Death Quotes

Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths.
James Madison, Federalist Papers (# 10)
Homer, the iliad - even when someone battles hard, there is an equal...

Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Thomas Browne
He who dies a thousand deaths meets the final hour with the calmness of one who approaches a well remembered door.
Heywood Brown
The Christian does not consider death to be the end of his life, but the end of his troubles.
A. Mark Wells
Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
Sophocles, Electra

Marcus aelius aurelius - it is not death that a man should fear, but he...
Danish prove - what is play to the cat is death to the mouse....
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
Mark Twain
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
You can evade life, but you can not evade Death.
T. S. Elliot
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord Of the Rings, Book Four, Chapter One
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
Joseph Addison
One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin
There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
Chief Seattle
Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death.
Plato
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
I was court - Martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
Brendan Francis Behan
Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.
John Donne
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.
Emily Dickinson
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
HP Lovecraft, From Beyond
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Plato, Dialogues, Phaedo
To philosophize is nothing else than to prepare oneself for death.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
Robert Bolt
Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
Sophocles
They say that the wages of sin is death. But after taxes its just a tired feeling really.
Paula Poundstone, HBO stand - Up routine
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.
Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Death".
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Lyman Beeche
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
Oh, how I love the Earth and everything in it, life and death. And men. One can think of nothing finer, or nicer, than men their wars, their concentration camps, their justice.
Marcel Ayme
Is there life before death?
Graffito, in Belfast
The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
Dave Barry
Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
Anouk Aimee
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.
Sir Walter Scott, Marmion (1808)
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
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Danish prove