The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit of the doubt.
Best Quotes about Death
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
It is hard to have patience with people who say There is no death or Death doesn't matter. There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
Lewis, C. S.
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
It is natural to die as to be born.
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Life is one of the most important causes of death.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Is it sin to rush into the secret house of death, ere death dare come to us?
Death is the great adventure beside which moon landings and space trips pale into insignificance.
For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.
The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.
Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.
Allen, Fred A.
It's sad when our daddies die. Makes us one less person inside.
Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
The fear of death is worse than 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
An orphan's curse would drag to hell, a spirit from on high; but oh! more horrible than that, is a curse in a dead man's eye!
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when take the air I must.
We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning.
He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.
Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
Lucan, F. L.
The world is the mirror of myself dying.
It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar. In spite of the fact that it happens all the time, we never see it.
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Browne, Sir Thomas
There is no death. the stars go down to rise upon some other shore. And bright in Heaven's jeweled crown, they shine for ever more.
Mccreery, John Luckey
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men all live in a city without walls.
Life is a loss of time.
I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
If life must not be taken too seriously -- then so neither must death.
It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.
Death can sneak up on you like a silent kitten, surprising you with it's touch and you have a right to act surprised. Other times death stomps in the front door, unwanted and unannounced, and makes it's noisy way to your seat on the sofa.
Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
For days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow, but phone calls taper off.
Some dying men are the most tyrannical; and certainly, since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore, the poor fellows ought to be indulged.
I am going to concentrate on what's important in life. I'm going to strive everyday to be a kind and generous and loving person. I'm going to keep death right here, so that anytime I even think about getting angry at you or anybody else, I'll see death and I'll remember.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
It's no accident that the church and the graveyard stand side by side. The city of the dead sleeps encircled by the city of the living.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
In the attempt to defeat death man has been inevitably obliged to defeat life, for the two are inextricably related. Life moves on to death, and to deny one is to deny the other.
I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
The course of my long life hath reached at last in fragile bark over a tempestuous sea the common harbor, where must rendered be account for all the actions of the past.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
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