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I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
- Darrow, Clarence
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Best Quotes about Death

1.
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
Diderot, Denis

2.
We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning.
Manilius, Marcus

3.
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
Cicero, Marcus T.

4.
Pale death with an impartial foot knocks at the hovels of the poor and the palaces of king.
Horace

5.
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.
Byron, Lord

6.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
Lucan, F. L.

7.
If life must not be taken too seriously -- then so neither must death.
Butler, Samuel

8.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. [1 Corinthians 15:26]
Bible

9.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Berra, Yogi

10.
The grave's a fine and private place, but none, I think, do there embrace.
Marvell, Andrew

11.
To die is landing on some distant shore.
Dryden, John

12.
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
Publilius Syrus

13.
How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.
Milton, John

14.
Death is not the worst; rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Sophocles

15.
Life is one of the most important causes of death.
Kocher, Gerhard

16.
In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
Hammarskjold, Dag

17.
Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
Gurdjieff, George

18.
Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.
Beaumont, Francis

19.
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.
Alsop, Steward

20.
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death. [New Testament]
Bible

21.
No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness.
Broch, Hermann

22.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Da Vinci, Leonardo

23.
When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

24.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
Dickinson, Emily

25.
There's a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence.
Becht, Ben

26.
Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.
Baldwin, James

27.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De

28.
It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.
Fielding, Henry

29.
I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain.
Cary, Joyce

30.
Teach me to live that I may dread, the grave as little as my bed.
Ken, Thomas

31.
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.

32.
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.
Conrad, Joseph

33.
Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death.
Chamfort, Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De

34.
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.
Picabia, Francis

35.
If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De

36.
Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He comet up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Book Of Common Prayer

37.
I am not the least afraid to die.
Darwin, Charles R.

38.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Eliot, George

39.
Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.
Ellis, Alice Thomas

40.
Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Gray, Thomas

41.
See in what peace a Christian can die.
Addison, Joseph

42.
The report of my death was an exaggeration.
Mark Twain

43.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Frost, Robert

44.
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
Epicurus

45.
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

46.
Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
Hoffer, Eric

47.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
Huxley, Aldous

48.
Is there a life after death? Can I never get some peace?
Kocher, Gerhard

49.
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.
Steve Jobs

50.
We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.
Jefferson, Joseph


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