Quotes: death

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  • A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
  • Lucius Accius
    Lucius Accius
    Roman tragic poet and literary 170-86BC
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    A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
  • Charles Brower
    Charles Brower
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    A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.
  • A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side.
  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
    Sovjet politician 1879-1953
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    A single death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
  • According to tarot historian Gertrude Moakley, the cards' fanciful images - from the Fool to Death - were inspired by the costumed figures who participated in carnival parades.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    After all, there are worse things in life than death. If you've ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman, you know what I'm talking about.
    Source: Love and Death (1975)
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
  • Maurice Maeterlinck
    Maurice Maeterlinck
    Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
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    All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.