Death Quotes

If we could do away with death, we wouldn’t object; to do away with capital punishment will be more difficult. Were that to happen, we would reinstate it from time to time.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I prefer death to lassitude. I never tire of serving others.

Leonardo da Vinci

Fatigue dulls the pain, but awakes enticing thoughts of death. So! that is the way in which you are tempted to overcome your loneliness -- by making the ultimate escape from life. -- No! It may be that death is to be your ultimate gift to life: it must not be an act of treachery against it.

Dag Hammarskjold

Shame is worse than death.

Russian Proverb

Someone said, "Football's a matter of life and death" - but it's more important than that.

Bill Shankly

Much like the Vietnam war, ACM, AAF, foreign fighters, Jihadist, and JAM have nothing to lose. They embrace death as it is a way of life. I simply dont fear it. I am the walking exigent circumstance you created.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Time takes the ugliness and horror out of death and turns it into beauty.

Dodie Smith

Her cabind, ample Spirit, It flutterd and faild for breath. To-night it doth inherit The vasty Hall of Death.

Matthew Arnold

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.

Oscar Wilde

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

R. W. Raymond

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.

Rabindranath Tagore

I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow

Arthur Schopenhauer

It is not all of life to live, nor yet all of death to die. For life and death are one, and only those who will consider the experience as one may come to understand or comprehend what peace indeed means.

Edgar Cayce

Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.

William Mitford

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