Death Quotes Quotes

There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what the winds are to oceans ... and where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.

Henry Ward Beecher

Belief is the death of intelligence

Robert Anton Wilson

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

Napoleon Bonaparte

If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.

Martial

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!

Patrick Henry

The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

Woody Allen

Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.

Gen Michel Aoun

Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.

Horace Mann

The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.

Dave Barry

Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfill all the offices of death, except to kill

John Donne

Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast.

William Shakespeare

In such a regime, I say, you died a good death if your life had inspired someone to come forward and shoot your murderer in the chestówithout asking to be paid.

Chinua Achebe

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

Robert Ingersoll

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

Pearl S. Buck

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.

George Bernard Shaw

The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean-cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow. I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment.

Rabindranath Tagore

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.

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Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not any hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient Stimulus to be creative.

Alfred Adler

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark.

Francis Bacon

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death.

Robert Fulghum

Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident - It is as common as life.

Henry David Thoreau

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

Herodotus

Death never takes the wise man by surprise; He is always ready to go.

Jean de La Fontaine

Most men need patience to die, but a saint who understands what death admits him to should rather need patience to live

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