Death Quotes

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 Be Not Proud
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Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesa
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits of the dead?... While you do not know life, how can you know about death?
Confucius, The Confucian Analects, bk. 11: 11
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Robert Maynard Hutchins
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Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Dr. Robert Schulle
A nation that continues to produce soft - Minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Francis Bacon
There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.
Simone de Beauvoir, "A Very Easy Death".
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
Woody Allen
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits of the dead... While you do not know life, how can you know about death.
Confucius
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was time when we were not this gives us no concern - - why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be.
William Hazlitt
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
Death is not the worst; rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Sophocles, Electra
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
Eric Sevareid
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
Voltaire
For that which is born death is certain, and for the dead birth is certain. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable.
Bhagavad Gita
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
Saki
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Danish prove
It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men - where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
Death hath so many doors to let out life.
John Fletcher, The Custom of the Country (1647)
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
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.
Buddha
Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.
Marcus Aurelius
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs
If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. Handwritten statement found in her residence.
Indira Nehru Gandhi
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince, 2005
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
Jean Anouilh
The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.
Tom Hanks
Death is as casual - And often as unexpected - As birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade.
Jim
Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Sir Francis Bacon
Death Its the only thing we havent succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
Aldous Huxley
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston