Death Quotes

It is not in our choice to spread the gospel or not. It is our death if we do not.

Peter Taylor Forsyth

Birth and death are events in time and space.... there is nothing but Life.

Betty Kovacs

There is only one ultimate and effectual preventative for the maladies to which flesh is heir, and that is death.

Harvey Cushing

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.

Niccolò Machiavelli

Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.

Christian Lous Lange

The current collapse of industrial society may well be the planet's way of avoiding a larger death.

Bergman, Morris

Distance of time and place generally cure what they seem to aggravate; and taking leave of our friends resembles taking leave of the world, of which it has been said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.

Henry Fielding

Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

Tryon Edwards

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Erosion, desertification, and pollution have become our lot. It is a weird form of suicide, for we are bleeding our planet to death.

Gerald Durrell

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.

Albert Einstein

Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.

Julia Ward Howe

All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.

Thomas Mann

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

Rabindranath Tagore

If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up?

Chuck Palahniuk

Kenyans are happy and thank the US people, the Pakistani people and everybody else who managed to kill Osama. Osama's death can only be positive for Kenya, but we need to have a stable government in Somalia.

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga

Osama Bin Laden's death illustrates the resolve of the international community, including Pakistan, to fight and eliminate terrorism. It constitutes a major setback to terrorist organisations around the world.

Pakistan foreign ministry

When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.

George Eliot

When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.

T.S. Eliot

Unfortunately, actions taken by the Senate ensured that relief from the death tax would only be temporary and that it would come back to life at the full rate again in 2011.

Doc Hastings

The idea of a good society is something you do not need a religion and eternal punishment to buttress; you need a religion if you are terrified of death.

Gore Vidal

Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Dag Hammarskjold

Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.

Wallace Stevens
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