Death Quotes

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman.
Woody Allen
Bhagavad gita - for certain is death for the born and certain is...

Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.
Virginia Woolf, Diary, 17 February 1922

Zora neale hurston - i want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely...
J. michael straczynski, babylon 5 (television series) - there is a greater darkness than the one we...
I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
Patrick Henry, (Virginia Convention, March 23, 1775)
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy (1789)
A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited.
Osho, The art of Dying
I am sailing out along parallel 32. 5 to stress that this is the Libyan border. This is the line of death where we shall stand and fight with our backs to the wall. On planning confrontation with US Sixth Fleet in Mediterranean.
Muammar Qaddafi
Take death for example. A great deal of our effort goes into avoiding it. We make extraordinary efforts to delay it, and often consider its intrusion a tragic event. Yet we? d find it hard to live without it. Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.
Ray Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
Death hangs over thee, While thou still live, while thou may, do good.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin
Death is not extinguishing the light It is simply putting out the lamp Because the dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
Chief Seattle
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
If Christ Jesus be the periode, the end and the lodging - Home at the end of your journey, there is no fear ye go to a friend... ye may look death in the face with joy.
Samual Rutherford
Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes.
John Donne
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Woody Allen
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.
Marcus Aurelius
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Ayn Rand
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - Invincible determination - - A purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert
No life that breathes with human breath Has ever truly longed for death.
Alfred Tennyson
If we value so highly the dignity of life, how can we not also value the dignity of death No death may be called futile.
Yukio Mishima
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is the resolute acceptance of death.
Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike.
Homer, The Iliad
Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Lyman Beeche
I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward.
Stanislaw J. Lec, Unkempt Thoughts
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
Jonathan Swift
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
William H. Walton
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
Martin Heidegge