Death Quotes

Best Death sayings - browse and share beautiful high-quality picture quotes about Death and Dying.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Mitch Albom

I would die for you. But I won't live for you.

Stephen Chbosky

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

The greatest distance in this world is not that between living and death, it is when I am just before you, and you don't know that I love you.

Rabindranath Tagore

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever the goal is to create something that will.

Chuck Palahniuk

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

Pablo Picasso

To be or not to be: that is the question.

Why since I am myself subject to birth, ageing, disease, death, sorrows and defilement, do I seek after what is also subject to these things? Suppose, being myself subject these things, seeking danger in them, I were to seek the unborn unageing, undiseased, deathless, sorrowless, undefiled, supreme surcease of bondage, the extinction of all these troubles.


To die will be an awfully big adventure.

To say goodbye is to die a little.

Raymond Chandler

The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.

I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?

Mother Teresa

I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die so let me live my life the way I want to.

Jimi Hendrix

I am prepared to die but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.

Regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Benjamin Franklin

Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.


I intend to live forever or die trying.

Groucho Marx

I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.

You are willing to die, you coward, but not to live.

A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill so he gave him another six months.

Henny Youngman

I am not afraid of death I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Woody Allen

Beauty is a pair of shoes that makes you wanna die.

Frank Zappa

Sleep is like a temporary death.

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds, it dies of weariness of witherings of tarnishings.

I don’t believe in death, neither in flesh nor in spirit.

Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75.

Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.

In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.

A man can die but once.

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

Benjamin Franklin

No man goes before his time - unless the boss leaves early.

Groucho Marx

Man is immortal; therefore he must die endlessly. For life is a creative idea; it can only find itself in changing forms.

For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.

Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

E.E. Cummings

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

Bob Marley

Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.

Benjamin Franklin

The valiant never taste of death but once.

God lives, but not as we. His creatures live but to die. But God is life. Therefore, goodness is not an attribute. Goodness is God.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.

We hate nothing that exists, not even death, suffering and dying, does not horrify our souls, as long as we learn more deeply to love.

If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

To be idle is a short road to death, and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.

Arthur Schopenhauer

There are five things which no one is able to accomplish in this world: first, to cease growing old when he is growing old; second, to cease being sick; third, to cease dying; fourth, to deny dissolution when there is dissolution; fifth, to deny non-being.

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight, it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.

Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.

Death is not extinguishing the light, it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

Of present fame think little and of future less, the praises that we receive after we are buried like the flowers that are strewed over our grave may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.

Charles Caleb Colton

You look like a talent scout for a cemetery.

Henny Youngman

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.

I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.

Mae West

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream, it may be so the moment after death.

I went to medical school because I wanted to ask the big questions. Do we have a soul? Does God exist? What happens after death?

Deepak Chopra

It is a living death if one is obsessed by pride ego and anger.

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Mark Twain

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations that a young person who either marries or dies is sure of being kindly spoken of.

Jane Austen

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Oscar Wilde

One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down everything, except a good reputation.

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.

Jane Austen

I answer the heroic question "Death where is they sting?" with "It is here in my heart and mind and memories."

For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.

I didn't attend the funeral but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Educated men are as much superior to uneducated men as the living are to the dead.

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.

Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.

Frank Zappa

Because of its tremendous solemnity, death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearances.

Soren Kierkegaard

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm and whose conscience approves their conduct will pursue their principles unto death.

Leonardo da Vinci

It is better to spend one day contemplating the birth and death of all things, than a hundred years never contemplating beginnings and endings.

I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer, because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong.

Paulo Coelho

Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.

Mahatma Gandhi

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders, smooth as ravens claws.

When the blandishments of life are gone, the coward creeps to death - the brave lives on.

Death and life have their determined appointments, riches and honors depend upon heaven.

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.

Benjamin Franklin

As long as your body is healthy and under control, and death is distant, try to save your soul, when death is immanent what can you do?

Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.

Charles Caleb Colton

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

It's bleak, because I can't - many of us can't - hear her sweet voice, but it's great because she did live and she was ours. I mean African-Americans and white Americans and Asians Spanish-speaking - she belonged to us and that's a great thing.

I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by four o'clock.

Henny Youngman

Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair.

I love the man that can smile in trouble that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm and whose conscience approves his conduct will pursue his principles unto death.

The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.

Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.

It is vain for the coward to flee, death follows close behind, it is only by defying it that the brave escape.

Gain and loss, birth and death are in the hands of God.

Our life is made by the death of others.

He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.

Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

Woody Allen

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.


He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.

You gotta love livin' baby 'cause dyin' is a pain in the ass.

Frank Sinatra

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted, according to the graces we have received, and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.

Mother Teresa

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick at least we didn't die, so let us all be thankful.


Copulation is no more foul to me than death is.

Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star, one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

And if a double-decker bus crashes into us, to die by your side is such a heavenly way to die.

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

When good Americans die they go to Paris.

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

Kudos to the educators, athletes, dancers, judges, janitors, politicians, artists, actors, writers, singers, poets and social activist, to all who dare to look at like with humor, determination and respect

Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.

The worst is Death, and death will have his day.

Speak me fair in death.

Tired with all these, for restful death I cry.

What ugly sights of death within mine eyes!

Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.

William Shakespeare

Beware the Ides of March.

William Shakespeare

In death the many become one; in life the one become many.

Rabindranath Tagore

The flower fades and dies; but he who wears the flower has not to mourn for it for ever.

Rabindranath Tagore

Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves.

Rabindranath Tagore

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it I get up.

Benjamin Franklin

A brush with death always helps us to live our lives better.

Paulo Coelho

Life is tragic, simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day for each of us the sun will go down for the last, last time.

James Arthur Baldwin

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother Teresa

I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.

The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.

Kahlil Gibran

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.

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.

When artists create pictures and thinkers search for laws and formulate thoughts, it is in order to salvage something from the great dance of death, to make something last longer than we do.

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.

Matthew Henry

Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears, there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.

If we don't know life how can we know death?


Death is just life's next big adventure.

J. K. Rowling

You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.

Chuck Palahniuk

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism, or the holy name of liberty or democracy?

Mahatma Gandhi

Death is the only pure beautiful conclusion of a great passion.

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older, then it dawned on me . . they're cramming for their final exam.

Wish I am free from barriers when I die and Buddha will welcome me from far away.

States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.

George W. Bush

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death, can erase our good deeds.


Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.

Henny Youngman

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading, or do things worth writing.

Benjamin Franklin

If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.

Mark Twain

Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more a man who hath any honesty in him.

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.

Mahatma Gandhi

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land, or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

Kahlil Gibran

An evil life is a kind of death.


I'd rather be dead then cool.

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.

Thomas Aquinas

No one knows whether death which people fear to be the greatest evil may not be the greatest good.

Land and sea weakness and decline are great separators but death is the great divorcer for ever.

The God of death does not give notice of His arrival to take hold of you. He is not like the photographer who says I am clicking are you ready?

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

The "kingdom of Heaven" is a condition of the heart - not something that comes "upon the earth" or "after death."

I balanced all brought all to mind the years to come seemed waste of breath a waste of breath the years behind in balance with this life this death.

William Butler Yeats

We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place.

Remember that you have only one soul, that you have only one death to die, that you have only one life. . . . If you do this there will be many things about which you care nothing.

Saint Teresa of Avila

I'm not afraid of death but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.

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. Because almost everything - all external expectations all pride all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death leaving only what is truly important.

Steve Jobs

Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse.

William Hazlitt

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead but only the stroke of death.

Francis Bacon

We can't get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can't just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.

I have thought there was some advantage even in death by which we mingle with the herd of common men.

See that's why Barack's running: to end the war in Iraq responsibly - to build an economy that lifts every family to make sure health care is available for every American - and to make sure that every child in this nation has a world-class education all the way from preschool to college.

Michelle Obama

The dons of Oxford and Cambridge are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.

The chief problem about death incidentally is the fear that there may be no afterlife -- a depressing thought particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held

There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors rickshaw drivers and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.

As men are not able to fight against death misery ignorance they have taken it into their heads in order to be happy not to think of them at all.

There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.

I hate myself and I want to die

Kurt Cobain

It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.

Eric Hoffer

Our bodies are perishable wealth is not at all permanent and death is always nearby. Therefore we must immediately engage in acts of merit.

[But the strongest reason he gave for discounting the results of the B-sample tests from France was heartfelt and honest and totally typical of the iconic cancer survivor.] A guy who comes back from arguably you know a death sentence ... Why would I then enter into a sport and dope myself up and risk my life again? That's crazy. I would never do that. No. No way.

When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from but our severity.

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.

It brings no glory to man if he is tied helplessly to the wheel of birth and death. His glory and greatness consist in disentangling himself from that revolving wheel.

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.

Henry Miller

The fear of death comes from limited awareness.

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.

John Dewey

Of all escape mechanisms death is the most efficient.

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather on his deathbed sold me this watch.

Creation destroys as it goes throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death multiply itself million upon million rear up city upon city save every parasite alive until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever it is the gateway to a middle-class life.

Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money it is all profit it completes our education founds and fosters our friendships and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

I see before me the Gladiator lie: / He leans upon his hand - his manly brow / Consents to death but conquers agony.

It is easy to go down into Hell, night and day the gates of dark Death stand wide, but to climb back again to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub the task.

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death, and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

There is a great deal of political pressure to only talk about abstinence and to deny support for condoms and education on using them. This policy will lead to the unnecessary deaths of many people.

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Every parting gives a foretaste of death every reunion a hint of the resurrection.

We live in grief for having left the womb for having left the teat then school then home. In my case it was leaving marriages and the death of my wife.

We are born weak we need strength, helpless we need aid, foolish we need reason. All that we lack at birth all that we need when we come to man's estate is the gift of education.

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad.

You take this meat eating. Many people have to kill the animals because of your non-vegetarianism. You are responsible for the death of those animals. They are killed because you eat them. This is a sin. What a sin to kill innocent animals and eat them.

For the wretched one night is like a thousand, for someone faring well death is just one more night.

Sorrows and disasters are like the clouds that flit across the sky, they cannot injure the blue depths of space. Your duty is just to strive on from this very moment. Do not vacillate or postpone. Who knows when death knocks ? May be he may knock this very night this very moment, therefore do not delay. Do you postpone for tomorrow the dinner of this day ! Feed the spirit as scrupulously as you now feed the body.

Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.

Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.

After all every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.

Happiness and peace do not follow when man is fed well clothed well housed well and educated up to a good standard and employed under comfortable conditions with no injury to health or security.

Sai Baba

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

Theodore Roosevelt

I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode.

I postpone death by living by suffering by error by risking by giving by losing.

If someone is going down the wrong road he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Historically the family has played the primary role in educating children for life with the school providing supplemental scaffolding to the family.

Stephen Covey

Love is anterior to life posterior to death initial of creation and the exponent of breath.

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark, and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales so is the other.

Francis Bacon

Death is a release from the impressions of sense and from impulses that make us their puppets from the vagaries of the mind and the hard service of the flesh.

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.

Victor Hugo

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

I am also the target of such comments people do not understand the way of God. How can they know why particular event takes place at a particular time in a particular manner? He alone can know. But people try to sit in judgment and talk ill when for example one dies of illness at this place how can anyone escape death?

Sai Baba

It is not death that a man should fear but he should fear never beginning to live.

There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.

Whether for life or death do your own work well.

I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.

John Keats

I don't want to get into the 'who's a hostage-taker' discussion here, but what is the estate tax? It's a double tax on death. Economists will tell you that it's really not a tax that soaks the rich but it's a tax on capital that deprives business investment and therefore job creation.

Paul Ryan

It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.

Woody Allen

If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; And if to live, the fewer men the greater share of honor.

Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being for whom death is not only necessary but frequently even desirable.

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own so both of them together is certain death.

Death is a stopping of impressions through the senses and of the pulling of the cords of motion and of the ways of thought and of service to the flesh.

The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

Woody Allen

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.

Police and firefighters are great but they don't create wealth. They protect it. That's crucial. Teaching is a wonderful profession. Teachers help educate people to become good citizens so that citizens can then go create wealth. But they don't create the wealth themselves.

Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death, and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid the further the date of redemption is postponed.

The main facts in human life are five: birth food sleep love and death.

Those parents who do not educate their sons are their enemies, for as is a crane among swans so are ignorant so are ignorant sons in a public assembly.

If what you do is being threatened as a profession that could be scary. But that's the same reason why I walked out on stage many times after receiving death threats. I couldn't live without doing what I wanted to do. So at the same time I have to be willing to die for it.

Death gives advance notice of his arrival to take you

We are not to give credit to the many who say that none ought to be educated but the free, but rather to the philosophers who say that the well-educated alone are free.


Death destroys a man but the idea of death saves him.

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.

Will Rogers

It is not death it is dying that alarms me.

Regard your soldiers as your children and they will follow you into the deepest valleys, look on them as your own beloved sons and they will stand by you even unto death.

Sun Tzu

You must not fear death my lads, defy him and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Normality is death.

One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death one dies one's life.

Prepare for death if here at night you roam and sign your will before you sup from home.

One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises quality health services and educational facilities.

Abdul Kalam

Death is softer by far than tyranny.

Pale death with impartial step knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

When the will defies fear when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll

The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting even in death.

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

The very problem of mind and body suggests division, I do not know of anything so disastrously affected by the habit of division as this particular theme. In its discussion are reflected the splitting off from each other of religion morals and science, the divorce of philosophy from science and of both from the arts of conduct. The evils which we suffer in education in religion in the materialism of business and the aloofness of "intellectuals" from life in the whole separation of knowledge and practice -- all testify to the necessity of seeing mind-body as an integral whole.

John Dewey

If I think more about death than some other people it is probably because I love life more than they do.

Angelina Jolie

I mean in the South African case many of those who were part of death squads would have been respectable members of their white community people who went to church on Sunday every Sunday.

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.

If you consider my situation: a guy who comes back from arguably you know a death sentence why would I then enter into a sport and dope myself up and risk my life again? That's crazy. I would never do that. No. No way.

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Every moment many are born and many die. But man has to discover how to 'avoid' death.

I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.

Anne Frank

All violence consists in some people forcing others under threat of suffering or death to do what they do not want to do.

I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.

Divorce is probably as painful as death.

Our nature consists in motion, complete rest is death.

Death like birth is a secret of Nature.

Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.

People have their own deaths as well as their own lives and even if there is nothing beyond death we shall differ in our nothingness.

I never really got on that well with Yoko anyway. Strangely enough I only started to get to know her after John's death.

Do not contemplate on death, it is just an incident in life, contemplate on God who is the master of all life.

People living deeply have no fear of death.

Anais Nin

Marriage is the death of hope.

Woody Allen

The first duty of government is to see that people have food fuel and clothes. The second that they have means of moral and intellectual education.

No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.

He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.

Death to me means nothing as long as I can die fast.

The death of my father is probably the biggest thing that I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.

Joel Osteen

He who is born cannot escape death some time somewhere.

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion misery and death.

Anne Frank

What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

With death doomed to grapple / Beneath this cold slab he / Who lied in the chapel / Now lies in the Abbey.

In every death a busy world comes to an end.

It's not catastrophes murders deaths diseases that age and kill us, it's the way people look and laugh and run up the steps of omnibuses.

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.

Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities so absolutely terrifying that even man the fighter who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death will be appalled and so abandon war forever.

Thomas A. Edison

The world of imagination is the world of eternity. It is the divine bosom into which we shall all go after the death of the vegetated [i.e. mortal] body. This world of imagination is infinite and eternal whereas the world of generation is finite and temporal. There exist in that eternal world the eternal realities of everything which we see reflected in this vegetable glass of nature.

Page 1 of 2