Quotes

Woddy Allen
Woody Allen
It’s not that I’m afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

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

Anna LB
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Say not ‘Good-night’ but in some brighter clime, bid me ‘Good-morning.’

Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler
I fall asleep in the full and certain hope that my slumber shall not be broken; and that, though I be all-forgetting, yet shall I not be all-forgotten, but continue that life in the thoughts and deeds of those I have loved.

Sri Chinmoy
Sri Chinmoy
Death is not the end. Death can never be the end.
Death is the road. Life is the traveller.
The Soul is the Guide
Our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life
Our soul thinks of Immortality.

Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra
Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.

Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give

William Cowper
William Cowper
Grief is itself a medicine.

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Ram Dass
We’re all just walking each other home.

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II

Grief is the price we pay for love.

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes.

Robert Frost
Robert Frost
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller
The first breath is the beginning of death.

Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
Life and death are but phases of the same thing, the reverse and obverse of the same coin. Death is as necessary for man’s growth as life itself.

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.

Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx
Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped.

Mark Helprin
Mark Helprin
Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing quietly through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking, without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just the lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of light, nor great voices, but just the silent crossing of a meadow.

Helen Keller
Helen Keller
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr
I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

Allphonse de Lamartine
Allphonse de Lamartine
Sometimes, when one person is absent, the whole world seems depopulated.

The Lion King
The Lion King
It’s the circle of life, and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, ’till we find our place, on the path unwinding.

William Mitford
William Mitford
Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.

Michel de Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne
One should always have one’s boots on and be ready to leave.

Lord Mountbatten
Lord Mountbatten
I can’t think of a more wonderful thanksgiving for the life I have had than that everyone should be jolly at my funeral.

Navajo saying
Navajo saying
Something lives only as long as the last person who remembers it.

Michael Palin
Michael Palin
George Harrison’s passing was really sad, but it does make the afterlife seem much more attractive.

Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allen Poe
The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague.
Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?

J. B. Priestley
J.B. Priestley
The people who pretend that dying is rather like strolling into the next room always leave me unconvinced. Death, like birth, must be a tremendous event.

Pat Rodegast
Pat Rodegast
If death could be seen as a beautiful clear lake, refreshing and buoyant, then when a consciousness moves towards its exit from a body there would be that delightful plunge and it would simply swim away.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross
Elizabeth Kubler Ross
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there light is from within.

J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.

Walter Scott
Walter Scott
Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night,
And pay no worship to the garish sun.
Cowards die many times before their deaths: The valiant never taste of death but once.

Tupac
Tupac Shakur
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive.

Percy Blysshe Shelley
Percy Blysshe Shelley
Death is the veil which those who live call life: they sleep, and it is lifted.

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you until it seems that you cannot hold on for a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time when the tide will turn. The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
Say not in grief that she is no more but say in thankfulness that she was A death is not the extinguishing of a light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come.

Chuang Tse
Chuang Tse
Who knows when the end is reached? Death may be the beginning of life. How do I know that love of life is not a delusion after all? How do I know that he who dreads to die is as a child who has lost the way and cannot find his way home? How do I know that the dead repent of having previously clung to life?

Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

Emerson Ralph Waldo
Emerson Ralph Waldo
It is not length of life, but depth of life.

John Webster
John Webster
I know death has ten thousand several doors for men to take their exits.

Ann Weems
Ann Weems
In the godforsaken, obscene quicksand of life, there is a deafening alleluia rising from the souls of those who weep, and of those who weep with those who weep. If you watch, you will see the hand of God putting the stars back in their skies one by one.

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