Get busy living or get busy dying
Posted by Mohoo on March 17, 2005
In Reply to: Get busy living or get busy dying posted by DRC on March 16, 2005
: : : : what does that phrase mean?
: : : That attitude is important?
: : Bob Dylan, in his song It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding, has it thatL
: : ...he not busy being born
: : Is busy dying.
: : I don't know if that's where your question originated from or if that idea has been expressed before that.
: : Anyway, while interpreting Bob Dylan's lyrics can often be a mug's game, I've always interpreted that to mean - if you aren't getting on with life and making the most of it you are wasting your gifts.
: This phrase was also used in the movie "Shawshank Redemption".
I have forgot leaving my question. Ok, my question is "does that phrase mean that everyone is busy,and if he is not busy with his lives,he must be busy to die"?