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Death Quotes

We’ve collected the best Death Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Khalil Gibran, Billy Graham, Gale Sayers, Henry Ward Beecher, Mary Baker Eddy. Use them as an inspiration.

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
I learned more of how to appreciate what I had then – my family, my kids, the talent that God gives youbecause He can take it away at any time. He took it away from Brian through death. He took it away from me through my knees.
Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.
Mary Baker Eddy
The opposite of compromise is fanaticism and death.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
I’m always on the verge of death in my head.
All us got a due date. All us got a death sentence. One day, we gonna die.
Kodak Black
Are there moments when I see unrequited crushes or ex-boyfriends slow dancing with their dates and kind of want to stab myself in the spleen with a salad fork? Yeah, sure.
My objection to the death penalty is based on the idea that this is a democracy, and in a democracy the government is me, and if the government kills somebody then I’m killing somebody.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
Thomas Wolfe
Life is trouble. Only death is not. To be alive is to unfasten your belt and look for a fight.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.
If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
Death is one moment, and life is so many of them.
Death is staring too long into the burning sun and the relief of entering a cool, dark room.
Everything that gets born dies.
Morrie Schwartz
Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity – in short, of tyranny – and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
The death of my kid made me a stronger person. There’s no end to what I’m willing to do.
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Marriage was defined by God a long time ago. Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the garden between Adam and Eve – one man, one woman for life till death do you part. So I would never attempt to try to redefine marriage. And I don’t think anyone else should either.
Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.
Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I’d like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.
Ruth Ann Minner
The goal of all life is death.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
If you don’t have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
You’ve gotta be very careful that grace and politeness do not merge into a banality of behavior, where we’re just nice, sort of ‘death by cupcake.’
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
There’s no question that the gay movement would not be as far along as it is without AIDS. But how can there be any other issue in the face of death, possible extinction?
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
The safest course is to do nothing against one’s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
I found that the things I am afraid of most are things for which there are no obvious remedies. Like, what do you do with a fear of death? You either come to terms with it or you don’t, but there’s no solving it.
It is easy not to support the death penalty when there is doubt about the culpability of the person sitting in the chair; it is harder to sustain such principles when the crime of the accused is morally indefensible.
We do not celebrate the death of our enemies.
For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so. For, those, whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow. Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
John Donne
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead, you’re made for life.

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