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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Death:

In the strict scientific sense we all feed on death - even vegetarians.
~ Mr. Spock, Star Trek, Wolf in the Fold.

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
~ Marcus Aurelius.

A human life is a story told by God.
~ Hans Christian Andersen.

After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer.

Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
~ Dean Koontz.

Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
~ Rossiter Worthington Raymond.

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
~ Isaac Asimov.

Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates.
~ Marcel Proust.

My situation is a solemn one. Life is offered to me on condition of eating beefsteaks. But death is better than cannibalism. My will contains directions for my funeral, which will be followed not by mourning coaches, but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small traveling aquarium of live fish, all wearing white scarfs in honor of the man who perished rather than eat his fellow creatures.
~ George Bernard Shaw.

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
~ Benjamin Franklin.

Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches.
~ Donald A. Miller.

Sugar is responsible for a lot of deaths. Arguably more than crack cocaine.
~ Guy Ritchie.

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
~ Julie Burchill.

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
~ J.M. Barrie.

I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
~ Jack Nicholson.

I'm not going to talk about it too long, because it's hard to talk about.
~ Barack Obama on the death of his grandmother Madelyn Duynham.

I'm obsessed with crocodiles and getting eaten by one. When I hear that someone's been eaten by a crocodile or shark, I just get all gooey. I start salivating.
~ Tori Amos.

In America, the land of the permanent revolution, ulcers and cancer often become, for the men at the top, the contemporary equivalent of the guillotine.
~ Ted Morgan.

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
~ Robert Ingersoll.

The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead.
~ Jack Nicholson.

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