Death Quotes Quotes

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

William Cowper

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

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives -- the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.

Norman Cousins

Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.

Bret Harte

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

Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow

Seneca

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

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