lives, we nurture death.“

—  Haruki Murakami, book Norwegian Wood

Variant: Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Source: Norwegian Wood

Laurell K. Hamilton photo
Mahmud Tarzi photo

„Once Europe existed in a Dark Age and Islam carried the torch of learning. Now we Muslims live in a Dark age.“

—  Mahmud Tarzi Afghan writer 1865 - 1933

Mahmud Tarzi, reflecting on King Amanullah's exile. http://www.afghan-web.com/history/quotes.html Link

John Galsworthy photo

„Love has no age, no limit; and no death.“

—  John Galsworthy English novelist and playwright 1867 - 1933

Ayn Rand photo
Byron Katie photo

„Until we know that death is equal to life, we live in fear.“

—  Byron Katie American spiritual writer 1942

Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)

Related topics