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850 Inspirational Quotes For The Dying: Life And Loss (2023)

1. “The truth I have been seeking — this truth is Death. Yet Death is also a seeker. Forever seeking me. So — we have met at last. And I am prepared. I am at peace.”


2. “Death never comes at the right time, despite what mortals believe. Death always comes like a thief.”


3. “No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.” – Martin Luther King Jr


4. “‘Dad, why do all the best people die?’ ‘My son, while you are in a garden, which flowers do you pick? The most beautiful ones.’” — Unknown


5. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.”


6. “Death, a necessary end, will come when it will come.” – Julius Caesar


7. “If I can see pain in your eyes, then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes, then share with me your smile.” – Santosh Kalwar


8. “My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.”


9. “Dying is a wild night and a new road.”


10. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.”


11. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” – Criminal Minds


12. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”


13. “Tears formed in my eyes and my forehead became warm, thinking about what Saidu had said. I tried not to believe that I too was dying, slowly, on my way to find safety.”


14. “People die, I think, but your relationship with them doesn't. It continues and is ever-changing.” – Jandy Nelson


15. “I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” – Jimi Hendrix


16. .I love,love love you. “Iodine”


17. “The pain of grief is just as much part of life as the joy of love: it is perhaps the price we pay for love, the cost of commitment.”


18. “In a strange way, I envied the quality of Morrie's time even as I lamented its diminishing supply. Why did we bother with all the distractions we did?”


19. “When our friends are alive, we see the good qualities they lack; dead, we remember only those they possessed.” – Jean Antoine Petit-Senn


20. “Nothing stands still - everything is being born, growing, dying - the very instant a thing reaches its height, it begins to decline - the law of rhythm is in constant operations.”


21. “There are remedies for all things but death.” — Thomas Carlyle


22. “Dead people can be our heroes because they can’t disappoint us later; they only improve over time, as we forget more and more about them.”― Veronica Roth


23. “I wonder if my first breath was as soul-stirring to my mother as her last breath was to me”


24. But the hardest is watching your son watching his friend die


25. “The meaning of life is that it stops.”


26. “The fear of death is why we build cathedrals, have children, declare war, and watch cat videos online at three a.m.”


27. “Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.”


28. “Those only can thoroughly feel the meaning of death who know what is perfect love.” — George Eliot


29. “Death should take me while I am in the mood.”― Nathaniel Hawthorne


30. “Time," the Captain said, "is not what you think." He sat down next to Eddie. "Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on earth is only the beginning.”


31. “There are always two deaths, the real one and the one people know about.”― Jean Rhys


32. “Forgive yourself before you die. Then forgive others.”– Morrie Schwartz


33. “Victory was for those willing to fight and die. Intellectuals could theorize until they sucked their thumbs right off their hands, but in the real world, power still flowed from the barrel of a gun.”


34. “After all, what's a life, anyway? We're born, we live a little while, we die.”


35. “It doesn't make a damned bit of difference who wins the war to someone who's dead.”


36. “It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.”


37. “Death is just opening the door to a new beginning”.


38. “We who think we are about to die will laugh at anything.” – Terry Pratchett


39. “The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from calamity; he enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness.” — Isaiah 57: 1-2


40. “Grieve not that I die young. Is it not well to pass away ere life hath lost its brightness?” — Lady Flora Hastings


41. “Life is stressful, dear. That’s why they say “Rest In Peace.”


42. “From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them, and that is eternity.” – Edvard Munch


43. “In the long run, we are all dead.” – John Maynard Keynes


44. “Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.” – Proverb


45. “Those we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.” ― Jack Thorne


46. “Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II


47. “And at the instant he knew, he ceased to know.”


48. “Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.”


49. “When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.” – Tecumseh


50. “Better to die than to love him.”


51. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness but of power. They speak more eloquently than 10,000 tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love.”


52. “No daughter and mother should ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.”


53. “When a child dies, you bury the child in your heart.”


54. “It was inevitable, of course, but somehow it didn't seem right to Alex that they would never remember the sound of Carly's laughter, or know how deeply she'd once loved them.”


55. “When the time comes to die, make sure that all you have to do is die!”― Jim Elliot


56. “For everything in life there is always a beginning and an end. This is the tough part the most difficult thing when you see that it’s coming: The end.”


57. “Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral.” – Kehlog Albran


58. “Death is but a door, time is but a window. I’ll be back!”—Ghostbusters II


59. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”


60. “How could the death of someone you had never met affect you so?”― Robert Galbraith


61. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” —James O’Barr


62. “When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars. And he will make the face of heaven so fine. That all the world will be in love with night. And pay no worship to the garish sun.” ~ William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet


63. “Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.” – Edward Young


64. “You’ve been such an important part of my life, and for that, I’ll always be grateful.”


65. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”— Chuck Palahniuk


66. “To have to die is a distinction of which no man is proud.” — Alexander Smith


67. “Give the sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.”


68. “If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”


69. “Last words are always harder to remember when no one knows that someone’s about to die.”― John Green


70. “It’s not going to be easy for the Fates, making sure that everyone who’s set to die does die, but they’ll triumph in the end.”


71. “Wherever I look there is nothing but the image of death.” — Ovid


72. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”


73. “It hurts to let you go, but I wouldn’t trade one moment of all we’ve shared. I love you with all my heart.”


74. “I guess that’s one good thing about dying young: you’re remembered for your purity, vigor and spontaneity. Dying young you’re remembered for your youth.” — Ryan Smithson


75. “When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


76. “Just as when we come into the world, when we die we are afraid of the unknown. But the fear is something from within us that has nothing to do with reality. Dying is like being born: just a change.”


77. “Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.” — Francis Bacon


78. “Death is the dropping of the flower, that the fruit may swell.” – Henry Ward Beecher


79. “I'll get all the sleep I need when I'm dead.” – Road House


80. “Time is not what you think. Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on Earth is only the beginning.”


81. “I know, too, that death is the only god who comes when you call.”― Roger Zelazny, Frost & Fire


82. “Death is not the end of life; it is the beginning of an eternal journey.” – Debasish Mridha


83. “What will survive of us is love.” ― Philip Larkin


84. “Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


85. “When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” – Laurie Halse Anderson


86. “You’re never too young to die.”


87. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”


88. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets


89. “If I die before you


90. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs


91. “Death happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives; it is worse to dread it than to suffer it.” — Jean de la Bruyere


92. “I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.” — Benjamin Franklin


93. “There are so many options for dying in this new world. [...] All roads lead to us, the Dead, and our very unglamorous immortality.”


94. “If, when hearing that I have been stilled at last, they stand at the door,


95. “As soon as you’ll realize that it was a gift, you’ll be free.” – Maxime Lagacé


96. “There is something about losing a mother that is permanent and inexpressible — a wound that will never quite heal.”


97. “Sometimes dead is better”― Stephen King


98. “At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.”


99. “End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien


100. “Tis the only discipline we are born for; all studies else are but as circular lines, and death the center where they all must meet.” — Philip Massinger


101. “Jamie: You know what I figured out today?


102. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy


103. It’s just so hard to watch a child die


104. “They were America’s elite fighters and the were going to die here, outnumbered by this determined rabble. Their future was setting with this sun on this day and in this place.”


105. “You look great!” Unless they do, but they probably don’t, and they probably know it. Just be real with them.


106. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.”


107. “It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.” – Samuel Johnson


108. “Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.” – George Eliot


109. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”


110. My longest relationship. My only experience of maternal love. My constant companion. My best friend. Duck. ~ Sarah Silverman on her dog, Duck


111. “In the long run we are all dead.” – John Maynard Keynes


112. “Death takes no bribes.” – Benjamin Franklin


113. “Death is the ultimate boundary of human matters.” — Horace


114. “They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.” – Banksy


115. “A normal human being does not want life after death: He wants life on earth to continue.” – George Orwell


116. “I don't want my life to be defined by what is etched on a tombstone. I want it to be defined by what is etched in the lives and hearts of those I've touched.”


117. “Where the will of God takes you, the grace of God will keep you”.


118. “It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.” – Victor Hugo


119. ‘Good, Simon.’ exclaimed Ms. Kidman in relief. ‘Why’s that?’ And suddenly I saw her try to stop herself, as she realized what was coming.


120. “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” — Psalm 23:4


121. “I believe that fear of life brings a greater fear of death.” – David Blaine


122. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.”


123. “Just so you know, we’ll be pouring an extra glass for you at wine book club. You’ve been the heart and soul of our crew, and we plan to keep it going in your honor.”


124. “What is lovely never dies, but passes into other loveliness.” – Thomas Bailey


125. “Once you are born in this world you’re old enough to die.”― Soren Kierkegaard


126. “He (Martin Luther King, Jr.) always used to say you have no choice about being born or dying. The only thing you have a choice about is what you die for.” — Andrew Young


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128. “On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world.”


129. “There probably is no heaven and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe and for that, I am extremely grateful.” – Stephen Hawking


130. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha


131. “One has to die to know exactly what happens after death. Although Catholics have their hopes." – Alfred Hitchcock


132. “I so admire the warm, funny, genuine person you are. My life will forever be better because you’ve been part of it.”


133. “I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave.”


134. “If you can't imagine it, think clumsy silence. Think bits and pieces of floating despair. And drowning in a train.”


135. “Measure life by its breadth, not length.” — Unknown


136. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.”― Jonathan Harnisch, Freak


137. “Setting is preliminary to brighter rising; decay is a process of advancement; death is the condition of higher and more fruitful life.” — Edwin Hubbel Chapin


138. “Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did not die.” — Mary Elizabeth Frye


139. “Life is a song—sing it. Life is a game—play it. Life is a challenge—meet it. Life is a dream—realize it. Life is a sacrifice—offer it. Life is love—enjoy it.”


140. “Tobacco and coffee,” Kristy said. “Man. They smell so


141. “There was just something about her dying that I had understood but not really understood, if you know what I mean. I mean, you can know someone is dying on an intellectual level, but emotionally it hasn’t really hit you, and then when it does, that’s when you feel like shit.”


142. The Earth is dying, you know? It’s time to leave.‘”


143. “I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen


144. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”– Mark Twain


145. “They say that a part of you dies when a special loved one passes away… I disagree… I say a part of you lives with your loved one on the other side.”


146. “Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart and you’ll never walk alone.”


147. “Death was a friend, and sleep was Death's brother.”


148. “Most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death.” ― Gavin de Becker


149. “When someone you love dies, you don’t lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time, like how the mail stops coming.” – Jim Carrey


150. “There is only one god and his name is Death, and there is only one thing we say to Death: ‘Not today’.” – Syrio Forel


151. “Oh how wrong we were to think immortality meant never dying”


152. “Nothing's ever really dead if you look at it right.” – Collateral Beauty


153. “Ravens are the birds I'll miss most when I die. If only the darkness into which we must look were composed of the black light of their limber intelligence. If only we did not have to die at all. Instead, become ravens.”


154. “Everything happens for a reason.” This unintentionally implies that the person must have done something wrong to deserve to die.


155. “You cannot stop loving your friend because he’s dead, especially if he was better than anyone alive, you know?” – Jerome Salinger


156. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” — J.K. Rowling


157. “Don’t worry about dying, Elsa. Worry about not living. Be brave.”


158. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S. Lewis


159. “When we have joy we crave to share; We remember them.”


160. “When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors.


161. “I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” – Corazon Aquino


162. “We took such care of tomorrow, but died on the way there.”― Warsan Shire


163. “I’ll try to be around and about. But if I’m not, then you know that I’m behind your eyelids, and I’ll meet you there”


164. “When it’s time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.” – Henry David Thoreau


165. ‘Stories don’t always have happy endings.’ ”


166. “Now Lorraine can blame all the other things on me, but she was the one who picked out the Pigman’s phone number. If you ask me, I think he would have died anyway. Maybe we speeded things up a little, but you really can’t say we murdered him.”


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


168. “Believe me, when you die, it’s everybody else’s but your problem.”― Cecelia Ahern


169. “The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.” – Robert Southey


170. “I love death because life hates me.”


171. “A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy.” – Catherine Pulsifer


172. “I don’t really know what would help most, but I figured you still need to eat, so here’s dinner on me.”


173. “I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”— Mark Twain


174. Your friend is dying, and you have been so strong.”


175. “And then she groaned, deep in her chest, her mouth still closed. It was a sound so painful, Conor could barely keep himself from putting his hands over his ears.”


176. “Because there is no glory in illness. There is no meaning to it. There is no honor in dying of.” ― John Green


177. “The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives.”


178. “Life is short, death is forever.”― Marsha Qualey


179. “Death, is not an end, but a transition crisis. All the forms of decay are but masks of regeneration–the secret alembics of vitality.” — Edwin Hubbel Chapin


180. “Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive – the risk to be alive and express what we really are.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz


181. “The flesh would shrink and go, the blood would dry, but no one believes in his mind of minds or heart of hearts that the pictures do stop.”


182. “This, my darling, is the last letter I will write you. You know what the doctors have told me, you know that I am dying, and that I will not visit Black Mountain in August. And yet, I want you to know that I’m not afraid.”


183. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” – Rumi


184. “After your death, you will be what you were before your birth.” – Arthur Schopenhauer


185. “Life will undertake to separate us, and we must each set off in search of our own path, our own destiny or our own way of facing death..” – Paulo Coelho


186. “Time doesn’t heal all wounds. We both know that’s bullshit; it comes from people who have nothing comforting or original to say.”


187. “Thought maybe you could use a little break from worrying about food on top of everything else, so we’ve got a Meal Train set up and running for you. Hope it helps take a little off your mind.”


188. “Each time we don’t say what we wanna say, we’re dying.”― Yoko Ono


189. “It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.” — Samuel Johnson


190. “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” — William Shakespeare


191. “That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence”


192. “You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?” –


193. “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” – Thornton Wilder


194. “What is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying.” ― Albert Camus


195. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”


196. “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” — Psalms 30:5


197. “Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.” – William Saroyan


198. “The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.”


199. “If you don’t know how to die, don’t worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don’t bother your head about it.”


200. “Death must exist for life to have meaning.” – Neal Shusterman


201. “Would that death were like this. Would that one would sleep and sleep and sleep forever.”― Anne Rice


202. Your friend is dying


203. “Dying is like coming to the end of a long novel, you only regret it if the ride was enjoyable and left you wanting more.” – Jerome P. Crabb


204. “One often calms one’s grief by recounting it.” – Pierre Corneille


205. “Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” — Benjamin Franklin


206. “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” – Oscar Wilde


207. “We live and we die by time, and we must not commit the sin of turning our back on time.” – Cast Away


208. “Don’t forget, somewhere between and hello and goodbye, there was love. So much love.” – Anonymous


209. “I’m sad, of course, but I’m also glad you’re in a place where you don’t have to fight so hard anymore.”


210. “The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet live very little.” — Michel de Montaigne


211. “I don’t believe in the afterlife. I believe this is it, and I believe it’s the best way to live.” – Natalie Portman


212. “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”


213. “There is only one things in this world shittier than biting it from cancer when you're sixteen, and that's having a kid who bites it from cancer.”


214. “Death can come at any age, but the pride of life fools a person into thinking that day is far away.” – John Buttrick


215. “No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away…”― Terry Pratchett


216. “Death helps us to see what is worth trusting and loving and what is a waste of time.” – J. Neville Ward


217. “If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.”


218. “I think about death sometimes. Analytically, of course.”― Lynne Truss


219. “One day we were born, one day we shall die, the same day, the same second.”― Samuel Beckett


220. “What do we say to the Lord of Death? ‘Not today.’ “


221. “It doesn't matter who my father was; It matters who I remember he was.”


222. “The connections we make in the course of a life--maybe that's what heaven is.”


223. “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” –Pierre Auguste Renoir


224. “We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death.” – Umberto Eco


225. “Well, every one can master a grief but he that has it.”


226. “Every story is a story about death. But perhaps, if we are lucky, our story about death is also a story about love.”― Helen Humphreys


227. “We are all created by desire and we all die because of desire.”― Santosh Kalwar


228. “They’re tired of pain, tired of suffering, tired of fighting,” says Tracy. “You can keep praying for a miracle, but the person who’s dying needs you to affirm that it’s okay to stop fighting and to focus on peace and comfort instead.”


229. “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu


230. “He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived.”― Franz Kafka


231. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” — Chuck Palahniuk


232. “I truly never learned what the words ‘I miss you’ were until I reached for my mom’s hand and it wasn’t there.”


233. “No more let life divide what death can join together.”― Percy Bysshe Shelley


234. “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”


235. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”


236. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov


237. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”


238. “Less base the fear of death than fear of life.” – Edward Young


239. “I will not say:


240. “Next person that minimizes my grief is getting a swift kick to the shin.”


241. “May I just say that it really sucks that you’re dying? Hey, this is me here—not some kind of poet.”


242. “Rose’s husband died a long time ago. Now she lived with her dog. His name was John Brown.”


243. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”


244. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” – Chuck Palahniuk


245. “We die only once, and for such a long time.” — Moliere


246. “People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It’s too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.” – Haruki Murakami


247. “In the end, it wasn’t death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.” ― Jeffrey Eugenides


248. “Of all the ways to lose a person, death is the kindest.”


249. “Simon’s my best friend, and sometime in the next year or two years, he’s going to die.”


250. “It’s all God’s will: you can die in your sleep, and God can spare you in battle.”― Leo Tolstoy


251. “Since we’re all going to die, it’s obvious that when and how don’t matter.”— Albert Camus


252. “Yes, it’s a well-known fact about you: you’re like death, you take everything.” ― Milan Kundera


253. “To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campbell


254. “Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.”


255. “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.


256. “Someday soon, we all will be together


257. “I’ve told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


258. “Most people struggle with letting go of someone who left his or her life. This could be from death or simply other circumstances.” — Kellie Sullivan


259. “Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.”


260. But I have to let you make your own decisions


261. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.”


262. “Loss can remind us that life itself is a gift.” – Louise Hay


263. “Choose to see death as simply removing a garment or moving from one room to another… it’s merely a transition.” — Wayne Dyer


264. “Even if I’m dying, until I actually die, I am still living.”


265. “Of course, you don’t die. Nobody dies. Death doesn’t exist. You only reach a new level of vision, a new realm of consciousness, a new unknown world.” – Henry Miller


266. “He went over and sat next to her on the side facing the window. She ran her hand through his hair, lifting it out of his eyes, and he could see how skinny her arm was, almost like it was just bone and skin.”


267. “I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.” ― Markus Zusak


268. Grieving is not weakness nor absence of faith. Grieving is as natural as crying when you are hurt, sleeping when you are tired or sneezing when your nose itches. It is nature’s way of healing a broken heart.” – Doug Manning


269. “Thinking of you as you take care of your mom. What a comfort for her to have you with her. Love to you both.”


270. “She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with It as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.”


271. “There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.”


272. “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?” – Chuck Palahniuk


273. “Of course, I’m going to miss you like crazy, but you don’t need to worry about me. I’ll be okay.”


274. “But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.”


275. “Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today. I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I did to be here.”


276. “If being a kid is about learning how to live, then being a grown-up is about learning how to die.”


277. “I don’t think kids have a problem with death. It’s us older ones who are nearer to it, that start being frightened.” – Helena Bonham Carter


278. “Im dying everyday


279. “Do I know how a man is supposed to die? I’m still trying to find out how a man should live.”


280. “If being a kid is about learning how to live, then being a grown-up is about learning how to die.”— Stephen King


281. “It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”


282. “They that love beyond the world


283. “Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.” – Haruki Murakami


284. “We are so afraid of the idea of having to die… that we always try to find excuses for the dead, as if we were asking beforehand to be excused when it is our turn…”


285. He was the lone survivor. He was 12 years old, an American kid alone in Thailand. He put on a tough shell and refused to cry. After all, he had been taught that boys don’t cry. He refused to give into the grief.


286. “A warrior thinks of death when things become unclear. The idea of death is the only thing that tempers our spirit.” — Carlos Castaneda


287. “Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.”― Hans Christian Andersen


288. “The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


289. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” – J.K. Rowling


290. “How people die remains in the memory of those who live on.” – Dame Cicely Saunders


291. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay


292. “Death smiles at us all; all we can do is smile back.”― Marcus Aurelius


293. “Dead. Never been that before. Not even once.”― Jasper Fforde


294. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”


295. “I would always look for clues to her in books and poems, I realized. I would always search for the echoes of the lost person, the scraps of words and breath, the silken ties that say, ‘Look: She existed.'”


296. “My only fear is that I may live too long.” — Thomas Jefferson


297. “Death anxiety is greater in those who feel they have lived an unfulfilled life.” – Irvin Yalom


298. “No one here gets out alive.” – Jim Morrison


299. “Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.” – Lao Tzu


300. “What is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying.” – Albert Camus


301. “We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.”― Gayle Forman


302. “The times you lived through, the people you shared those times with; Nothing brings it all to life like an old mix tape. It does a better job of storing up memories than actual brain tissue can do. Every mix tape tells a story. Put them together, and they can add up to the story of a life.”


303. “It ain’t fair you died too young. Like a story that had just begun. The death tore the pages all away.” — Kenny Chesney


304. “Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.”


305. “How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?”—Carson McCullers


306. “People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over.” – Jim Morrison


307. “Every man dies – Not every man really lives.” – William Ross Wallace


308. “This is God’s plan/will.” Even people of faith are sometimes angry at the end of life, and likely to struggle with this idea. Telling them that you’re praying for peace and comfort would be a better way to go.


309. “My God, if I had a heart, I would write my hate on ice, and wait for the sun to show.”


310. “Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”― Epicurus


311. ‘Well, I’m not going to get to old age, am I?’ replied Simon. ‘I’m going to be dead first.‘”


312. “Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.” – Jo Nesbo


313. “When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.” ― Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles


314. “Death is so genuine a fact that it excludes falsehoods, or betrays its emptiness; it is a touchstone that proves the gold, and dishonors the baser metal.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne


315. “Graves cannot contain my spirit; death is not the end of time, though my body turns to ashes, I will rest in peace sublime.” – Greta Zwaan


316. “We feel most alive when we are closest to death.”


317. “The life of the dead is placed in the heart of the living.” – Cicero


318. “You mustn’t be afraid of death. You’re a deathless soul you can’t be kept in a dark grave you’re filled with God’s glow.” – Rumi


319. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.”


320. “Finally there is nothing here for death to take away.”― Charles Bukowski


321. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”


322. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.” – The Crow


323. “It’s better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear.” ― Michael Crichton


324. “I want to go on living after my death! And that’s why I’m so grateful to God for having given me this gift, which I can use to develop myself and to express all that’s inside me!”


325. “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” – Nelson Mandela


326. “For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone.”


327. “I’ve known forever she wasn’t going to make it, almost from the beginning. She said she was getting better because that’s what I wanted to hear. And I believed her. Except I didn’t.”


328. “All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.” – William Shakespeare


329. “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” – Marcus Aurelius


330. “Then he saw what he was looking for. Below, in one of the little clearings in the brush lay the red pony.”


331. “Death is a word, and it is the word, the image, that creates fear.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti


332. “Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death.” — Annie Lennox


333. “Death is my lover and he wants to move in.”― Sarah Kane


334. “The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?” – Angus Sligh


335. “I don’t like this, but we’re going to do our best with this time.”


336. It’s so hard for me to let you make your own decisions


337. “Achala, worrying and scheming about your next life, before you have even completed this one, is not a good practice." Rinpoche”


338. “Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion to death.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


339. “When a friend of Abigail and John Adams was killed at Bunker Hill, Abigail’s response was to write a letter to her husband and include these words, ‘My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.’” – David McCullough


340. “Suffering, failure, loneliness, sorrow, discouragement, and death will be part of your journey, but the Kingdom of God will conquer all these horrors. No evil can resist grace forever.” – Brennan Manning


341. “The real heroes anyway aren't the people doing things; the real heroes


342. “One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.”


343. “Most people die at 25 and aren’t buried until they’re 75.”


344. “Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.” – Carter Burwell


345. “Everything that happens before death is what counts.” – Ray Bradbury


346. “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.”- Fred Rogers


347. “I don't give a shit, Dad!"


348. “If you live each day as it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.”


349. “You’ve taken such good care of all of us for so long. We’ll miss that, and we’ll miss you, but we’ll be all right. We’ll find ways to take care of each other.”


350. “Life is too short when you think of the length of death.”― Sean Mangan


351. “Not only is death inevitable; death is necessary for us to inherit the new life we are to enjoy in Christ.” – Max Lucado


352. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost


353. “On the day of your earthly death, take heart in knowing that you will be going to an almost unimaginable place where you will exist with Christ for eternity.” – Richard Kelley MD


354. “While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” – Leonardo da Vinci


355. “She hadn’t tied her scarf around her head yet this morning, and her bare scalp looked too soft, too fragile in the morning light, like a baby’s. It made Conor’s stomach hurt to see it.”


356. “Look closely and you will see almost everyone carrying bags of cement on their shoulders.


357. “You only live twice:


358. “Everybody know death is inevitably coming , but it never fails to catch everybody by surprise everytime one is going.”― Hlovate


359. “I’m afraid to live and afraid to die...”


360. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”


361. “Thus the maid went from illness to illness until, one day, she died. Alfanhui and his master buried her in the garden with a headstone etched in vinegar saying: Selfless and Silent.”


362. “Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.”― Lord George Gordon Byron


363. “To escape death, she’d become death.”― Sarah J. Maas


364. “I intend to live forever, or die trying.” — Groucho Marx


365. “I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.”


366. “Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.”


367. “The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.”


368. “Fear of death is ridiculous, because as long as you are not dead you are alive, and when you are dead there is nothing more to worry about!”


369. “That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.”


370. “Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.” – Marcus Aurelius


371. “It is very beautiful over there.”


372. “With grief, you know, the only way to get through it is through it.” – Dana Reeve


373. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.”


374. “Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”


375. “Nobody owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.”


376. “Our lives can’t be measured by our final years, of this I am sure.”― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


377. “For days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow, but phone calls taper off.” — Johnny Carson


378. “The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart: The secret anniversaries of the heart.”


379. “Do not weep for those who have found Death’s embrace early, for they weep for us that linger on in this mortal world of pain.” — Stewart Stafford


380. “It is as natural to die as to be born…”


381. “Heaven is a place where all the dogs you've ever loved come to greet you.”


382. “Who am I? Not the body, because it is decaying; not the mind, because the brain will decay with the body; not the personality, nor the emotions, for these, also will vanish with death.” – Ramana Maharshi


383. “Because life is fragile and death inevitable, we must make the most of each day.” – Thomas S. Monson


384. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan


385. ‘Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Not your grandma, not your dad, no one. And if you need to break things, then by God, you break them good and hard.’ ”


386. “It is not length of life, but depth of life.”


387. “I carry death in my left pocket. Sometimes I take it out and talk to it: “Hello, baby, how you doing? When you coming for me? I’ll be ready.” ― Charles Bukowski


388. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”— Harriet Beecher-Stowe


389. “Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.” – Benjamin Franklin


390. “Life is a dream from which we all must wake before we can dream again.”


391. “Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.” – Leo Buscaglia


392. “At the blueness of skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.”


393. “You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.” – Ian Fleming


394. FIND OBITUARIES AND SERVICES. FIND FUNERAL HOMES OR CEMETERIES. IDEAS AND


395. “The only cure for grief is action.” – George Henry Lewes


396. “True love never dies. Doesn't matter if it's true or not. A man should believe in those things, because those are the things worth believing in.” – Second Hand Lions


397. “The wretch, concentred all in self,


398. “Miro pondered what she was thinking. Did she suspect that she would die before this incident was over? Has she seen through Artkin’s lies, even though he lied to skillfully?”


399. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”


400. “The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.”


401. “They never fail who die in a great cause.”― George Gordon Byron


402. “Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.”


403. “What’s important is not the years in your life but the life in your years.” — Unknown


404. “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” — Marcus Aurelius


405. “Death twitches my ear;


406. “Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.”


407. “Death has always had a prominent place in my mind. There are times when I think somebody might kill me.” – Dennis Rodman (see more Dennis Rodman quotes)


408. “Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?” ― Terry Pratchett


409. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars; the deeper the grief, the closer is God!”


410. You have to make your own decisions now


411. “I know this wasn’t an easy decision to make. Just want you to know I support you and I’m glad you’re making the most of this time with the people you love.”


412. “I wonder if old Torrit is right about what happens when you die. It seems a bit severe to have to die to find out. I’ve looked at the sky every night for years, and I’ve never seen any nomes up there...”


413. “I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” – Joe Garagiola


414. “Some are bound to die young, By dying young a person stays young in people’s memory. If he burns brightly before he dies, his brightness shines for all time.” — Unknown


415. “Our lives can’t be measured by our final years, of this I am sure.” – Nicholas Sparks


416. “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”— Nelson Mandela


417. ’A lot of people’ turned away as visitors crowd Red Rock Canyon


418. “Life is stressful,dear. That's why they say "rest in peace.”


419. “Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.”


420. “You can smell it, too. Death. Dying. Decay. The sky is falling, the sky is dying, the sky is dead.”


421. “You needn't die happy when your time comes, but you must die satisfied, for you have lived your life from the beginning to the end.” – Stephen King


422. “It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embryo state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals?”


423. “Thank you for all the days you’ve made brighter just by being you. There have been more of them than I can count.”


424. “People died because he lived. And if that was the only way to carry forward in this life, then so be it.”


425. “End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The gray rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it.”


426. “For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,


427. “Do not go gentle into that good night,


428. “Life is like a very short visit to a toy shop between birth and death.” – Desmond Morris


429. “There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, so just give me a happy middle and a very happy start.”


430. “God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”


431. “Dead, your Majesty. Dead, my lords and gentlemen. Dead, Right Reverends and Wrong Reverends of every order. Dead, men and women, born with Heavenly compassion in your hearts. And dying thus around us every day.”


432. “Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all — the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.”— Mark Twain


433. “In times of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry I cry and when you hurt I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods of tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life.”


434. “No matter how we choose to live, we both die at the end.” – Adam Silvera, They Both Die at the End


435. “The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.”


436. “She had been given a wonderful gift: life. Sometimes it was cruelly taken away too soon, but it’s what you did with it that counted, not how long it lasted.”― Cecelia Ahern


437. “I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”


438. “Man always dies before he is fully born.” – Erich Fromm


439. “A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies.” – Gustave Flaubert


440. “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” — Albert Pike


441. “I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”


442. “For as long as the world spins and the earth is green with new wood, she will lie in this box and not in my arms. “— Lurlene McDaniel


443. “Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture).”


444. “A day grows old as we do. Do not wish death upon it. Let it live, let it love, and only then should you let it rest in peace.” – Michelle C. Ustaszeski


445. “Be determined and advance. To say that dying without reaching one’s aim is to die a dog’s death is the frivolous way of sophisticates.”


446. “Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.” – Arthur Miller


447. “It is necessary to meditate early, and often, on the art of dying to succeed later in doing it properly just once.”


448. “People in grief need someone to walk with them without judging them.” – Gail Sheeny


449. “Life has to end.


450. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man.”


451. “Death is not the greatest loss in life ;


452. “Crying, semi-hysterically, Mom made a number of points:


453. “Death is just nature’s way of telling you to slow down.” – Dick Sharples


454. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.”


455. “I know that we’re alive through our offspring. I know that we continue to exist through the earth. Not knowing anything else, I work on the assumption that after death, we go back into the pre-birth phase.” – Ali A. Rizvi


456. “Hoping you’re having a good day and sending you my love…”


457. “Grief is characterized much more by waves of feeling that lessen and reoccur, it’s less like stages and more like different states of feeling.” – Meghan O’Rourke


458. “No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


459. “Maybe we’re not exactly okay right now, but in time, we will be. Luckily, we’ve got a lot of caring people around us to help us through after you’ve gone.”


460. “Death must exist for life to have meaning.”― Neal Shusterman


461. “Okay, so clearly you didn’t invent a cure for cancer. But you’ve still done so many good things in life—for your family, for your church, in your career, and for all of us who care about you. I hope you feel great about the difference you’ve made.”


462. “Man cannot possess anything as long as he fears death. But to him who does not fear it, everything belongs. If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself. ” ― Leo Tolstoy


463. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality…” – Emily Dickinson


464. “Mama’s love had always been the kind that acted itself out with soup pot and sewing basket. But now that these things were taken away, the love seemed as whole as before. She sat in her chair at the window and loved us.”


465. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”— Steve Jobs


466. “There is no fair in life and death. If it were, no good men would die young.” — Mitch Albom


467. “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”


468. “It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life.” ― Terry Pratchett


469. ‘It’s what he wants you to do. Read it aloud, so he can hear you.‘”


470. “When it comes time to die, make sure that all you have to do is die.” – Jim Elliot


471. “Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table is ready.’”


472. “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”


473. “If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a ‘wandering to find home,’ why should we not look forward to the arrival?”


474. “Part of the bargain of being alive is that one takes a chance at dying a premature or painful death, be it from violence, accident, or disease.” – Steven Pinker


475. “There would be lots of holding and kissing and talking and laughter and no good-byes left unsaid.”


476. “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”― Mark Twain


477. “It’s okay not to be okay right now. Remember that, and know that it’s fine to let some balls drop. You’ve got a lot of people who will come and help pick them up—me, for one.”


478. “I’ve got death inside me. It’s just a question of whether or not I can outlive it.”― Don DeLillo, White Noise


479. “I’m not scared of dying, because I’m an atheist. I won’t even know I’m dead. Because I’ll be dead.” – Jim Jeffries


480. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”


481. “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” — William Penn


482. “The truth I have been seeking — this truth is Death. Yet Death is also a seeker. Forever seeking me. So — we have met at last. And I am prepared. I am at peace.”— Bruce Lee


483. “Unable are the Loved to die / For Love is Immortality…”


484. “There are a thousand kinds of life and death across the whole metaphysical spectrum, not to mention the metaphorical. You don’t want to stay dead for the rest of your life, do you?”


485. “The actuality of death and the experience of grief sinks in at different times for everyone.” – Valerie Orr


486. “I'm not afraid of death. I'm an old physicist...I'm afraid of time.” – Interstellar


487. “When your fear touches someone’s pain, it becomes pity. When your love touches someone’s pain, it becomes compassion.” – Stephen Levine


488. “The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero


489. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.” – William Penn


490. “I regret not death. I am going to meet my friends in another world.” – Ludovico Ariosto


491. “Death Quotes.” Movies, MovieQuotes.com, 2021. moviequotes.com


492. “Wow, apparently some people will do anything to get out of working. JK—I miss you, and I’ve been thinking about you a lot.”


493. “Now it was coming to an end, and it was like he was watching the last flicker of light wink out in the darkness of an endless tunnel.”


494. “Do not seek death. But do not fear it either. There cannot be life without death, it is inescapable.” – Keisei Tagami


495. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble.”


496. “You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.”― Aberjhani


497. “The death of a beloved is an amputation.” — C. S. Lewis


498. “A person's destiny often ends before his death.”


499. “People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.


500. ‘All I have are my will and my courage,’ said the youth.”


501. “And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.” – William Cullen Bryant


502. “Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.” – Unknown


503. “Live your life in such a way that you'll be remembered for your kindness, compassion, fairness, character, benevolence, and a force for good who had much respect for life, in general.”


504. “Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace.” – Oscar Wilde


505. “For some moments in life there are no words.”- David Seltzer, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971 film adaptation)


506. “Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation.” – Albert Einstein


507. “No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.” – Terry Pratchett


508. “Death is the dropping of the flower that the fruit may swell." – Henry Ward Beecher


509. “To die will be an awfully big adventure.” – Peter Pan


510. “The only certainty life contains is death.”― Patricia Briggs


511. “I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.”— Charlotte Brontë


512. “Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.” ― Sylvia Plath


513. “Death is unstoppable. One must face it as a fact of life.”― D. Aswini


514. “You know, what’s so dreadful about dying is that you are completely on your own.” – Vladimir Nabokov


515. “The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?”


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


517. “What separates us from animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.”


518. “It’s funny how most people love the dead; once you’re dead, you’re made for life.” – Jimi Hendrix


519. “It’s coming on Christmas


520. “Love has no age, no limit; and no death.”


521. “To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.”


522. “I’m still hoping/praying for a miracle.” Of course, you can keep praying on your own. But when you’re communicating with someone in hospice, be accepting of the fact that they’ve moved past this point.


523. “I’m going to die, he thought, just because of this Thing that has never helped us at all, something that’s just a lump of stuff, and now I’m going to die and go to the Heavens.”


524. “Every morning when I wake up, now, I regard it as having another borrowed day.”


525. “It’s not contagious, you know. Death is as natural as life. It’s part of the deal we made.”― Mitch Albom


526. “Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.” – Mother Teresa


527. “Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away.” – V.C. Andrews


528. “Pain shared, my brother, is pain not doubled, but halved. No man is an island.”


529. “To die, - To sleep, - To sleep!


530. “I am death, not taxes. I turn up only once.”


531. “In your life you touched so many, in your death many lives were changed.” – Melinda Jones


532. “Those who are afraid of death will carry it on their shoulders.”


533. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”


534. “Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.”


535. “No sunset winks, but surely be followed by the sunrise! - Try to remember this on your moments of despair.”


536. “No one feels another’s grief, no one understands another’s joy. People imagine they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.” – Franz Schubert


537. “I wish my kids were old enough to know you better, but don’t worry. They’re going to know all your funny stories and weird traditions. They’ll know their Papa Frank is a huge part of what makes our family so great.”


538. And it’s much harder to watch a friend’s daughter die


539. “A human being does not cease to exist at death. It is change, not destruction, which takes place.” – Florence Nightingale


540. “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.” – German Proverb


541. “Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” – Ernest Hemingway


542. “Death is an ending. Death is a closing. Death is idle words in the ebb and flow of life.”- Elizabeth Edwards


543. “I wish we could have more time together, but I want you to know I cherish the times we have had and the time we still have.”


544. “Quotes About Death.” Quotes, Christian Quotes, 2021. christianquotes.info


545. “Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table is ready.’”— Robin Williams


546. “Every poem should remind the reader that they are going to die.” ― Edgar Allen Poe


547. “I hope you’re proud of the amazing family you’ve raised. Thanks for putting some good humans into the world.”


548. “Reality means you live until you die…the real truth is nobody wants reality.” ― Chuck Palahniuk


549. “I’ve been beyond lucky to know you. Thank you.”


550. ‘He was one who had an eye for such mysteries’?”


551. “But the birds had no more interest in anything that Owl said. They only wanted to die.”


552. “If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words they’re gone. They’ll come back.” ― Prince


553. “Be calm. God awaits you at the door.”


554. “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there.” – Steve Jobs


555. I am so proud of you


556. “After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it.”


557. “There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”


558. “I’ll be seeing you


559. “The good die young.” — Unknown


560. “They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”— Banksy


561. “Life is a spark between two identical voids, the darkness before birth and the one after death.” ― Irvin D. Yalom


562. “The tragedy of life, Howard, is not that the beautiful die young, but that they grow old and mean. It will not happen to me.”


563. “I wanted to keep looking at her because I wanted to never take my eyes from her, but still I had to


564. “Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.”


565. “One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly." – Friedrich Nietzsche


566. “You’ve been the best dad. Thank you.”


567. “You’re someone who has used your life to touch so many others. I’ll always feel incredibly lucky that mine was one of them.”


568. “Even in the grave, all is not lost.”― Edgar Allan Poe


569. “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.”― Horace Mann


570. “Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.”


571. “Death is part of who we are. It guides


572. “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.“ – Kahlil Gibran


573. “Death is only the end if you assume the story is about you”—Welcome to Night Vale


574. “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.” — Romans 14:8-9


575. “Death is not extinguishing the light. It is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” – Rabindranath Tagore


576. “Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.” – Andrew Sachs


577. “I’m praying for you to feel at peace and to know how much you’re loved.”


578. “How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?” – Carson McCullers


579. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”


580. “Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away.”


581. “It’s better to burn out than to fade away.”


582. “Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.”


583. “The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.”


584. “That's the secret. If you always make sure you're exactly the person you hoped to be, if you always make sure you know only the very best people, then you won't care if you die tomorrow.”


585. “Adieu, farewell earth’s bliss,


586. Money can't buy life. – Bob Marley


587. “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”


588. “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”


589. “Dealing with death is there forever, really, you know, because we all have to face it.” – Pierce Brosnan


590. “You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead.” — Robert De Niro


591. “I touch you knowing we weren't born tomorrow,


592. “I’d rather be dead than sing ‘Satisfaction’ when I’m 45.”


593. “Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.” – Aeschylus


594. “All men think that all men are mortal but themselves.” – Edward Young


595. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”


596. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”


597. “No one here gets out alive.”


598. “People leave strange little memories of themselves behind when they die.”― Haruki Murakami


599. “Grief sucks.”


600. “Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James


601. “By becoming deeply aware of our mortality, we intensify our experience of every aspect of life.” – Robert Greene


602. “Things change after you die, though, I guess because dying is the loneliest thing you can do.”― Lauren Oliver


603. “Weeping is not the same thing as crying. It takes your whole body to weep, and when it’s over, you feel like you don’t have any bones left to hold you up.”― Sarah Ockler


604. “To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die.” – Hazel Gaynor


605. “If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death.” – Samuel Butler


606. “We see a hearse; we think sorrow. We see a grave; we think despair. We hear of a death; we think of a loss. Not so in heaven. When heaven sees a breathless body, it sees the vacated cocoon & the liberated butterfly.”


607. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


608. “Everybody is going to be dead one day, just give them time.”


609. “Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them.”


610. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss)


611. “When the time comes that some of us will have to die, you will look into your heart and find the strength you need--just in time.”


612. “You know the Greeks didn't write obituaries. They only asked one question after a man died: ‘Did he have passion?’” – Serendipity


613. “Who set Rome on fire? The man we must admire. For killing his wife, and taking the life of mother and brother and so many others, while plucking his damnable lyre.”


614. “I’m sorry for your loss. ____ was an amazing person, and will be greatly missed.”


615. They have to fool themselves. ”


616. “Memories are of the ethereal, and not the material world, that is how I know I am forever.”


617. “Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.” – Jean de La Fontaine


618. “When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, [who] weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.” – William Tecumseh Sherman


619. “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


620. “Thanks for being the one and only you and for being a blessing to so many people—especially me.”


621. “Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.” — Haruki Murakami


622. “I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” – Jimi Hendrix


623. “I guess by now I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone — you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.”


624. “Many people die at twenty-five and aren’t buried until they are seventy-five.” – Benjamin Franklin


625. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” – Harriet Beecher-Stowe


626. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals.”


627. “Even death, faced with the option of death or life, she would choose life.”― José Saramago


628. Then when you miss me, you can climb up here, look down, and think how awesome I was.‘”


629. “But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going into every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.” ― Mitch Albom, For One More Day


630. “Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.” – Wallace Stevens


631. “Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.”


632. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.” ― Emily Dickinson


633. “Nothing in life is promised except death.” – Kanye West


634. “I’m dying, Landon.”


635. “Weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”


636. “Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.”


637. “The dead and not-yet dead, we are company altogether.”― Rosie Thomas


638. “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”


639. “Mothers never really die, they just keep the house up in the sky, They polish the sun by day and light the stars that shine at night, keep the moonbeams silvery bright and in the heavenly home above they wait to welcome those they love.”


640. “The more you transform your life from the material to the spiritual domain, the less you become afraid of death. A person who lives a truly spiritual life has no fear of death.” – Leo Tolstoy


641. “We’re mayflies lying dying floating by the millions on the very stream from which we sprung so very long ago this morning back when we were young.”


642. “Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.” – Helen Keller


643. “Grief and love are conjoined, you don't get one without the other. All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with daring and spirit and joy.”


644. “Oh, they were so tired of their lives. To die like this was better than to live as they had been doing, going nowhere but where Owl led them, always in darkness, scraping their feet raw for a few grains.”


645. “I want to go on living after my death! And that’s why I’m so grateful to God for having given me this gift, which I can use to develop myself and to express all that’s inside me!”— Anne Frank


646. “He dropped the phone back onto its cradle, began to turn around and felt a sudden ice-cold furrow open up in his side. Strength drained from his legs, and a moment later he sank to his knees. There was warmth now that ran over the initial and persistent cold.


647. “Do not go gentle into that good night... Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”


648. “You live on - in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here...Death ends life, not a relationship.”


649. “For those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” – Rumi


650. “I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”


651. “Our life is made by the death of others.”― Leonardo da Vinci


652. “Are you sure this isn’t just some elaborate show you’re putting on before you go off and disappear to a tropical island?”


653. “Love is really the only thing we can possess, keep with us, and take with us.”


654. “There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.”


655. “She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.” – George Eliot


656. “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”


657. They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time. – Unknown


658. “Endings are not always bad. Most times they’re just beginnings in disguise.” – Kim Harrison


659. “The dead could only speak through the mouths of those left behind, and through the signs they left scattered behind them.”― Robert Galbraith


660. “Nothing ever dies.”


661. “What happens after you die? Lots of things happen after you die – they just don’t involve you.” – Louis C. K.


662. “He was dying, and there was nothing that anyone could do about it. But that was no excuse. He was a warrior. A king!”


663. “Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.”


664. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.”


665. “This was how the world ended. Not with a bang, but with a whimper.”


666. “Lives are like rivers: Eventually they go where they must. Not where we want them to.” – Richard Russo


667. “We must conquer life by living it to the full, and then we can go to meet death with a certain prestige.”


668. “Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” – Arthur Schopenhauer


669. “Death is never an end, but a To Be Continued…” – Renée Chae


670. “I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.”


671. “You gave me a forever within the numbered days…”


672. “Thinking of the good life you’ve lived, the great times we’ve shared, and feeling so grateful for you.”


673. “Do not cry because they are past! Smile, because they once were!”


674. “Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.”


675. “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.” – George Bernard Shaw


676. “He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.”


677. “When he shall die,


678. “Time,” the Captain said, “is not what you think.” He sat down next to Eddie. “Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on earth is only the beginning.”


679. “Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.” – Mark Twain


680. “Death walks faster than the wind and never returns what he has taken.”― Hans Christian Andersen


681. “He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.” – Matthew Henry


682. “This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad.” – William Shakespeare


683. “It’s not contagious, you know. Death is as natural as life. It’s part of the deal we made.”


684. “I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


685. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.”


686. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


687. “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er wrought heart and bids it break.”


688. “Ain’t no shame in holding on to grief… as long as you make room for other things too.”


689. “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” — Revelation 21:4


690. “If there ever comes a day where we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”


691. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson


692. “Everyone dies eventually, whether they have power or not. That’s why you need to think about what you’ll accomplish while you’re alive.” – Mary Macbeth


693. “It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but retire a little from sight and afterward return again.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson


694. “To her, the name of father was another name for love.”


695. “Death is not the biggest fear we have. Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive. The risk to be alive and express what we really are.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz


696. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” – Helen Keller


697. “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”


698. “There are some things you never forget. Never, ever, ever shall I forget that first evening in the kitchen at Knights Farm, how wonderful it was and what it felt like to lie talking to Jonathan just as before.”


699. “You’ve shaped our community in ways that will live on beyond you, so thank you.”


700. “You give yourself permission to grieve by recognizing the need for grieving. Grieving is the natural way of working through the loss of a love.” – Doug Manning


701. “t nightfall, at


702. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”


703. “Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do?”—Epicurus


704. “Of all the ways to lose a person, death is the kindest.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson


705. “I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.”


706. “If I don’t die in a fortnight I am to live to be a shrivelled old man. I’d rather take a happy medium, and look forward to coming back before my liver is all gone, or my temper all destroyed, with lots of money to make you and the girls comfortable.”


707. “Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought of their impending death”


708. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”


709. “In the land of the dying, sentences go unfinished, you know how they’re going to end.”


710. “None of us knows the day of our death. However, if we knew that death is actually our acquisition, we would remove the fear of death from our lives.” – Sunday Adelaja


711. “[death]…the abyss from where no traveler is permitted to return.”― George Washington


712. “Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.” – William Mitford


713. “I love you so much, Mom.”


714. “Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.” — George Bernard Shaw


715. “From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.” – Thomas Moore


716. “My time on earth is ending and I’m at peace with whatever comes.”


717. “From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.” – Edvard Munch


718. “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.”


719. “All things grow with time, except grief.”


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721. “He that lacks time to mourn, lacks time to mend.”


722. “Just as when we come into the world, when we die we are afraid of the unknown. But the fear is something from within us that has nothing to do with reality. Dying is like being born: just a change”


723. “I am afraid. Not of life, or death, or nothingness, but of wasting it as if I had never been.” ― Daniel Keyes


724. “For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”


725. “It is as natural to die as it is to be born.” – Francis Bacon


726. “I want to be all used up when I die.” – George Bernard Shaw


727. “It's harder to pick and choose when you're dead. It's like a photograph, you know. It doesn't matter as much.”


728. “But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.” – Edward Young


729. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”


730. “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” – Rabindranath Tagore


731. “I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.”


732. “We are the dead. Our only true life is in the future. We shall take part in it as handfuls of dust and splinters of bone. But how far away that future may be, there is no knowing.”


733. “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” – Langston Hughes


734. “It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called life.” – Terry Pratchett


735. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.”


736. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”


737. “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”


738. “Everything that happens before death is what counts.”― Ray Bradbury


739. “Death should take me while I am in the mood.”


740. “Death is only a small interruption.”― Anita Brookner


741. ‘It’s not about the destination it’s about the journey there’.


742. “I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.” – Stephen Hawking


743. “Are you still allowed scotch? Because I’m pretty sure this calls for one.”


744. “The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.” – Dr. Joan Borysenko


745. “All their life in this world and all their adventures had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.”


746. “So when you need her touch


747. “My mother is a never ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.”


748. “Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.” – E. E. Cummings


749. “A friend like you doesn’t come along very often. You made so many tough times easier and the best times even better. I hold every memory we’ve made together close to my heart.”


750. “Death is like a mirror in which the true meaning of life is reflected.” – Sogyal Rinpoche


751. “When we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings.” – Sogyal Rinpoche


752. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.”


753. “I hope you’re not worried about anyone or anything right now. I hope you simply feel surrounded by love.”


754. “Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.”


755. “My old friend, I am not like the seasons. I cannot go on forever. It has to finish sometime.”


756. “A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


757. “What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, star-dust or sea-foam, flower or winged air.”


758. “The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and the other begins?”—Edgar Allan Poe


759. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling


760. “To die will be an awfully big adventure.” – Finding Neverland


761. “It’s so curious; One can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer… and everything collapses.”


762. “If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief.”


763. “They, then, who are destined to die, need not be careful to inquire what death they are to die, but into what place death will usher them.” – St. Augustine


764. “Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.” – Bryant H. McGill


765. “If Christ is God, He cannot sin, and if suffering was a sin in and by itself, He could not have suffered and died for us. However, since He took the most horrific death to redeem us, He showed us in fact that suffering and pain have great power.”


766. “Death is the dropping of the flower that the fruit may swell.”


767. “On this bald hill the new year hones its edge.


768. “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”


769. “It occurs to me that there’s no real difference between us, the living and the dead; it’s just a matter of tense: past-dead and future-dead.”


770. “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.” — John 5:24


771. “Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.”


772. “But there's a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begin.”


773. “Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them.” – George Eliot


774. “In the midst of life, we are in death.”― Agatha Christie


775. “I know you’re not able to be home a lot right now, so I’ve been keeping the lawn mowed and the leaves picked up. No big. Just glad you’re able to be with your dad.”


776. “To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.”


777. “Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.” – Henry van Dyke


778. “Your absence has gone through me


779. “Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.” – Bertolt Brech


780. “Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.” – Samuel Johnson


781. “I don’t want to die without any scars.” – Chuck Palahniuk


782. “I've been there for a couple of people when they were dying; it didn't look like fun. But if I was gonna do it, I'd want someone like me around. And I will be there!”


783. “Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.”― John Donne


784. “Death is contagious; it is contracted the moment we are conceived.”


785. “The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you’re talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated.”


786. “Then Rab began to smile. Everything he had never put into words was in that smile.”


787. “Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.” – Vladimir Nabokov


788. “This must be such a challenging time for you and your family. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.”


789. “To fear death, gentlemen, is no other than to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not be the greatest of all blessings for a man, yet men fear it as if they knew that it is the greatest of evils.”


790. Only I here importune death awhile until


791. “The old man smiled. 'I shall not die of a cold, my son. I shall die of having lived.”


792. “Dance, dance, dance, until you die!” – Hocus Pocus


793. “The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective.” – James Patterson


794. “Gradually…and with time…letting go of the pain


795. “I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.”— Winston Churchill


796. “I love you. Thank you for loving me, too.”


797. “Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.” – Socrates


798. “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.”


799. “Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don’t deny it, don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever. One day, the pain will be gone and you will still be there.” – Harold Kushner, When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough


800. “We go to the grave of a friend saying, “A man is dead,” but angels throng about him saying, “A man is born.” – Henry Ward Beecher


801. “You see, my father taught me that even our most profound losses are survivable. And that is–it is what we do with that loss–our ability to transform it into a positive event–that is one of my father's greatest lessons.”


802. “Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to “die before you die” — and find that there is no death.”― Eckhart Tolle


803. “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


804. “The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love.”


805. “When that day comes, we’ll be waiting. Waiting for Charlie St. Cloud to come home to us. Until then we offer these parting words... May he live in peace.”


806. “Dying is easy; it’s living that’s difficult.” – Frederick Lenz


807. “Honest listening is one of the best medicines we can offer the dying and the bereaved.” – Jean Cameron (dying of cancer)


808. “I hope it eases your mind a little to know Spot is going to make his new forever home with Kathy and Tom. They’re happy to have him, and they promise to love him just like you do.”


809. “It never gets easier, missing you. And sometimes I wonder if it ever will.”― Heather Brewer


810. “Until death it is all life.”― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


811. “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?”


812. “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”


813. “Death belongs to God alone; by what right do men touch that unknown thing?” – Victor Hugo


814. “An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior.”


815. “Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion to death.”- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


816. “Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with” – Mark Twain


817. “I am not afraid of death, which after all can’t be far away. What does frighten me, though, is the halfway stage.”― Rosie Thomas


818. “Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.” – Oscar Wilde


819. “Thinking and talking about death need not be morbid; they may be quite the opposite. Ignorance and fear of death overshadow life, while knowing and accepting death erases this shadow.” – Lily Pincus


820. “We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream: It may be so the moment after death.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne


821. “We look at death through the cheap-glazed windows of the flesh, and believe him the monster which the flawed and cracked glass represents him.” — James Russell Lowell


822. “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” – J.K. Rowling


823. “Drama is very important in life … you never want to go out with a whimper.”


824. “Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.” – Epicurus


825. “The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.” – Seneca


826. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins


827. “Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


828. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”


829. “Make the most of your regrets; Never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it ’til it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.”


830. “Whether we like it or not, the one justification for the existence of all religions is death, they need death as much as we need bread to eat.” ― José Saramago


831. “No matter what, I want to continue living with the awareness that I will die. Without that, I am not alive.” ― Banana Yoshimoto


832. “The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our separate ways, I to die, and you to live. Which of these two is better only God knows.”― Socrates


833. “None of us wants to die. But it’s a possibility, and if you don’t accept that, it’s going to be in the back of your head the whole time, and you’re not going to be able to function. So you accept it, you realize that you’re not going to be able to talk to your family possibly ever again.”


834. “If you bemoan your brief stay on earth, consider the mayfly which lives only for one day. If the weather were bad that day your whole life could be rained out.” — Wes “Scoop” Nisker


835. “Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all — the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.”


836. I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail … There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark. – Stephen Hawking


837. “I’m not afraid of death because I don’t believe in it. It’s just getting out of one car, and into another.” – John Lennon


838. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain


839. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” – Mitch Albom


840. “Keep fighting.” Be respectful of their decision to stop fighting.


841. “This whole loungewear look you’ve got going on probably isn’t your best ever, but don’t worry. You’re still pretty cool. And I still love you.”


842. “There is one who remembers the way to your door: Life you may evade, but Death you shall not.”― T.S. Eliot


843. “One thing I want to make sure you know is that I will honor you in taking care of the kids and do the same things for them that you would have done.”


844. “It seems to be remarkable that death increases our veneration for the good, and extenuates our hatred for the bad.” — Samuel Johnson


845. “Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.” – Tecumseh


846. “The saddest part of life lies not in the act of dying, but in the failing to truly live while we are alive.”


847. “We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap.”


848. “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” – Lacie Petitto


849. “Death happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives; it is worse to dread it than to suffer it.” – Jean de la Bruyere


850. “Delaying death is one of my favorite hobbies.” ― Rick Riordan

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