• 30 Famous Death Quotes and Sayings - Quotes for the Dead and Dying

30 Famous Death Quotes and Sayings - Quotes for the Dead and Dying

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Friday, 20/05/2016 04:05

Life asked death, why do people love me, but hate you? Death responded, because you are a beautiful lie, and I’m a painful truth. We must realize that what death means to the individual depends very much on what life means to him. Let’s see the best quotes about death.


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1. Life lives, life dies. Life laughs, life cries. Life gives up and life tries. But life looks different through everyone’s eyes.

- Unknown


2. Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.

- Elbert Hubbard


3. The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.

- Albert Einstein


4. We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.

- Steve Jobs


5. I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


6. I’m not afraid of death because I don’t believe in it. It’s just getting out of one car, and into another.

- John Lennon


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

- Mark Twain


8. Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.

- Erich Fromm


9. Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


10. Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.

- Martin Luther


11. The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.

- Thomas Carlyle


12. Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.

- Louisa May Alcott


13. The ultimate meaning to which all stories refer has two faces: the continuity of life, the inevitability of death.

- Italo Calvino


14. Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.

- La Fontaine


15. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.

- Samuel Johnson


16. Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.

- Edward Young


17. Having children really changes your view on these things. We’re born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It’s been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much — if at all.

- Steve Jobs


18. Death is that state in which one exists only in the mind of others, which is why it is not an end. No goodbyes. Just good memories.

- Unknown


19. Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.

- Walter Scott


20. Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.

- Edmund Spenser


21. An angel’s arm can’t snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can’t confine me there.

- Edward Young


22. Death is only a state of mind. Only it doesn’t leave you much time to think about anything else.

- Unknown


23. Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.

- Balzac


24. To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.

- Erich Fromm


25. Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.

- Edward Young


26. I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

- Anaias Nin


27. Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.

- Leo Buscaglia


28. End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.

- Tolkien


29. Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.

- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


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

- Mark Twain



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