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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.

Theodore Roosevelt

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal after wards.

Nelson Mandela

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Kimberly Guilfoyle

My most defining moment was the death of my mother.

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.

George Eliot

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.

Sir Thomas Browne

Death is the cure for all diseases.

Kanye West

Nothing in life is promised except death.

Joseph Stalin

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.

Woody Allen

I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Jorge Luis Borges

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.


Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.

Wallace Stevens

Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.

Beauty Dreams Lonliness
Theodore Roosevelt

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

Osama bin Laden

We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the difference between us two.

Margot Robbie

I have an irrational fear that I'm going to have a gruesome and untimely death because so many wonderful things are happening to me.

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

Kevin Smith

The writer crafts their ideal world. In my world, everyone has really long conversations or just picks apart pop culture to death and everyone talks in monologue.


It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.

Sir Thomas Browne

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

Judy Garland

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

Jim Morrison

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.

Charles Bukowski

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

Vladimir Nabokov

Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.

George Santayana

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Carlin

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

Joseph Stalin

One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic.

Thomas Mann

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

Thomas Merton

Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.

John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Edgar Watson Howe

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

Tupac Shakur

I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.

Johnny Cash

Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.

Jim Carrey

It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?

Wisdom Dreams
Paul McCartney

The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.

A lot of the stuff that's happening now, I can trace back to 'Death of a Salesman.' Francine Maisler, the casting director, saw 'Death of a Salesman' and called me in for 'Unbroken.' The casting director of 'Normal Heart' had seen 'Salesman' too. I look back on it now, and it's like one thing led to another; it was a chain reaction.

Gale Sayers

I learned through his death that, hey, life is short. You think you're going to live to be 75 years of age, and Brian proved that you're not going to live that long.

Coco Chanel

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Bill Maher

Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit.'

William S. Burroughs

No one owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.

Sir Thomas Browne

Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.

Marcus Aurelius

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

Anais Nin

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.

Erich Fromm

Man always dies before he is fully born.

Theodore Roosevelt

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.

Jack Nicholson

I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.

Osama bin Laden

I have sworn to only live free. Even if I find bitter the taste of death, I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.

Liza Minnelli

I am deeply saddened by the death of my dear friend, Dudley Moore.

John Maynard Keynes

In the long run we are all dead.

John Milton

Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.

Hermann Hesse

The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.

Thomas Mann

All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.

Joseph Stalin

Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.

Robert De Niro

You'll have time to rest when you're dead.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Woody Allen

I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Isaac Asimov

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

Larry King

My biggest fear is death because I don't think I'm going anywhere. And since I don't think that, and I don't have a belief... I'm married to someone who has the belief, so she knows she's going somewhere.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.

Anais Nin

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.


Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

Horace Mann

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

Hillaire Belloc

Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.

Statistics Victory
Osama bin Laden

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.

Tucker Carlson

To politicize a man's tragic death is about as low as you can go, isn't it?

Steve King

But we need to quit taxing people upon death. No taxation without respiration.

Hillaire Belloc

Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.

George Carlin

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.

Elizabeth I

My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.


To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.

Salvador Dali

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

Soren Kierkegaard

Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.

Ambrose Bierce

Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.

Dwight L. Moody

Death may be the King of terrors... but Jesus is the King of kings!

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.

J. K. Rowling

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

Jimi Hendrix

It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead, you're made for life.

Priyanka Chopra

I taught myself confidence. When I'd walk into a room and feel scared to death, I'd tell myself, 'I'm not afraid of anybody.' And people believed me. You've got to teach yourself to take over the world.

Dustin Diamond

If I ever went, I'd want to go peacefully in my sleep. I wouldn't want to plan my own death.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.

People Marriage
Guy Ritchie

I like death. I'm a big fan of it.

Wilson Mizner

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.

Angelina Jolie

There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.

Ted Cruz

If I am elected president, every militant on the face of the planet will know, if you go and join ISIS, if you wage jihad on the United States of America, if you attempt to murder innocent Americans you are signing your death warrant.

Benjamin Franklin

Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75.

Woody Allen

Marriage is the death of hope.

Hope Marriage
Salvador Dali

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

Virginia Woolf

Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.

Pearl S. Buck

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.

J. K. Rowling

Death is just life's next big adventure.

Mark Twain

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

Thomas More

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

Sun Tzu

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.

Sir Thomas Browne

Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Abbie Hoffman

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.

Frank Sinatra

I'm gonna live till I die.