Death Quotes

He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death. Saki (H H Munro)

To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead. Samuel Butler

People living deeply have no fear of death. Anais Nin

If you’re afraid to die, you will not be able to live. James Baldwin

There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death. Samuel Butler

In an artist’s life, death is perhaps not the most difficult thing. Vincent van Gogh

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

Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it. Somerset Maugham

Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes. John Donne

Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

It is not death, but dying, which is terrible. Henry Fielding

Of late years I have seen and felt much of the sad side of death – the separation from those we love. Now I see the joyful side – the release from bodily ills – and it is restful beyond all words. Lady Constance Lytton

Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life. Thomas Merton

Death’s an old joke, but each individual encounters it anew. Ivan Turgenev

Death is the most convenient time to tax rich people. David Lloyd George

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage. Jean Anouilh

Death solves all problems – no man, no problem. Joseph Stalin

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Horace Mann

I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so. Stephen Leacock

The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land; you may almost hear the beating of his wings. John Bright

Death is the cure for all diseases. Thomas Browne