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Death And Dying Quotes

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

Author: Percival Arland Ussher (1899-1980)

Profession: Irish Author, Critic

Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.

Author: Henry Van Dyke (1852--1933)

Profession: American Protestant Clergyman and Writer

In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not the

Author: Raoul Vaneigem (1934)

Profession: Belgian Situationist Philosopher

Dear me! I must be turning into a god.

Author: Vespasian


Death twitches my ear. ''Live,'' he says, ''I am coming.''

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer

Every man dies. Not every man really lives. [In the movie Braveheart]

Author: William Wallace

Profession: American Actor

Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.

Author: Andy Warhol (1930)

Profession: American Artist, Filmmaker

God buries His workmen but carries on His work.

Author: Charles Wesley


Take care of your of your life and the Lord will take of your death.

Author: George Whitefield (1714-1970)

Profession: British Methodist Evangelist

To die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

For he who lives more lives than one: More deaths than one must die.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit