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Death And Dying Quotes

There's a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence.

Author: Ben Becht

Profession:

Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when take the air I must.

Author: Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Profession: Irish Dramatist, Novelist

Death is the dropping of the flower that the fruit may swell.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Living is death; dying is life. We are not what we appear to be. On this side of the grave we are exiles, on that citizens; on this side orphans, on that children;

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

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

Author: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

Profession: British Author

A man's death makes everything certain about him. Of course, secrets may die with him. And of course, a hundred years later somebody looking through some papers may discover a fact which throws a totally different light on his life and of which all the people who attended his funeral were ignorant. Death changes the facts qualitatively but not quantitatively. One does not know more facts about a man because he is dead. But what one already knows hardens and becomes definite. We cannot hope for ambiguities to be clarified, we cannot hope for further change, we cannot hope for more. We are now the protagonists and we have to make up our minds.

Author: John Berger (1926)

Profession: British Actor, Critic

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.

Author: Yogi Berra (1925)

Profession: American Baseball Player

Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. [Psalms 39:4]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. [1 Corinthians 15:26]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. [Psalm 23:4]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? [1 Corinthians 15:55]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: so man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep. [Job 14:11-12]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death. [New Testament]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. [Matthew 10:28]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian