Dying is a wild night and a new road.
Best Quotes about Death
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.
Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.
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.
There is left us ourselves to end ourselves.
Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
When I have fears that I may cease to be, Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain.
A useless life is an early death.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
There's a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence.
Most of us die with much of our beautiful music still in us, un-sung, un-played.
Bright, Grant M.
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Browne, Sir Thomas
The fear of death is worse than death.
How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.
Death may be the King of terrors... but Jesus is the King of kings!
Moody, Dwight L.
I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.
Landor, Walter Savage
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
I guess that's how death works. It doesn't matter if we're ready or not. It just happens.
Randy K. Milholland
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent, a day's march nearer home.
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
He had been, he said, an unconscionable time dying; but he hoped that they would excuse it.
If you don't think your life is worth more than someone else's, sign your donor card and kill yourself now.
Matthew V. Lewis
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
Now, a corpse, poor thing, is an untouchable and the process of decay is, of all pieces of bad manners, the vulgarest imaginable. For a corpse is, by definition, a person absolutely devoid of savoir vivre.
If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation.
Davis, Mrs Hubbard
I don't believe in an after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
I hate funerals and would not attend my own if it could be avoided, but it is well for every man to stop once in a while to think of what sort of a collection of mourners he is training for his final event.
Morris, Robert T.
Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. [Psalms 39:4]
Life is one of the most important causes of death.
I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
He that lives to forever, never fears dying.
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? [1 Corinthians 15:55]
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin.
Donleavy, J. P.
Death is the final wake-up call.
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
We are all dead men on leave.
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.
I'm not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away.
For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. [1 Timothy 6:7]
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