Quotes about Death
When life offers you a dream so far beyond any of your expectations, it`s not reasonable to grieve when it comes to an end.
The only thing I know is everything you love will die. The first time you meet someone special, you can count on them one day being dead and in the ground.
My spirit is too weak - mortality
Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep.
Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
The Past is all holy to us; the Dead are all holy, even they that were base and wicked while alive.
If you want to know what a dead man`s relatives really think of him, a good rough test is the weight of his tombstone.
Death is a fundamental human necessity, a solitary passage into the unknown.
We can`t leave this world without leaving a lot of detritus behind. We never go out as cleanly as we come in; and even when we come in, there`s the afterbirth.
You never really stop missing someone - you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.
It really didn`t make any difference what happened to the body after the soul was gone; it was dross.
The truth is, you come into this world alone and leave it the exact same way.
We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of Arabia. Certainly those unborn ghosts include greater poets than Keats, scientists greater than Newton. We know this because the set of possible people allowed by our DNA so massively outnumbers the set of actual people. In the teeth of these stupefying odds it is you and I, in our ordinariness, that are here.