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Letter "V" » vegetate
«Reality is a prison, where one vegetates and always will. All the rest /thought, action /is just a pastime, mental or physical. What counts then, is to come to grips with reality. The rest can go.»
«If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city»
«The invalid is a parasite on society. In a certain state it is indecent to go on living. To vegetate on in cowardly dependence on physicians and medicaments after the meaning of life, the right to life, has been lost ought to entail the profound contempt of society.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
, right to life
, The Meaning of Life
«Passion is the element in which we live; without it, we hardly vegetate.»
«Broad, wholesome, charitable views ... can not be acquired by vegetating in one's little corner of the earth.»
Author: Mark Twain
, the Earth
, view as
«The world of imagination is the world of eternity. It is the divine bosom into which we shall all go after the death of the vegetated [i.e. mortal] body. This world of imagination is infinite and eternal, whereas the world of generation is finite and temporal. There exist in that eternal world the eternal realities of everything which we see reflected in this vegetable glass of nature.»
Author: William Blake
, Death of
, go after
, I E
, There exist
, The Eternal
«When I am in the country I wish to vegetate like the country»