Death Quotes and Sayings

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph Stalin

The meaning of life is that it stops.
– Franz Kafka

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
– Isaac Asimov

Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

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

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

“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.)

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

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

To die will be an awfully big adventure.
James Matthew Barrie

Death, only death, can break the lasting chain;
And here, ev’n then, shall my cold dust remain.
Alexander Pope

It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
Alexandre Dumas

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.

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