Death Quotes Quotes

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.-Albert Pike

 

 

Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.-David Gerrold

 

 

 

The idea is to die young as late as possible.-Ashley Montagu

 

 

 

The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.-Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?-Thomas Babington Macaulay

 

 

 

I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life. – Corazon Aquino

 

 

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.-George Eliot

 

Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive.-Brian Clough

 

 

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.-Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

 

 

Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’-Bill Maher

 

 

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.-Edvard Munch

 

 

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.-Clarence Darrow

 

 

I’ll sleep when I’m dead.-Warren Zevon

 

 

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.-Susan Ertz

 

 

He who doesn’t fear death dies only once.-Giovanni Falcone

 

 

Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. – Benjamin Franklin

 

 

Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death.-Annie Lennox

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead.-Robert De Niro

 

 

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.-Jean Cocteau

 

 

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.-William Shakespeare

 

 

 

I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.-Woody Allen

 

 

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.-Tecumseh

 

 

 

We die only once, and for such a long time.-Moliere

 

 

 

If we must die, we die defending our rights.-Sitting Bull

 

 

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man’s gate and at the palaces of kings. – Horace

 

 

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

 

 

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.-Horace Mann

 

 

 

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.-Napoleon Bonaparte

 

 

The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.-Mary Catherine Bateson

 

 

I’m not afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.-Woody Allen

 

 

 

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

 

 

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.-Erik Erikson

 

 

Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.-Henry Van Dyke

 

 

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.-Stewart Alsop

 

 

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them. – E. W. Howe

 

 

Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.-Bertolt Brecht

 

 

Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.-B. R. Hayden

 

 

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.-Unknown

 

 

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.-P. J. O’Rourke

 

 

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

 

 

 

When you’re dead, you’re dead. That’s it.-Marlene Dietrich

 

 

Death is the cure for all diseases.-Thomas Browne

 

 

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.-J. Robert Oppenheimer

 

 

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.-Steve Jobs

 

 

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die. – Leonardo da Vinci

 

 

Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.-Carter Burwell

 

 

If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.-Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

In the long run we are all dead.-John Maynard Keynes

 

 

Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.-Virginia Woolf

 

 

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.-Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

 

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

 

 

John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I’m on borrowed time.-Maureen O’Hara

 

 

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.-Abu Bakr

 

 

The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?-Edgar Allan Poe

 

 

I intend to live forever, or die trying. – Groucho Marx

 

 

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

 

 

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.-William Penn

 

 

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.-Katharine Hepburn

 

 

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

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