Death and Dying Sayings and Quotes
"A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy."
"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
"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live." Norman Cousins
"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
"Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good." William Mitford
"Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names." Proverb
"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
"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
"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die." Thomas Campbell
"Life is a brief intermission, between birth and death, enjoy it." M.K. Soni
"I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done." Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"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
"We must be diligent today. To wait until tomorrow is too late. Death comes unexpectedly. How can we bargain with it?" Buddha
"What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever." Henry Van Dyke
"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death." James F. Byrnes
dying that we are
born to eternal life."
St. Francis of Assisi
beautiful than death."
"Death is the
gate of life."
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
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