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Death And Dying Quotes

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

But I will be a bridegroom in my death, and run into a lover's bed.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

I care not, a man can die but once; we owe God and death.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The weariest and most loathed worldly life, that age, ache, penury and imprisonment can lay on nature is a paradise, to what we fear of death.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Men must endure, their going hence even as their coming hither. Ripeness is all.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The undiscovered country form whose born no traveler returns. [Hamlet]

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing --a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

I want to be all used up when I die.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist