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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland

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Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson PHOTO

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
- Horace

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


 

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
- Joseph Hall

Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I
think everything will be alright.
- Alice Thomas Ellis

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales,
so is the other.
- Francis Bacon

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat
to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

Death's in the good-bye.
- Anne Sexton

Death is a very dull, dreary affair,
and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

For me, habit is just a synonym for death.
- Juliette Binoche

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful
death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.
- Bryant H. McGill

Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.
- B. R. Hayden

He who doesn't fear death dies only once.
- Giovanni Falcone

I've told my children that when I die,
to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated.
For me, death is a graduation.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders
have integrity enough not to fear death.
- Erik H. Erikson

Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
- Barry Cornwall

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
- T. S. Eliot

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
- Aeschylus

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.
- Annie Lennox

Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
- Bertolt Brecht

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
- William Penn

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk.
It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
- Jean Cocteau

Life is better than death, I believe,
if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
- Alice Walker

The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.
- Arlo Guthrie

Death is always around the corner, but often our society
gives it inordinate help.
- Carter Burwell

Death will be a great relief.
No more interviews.
- Katharine Hepburn

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears.
We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
- David Sarnoff

There is no death, only a change of worlds.
- Chief Seattle

Life is hard.
Then you die.
Then they throw dirt in your face.
Then the worms eat you.
Be grateful it happens in that order.
- David Gerrold

A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.
- Gustave Flaubert

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

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

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to
do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep,
and there comes a time when it is wrong,
as well as useless, to resist.
- Stewart Alsop

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

I shall not die of a cold.
I shall die of having lived.
- Willa Cather

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
- Anonymous

Fling but a stone, the giant dies.
- Matthew Green

When you're dead, you're dead.
That's it.
- Marlene Dietrich

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
- C. S. Lewis

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
- George Eliot

Do not mourn the dead, but comfort the living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
- Philip Johnson

If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
- Scott Caan

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss.
It is originally an unlearned feeling process.
Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
- Anne Grant

Call no man happy till he is dead.
- Aeschylus

Everything that gets born dies.
- Morrie Schwartz

No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
- Euripides

Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle.
It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
- Rabindranath Tagore

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in
them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
- Abu Bakr

Dying is a wild night and a new road.
- Emily Dickinson

Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
- Henry Van Dyke

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
- Ashley Montagu

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age;
he dies of being a man.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
- Elie Wiesel

Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning;
for I still live,
as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
- Quintus Ennius

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis


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