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And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death. -- New Testament
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Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
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Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
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Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best.Thomas Wolfe More
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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.
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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.
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Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming.Virgil More
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Once can survive everything nowadays, except death.Oscar Wilde More
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To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.Voltaire More
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To die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.Walt Whitman More
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Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.Henry van Dyke More
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To die will be an awfully big adventure.J. M. Barrie More
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Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.Thomas Browne More
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Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.Walt Whitman More
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Why is it that we rejoice at birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
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We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
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Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.Andy Warhol More
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I balanced all, brought all to mind, the years to come seemed waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life, this death.William Butler Yeats More
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I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave.Virgil More
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It is natural to die as to be born.Francis Bacon More
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To fear death is to misunderstand life.
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Living is death; dying is life. We are not what we appear to be. On this side of the grave we are exiles, on that citizens; on this side orphans, on that children;Henry Ward Beecher More
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Is there a life after death? Can I never get some peace?Gerhard Kocher More
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For he who lives more lives than one: More deaths than one must die.Oscar Wilde More
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Annihilation has no terrors for me, because I have already tried it before I was born --a hundred million years --and I have suffered more in an hour, in this life, than I remember to have suffered in the whole hundred million years put together. There was a peace, a serenity, an absence of all sense of responsibility, an absence of worry, an absence of care, grief, perplexity; and the presence of a deep content and unbroken satisfaction in that hundred million years of holiday which I look back upon with a tender longing and with a grateful desire to resume, when the opportunity comes.
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The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.W. H. Auden More
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Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. -- Psalm 23:4
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We fear not death. That gloomy night, that pale-faced moon, and the affrighted stars that hurried through the sky, can witness that we fear not death.
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Those to whom we say farewell, are welcomed by others.
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The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. -- 1 Corinthians 15:26
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Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!Virginia Woolf More
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Virtue alone has majesty in death.Edward Young More
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One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.John Ruskin More
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Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. -- Psalms 39:4
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To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.Bertrand Russell More
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Having seen and felt the end, you have willed the means to the realization of the end.Thomas Troward More
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Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.
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In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not theRaoul Vaneigem More
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Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.Ludwig Wittgenstein More
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Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.William Shakespeare More
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We never become really and genuinely our entire and honest selves until we are dead -- and not then until we have been dead years and years. People ought to start dead and then they would be honest so much earlier.
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Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.Alexander Pope More
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Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.John Barrymore More
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When death overtakes us; all that we have is left to others; all that we are we take with us.
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It's astonishing how important a man becomes when he dies.
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In the long run we are all dead.John Maynard Keynes More
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And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. -- Matthew 10:28
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Loss and possession, Death and life are one. There falls no shadow where There shines no sun.Hilaire Belloc More
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