Death Quotes

Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Carloads of tourists would photograph the family mailbox, and there was weird mail, death threats.

Henry Thomas

Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.

Adlai E. Stevenson

When the body is filled with ego and selfishness, the cycle of birth and death does not end.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

An ''unemployed'' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.

Jose Ortega Y Gasset

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.

Socrates

Celebrity is death --- celebrity -- that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor.

John Cusack

He who, seeking his own happiness, punishes or kills beings who also long for happiness, will not find happiness after death.

Buddhist Dhammapada

People living deeply have no fear of death.

Anais Nin

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.

Victor Hugo

And who are the greater criminals--those who sell the instruments of death, or those who buy them and use them?

Robert Emmet Sherwood

Buddhism holds that everything is in constant flux. Thus the question is whether we are to accept change passively and be swept away by it or whether we are to take the lead and create positive changes on our own initiative. While conservatism and self-protection might be likened to winter, night, and death, the spirit of pioneering and attempting to realize ideals evokes images of spring, morning, and birth.

Daisaku Ikeda

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.

Eugene Ionesco

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.

Sam Llewelyn
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