Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.
Alice Thomas Ellis
Call no man happy till he is dead.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The idea is to die young as late as possible.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.
B. R. Hayden
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.
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
|Quotes about Death|
Bryant H. McGill
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.
Erik H. Erikson
I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
Edward W. Howe
Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.
Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
He who doesn't fear death dies only once.
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.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
Henry Van Dyke
When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
For me, habit is just a synonym for death.
Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leonardo da Vinci
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
Miguel de Unamuno
John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
Miguel de Unamuno
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Everything that gets born dies.
Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
T. S. Eliot
I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.