Death Quotes and Sayings
Everybody wishes they could go to heaven but no one wants to die.
I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
– From a headstone in Ireland
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.
– Benjamin Franklin
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
– Mitch Albom
Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.
– Alfred Tennyson
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
– Walter S. Landor
Those near death speak with sincere hearts.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
– Norman Cousins
As I love the name of honour more than I fear death.
– William Shakespeare
It is not the fear of dying that scares me, it’s the fear of not living that does.
Everyday is for birth, everyday is for death, once again I give thanks to God who keeps my breath.
Absence from whom we love is worse than death.
– William Cowper
No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.
I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
– William Shakespeare
Anyone who has lost a loved one knows that you don’t recover. Instead, you learn to incorporate their absence and memories into your life and channel your emotional energy toward others, and eventually, your grief will walk beside you instead of consuming you.
Life asked death, “Why do people love me but hate you?”
Death responded, “Because, you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth”.
Life is too short when you think of the length of death.
– Sean Mangan
Death is contagious; it is contracted the moment we are conceived.
– Madeleine L’Engle
I don’t want to die without any scars.
– Chuck Palahniuk
Life once asked death, “Why do people love me so, and despise you so badly?”
Death replied with this, “Because you are a beautiful lie, while I’m the ugly truth.”
The only people who fear death are those with regrets.
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph Stalin
If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.
– Sam Levenson