Death Quotes

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Mark Twain

Death is a distant rumor to the young.

Andrew A. Rooney

Death, the sable smoke where vanishes the flame.

George Gordon

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

Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit."

Bill Maher

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

Jean de La Fontaine

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.


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

Henry David Thoreau

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


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.

Mark Twain

The Angel of Death is the invisible Angel of Life.

Henry Mills Alden

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?

Woody Allen

The key is, to not think of death as an end, but as more of a very effective way to cut down on your expenses.

Woody Allen

Sex and death are two things that come but once in my lifetime, but at least after death you're not nauseous.

Woody Allen

It is not death therefore that is burdensome, but the fear of death.

Saint Ambrose

A sin that accelerates death and annihilation of man is breaking off paying visits to one's own relatives.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

When you reach your peak its time to die.

Kevin Michael

And then the death will come. The great parting, but the least painful of all the goodbyes we ever knew. For in death, only one shall grieve. And so far we have always, at every parting, grieved together.

Ivo Andric

I too have sworn heedlessly and all the time, I have had this most repulsive and death-dealing habit. Im telling your graces; from the moment I began to serve God, and saw what evil there is in forswearing oneself, I grew very afraid indeed, and out of fear I applied the brakes to this old, old, habit.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Thoughts of his own death, like the distant roll of thunder at a picnic.

Wystan Hugh Auden

In order to avoid her death, her particular death, with wrung neck and swollen tongue, she must marry the hangman.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

His monuments decay, and death comes even to his marbles and his names.

Decimus Magnus Ausonius

An ignorant doctor is the aide-de-camp of death.


There is no belief, however foolish, that will not gather its faithful adherents who will defend it to the death.

Isaac Asimov

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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