Death Quotes

The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - - when it begins to ignore the passions, the motions - - It becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
Isaac Bashevis Singe
Dean koontz - like all of us in this storm between birth and...

Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
Eric Sevareid
Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
Bhagavad Gita
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
HP Lovecraft, From Beyond

Percy b. shelley - death is a veil which those who live call life,...
Thomas mann - it is love, not reason, that is stronger than...
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires I have lost friends, some by death others through sheer inability to cross the street.
Virginia
Death comes to all But great achievements raise a monument Which shall endure until the sun grows old.
George Fabricius
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
Mary Renault, The Praise Singer, 1978
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser, 1590
Nothing in the world is as certain as death.
Jean Froissart, 1359
To judge the real importance of an individual, we should think of the effect his death would produce.
Peter de Gaston Levis
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
Epicurus
Death: To stop sinning suddenly.
Elbert Hubbard
Death? It? s the only thing we haven? t succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in Gaza (1936)
One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin
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".
I must not fear. Fear is the mind - Killer. Fear is the little - Death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
Frank Herbert, Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear, "Dune".
He can be lethal death.
Jerry Coleman
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
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy (1789)
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
Saki
Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life.
Adele Brookman
We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
Swami Sivanada
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
We fear death, yet we long for slumber and beautiful dreams.
Kahlil Gibran
A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
Dixie Lee Ray
The root of fear is the death of yourself or someone you care about, but this will inevitably happen since we are only mortal, so why fea.
Unknown
Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Buddha
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
William H. Walton
The first condition of immortality is death.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
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