Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His godly ones. [Psalms 116:15]
Best Quotes about Death
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Only the young die good.
We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to.
To die is landing on some distant shore.
The pomp of death is far more terrible than death itself.
I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.
The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life.
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so. For, those, whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow. Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
Gilmore, Gary Mark
If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit of the doubt.
'Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays.
Remember man as you walk by, as you are now so once was I, as I am now, so you will be, so prepare for death and follow me.
The fact that when we die we are nothing more than worm meat---I just don't think about it.
Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess
It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.
An evil life is a kind of death.
I have seen a thousand graves opened, and always perceived that whatever was gone, the teeth and hair remained of those who had died with them. Is not this odd? They go the very first things in youth and yet last the longest in the dust.
The dead look so terribly dead when they're dead.
W. Somerset Maugham
'Tis after death that we measure men.
Hope, James Barron
Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.
Ellis, Alice Thomas
We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.
Let us go in; the fog is rising.
Our repugnance to death increases in proportion to our consciousness of having lived in vain.
My idea of walking into the jaws of death is marrying some woman who has lost three husbands.
Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.
Browne, Sir Thomas
One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.
To awake from death is to die in peace.
As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.
If only I could understand the reason for my crying. If only I could stop this fear of dreaming that I'm dying.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
I have wrestled with death. It is the most unexciting contest you can imagine. It takes place in an impalpable grayness, with nothing underfoot, with nothing around, without spectators, without clamor, without glory, without the great desire of victory, without the great fear of defeat.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. [1 Corinthians 15:26]
I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.
Landor, Walter Savage
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
I am not the least afraid to die.
Darwin, Charles R.
Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
Death may be the King of terrors... but Jesus is the King of kings!
Moody, Dwight L.
I don't believe in an after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Da Vinci, Leonardo
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
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
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
Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
Certeau, Michel De
To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.
Most of us die with much of our beautiful music still in us, un-sung, un-played.
Bright, Grant M.
Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
A useless life is an early death.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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