Death Quotes

The coming together of two laudable movements - - Death with dignity and cost containment - - Concerns me Patients have a right to die. But do they have a duty to die.
Mark Siegle
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
William H. Walton

John donne - our fear of death is like our fear that summer...
Epicurus - it is possible to provide security against other...
The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.
Oscar Wilde
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs

Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
Anouk Aimee
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
The ass will carry his load, but not a double load ride not a free horse to death.
Miguel de Cervantes
We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death. on atomic energy.
Albert Einstein
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
Death comes to all But great achievements raise a monument Which shall endure until the sun grows old.
George Fabricius
We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.
Albert Einstein, on atomic energy, Jan. 22, 1947
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
Martin luther king, jr. - a nation that continues to produce soft - minded...
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
Edna Ferbe
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
Danish prove
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse.
Aeschylus
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
Some people imagine that nuclear war will mean instant and painless death. But for millions this will not be the case. The accounts of the injured at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and of the doctors who tried to tend them, witness to the horrors and torments which would be magnified thousands of times over in the kinds of attack we analyse here...
Stan Openshaw - Doomsday
Death is not the worst; rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Sophocles, Electra
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
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
Eric Sevareid
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
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Buddha
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death.
Plato
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
Carl Sandburg
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
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Lyman Beeche
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
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - Invincible determination - - A purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Francis Bacon
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
Don't think you are paying me some kind of tribute if you let my death become the great event of your life. The best tribute you can pay me as a mother is to go on and have a good and fulfilling life. Enjoy what you have.
Andrew Soloman, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, comments from his mother shortly before her suicide
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Woody Allen
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Buddha
Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Sophocles
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow