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Death And Dying Quotes

Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

It is natural to die as to be born.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only other people's death you get used to.

Author: Enid Bagnold (1889-1981)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; When man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!

Author: Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825)

Profession: British Author

I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life. Death was like love, a romantic escape. I took pills because I didn't want to throw myself off my balcony and know people would photograph me lying dead below.

Author: Brigitte Bardot (1934)

Profession: French Film Actress

To you who have never died, may I say: Welcome to the world!

Author: Clive Barker

Profession: American Author

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.

Author: Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937)

Profession: British Playwright

To die will be an awfully big adventure.

Author: Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937)

Profession: British Playwright

Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.

Author: John Barrymore (1882-1942)

Profession: American Actor

Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.

Author: Joseph Bayly

Profession: American Author and Speaker on the Subject of Death

Death is the great adventure beside which moon landings and space trips pale into insignificance.

Author: Joseph Bayly

Profession: American Author and Speaker on the Subject of Death

Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.

Author: Francis Beaumont (1584-1616)

Profession: British Dramatist