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Following are the 54 dying and death quotes with images:

Death Quotes

“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” » Leonardo Da Vinci

“God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” » Revelation 21:4

“I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.” » Willa Cather

“Our life dreams the utopia. Our death achieves the ideal.” » Victor Hugo

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” » Albert Pike

“A day grows old as we do. Do not wish death upon it. Let it live, let it love, and only then should you let it rest in peace.” » Michelle C. Ustaszeski

“Those who have lived a good life do not fear death, but meet it calmly, and even long for it in the face of great suffering. But those who do not have a peaceful conscience, dread death as though life means nothing but physical torment. The challenge is to live our life so that we will be prepared for death when it comes.”

“Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.” » Walt Whitman

“The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.” » Socrates

“Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.” » James F. Byrnes

“If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.” » Martin Luther King Jr.

“We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.” » David Sarnoff

“You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.” » Ian Fleming

“All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.” » Maurice Maeterlinck

“The human animal is a beast that dies but the fact that he’s dying don’t give him pity for others, no sir.” » Tennessee Williams

“A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy.” » Catherine Pulsifer

“Dying is like getting audited by the irs–something that only happens to other people … Until it happens to you.” » Jerome P. Crabb

“A man dies … Only a few circles in the water prove that he was ever there. And even they quickly disappear. And when they’re gone, he’s forgotten, without a trace, as if he’d never even existed. And that’s all.” » Wolfgang Borchert

“Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the force.” » Yoda

“He who doesn’t fear death dies only once.” » Giovanni Falcone

“People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over.” » Jim Morrison

“Gaily I lived as ease and nature taught,And spent my little life without a thought,And am amazed that Death, that tyrant grim,Should think of me, who never thought of him.” » René Francois Regnier

“I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done.” » Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.” » Proverb

“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” » Marcus Tulius Cicero

“Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.” » Francis Bacon

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.” » Psalm 116:15

“Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.” » Lord Byron

“When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.” » Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“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

“We must be diligent today. To wait until tomorrow is too late. Death comes unexpectedly. How can we bargain with it?” » Buddha

“The idea is to die young as late as possible.” » Ashley Montagu

“We all labour against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.” » Thomas Browne

“All say, “How hard it is that we have to die” — a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.” » Mark Twain

“Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.” » William Shakespeare

“Death, in itself, is nothing; but we fear, to be we know not what, we know not where.” » John Dryden

“And it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.” » St. Francis of Assisi

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” » Mark Twain

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” » Norman Cousins

“Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.” » Seneca

“Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.” » Alice Walker

“Death is the gate of life.” » St. Bernard of Clairvaux

“To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?” » Socrates

“If you spend all your time worrying about dying, living isn’t going to be much fun.” » From the television show Roseanne

“Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.” » Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“A man’s dying is more the survivors’ affair than his own.” » Thomas Mann

“God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.”

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.” » Martin Luther

“No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.” » Euripides

“Better to flee from death than feel its grip.” » Homer

“Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.” » Henry Van Dyke

“Thinking and talking about death need not be morbid; they may be quite the opposite. Ignorance and fear of death overshadow life, while knowing and accepting death erases this shadow.” » Lily Pincus

“To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.” » Thomas Campbell

“For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.” » Lord Byron

“Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.” » William Mitford

“Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.” » Jean-Paul Sartre

“A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.” » Percival Arland Ussher

“There are so many little dyings that it doesn’t matter which of them is death.” » Kenneth Patchen

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

“Of all the events which constitute a person’s biography, there is scarcely one … To whichthe world so easily reconciles itself as to his death.” » Nathaniel Hawthorne

“People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad.” » Marcel Proust

“He that dies pays all debts.” » William Shakespeare

“I’m not afraid of death. It’s the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.” » Jean Giraudoux

“Life is a brief intermission, between birth and death, enjoy it.” » M.K. Soni

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