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Death And Dying Quotes

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

These have not the hope to die.

Author: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)

Profession: Italian Philosopher, Poet

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.

Author: Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

Profession: American Lawyer

I am not the least afraid to die.

Author: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Profession: British Naturalist

To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation.

Author: Mrs Hubbard Davis

Profession:

Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.

Author: Dhammapada

Profession: Buddhist Collection of Moral Aphorism

Death doesn't frighten me.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

He would make a lovely corpse.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

Let us go in; the fog is rising.

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

Dying is a wild night and a new road.

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.

Author: Denis Diderot (1713-1784)

Profession: French Philosopher

When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin.

Author: J. P. Donleavy (1926)

Profession: American Writer