The best Quotes and Sayings about Death

The best Quotes and Sayings about Death

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

Isaac Asimov
 
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What happens after you die? Lots of things happen after you die - they just don't involve you.

Louis C. K.
 
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The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.

LoveWilliam Somerset Maugham
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It's not the pace of life I mind. It's the sudden stop at the end.

Calvin and Hobbes, by Calvin
 
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The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.

Grief & Condolence, Day of the DeadImmanuel Kant
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Deny death, and you deny life.

Tales From Earthsea
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Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement.

LifeGandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.

KingsBill & Ted - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, by Grim Reaper
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Death can be the greatest opportunity of your life.

Berlin in Money Heist, Season 4 Episode 1
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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

George MacDonald
 
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I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Spike Milligan
 
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Death is what gives life meaning. To know your days are numbered. Your time is short.

Doctor Strange, by Ancient One
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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

TaxesBenjamin Franklin
 
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Facing your own mortality forces you to re-evaluate your priorities.

Paul Allen
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When you know death comes soon, you look around things more close.

LifeDownsizing, by Ngoc Lan Tran
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You know, you come from nothing, you're going back to nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!

Monty Python’s Life of Brian
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From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.

EternityEdvard Munch
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Your failure to understand that there are things much worse than death has always been your greatest weakness.

Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.

Norman Cousins
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

Memories, Grief & Condolence, Day of the DeadMarcus Tullius Cicero
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

HumanitySocrates
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For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.

LifeKhalil Gibran
 
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We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.

Great WorksChuck Palahniuk
 
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I'll tell you what I know about death, Camille. Death dances silently in everyone's shadow, and she doesn't give a damn. So why give a damn about her?

Niklaus Mikaelson in The Originals
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You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face

LifeIan Fleming in James Bond - You Only Live Twice
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After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

SpiritAlbus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Knowing that you want to die makes you less scared.

Nick Hornby in A Long Way Down
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Death is so final, whereas life is full of possibilities.

LifeTyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 2
 
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Death is the enemy. The first enemy and the last.

Beric Dondarrion in Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 6
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Funerals, I've decided, are not for the dead. They are for the living.

The Fault in Our Stars, by Hazel Grace
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I said to my professor, "Why mourn the death of presidents, or anyone for that matter? The dead can't hear us." And he asked me if I believed in heaven. I said, "No." And then he asked if I had no faith in God. I said, "You have it wrong; it's God who has no faith in us."

Francis Underwood in House of Cards, Season 1 Episode 12
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There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Love, Grief & Condolence, Day of the DeadThornton Wilder in The Bridge of San Luis Rey
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Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

SkyJoe Louis
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Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.

Duty, Last Words, 2013Nelson Mandela, 05.12.2013
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Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep,
I am a thousands winds that blow,
I am the diamond glint on snow,
I am the sunnlight in ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there, I do not die.

Grief & Condolence, PoemsMary Elizabeth Frye, Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep (Gedicht)
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There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Life, Love, Grief & CondolenceThornton Wilder
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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

Memories, Grief & Condolence, Day of the DeadGeorge Eliot
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I mean, they say dou die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.

MemoriesBanksy
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Death, at last, shall spread its wings over all.

Diablo - Die Tyrael-Chronik
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We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.

Life, Humanity, Small Things, Daily RoutineCharles Bukowski
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There are so many worse things than death. Not to be loved or not to be able to love: that is worse.

LoveCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
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There is more to living than not dying.

LifeCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
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No one can say that death found in me a willing comrade, or that I went easily.

Cassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
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You don't have to find out you're dying to start living.

LifeZach Sobiech (Musician)
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Death is very often referred to as a good career move.

Buddy Holly
 
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Death is inevitable. Our fear of it makes us play save, blocks out emotion.
It's a losing game, without passion, you're already dead.

Max Payne - 2
 
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Einstein was right. Time is relative to the observer.
When you looking down the barrel of a gun time slows down, your whole life flashes by, heartbreak and scars.

TimeMax Payne - 2
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If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl.

Amy Winehouse
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Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.

Life, SuicideStephenie Meyer in Twilight
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Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.

SelflessnessStephenie Meyer in Twilight
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