Death Quotes

Technology frightens me to death. It's designed by engineers to impress other engineers, and they always come with instruction booklets that are written by engineers for other engineers which is why almost no technology ever works.

John Marwood Cleese

Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Life inspires more dread than death it is life which is the great unknown.

Emil Cioran

Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.

R. D. Laing

death came so easily, hardly announced, without apparent cause, often greeted with smiles.

Anthony Burgess

I have sworn to only live free. Even if I find bitter the taste of death, I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.

Osama bin Laden

We do not know what death is. If we know so little about life which we have experienced, how shall be know about death which we have not and in the nature of things never can?

Samuel Butler

This character wherewith we sink into the grave at death is the very character wherewith we shall reappear at the resurrection.

Thomas Chalmers

The great characters of fiction live as truly as the memories of dead men. For the life after death it is not necessary that a man or woman should have lived.

Samuel Butler

To face death, that's nothing much. But to feel really stupid when you die, well, that would be insufferable.

Orson Scott Card

We don't admit it to ourselves, not until the very moment of death, but in that moment, we see all life before us and we understand how we chose, every day of our lives, the manner of our death.

Orson Scott Card

Do not expect good from another's death.

Marcus Porcius Cato

I wonder will death be much lonelier than life. Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You can live close against other people yet your lives never touch. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even coming and going.

Emily Carr

Outside of that single fatality of death, everything, joy or happiness, is liberty.

Albert Camus

You resent death. You regret death. But as for your own life, you know perfectly well that no one can threaten it at all. Death is something that happens to someone else.

Orson Scott Card

I began to suspect that the ultimate sacrifice isn't death after all; the ultimate sacrifice is willingly bearing the fullest penalty for your own actions.

Orson Scott Card

I take it that I must be the eternal playfellow of time. For piety and common-sense and death are rightfully time's toys; and it is with these three that I divert myself.

James Branch Cabell

Heresy is the life of a mythology, and orthodoxy is the death.

Joseph Campbell

Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws. All other Life is living Death, a world where none but Phantoms dwell, A breath, a wind, a sound, a voice, a tinkling of the camel-bell.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The African American community is also knowledgeable that there is a history of racial disparities in the application of our criminal laws -- everything from the death penalty to enforcement of our drug laws.

Barack Obama

One shouldn't commit suicide out of fear of death.

Unknown

Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.

Bret Harte

The aims of life are the best defense against death.

Primo Levi

Death has shaken out the sands of thy glass.

John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
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