Dies

Dies is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Albert Christoph Dies (1755–1822), German painter, composer, and biographer
  • Josh Dies (b. 1983), American singer, songwriter, musician and author
  • Martin Dies, Jr. (1900–1972), Texas politician
  • Martin Dies, Sr. (1870–1922), Texas politician

Famous quotes containing the word dies:

    ...there is hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. Though its root grows old in the earth, and its stump dies in the ground, yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth branches like a young plant. But mortals die, and are laid low; humans expire, and where are they?
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 14:7-10.

    When the sea dries up you can see its depths, but when a person dies you will still not know his mind.
    Chinese proverb.

    One usually dies because one is alone, or because one has got into something over one’s head. One often dies because one does not have the right alliances, because one is not given support. In Sicily the Mafia kills the servants of the State that the State has not been able to protect.
    Giovanni Falcone (1939–1992)