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Death Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Death:

In the strict scientific sense we all feed on death - even vegetarians.
~ Mr. Spock, Star Trek, Wolf in the Fold.

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

Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
~ Dean Koontz.

Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
~ Rossiter Worthington Raymond.

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
~ Isaac Asimov.

Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates.
~ Marcel Proust.

My situation is a solemn one. Life is offered to me on condition of eating beefsteaks. But death is better than cannibalism. My will contains directions for my funeral, which will be followed not by mourning coaches, but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small traveling aquarium of live fish, all wearing white scarfs in honor of the man who perished rather than eat his fellow creatures.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
~ Jane Welsh Carlyle.

On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes.

Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches.
~ Donald A. Miller.

Sugar is responsible for a lot of deaths. Arguably more than crack cocaine.
~ Guy Ritchie.

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
~ Julie Burchill.

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
~ J.M. Barrie Quotes.

The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead.
~ Jack Nicholson Quotes.

To die will be an awfully big adventure.
~ J.M. Barrie Quotes.

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
~Thomas Campbell.

When I die, if the word "thong" appears in the first or second sentence of my obituary, I've screwed up.
~ Albert Brooks.

When it seems that our sorrow is too great to be borne, let us think of the great family of the heavy-hearted into which our grief has given us entrance. And inevitably, we will feel about us their arms, their sympathy and their understanding.
~ Helen Keller.

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