Death Quotes

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
Edvard Munch

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.

quotes about death
Death Quotes
Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.
Annie Lennox

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Albert Einstein

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
Ashley Montagu

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Albert Pike

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
Adam Clarke

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Alice Walker

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.
Bertolt Brecht

Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
Barry Cornwall

Death Quotes
Quotes about Death
Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.
Bryant H. McGill

Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
Carter Burwell

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
David Sarnoff

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.
David Gerrold

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.
Elie Wiesel

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.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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.
Errol Flynn

Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
Elie Wiesel

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.
Francis Bacon

He who doesn't fear death dies only once.
Giovanni Falcone

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.
Helen Keller

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.
Jean Cocteau

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
J. Robert Oppenheimer

For me, habit is just a synonym for death.
Juliette Binoche

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
Joseph Hall

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Khalil Gibran

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
Katharine Hepburn

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.
Mark Twain

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.
Mark Twain

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.
Maureen O'Hara

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.
Morrie Schwartz

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.
Quintus Ennius

To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
Samuel Butler

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.
Willa Cather