Death Quotes

I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!
Patrick Henry, Meeting of the First Continental Congress in 1774
Biography lends to death a new terror.
Oscar Wilde

Sir thomas brown - it is a brave act of valor to condemn death, but...
David adger, core syntax: a minimalist approach - of course we can keep this going, in principle,...
I agree with everything you say, but I would attack to the death your right to say it.
Tom Stoppard
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
Carl Sagan

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert
The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.
Tom Hanks
Because I could not stop for Death - - He kindly stopped for me - - The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
Emily Dickinson
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Francis Bacon
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
California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.
William Claude Dunkenfield (W. C. Fields)
Lucius annaeus seneca - liesure without books is death, and burial of a...
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
HP Lovecraft, From Beyond
Is there life before death?
Graffito, in Belfast
What is play to the cat is death to the mouse.
Danish prove
To judge the real importance of an individual, we should think of the effect his death would produce.
Peter de Gaston Levis
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana
Death is as light as a feather; duty as heavy as a mountain.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
Epicurus, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Mark Twain
I would fain die a dry death.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 1
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
Security is a kind of death.
Tennessee Williams
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".
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death.
Plato
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
We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming.
Don Delillo
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
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
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
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.
Virginia Woolf, Diary, 17 February 1922
The first condition of immortality is death.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins
The death - Knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.
Theodore Roosevelt, Labor Day speech at Syracuse, NY, Sept 7, 1903 ("Theodore Rex" - Edmund Morris)
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
Buddha