Quotes on death

One form of the death wish is the embracing of mediocrity.
~ Theodore Roethke
Man never dies, nor is he ever born; bodies die, but he never dies.
~ Swami Vivekananda
If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha.
~ Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
~ Charles Caleb Colton
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
~ Haruki Murakami,
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman: 24 Stories
Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.
~ George R.R. Martin,
A Game of Thrones
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
~ Victor Hugo,
Les Misérables
Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.
~ Stephenie Meyer,
Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.
~ Seneca
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
~ Mitch Albom,
Tuesdays with Morrie
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
~ Woody Allen
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
~ Virginia Woolf
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
~ Winston Churchill
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
~ Brian Clough
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero