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All say, 'How hard it is that we have to die' - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.

Mark Twain Quotes

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A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

Percival Arland Ussher Quotes

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Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you. •Woody Allen At the end of the game the king and the pawn go back in the same box. •Italian Proverb Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one. •Vladimir Nabokov Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool. Good luck. •George Sanders, his suicide note There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. •Santayana Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. •George Bernard Shaw Do not go gentle into that good night. Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. •Dylan Thomas To live is to dream and to die is to awaken. •Anonymous We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so at the moment after death. •Nathaniel Hawthorne All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. •Anatole France We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell. •Plato Dying is like getting out of a car. You leave a shell behind, but you're the same person as ever. •President Klein The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy . What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. •Richard Bach If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. •Albert Camus We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we yearn for another that will be eternal. •Anatole France I'm the one who has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to. •Jimi Hendrix The real malady is fear of life, not of death.

Woody Allen Quotes

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A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.

Seneca Quotes

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

Alice Walker Quotes

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

A. Sachs Quotes

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Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.

William Mitford Quotes

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Now comes the mystery.

Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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Death's pale flag advanced in his cheeks.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Seven Champions (pt. III, ch. XI)

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Death is a black camel, which kneels at the gates of all.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Vedic Funeral Rite, quoted in the "New York Times" on the death of Buffalo Bill

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The white sail of his soul has rounded The promontory--death.

William Alexander, Earl of Stirling Quotes , Source: The Icebound Ship

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What then remains, but that we still should cry Not to be born, or being born to die.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Requiescat

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Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essays--Of Death

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The death-change comes. Death is another life. We bow our heads At going out, we think, and enter straight Another golden chamber of the king's Larger than this we leave, and lovelier. And then in shadowy glimpses, disconnect, The story, flower-like, closes thus its leaves. The will of God is all in all. He makes, Destroys, remakes, for His own pleasure, all.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Home)

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To die will be an awfully big adventure.

Sir James Matthew Barrie Quotes , Source: Peter Pan

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Death hath so many doors to let out life.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: The Custom of the Country (act II, sc. 2)

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We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.

Marcel Proust Quotes

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God is becoming bitter, he envies man his mortality.

Jacques Rigaut Quotes

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Mark Twain Quotes

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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 Quotes

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I never think he is quite ready for another world who is altogether weary of this.

Hugh Hamilton Quotes

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We are not the worst moments of our lives. Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.

Sister Helen Prejean Quotes

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Death--the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.

Walter Scott Quotes

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To stop sinning suddenly.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"--a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.

Mark Twain Quotes

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