Death Quotes

Norman cousins - death is not the greatest loss in life. the...
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

Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
David Searls
Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana, Soliloquies in England, 1922, "War Shrines".

W. e. orchard - just as there is a lower carelessness which means...
There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.
Simone de Beauvoir, "A Very Easy Death".
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
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
I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord Of the Rings, Book Four, Chapter One
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
Courage is being scared to death - But saddling up anyway.
John Wayne
Death in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
John Dryden
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.
Home
As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
George Bernard Shaw
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.
Sir Walter Scott
Death hath so many doors to let out life.
John Fletcher, The Custom of the Country (1647)
To judge the real importance of an individual, we should think of the effect his death would produce.
Peter de Gaston Levis
We fear death, yet we long for slumber and beautiful dreams.
Kahlil Gibran
Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Buddha
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
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
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
As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless.
Rodney Yee
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
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
Lucius Accius
Death Its the only thing we havent succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
Aldous Huxley
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 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
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff
Do what you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
Anthony Robbins
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Alice Walke
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
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
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.
Emily Dickinson
Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Sir Francis Bacon