Death Quotes

The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
– Desiderius Erasmus
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
– Euripides
Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
– Susan Ertz
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
– Edna Ferber
Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death.
– Edna Ferber
You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.
– Ian Fleming
Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
– Jean de La Fontaine
I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness.
– George Fox
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
– Benjamin Franklin
The goal of all life is death.
– Sigmund Freud
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
– James Anthony Froude
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
– Christopher Fry
Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
– Mahatma Gandhi
An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset
The U.S. couldn't even get rid of Saddam Hussein. And we all know that the EU is just a passing fad. They'll be killing each other again in less than a year. I'm sick to death of all these fascist lawsuits.
– Bill Gates
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
– Kahlil Gibran
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
– Kahlil Gibran
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
– Jean Giraudoux
A useless life is an early death.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An unused life is an early death.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe