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.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
  • ''Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it,'' said the Philosopher.
  • 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
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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.
  • 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!
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
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    I never can hear a crowd of people singing and gesticulating, all together, at an Italian opera, without fancying myself at Athens, listening to that particular tragedy, by Sophocles, in which he introduces a full chorus of turkeys, who set about bewailing the death of Meleager.
  • 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.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
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    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
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