Death Quotes

Virginia woolf, the waves (1931) - i have lost friends, some by death... others...
Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
Dean Koontz

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
Froude
Muammar qaddafi - i am sailing out along parallel 32. 5 to stress...
For certain is death for the born And certain is birth for the dead; Therefore over the inevitable Thou shouldst not grieve.
Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2
Dean koontz, watchers - although the constant shadow of certain death...

We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.
Albert Einstein, on atomic energy, Jan. 22, 1947
Live your own life, for you will die your own death.
Latin Prove
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
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy (1789)
Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.
Frances Moore Lappe, O Magazine, May 2004
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
Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.
Marcus Aurelius
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
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
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.
Virginia Woolf, Diary, 17 February 1922
On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all - - The soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.
Mark Twain
An answer is always a form of death.
John Dean
When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
Kahlil Gibran
To the well - Organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
J. K. Rowling
Death is the only grammatically correct full stop?
Brian Patten, Schoolboy (1990)
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)
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
Thomas Carlyle
We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death. on atomic energy.
Albert Einstein
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.
Cicero
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
The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
Dave Barry
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Danish prove
Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.
Charles Feidelson, Jr.
Some things are so completely ludicrous that a man must laugh or die. To die laughing must be the most glorious of all glorious deaths!
Edgar Allen Poe
Life without the courage for death is slavery.
Seneca
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
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
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Buddha
If you must choose between two paths, either of which will bring death and defeat, then choose the path wherein you die fighting for honor and justice.
Pan Ku
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