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Death And Dying Quotes

The course of my long life hath reached at last in fragile bark over a tempestuous sea the common harbor, where must rendered be account for all the actions of the past.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free.

Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor

But life is sweet, though all that makes it sweet. Lessen like sound of friends departing feet; And death is beautiful as feet of friend. Coming with welcome at our journey's end.

Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor

The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.

Author: F. L. Lucan (39-65)

Profession: Roman Epic Poet

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.

Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation

At death we cross from one territory to another, but we'll have no trouble with visas. Our representative is already there, preparing for our arrival. As citizens of heaven, our entrance is incontestable.

Author: Erwin W. Lutzer

Profession: American Minister

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.

Author: Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

Profession: American Army General in WW II

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

Author: George MacDonald (1824-1905)

Profession: Scottish Novelist

There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it.

Author: Charles Mackay (1814-1889)

Profession: Scottish Poet, Song Writer

Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.

Author: Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910)

Profession: British Preacher

Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.

Author: Paul De Man (1919-1983)

Profession: Belgian-born American Literary Critic

We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning.

Author: Marcus Manilius

Profession: Latin Poet

The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life.

Author: Thomas Mann (1875-1955)

Profession: German Author, Critic

A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.

Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1928)

Profession: Colombian Writer