Death Quotes

Latin prove - live your own life, for you will die your own...
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore

Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.
Marcus Aurelius
If you want to endure life, prepare yourself for death.
Sigmund Freud, his essay on war & death
The first condition of immortality is death.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
I do not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Robert anton wilson - belief is the death of intelligence....
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht, The Mother, 1932
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Alice Walke
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
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
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire, (Attributed); originated in "The Friends of Voltaire", 1906, by S. G. Tallentyre (Evelyn Beatrice Hall)
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas Alva Edison
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
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
Mark Twain
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Buddha
We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.
Baronne Anne Louise Germaine Necker de Stal Stal
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Buddha
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
Carl Sandburg
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 ass will carry his load, but not a double load ride not a free horse to death.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
Although rumors persist to the contrary, there were no deaths while making the movie Ben Hur.
Deane Jordan
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft - Minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires I have lost friends, some by death others through sheer inability to cross the street.
Virginia
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins
Death comes to all But great achievements raise a monument Which shall endure until the sun grows old.
George Fabricius
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give death a better name or die trying.
Timothy Leary
This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.... There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death.
William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 5 scene 1
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Byrnes
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death.
Plato
There is a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us out flat some time or other.
Miguel de Cervantes
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
Woody Allen
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 2 scene 2
Death is not the worst; rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Sophocles, Electra