Death Quotes and Sayings
Everybody wishes they could go to heaven but no one wants to die.
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
I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.
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”.
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
Cause I swear that I’m dying, slowly but its happening.
– Conor Oberst
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
– Walter S. Landor
Those near death speak with sincere hearts.
As I love the name of honour more than I fear death.
– William Shakespeare
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
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
– Norman Cousins
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.
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
Absence from whom we love is worse than death.
– William Cowper
Life is too short when you think of the length of death.
– Sean Mangan
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.”
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
Yes, it’s a well- known fact about you: you’re like death, you take everything.
– Milan Kundera
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
– Marcus Aurelius
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.