Death Quotes

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
George Santayana
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A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
Lucius Accius
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Oscar Wilde
Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
Dean Koontz
My wallpaper and i are fighting a duel to death. One or the other has to go.
Oscar Wilde

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All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.
Thomas Mann
One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, First Snow, 1993
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery Forbid it, Almighty God I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
Patrick Henry
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Kahlil Gibran
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
Kahlil Gibran
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is the resolute acceptance of death.
Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
John Donne
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Because I could not stop for Death - - He kindly stopped for me - - The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
Emily Dickinson
It is a brave act of valor to condemn death, but where life is more terrible than death it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Sir Thomas Brown
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
Froude
Perhaps the only misplaced curiosity is that which persists in trying to find out here, on this side of death, what lies beyond the grave.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Danish prove
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.
Sir Walter Scott
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Richard Jeni
Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy, and with death as our greatest source of anxiety.
Joe Moore
Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Sir Francis Bacon
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)
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Dr. Robert Schulle
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Albert Einstein
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
Saki
The report of my death was an exaggeration.
Mark Twain, New York Journal, June 2, 1897
Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.
Emily Dickinson
Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink - Offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
Aeschylus (525 - 456 B. C.), Frag. 146 (trans. by Plumptre).
One must have a heart of stone to read the death of Little Nell without laughing.
Oscar Wilde
Nothing in the world is as certain as death.
Jean Froissart, 1359
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra