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Death Quotes, Sayings about Death and Dying
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The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
Charles de Gaulle
Birth, and copulation, and death. That's all the facts when
you come to brass tacks.
T. S. Eliot
You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.
It's a funny old world - a man's lucky if he gets out of it
W. C. Fields
Expect an early death - it will keep you busier.
Martin H. Fischer
When a man and a woman die, as poets sung, His heart's the last
part moves, her last, the tongue.
Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose
both looks like carelessness.
The Importance of Being Earnest.
A recent survey stated that the average person's greatest fear
is having to give a speech in public. Somehow this ranked even
higher than death which was third on the list. So, you're telling
me that at a funeral, most people would rather be the guy in
the coffin than have to stand up and give a eulogy.
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.
We are only tenants, and shortly the great Landlord will give
us notice that our lease has expired.
If one was to think constantly of death, the business of life
would stand still
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never
beginning to live.
Marcus (Aurelius Antoninus)
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is
to have nothing whatever to do with it.
William Somerset Maugham
Whom the gods love, dies young.
Menander of Athens
Our hour is marked, and no one can claim a moment of life beyond
what fate has predestined.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him
into the enemy's ranks.
We knew the world would never be the same. A few people laughed,
a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the
line from the Hindu scripture, the "Bhagavad Gita"
. . . "I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Recalling the explosion of the first atomic
bomb, July 16, 1945.
If I had any decency, I'd be dead. Most of my friends are.
He whom the gods favor dies in youth.
Titus Maccius Plautus
As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
The Fear of Death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't
get worse every time Congress meets.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong
You haven't lived until you've died in California.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
We're born unequal, we die equal.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Every man dies - Not every man really lives.
William Ross Wallace
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your
staff, they comfort me.
The Bible, Psalms
I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the
ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies,
it produces many seeds. The man who loves his life will lose
it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep
it for eternal life.
The Bible, John
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
The Bible, I Corinthians
Where ye are, death will find you, even if ye are in towers,
built up strong and tall.
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