Death Quotes

Buddha - even death is not to be feared by one who has...
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
John Donne, Death Be Not Proud

They say that the wages of sin is death. But after taxes its just a tired feeling really.
Paula Poundstone, HBO stand - Up routine
Indira nehru gandhi - if i die a violent death, as some fear and a few...
He is one of those peple who would be enormously improved by death.
H. H. Munro (Saki)
Sir francis bacon - death is a friend of ours; and he that is not...

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.
Miyamoto Musashi, 1645
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Albert Einstein
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
Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.
Tryon Edwards
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.
Dave Barry
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy (1789)
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Dr. Robert Schulle
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is the resolute acceptance of death.
Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
Mary Renault, The Praise Singer, 1978
I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward.
Stanislaw J. Lec, Unkempt Thoughts
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Woody Allen
Is there life before death.
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York. 22 September, 1940
Death is more universal than life everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs
Death in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
John Dryden
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
Jonathan Swift
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. N. B. This quote is commonly attributed to Voltaire, but it is not found in his writing.
S. G. Tallentyre
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was time when we were not this gives us no concern - - why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be.
William Hazlitt
One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin
Be not as one that hath ten thousand years to live death is nigh at hand while thou livest, while thou hast time, be good.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Repetition is the death of art.
Robin Green, Northern Exposure, Burning Down the House, 1992
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Mark Twain
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
Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils.
General John Stark
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
For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.
Johnny Carson
I wanted to be bored to death, as good a way to go as any.
Peter De Vries, Comfort me with Apples (1956)
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
Horace, Odes
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
John Steinbeck
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley