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Topics: Death Quotes, Sayings about Death and Dying
Death Quotes 1 - 2
The only way you can become a legend is in your coffin.
Bette Davis

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
Sweeney Agonistes.

You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.
Medgar Evers

It's a funny old world - a man's lucky if he gets out of it alive.
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.
Benjamin Franklin

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Author Unknown

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
Samuel Goldwyn

To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Oscar Wilde
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.
Jerry Seinfeld

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.
Hermann Hesse

We are only tenants, and shortly the great Landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.
Joseph Jefferson

If one was to think constantly of death, the business of life would stand still
Samuel Johnson

The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
Soren Kierkegaard

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.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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.
Dorothy Parker

He whom the gods favor dies in youth.
Titus Maccius Plautus

As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
Publilius (Syrus)

The Fear of Death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
Publilius (Syrus)

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
Will Rogers

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong
Bertrand Russell

You haven't lived until you've died in California.
Mort Sahl

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

We're born unequal, we die equal.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Josef Stalin

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

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!
Emiliano Zapata

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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