432 Greatest Quotes About Death

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another. Ernest Hemingway
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins. Soren Kierkegaard
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death. Miyamoto Musashi
You do not immortalize the lost by writing about them. Language buries, but does not resurrect. John Green
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. Helen Keller
The way you get through tragedy is to look at the good things in life. Rudy Giuliani
Death at times seems like a dark tunnel to be traveled, and the future seems bleak. Mother Angelica
Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms. Che Guevara
Sometimes it seems the whole purpose of pets is to bring death into the house. John Updike
Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed. Teach me to die. Thomas Hardy
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. Henry Van Dyke
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. Charles Bukowski
My psychiatrist says I have a messiah complex. But I forgave him. Jim Carrey
Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death. Lena Horne
A man's legacy is determined by how the story ends. Leonardo DiCaprio
I have had some cosmetic surgery, especially after I lost weight and stuff, and I've had my breasts lifted - but not injected. That would scare me to death, anyway. Dolly Parton
The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live. Mitch Albom
Death makes us sad, but it can also make us feel more alive. Sally Mann
I have been alone since my husband died. I stay in my home. I don't date. It's hard to date when you're at home. Nobody knows you. Anna Nicole Smith
Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them. Edgar Allan Poe
Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. Terry Pratchett
We who think we are about to die will laugh at anything. Terry Pratchett
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again. Anne Frank
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality. Florence Nightingale
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. Napoleon Bonaparte
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die. Leonardo da Vinci
Everybody going to be dead one day, just give them time. Neil Gaiman
I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star. Sojourner Truth
I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death. Jesus Christ
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world. Edgar Allan Poe
There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death. Soren Kierkegaard
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians. Alexander the Great
Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself. Robin Williams
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting. Meryl Streep
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. Marcus Aurelius
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. Ayn Rand
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. Oscar Wilde
Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist. Epicurus
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
Reality means you live until you die. The real truth is nobody wants reality. Chuck Palahniuk
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. Richard Dawkins
The meaning of life is that it stops. Franz Kafka
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. Epicurus