Death Quotes - Page 4

We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.

– Madame de Stael

Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.

– Tennessee Williams

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

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

– Alice Walker

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.

– Author Unknown

He has outsoared the shadow of our night; envy and calumny and hate and pain, and that unrest which men miscall delight, can touch him not and torture not again; from the contagion of the world’s slow stain, he is secure.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

– George Eliot

Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.

– Proverb

Those to whom we say farewell, are welcomed by others.

– Unknown Source

Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

– Abraham Lincoln

Thank Heaven! the crisis –The danger, is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last –, and the fever called ”Living” is conquered at last.

– Edgar Allan Poe

I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

– Winston Churchill

When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.

– Charles Caleb Colton

Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.

– Plato

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.

– Seneca

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

– Marcus Tulius Cicero

If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.

– Lord Byron