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.
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.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
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.
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.
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?
My life is fair game for anybody. I spent an unhappy penniless childhood in Brooklyn. I had to slug my way up in a town called Hollywood where people love to trample you to death. I don`t relax because I don`t know how. I don`t want to know how. Life is too short to relax.
All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.
Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
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.
Erosion, desertification, and pollution have become our lot. It is a weird form of suicide, for we are bleeding our planet to death.
There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection.
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.
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.
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
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.
There is only one ultimate and effectual preventative for the maladies to which flesh is heir, and that is death.
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
It is not in our choice to spread the gospel or not. It is our death if we do not.
The Angel of Death is the invisible Angel of Life.
Death is a state of non-being. That which is not, does not exist. Therefore death does not exist. Only truth exists. Truth and beauty. Each is interchangeable, but are aspects of themselves. Er, what specifically did they say they had in mind for me?
Death walks faster than the wind and never returns what he has taken.
Of course, for a lot of people, death was a welcome change. Grinding poverty takes the edge off most things, including life.
Life is here only to be lived so that we can, through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise. Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I will do the best I can.