Death Quotes and Sayings
I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.
Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.
– Alfred Tennyson
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
– From a headstone in Ireland
Everyday is for birth, everyday is for death, once again I give thanks to God who keeps my breath.
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
– Walter S. Landor
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
– Norman Cousins
Those near death speak with sincere hearts.
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
– William Shakespeare
Death is contagious; it is contracted the moment we are conceived.
– Madeleine L’Engle
I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.
The meaning of life is that it stops.
– Franz Kafka
Life is too short when you think of the length of death.
– Sean Mangan
If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.
– Sam Levenson
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.”
Everybody going to be dead one day, just give them time.
– Neil Gaiman
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
– Isaac Asimov
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph Stalin