Popular Quotes on Death

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1What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.Albert Pike
2The idea is to die young as late as possible.Ashley Montagu
3I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.Clarence Darrow
4Life 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
5And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?Thomas Babington Macaulay
6The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.Lois McMaster Bujold
7I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.Corazon Aquino
8Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.George Eliot
9Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.Brian Clough
10Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me – I quit.'Bill Maher
11From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.Edvard Munch
12The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.Marcus Tullius Cicero
13He who doesn't fear death dies only once.Giovanni Falcone
14Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.Susan Ertz
15In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.Robert Green Ingersoll
16I'll sleep when I'm dead.Warren Zevon
17Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.Annie Lennox
18We die only once, and for such a long time.Moliere
19Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.Jean Cocteau
20Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75.Benjamin Franklin
21Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.William Shakespeare
22You'll have time to rest when you're dead.Robert De Niro
23It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.Marcus Aurelius
24Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.Horace
25Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.P. J. O'Rourke
26The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.Mary Catherine Bateson
27I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.Woody Allen
28When 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
29Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.Erik Erikson
30I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.Woody Allen
31Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.Unknown
32The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.Mark Twain
33If we must die, we die defending our rights.Sitting Bull
34Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.B. R. Hayden
35Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.Napoleon Bonaparte
36Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.Horace Mann
37Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.Henry Van Dyke
38A 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
39The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.Lucius Annaeus Seneca
40No 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
41Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.Bertolt Brecht
42When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.Marlene Dietrich
43Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.E. W. Howe
44Men 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
45While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.Leonardo da Vinci
46I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.J. Robert Oppenheimer
47Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.W. Somerset Maugham
48Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.Virginia Woolf
49In the long run we are all dead.John Maynard Keynes
50If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.Maya Angelou
51There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.Angelina Jolie
52Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.Abu Bakr
53If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.Martin Luther King, Jr.
54I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.Willa Cather
55I intend to live forever, or die trying.Groucho Marx
56Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.Alice Thomas Ellis
57The 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
58Death is the cure for all diseases.Thomas Browne
59For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.William Penn
60If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.Sam Levenson

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