Monday, August 19, 2013

Quotes About Death

1)  "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

2)  "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."  ~  Albert Pike

3)  "Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room, I shall be able to see."  ~  Helen Keller

4)  "No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new."  ~  Steve Jobs

5)  "While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."  ~  Leonardo da Vinci

6)  "Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them."  ~  George Eliot

7)  "The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living."  ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero

8)  "A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies."  ~  Gustave Flaubert

9)  "For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity."  ~  William Penn

10)  "Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation."  ~  Tennessee Williams

11)  "The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it."  ~  Mary Catherine Bateson

12)  "Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn."  ~  B. R. Hayden

13)  "Everything that gets born dies."  ~  Morrie Schwartz

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

15)  "All our knowledge helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing."  ~  Maurice Maeterlinck

16)  "If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead."  ~  Scott Caan

17)  "Death's in the goodbye."  ~  Anne Sexton

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

19)  "Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death."  ~  Buddha

20)  "I'm not afraid of death. I just don't want to be there when it happens."  ~  Woody Allen

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