Life and death Quotes

Ah is the shortest of human cries, Oh the longest. Man is born in an Ah and dies in an Oh, for birth is immediate and death is like an airplane taking off.

Malcolm de Chazal

Death is terrible, but still more terrible is the feeling that you might live for ever and never die.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

For death is only a loss of radiance , and birth is only the beginning of a separate journey.

Edmund Cooper

In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us ... Hence too the necessity of preparing for it.

Dag Hammarskjld

God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.

Dag Hammarskjld

Your body must become familiar with its death in all its possible forms and degrees as a self-evident, imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards the goal you have found worthy of your life.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life is one long training session in preparation for what will come. Life and death lose their meaning; there are only challenges to be met with joy and overcome with tranquility.

Paulo Coelho

In the stories about life and death, the soul often floats above the goodbye moment, hovering over police cars at highway accidents, or clinging like a spider to hospital room ceilings. These are people who receive a second chance, who somehow, for some reason, resume their place in the world. Eddie, it appeared, was not getting a second chance.

Albom, Mitch

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

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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