You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life. We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.— Cicely Saunders
Unique Dealing With Death quotations
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
For animals that are overworked, underfed, and cruelly treated;
for all wistful creatures in captivity that beat their wings against bars; for any that are hunted or lost or deserted or frightened or hungry; for all that must be put to death...and for those who deal with them we ask a heart of compassion and gentle hands and kindly words.
Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death.
You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Let no man think to kill sin with few, easy, or gentle strokes.
He who hath once smitten a serpent, if he follow not on his blow until it be slain, may repent that ever he began the quarrel. And so he who undertakes to deal with sin, and pursues it not constantly to the death.
Medicine really matured me as a person because, as a physician, you're obviously dealing with life and death issues, issues much more serious than what we're talking about in entertainment. You can't get more serious than life and death. And if you can handle that, you can handle anything.
The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
We’re built to deal with death, disease, failure, struggle, heartbreak, problems. It’s what separates us from the animals and why we envy and love animals so much. We’re aware of it all and have to process it. The way we each handle being human is where all the good stories, jokes, art, wisdom, revelations, and bullshit come from.
Everyone suffers; life is pain; and death is the final punctuation at the end of that sentence, so deal with it. I really think you can manage pain and suffering by living in fullness and being true to yourself and all those seemingly vapid platitudes.
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things: disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Has it ever occurred to you that how we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life?
When you realize where you come from, you naturally become tolerant, amused, kindhearted as a grandmother, and dignified as a king. Immersed in wonder, you can deal with whatever life brings you, and when death comes, you are ready.
How we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life.
A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.
A community where everyone is a ruthless murderer, with handy access to death-dealing devices, is a very polite community.
The time will come when all people will view with horror light way in which society and its courts of law now take human life; and when that time comes, the way will be clear to device some better method of dealing with poverty and ignorance and their frequent byproducts, which we call crime.
Getting doctrine right is a matter of life and death, but holding that doctrine in the right spirit is essential too. A great deal of damage is done by those who hold the truth of Christ with the spirit of Satan.
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
The belief in the probability of death with dignity is our, and society’s, attempt to deal with the reality of what is all too frequently a series of destructive events that involve by their very nature the disintegration of the dying person’s humanity. I have not often seen much dignity in the process by which we die.
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
Contemplation of life after retirement and life after death can help you deal with contemporary challenges.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
Just like the poles of a magnet, some people are drawn to death and others are repulsed by it, but we all have to deal with it.
It's different when the person you love dies.
There's an awful finality to death. But it is final. The end. And there's the funeral, family gatherings, grieving, all of those necessary rituals. And they help, believe me. When the object of your love just disappears, there's no way to deal with the grief and pain.
I wanted to write as well as I possibly could to deal with life-and-death problems in contemporary society. And the form of Wilkie Collins and Graham Greene, of Hammett and Chandler, seemed to offer me all the rope I would ever need.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
I'm in awe of people out there who deal with Alzheimer's, because they have to deal with death 10 times over, year after year.
I think what's always been interesting to me than the science and the criminality with this job is what happens to your persona, your disposition, after day in and day out dealing with life and death.
Our sins are forgiven and we are accepted as righteous by God because of both the sinless life and sin-bearing death of our Lord Jesus Christ. There is no greater motivation for dealing with sin in our lives than the realization of these two glorious truths of the gospel.
There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.
A man is not completely born until he is dead.
When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent;
God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we're hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Any change in form produces a fear of change, and that has accelerated.
Marketing is the death of invention, because marketing deals with the familiar.
To date or not to date that is the question.
It's almost as important as Shakespeare's to be or not to be which deals with death.
Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
Dead, did I say? There is no death, only change of worlds.
One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
Although I'm up for working in any genre, I do love the passion and dynamic storytelling that horror stories can provide. Dealing with big questions and possibilities of all sorts of stories with life and death consequences is enthralling and exhilarating to me.
I wanted to look at how people deal with death.
Why is Henry Kissinger not in jail and Charles Manson is?
So when you're dealing with an existential threat like death or like climate change, if you see it as 'we are all toast anyway,' then denial is a pretty good way of coping.
All of us have to deal with death at one time or another, but to have in one's heart a solid conviction concerning the reality of eternal life is to bring a sense of peace in an hour of tragedy that can come from no other source under the heavens
I asked my mum, who's a very clever psychotherapist, and she says that kids love stories about death; they need it, they need to have stories that deal with death and explain it, as a place to put their fears.