Afterlife Quotes and Sayings

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
William Penn

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

Death is a tool of transfer, from temporary life to eternal which has no end.

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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

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

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

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

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 not extinguishing the light,it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore

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

All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
William Shakespeare

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

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The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Seneca

To be in Hell is to drift: to be in Heaven is to steer.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Of course there are people who think of ‘heaven’ as a kind of pie-in-the-sky dream of an afterlife to make the thought of dying less awful. No doubt that’s a problem as old as the human race.
– N. T. Wright

Religion has convinced us that there’s something else entirely other than concerns about suffering. There’s concerns about what God wants, there’s concerns about what’s going to happen in the afterlife.
– Sam Harris

Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you die tomorrow.
– Ali ibn Abi Talib

I think I do believe in the afterlife; I have heard stories from people who I can completely trust that have seen ghosts.
– Saoirse Ronan

It is worth dying to find out what life is.
– T.S. Eliot

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

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

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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.
Socrates

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

Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
– David Searls

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