Death Quotes and Sayings
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
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