Death Quotes and Sayings

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

Life is a dream walking. Death is going home.
– Chinese Proverb

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

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–the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
– Walter Scott

For in the sleep of death, what dreams may come when we have shuffled off this mortal coil, must give us pause.
William Shakespeare

“Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
Steve Jobs (Jobs’ biological sister Mona Simpson reported these being Jobs last words before he died.)

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.)

Yes, we are fully confident, and we would rather be away from these earthly bodies, for then we will be at home with the Lord.
– The Bible

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

Death is the most beautiful adventure in life.
– Charles Frohman

O death! We thank you for the light that you will shed upon our ignorance.
– Jacques-Benigne Bossuet

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

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