Death Quotes

I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - Disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
Emma Thompson, Vanity Fai
Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Thomas Browne

Kahlil gibran - if my survival caused another to perish, then...
Tom stoppard - i agree with everything you say, but i would...
Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes.
John Donne
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert

Although rumors persist to the contrary, there were no deaths while making the movie Ben Hur.
Deane Jordan
I want to go on living even after my death, And therefore I am grateful to God For giving this gift? Of expressing all that is in me.
Ann Frank, Diary of Ann Frank
I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
Carl Sandburg
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, Meditations
The only religious way to think of death is as a part and parcel of life to regard it, with the understanding and the emotions, as the inviolable condition of life.
Thomas Mann
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or 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 in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
John Dryden
Ray kurzweil, the age of spiritual machines: when computers exceed human intelligence - take death for example. a great deal of our...
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana
There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
Chief Seattle
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
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
Between two groups of men that want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds I see no remedy except force... It seems to me that every society rests on the death of men.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Dr. Robert Schulle
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike.
Homer, The Iliad
Cowards die many times before their deathsThe valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare
Because I could not stop for Death - - He kindly stopped for me - - The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
Emily Dickinson
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
Nothing in the world is as certain as death.
Jean Froissart, 1359
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
Publilius Syrus
The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
Joseph Addison
To what purpose should I trouble myself in searching out the secrets of the stars, having death or slavery continually before my eyes?
Anaximenes
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
A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other... until death do them join.
Elbert Hubbard
If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
Alphonse Ka
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
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff
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
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Alice Walke
The report of my death was an exaggeration.
Mark Twain, New York Journal, June 2, 1897