Death Quotes, Quotations & Sayings



A man can die but once.
Proverb

Death destroys a man, the idea of Death saves him.
E. M. Forster

Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
A. Sachs

A day less or more
At sea or ashore,
We die – does it matter when?
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

After all, what is death? Just nature’s way of telling us to slow down.
Dick Sharples

Death is a punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favour.
Seneca

Oh well, no matter what happens, there’s always death.
Napoleon I

After the first death, there is no other.
Dylan Thomas

After death the doctor.
Proverb

For certain is death for the born
And certain is birth for the dead;
Therefore over the inevitable
Thou shouldst not grieve.
Bhagavad Gita

A piece of churchyard fits everybody.
Proverb

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Francis Bacon

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Napoleon Bonaparte

As soon as man is born he begins to die.
Proverb

Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Robert Benchley

Fear of death is worse than death itself.
Proverb

The first step to eternal life, is you have to die.
Chuck Palahniuk

Death is the price paid by life for an enhancement of the complexity of a live organism’s structure.
Arnold Toynbee

And Death Shall Have No Dominion.
Dylan Thomas

The worst is death, and death will have his day.
William Shakespeare

Death? Why this fuss about death. Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! … Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Ain’t It Grand to Be Bloomin’ Well Dead?
Leslie Sarony

And in the happy no-time of his sleeping
Death took him by the heart.
Wilfred Owen

Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
John Donne

He not busy being born is busy dying.
Bob Dylan

Nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Proverb

Death is better than disease.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All right, my lord creator, Don Miguel, you too will die and return to the nothing whence you came. God will cease to dream you!
Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo

Dying is the most hellishly boresome experience in the world! Particularly when it entails dying of ‘natural causes’.
W. Somerset Maugham

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