Quotes of Demise

“ I'm not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away. ”

- Derek Jarman

“ Some die too young, some die too old; the precept sounds strange, but die at the right age. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside of us while we live. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best. ”

- Thomas Wolfe

“ I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens. ”

- Woody Allen

“ See they suffer death, But in their deaths remember they are men, Strain not the laws to make their tortures grievous. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Death cancels everything but truth. ”

- Unknown

“ It was from an old friend who. thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier. ”

- Thomas Arnold

“ Death twitches my ear. "Live," he says, "I am coming.". ”

- Virgil

“ I care not, a man can die but once; we owe God and death. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey. ”

- John Dryden

“ If life must not be taken too seriously — then so neither must death. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ I am going to seek a great purpose, draw the curtain, the farce is played. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic. ”

- Joseph Stalin

“ I'm not afraid of death; but dying scares the hell out of me. ”

- Jack Cleary

“ A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic. ”

- Joseph Stalin

“ It is peoples' fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary. That that we were born and that we face eternal extinction after death is an extraordinary fantasy. ”

- Brian Perkins

“ There are so many little dyings that it doesn't matter which of them is death. ”

- Kenneth Patchen

“ There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind… ”

- Jan Ashford

“ To die will be an awfully big adventure. ”

- J. M. Barrie

“ A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own. ”

- Thomas Mann

“ Truth sits upon the lips of dying men. ”

- Matthew

“ After your death you will be what you were before your birth. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. ”

- Henry Van Dyke

“ 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

“ Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die. ”

- Dorothee Soelle

“ Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die. ”

- General Douglas McArthur

“ Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Let the tent be struck. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death. ”

- Albert Camus
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