This article offers some inspiring quotes on death. These famous quotations & sayings will help you face death, without fearing it.

Death Quotes

Life and death are like two aspects of a coin, one is incomplete without another. We all know that death is a truth and everyone has to come across it sooner or later. However, whenever we experience death of our loved ones, be it friends or family members, it brings grief or woe and we feel that it is useless to live. We hope that you will find some words of peace and insight in the death quotes provided below. Go ahead and share these quotations and saying with others, especially those who are in need of peace, serenity and wisdom.

One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.

- Oscar Wilde

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

- The Tempest , William Shakespeare

Death is always, under all circumstances, a tragedy, for if it is not then it means that life has become one.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Destroying is a necessary function in life. Everything has its season, and all things eventually lose their effectiveness and die.

- Margaret J. Wheatley

It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.

- Jonathan Swift

Death is the mother of beauty; hence from her alone shall come fulfillment to our dreams.

- Wallace Stevens

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

- Winston Churchill

The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else; it is a mainspring of human activity - designed largely to avoid the fatality of death, to overcome it by denying in some way that it is the final destiny of man.

- Ernest Becker

Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose peace and whose refuge are for us all. The soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.

- Mark Twain

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.

- James F. Bymes

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

- Leonardo da Vinci

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream: it may be so the moment after death.

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Death's stamp gives value to the coin of life, making it possible to buy with life what is truly precious.

- Rabindranath Tagore

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

- Mark Twain

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.

- Diary , Chuck Palahniuk

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

- The Doctor's Dilemma: A Tragedy , George Bernard Shaw

A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own.

- Thomas Mann

I know for sure that at the end, the playful stranger who appears is not death but love.

- Kathleen Norris

Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

- William Shakespeare

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nobody knows what death is, nor whether to man it is perchance the greatest of blessings, yet people fear it as if they surely knew it to be the worse of evils.

- Socrates

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.

- The Bell Jar , Sylvia Plath

Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call.

- Sylvia Plath

For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.

- Rudyard Kipling

And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.

- Leaves of Grass , Walt Whitman

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

- Walt Whitman

Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.

- Ayn Rand

The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.

- Bette Davis

Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.

- Socrates

You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

I intend to live forever, or die trying.

- Groucho Marx

How young can you die of old age.

- Steven Wright

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.

- Salvador Dali

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

- Salvador Dali

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

- Different Seasons , Stephen King

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

- Lord Byron

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