Category Archives: Death

Death Quotes

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Albert Einstein

“Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That signifies nothing. For us believing physicists the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein

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William Penn

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

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Emily Bronte

“Oh, for the time when I shall sleep Without identity.” – Emily Bronte

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J.K. Rowling

“After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” – J.K. Rowling

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Homer

“Life and death are balanced on the edge of a razor.” – Homer

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Euripides

“Death is a debt we all must pay.” – Euripides

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Emily Dickinson

“Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me. The Carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality” – Emily Dickinson

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Mignon McLaughlin

“The death of someone we know always reminds us that we are still alive – perhaps for some purpose which we ought to re-examine.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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Bill Maher

“Suicide is man’s way of telling God, “You can’t fire me – I quit.”” – Bill Maher

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Mark Twain

“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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Ashley Montagu

“The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu

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Homer

“And they die an equal death – the idler and the man of mighty deeds.” – Homer

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Socrates

“Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.” – Socrates

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Mark Twain

“All say, “How hard it is that we have to die” – a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.” – Mark Twain

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Leonardo da Vinci

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings happy death.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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Henry David Thoreau

“Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident – It is as common as life.” – Henry David Thoreau

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Wilson Mizner

“I want a priest, a rabbi, and a Protestant clergyman. I want to hedge my bets.” – Wilson Mizner

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Charles de Gaulle

“The graveyards are full of indispensable men.” – Charles de Gaulle

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Henry Van Dyke

“Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.” – Henry Van Dyke

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Lord Byron

“‘Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.” – Lord Byron