Death Quotes

George whelton - the resounding echo of the mortal coil, echoes in...
Give me liberty, or give me death.
Patrick Henry, a speech before the American Revolution

How exquisite that gaze of yours would be if you were being whipped to death, in the last agony.
Leopold von Sacher - Masoch, Venus in Furs
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Maya Angelou
Homer, the iliad - it is entirely seemly for a young man killed in...
When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
Kahlil Gibran

I am sailing out along parallel 32. 5 to stress that this is the Libyan border. This is the line of death where we shall stand and fight with our backs to the wall. On planning confrontation with US Sixth Fleet in Mediterranean.
Muammar Qaddafi
W. somerset maugham - death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my...
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
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
Death is the only grammatically correct full stop?
Brian Patten, Schoolboy (1990)
I meant, said Ipslore bitterly, what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile? Death thought about it. Cats, he said eventually. Cats are nice.
Terry Pratchett, Sourcery
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
Epicurus
If a person is determined to fight to the death, then they may very well have that opportunity.
Donald H. Rumsfeld, on Iraqi Resistance Fighters
One must have a heart of stone to read the death of Little Nell without laughing.
Oscar Wilde
You can evade life, but you can not evade Death.
T. S. Elliot
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
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
A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited.
Osho, The art of Dying
A nation that continues to produce soft - Minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Death: To stop sinning suddenly.
Elbert Hubbard
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
Death hangs over thee, While thou still live, while thou may, do good.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Ayn Rand
It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men - where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
An answer is always a form of death.
John Dean
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, First Snow, 1993
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
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
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
Publilius Syrus
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
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
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
The Christian does not consider death to be the end of his life, but the end of his troubles.
A. Mark Wells
That is not dead which can eternal lie And with strange aeons even death may die.
HP Lovecraft, Quoting the Necronomicon, in The Nameless City
Death tugs at my ear and says: Live, I am coming.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
Kahlil Gibran
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
Thomas Mann
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht, The Mother, 1932