Death Quotes

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.


Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room, I shall be able to see.

Helen Keller

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

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

Mark Twain

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

Leonardo da Vinci

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

William Penn

Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death.

Annie Lennox

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

T. S. Eliot

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Susan Ertz

The idea is to die young as late as possible.

Ashley Montagu

The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.

Mary Catherine Bateson

Death is not an end, but a transition-crisis. All the forms of decay are but masks of regeneration–the secret alembics of vitality.

E. H. Chapin

Death is a great revealer of what is in a man, and in its solemn shadow appear the naked lineaments of the soul.

E. H. Chapin

Death ends at last the fear of it.

Edward Counsel

With death comes honesty.

Salman Rushdie

Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.