Quotes About Death to Make You Think

“I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”
– Woody Allen

“In death, you get upgraded into a saint no matter how much people hated you in life.” – Sarah Vowell

“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
– Mitch Albom

“Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between.” – Harper Lee

“Death smiles at us all. All we can do is smile back.” – Gladiator

“I don’t want to die without any scars.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”
– Hunter S. Thompson

“Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.” – Lao Tzu

“Life is for the living.
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.”
– Langston Hughes

“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions of years before I was born and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience.” – Mark Twain

“From my rotting body, flowers shall grow, and I am in them, and that is eternity.” – Edvard Munch

“The people you love are all going to die. So treat them and love them as if today is the last day you will ever get to spend with them, because it very well might be.” – Sam Harris

“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.”
– Isaac Asimov

“All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.” – Lord Byron

“The meaning of life is that it stops.”
– Franz Kafka

“I am prepared to meet my maker. Whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” – Winston Churchill 

We got a German here who wants to die for his country. Oblige him!” – Inglourious Basterds

“Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“As I see more and more of you dying deaths of despair, after spreading disinformation, proudly wearing symbols of hate and white supremacy, refusing vaccinations or safety measures that would help our neighbors…I find I have no tears to give. Those tears have been shed already for your victims. And now there are none left for you.” – CDR  

“A good death is its own reward.” – Man of Steel

“I bequeath my entire estate to my wife on the condition that she marries again. That will ensure there will be at least one man who will regret my death.” – Heinrich Heine

“Sometimes I wish my first word was ‘quote’ so that on my deathbed, my last words could be ‘end quote.'” – Steven Wright 

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

“On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.” – Fight Club

“Men should think twice before making widowhood women’s only path to power.”
– Gloria Steinem

”Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, the only fact we have.”
– James Baldwin

“Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.” – Haruki Murakami

“The fear of death is why we build cathedrals, have children, declare war and watch cat videos online at 3 a.m.” – Caitlin Doughty

“I just want you to know no matter what you do, you’re gonna die, just like everybody else.” – Moonstruck

“Relaxing with the present moment, relaxing with hopelessness, relaxing with death, not resisting the fact that things end, that things pass, that things have no lasting substance, that everything is changing all the time—that is the basic message.” – Pema Chödrön

“I sympathize afresh with the mighty Voltaire, who, when badgered on his deathbed and urged to renounce the devil, murmured that this was no time to be making enemies.”
– Christopher Hitchens

“We’re all just walking each other home.” – Ram Dass

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