Quotes: death

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  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
  • ''Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it,'' said the Philosopher.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A useless life is an early death.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A joke is an epigram on the death of a feeling.
  • Samuel Beckett
    Samuel Beckett
    Irish dramatist and novelist 1906-1989
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    Birth was the death of him.
  • Joseph Bayly
    Joseph Bayly
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    Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.
  • James Lendall Basford
    James Lendall Basford
    American aphorist
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    Death robs the rich and relieves the poor.
    Source: Sparks from the philosopher's stone (1882)
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue!
    Who would not be that youth? What pity is it
    That we can die but once to serve our country!
  • Brendan F. Behan
    Brendan F. Behan
    Irish Republican, poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright 1923-1964
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    I was court-martial in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
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