Alive Quotes and Spiritual Sayings

Alive Quotes and Inspirational Affirmations

Alive Quotes (83) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of being Alive Having life : not dead or inanimate. 2a : still in existence, force, or operation : active kept hope aliveb : still active in competition with a chance of victory must win to stay alive in the playoffs.


When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. 
~ Marcus Aurelius

By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive. Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them. In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. - Albert Schweitzer
~ Albert Schweitzer

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
~ Joseph Campbell

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.
~ Horace

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
~ Marcus Aurelius

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
~ Martin Luther

It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

When you know who you truly are, there is an abiding alive sense of peace.
You could call it joy because that's what joy is: vibrantly alive peace. It is the joy of knowing yourself as the very life essence before life takes on form. That is the joy of Being - of being who you truly are.
~ Eckhart Tolle

If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.
~ Audre Lorde

This hobble of being alive is rather serious, don’t you think so?
~ Thomas Hardy

Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
~ Ernest Hemingway

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
~ Plato

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
~ Richard Bach

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
~ Henry David Thoreau

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
~ Indira Gandhi

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are you that is truer than true
~ Dr. Seuss

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive
~ Howard Thurman

We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
~ Agatha Christie

Night, when words fade and things come alive.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
~ Havelock Ellis

By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
~ Albert Schweitzer

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
~ Peter Ustinov

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
~ Oprah Winfrey

Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
~ William Saroyan

Life is not a tragedy, it is a comedy. To be alive means to have a sense of humor.
~ Rajneesh

If Jesus were alive today, He would be a guerrillero.
~ Camilo Torres Restrepo

The only way to store information is by agreement. The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind. Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive. Humans punish themselves endlessly for not being what they believe they should be. We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others, but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
~ William Saroyan

The poet is one who is able to keep the fresh vision of the child alive.
~ Anais Nin

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
~ Vincent Van Gogh

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
~ Henry Miller

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.
~ Joseph Campbell

Curiosity must be kept alive.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
~ Joseph Campbell

Ask yourself what makes you come alive.
~ Howard Thurman

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
~ Pema Chodron

We save the world by being alive ourselves.
~ Joseph Campbell

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
~ Alan Watts

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.
~ Dalai Lama

Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
~ Alex Grey

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
~ Robert A. Heinlein

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
~ Elbert Hubbard 

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There's place and means for every man alive.
~ William Shakespeare

I'm in a weird band. We've done very well. The American Dream is alive and well.
~ Gene Simmons

Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
~ Serj Tankian

When I stop working the rest of the day is posthumous. I'm only really alive when I'm writing.
~ Tennessee Williams

Man is a piece of the universe made alive
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
~ George A. Moore

From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
~ Carl Jung

It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.
~ Pema Chodron

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must not, for whatever reason, turn his back on life." Another "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it.
~ Horace Greeley

Suddenly you’re ripped into being alive. And life is pain, and life is suffering, and life is horror, but my god you’re alive and its spectacular.
~ Joseph Campbell

I'm only really alive when I'm writing.
~ Tennessee Williams

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man's-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again.
~ Pema Chodron

Who is blameless? Only those that blame no one for aught that is, has been or may be. Only in creating hope, life, understanding, harmony, does one become blameless. For, as you understand, they that would be loved must show themselves lovely; they that would have friends must be a friend to others. For in the manner you treat others, you treat your Lord. Let that light which has aroused you be alive, awakened. Condemn no one. And as you come seeking, know, understand, as you create same in the lives of others so is it reflected in your own.
~ Edgar Cayce

It took me years, but letting go of religion has been the most profound wake up of my life. I feel I now look at the world not as a child, but as an adult. I see what's bad and it's really bad. But I also see what is beautiful, what is wonderful. And I feel so deeply appreciative that I am alive. How dare the religious use the term 'born again.' That truly describes freethinkers who've thrown off the shackles of religion so much better!
~ Julia Sweeney

The future belongs to the one most fully alive in the present.
~ Paul Palnik

Many people are alive but don't touch the miracle of being alive.
~ Nhat Hanh

The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
~ Rajneesh

Hope is the foundational quality of all change, and encouragement is the fuel which keeps hope alive.
~ Zig Ziglar

Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.
~ Denis Waitley

Some people live as though they are already dead. There are people moving around us who are consumed by their past, terrified of their future, and stuck in their anger and jealousy. They are not alive; they are just walking corpses.
~ Nhat Hanh

Because you are alive, everything is possible.
~ Nhat Hanh

They're always such alive females. And also, all those love stories - no man in Austen has ever fallen in love with a female heroine because she's pretty or beautiful or has long, blonde hair. They fall in love with them because of who they are, because of their vibrancy and their intelligence and if only we were teaching that a bit more in schools.
~ Anna Maxwell Martin

Being satisfied with what we already have is a magical golden key to being alive in a full, unrestricted, and inspired way.
~ Pema Chodron

Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in and are aware that you are alive - that you can touch the miracle of being alive - then that is a kind of enlightenment.
~ Nhat Hanh

People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances with our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.
~ Joseph Campbell 

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