Death

Found 35 thoughts of death

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

A. Sachs

For to fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise without really being wise, for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For no one knows whether death may not be the greatest good that can happen to man. But men fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils.

Socrates

There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.

George Burns

The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take.

Craig Volk

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.

Epicurus

The report of my death was an exaggeration.

Mark Twain

Death is not the worst; rather, in vainTo wish for death, and not to compass it.

Sophocles

I am going to concentrate on what's important in life. I'm going to strive everyday to be a kind and generous and loving person. I'm going to keep death right here, so that anytime I even think about getting angry at you or anybody else, I'll see death and I'll remember.

Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.

Jonathan Swift

For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.

Johnny Carson

For certain is death for the bornAnd certain is birth for the dead;Therefore over the inevitableThou shouldst not grieve.

Bhagavad Gita

The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.

Lois McMaster Bujold

On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.

Woody Allen

As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.

Publilius Syrus

The fact that when we die we are nothing more than worm meat---I just don't think about it.

Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Woody Allen

Never knock on Death's door: ring the bell and run away! Death really hates that!

Matt Frewer

I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race.

Hugh Elliott

Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?

Plato

When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I'll have no ego to injure.

Aaron McGruder

It's sad when our daddies die. Makes us one less person inside.

Pamela Ribon

I guess that's how death works. It doesn't matter if we're ready or not. It just happens.

Randy K. Milholland

It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.

Woody Allen

We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.

Antonin Artaud
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