Death Quotes and Sayings
Death is one of two things. Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from one place to another.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
And with the morn those angel faces smile, which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
– John Henry Newman
Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away to the next room. I am I and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, That, we still are.
– Henry Scott Holland
Just as a little bird cracks open the shell and flies out, we fly out of this shell, the shell of the body. We call that death, but strictly speaking, death is nothing but a change in form.
– Swami Satchidananda
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
– John Taylor
There should be no fear of death, for the death of the body is but a gentle passing to a much freer life.
– Helen Breaves
Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow.
– Elizabeth Kuble
Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
– David Searls
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
– Benjamin Franklin
Death is not extinguishing the light,it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Death is the greatest illusion of all.
Death is only a level crossing from one life to another, from life in its beginnings to life in full achievements. From this incomplete life to that transformed one.
– Raoul Plus
What happens after death is so unspeakably glorious that our imagination and our feelings do not suffice to form even an approximate conception of it. The dissolution of our time-bound form in eternity brings no loss of meaning.
– Carl Jung
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
– James Matthew Barrie