Afterlife Quotes and Sayings
Death–the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
– Walter Scott
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
– William Penn
Death is a tool of transfer, from temporary life to eternal which has no end.
Life is a dream walking. Death is going home.
– Chinese Proverb
“Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
– Steve Jobs (Jobs’ biological sister Mona Simpson reported these being Jobs last words before he died.)
I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Death is the most beautiful adventure in life.
– Charles Frohman
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
You live on earth for only a few short years which you call an incarnation, and then you leave your body as an outworn dress and go for refreshment to your true home in the spirit.
– White Eagle
When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.
– Buddhist saying
Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I do not die.
– Mary Elizabeth Frye
It is very beautiful over there!
– Thomas Edison (These words were reported as being spoken by Edison’s by his physician days before he died as he awoke from a nap and gazed upward.)
Death is not extinguishing the light,it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
– Rabindranath Tagore
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
– James Matthew Barrie
Of course there are people who think of ‘heaven’ as a kind of pie-in-the-sky dream of an afterlife to make the thought of dying less awful. No doubt that’s a problem as old as the human race.
– N. T. Wright
Religion has convinced us that there’s something else entirely other than concerns about suffering. There’s concerns about what God wants, there’s concerns about what’s going to happen in the afterlife.
– Sam Harris
It is worth dying to find out what life is.
– T.S. Eliot
All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
– William Shakespeare
Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
– Mother Teresa
O death! We thank you for the light that you will shed upon our ignorance.
– Jacques-Benigne Bossuet