Best Quotes about Death
Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.
At death we cross from one territory to another, but we'll have no trouble with visas. Our representative is already there, preparing for our arrival. As citizens of heaven, our entrance is incontestable.
Lutzer, Erwin W.
Ignore death up to the last moment; then, when it can't be ignored any longer, have yourself squirted full of morphia and shuffle off in a coma. Thoroughly sensible, humane and scientific, eh?
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent, a day's march nearer home.
Is there a life after death? Can I never get some peace?
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.
I don't believe in an after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Browne, Sir Thomas
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
Death is feared as birth is forgotten.
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.
To leave is to die a little... one leaves behind a little of oneself at any hour, at any place.
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
I would not that death should take me asleep. I would not have him merely seize me, and only declare me to be dead, but win me, and overcome me. When I must shipwreck, I would do it in a sea, where mine impotency might have some excuse; not in a sullen weedy lake, where I could not have so much as exercise for my swimming.
What did it matter where you lay once you were dead? In a dirty sump or in a marble tower on top of a high hill? You were dead, you were sleeping the big sleep, you were not bothered by things like that. Oil and water were the same as wind and air to you.
There is some comfort in dying surrounded by one's children.
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.
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
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
Only the young die good.
Death doesn't frighten me.
Diana, Princess of Wales
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
Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.
Man, Paul De
He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew.
The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Cicero, Marcus T.
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
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.
Be open to your dreams, people. Embrace that distant shore. Because our mortal journey is over all too soon.
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.
It is simply untrue that all our institutions are evil that all politicians are mere opportunists, that all aspects of university life are corrupt. Having discovered an illness, it's not terribly useful to prescribe death as a cure.
As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: so man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep. [Job 14:11-12]
Not by lamentations and mournful chants ought we to celebrate the funeral of a good man, but by hymns, for in ceasing to be numbered with mortals he enters upon the heritage of a diviner life.
To stop sinning suddenly.
Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
Gilmore, Gary Mark
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. [1 Corinthians 15:26]
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.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
La Fontaine, Jean De
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light.
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