"I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Mercedes McCambridge on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Mercedes McCambridge on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Mercedes McCambridge on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Mercedes McCambridge on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Mercedes McCambridge on Helen Keller
"I've always had bronchitis. I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it."
"I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room."
"My second marriage had a lot to do with alcohol."
"Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time."