It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
Best Quotes about Death
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
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.
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.
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
He whom the Gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
Plautus, Titus Maccius
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.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.
It is natural to die as to be born.
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
Oh you who have been removed from God in his solitude by the abyss of time, how can you expect to reach him without dying?
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
Lucan, F. L.
These have not the hope to die.
I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.
But there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
Our repugnance to death increases in proportion to our consciousness of having lived in vain.
Being prepared for loss is never the same as being ready for it.
Randy K. Milholland
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
Death destroys a man, the idea of Death saves him.
Forster, Edward M.
Death doesn't frighten me.
Diana, Princess of Wales
It's sad when our daddies die. Makes us one less person inside.
An evil life is a kind of death.
Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.
Cervantes, Miguel De
Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means.
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.
If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a wandering to find home, why should we not look forward to the arrival?
Lewis, C. S.
The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life.
If only I could understand the reason for my crying. If only I could stop this fear of dreaming that I'm dying.
Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent, a day's march nearer home.
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.
Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
Gilmore, Gary Mark
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.
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
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. [1 Corinthians 15:26]
I am not the least afraid to die.
Darwin, Charles R.
We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.
To awake from death is to die in peace.
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
O how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living.
Death is like an arrow that is already in flight, and your life lasts only until it reaches you.
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.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
For 'Tis not in mere death that men die most.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
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