Death Quotes and Sayings

The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.
Mark Twain

God’s finger touched him, and he slept.
– Alfred, Lord Tennyson

When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.
– Buddhist saying

Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I do not die.
– Mary Elizabeth Frye

I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow.
– Arthur Schopenhauer

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.)

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

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.

Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.
Terri Guillemets

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
Lord Byron

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aurelius

Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.
George R.R. Martin

Everybody is going to be dead one day, just give them time.
Neil Gaiman

When we die, we will turn into songs, and we will hear each other and remember each other.
– Rob Sheffield

Life is too short when you think of the length of death.
– Sean Mangan

It’s better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear.
– Michael Crichton

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

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