Death Quotes Quotes

Death is as casual-and often as unexpected-as birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade.

Jim Bishop

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.

Eugene Ionesco

The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.

D.H. Lawrence

Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.

Havelock Ellis

The first condition of immortality is death.

Stanislaw J. Lec

Reality is not protected or defended by laws, proclamations, ukases, cannons and armadas. Reality is that which is sprouting all the time out of death and disintegration.

Henry Miller

I’m completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

George Carlin

This place may be bombed, and we will be killed. We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the big difference between us.

Osama bin Laden

Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary. It happens all the time.

Susan Cheever

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.

Norman Cousins

When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or, you have to take a bite out of somebody's face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal for an hour, and you go home.

Robert de Niro

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death

Albert Einstein

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's

Oscar Wilde

Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.

Pearl S. Buck

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

I esteem death a trifle, if not caused by guilt.


Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death

Coco Chanel

Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.

Toni Morrison

All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.

Lord Byron

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists.


The dearest possession a man has is his family In the divine assurance that family ties may transcend the boundaries of death, and may continue throughout endless ages of eternity, I find supreme consolation and inspiration.

David McKay

Im sure now that grieving and healing are the same thing sometimes, and magic and death are the same thing sometimes, and trusting and failing are the same thing sometimes.

Jorja Fox

Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and not be able to


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
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