Death Quotes

The graveyard is an everlasting home of every man.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

Death is not good. It’s just a fact. We don’t need to give it so much importance. So I don’t want to read anything that talks about it.
– Aditi Bose

Death is a debt we all must pay.

– Euripides

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice… that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.

– Arthur Schopenhauer

In tears alone must my full heart have vent,
And in no language but in sighs lament?
And these my only tribute to thy shade,
And shall thy virtues with thy dust be laid?…

– Ophelia

People living deeply have no fear of death.

– Anaïs Nin

I want a priest, a rabbi, and a Protestant clergyman. I want to hedge my bets.

– Wilson Mizner

Life and death are balanced on the edge of a razor.

– Homer

Death is the surest calculation that can be made.

– Ludwig Büchner

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

– Bill Maher

Suicide is… the sincerest form of criticism life gets.

– Wilfred Sheed

In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight. Not people die but worlds die in them.

– Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Death is a release from the impressions of sense, and from impulses that make us their puppets, from the vagaries of the mind, and the hard service of the flesh.

– Marcus Aurelius

For death,
Now I know, is that first breath
Which our souls draw when we enter
Life, which is of all life center.

– Edwin Arnold

Oh, for the time when I shall sleep
Without identity.

– Emily Bronte

Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident — It is as common as life.

– Henry David Thoreau

To the psychotherapist an old man who cannot bid farewell to life appears as feeble and sickly as a young man who is unable to embrace it.

– C.G. Jung

I see thy soul shake off its earthly load,
Spring into life, immortal, half a god…..

– Ophelia

Death a friend that alone can bring the peace his treasures cannot purchase, and remove the pain his physicians cannot cure.

– Mortimer Collins

Death is just another stage of life, although the one you kind of hope comes last.

– Robert Brault