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Cowards die many times before their actual deaths Julius Caesar, leader
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I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix, musician
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Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead. Scottish Proverbs,
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I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. Mark Twain, author
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Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names. Proverbs,
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The cemeteries are filled with people who thought the world couldn't get along without them. Proverbs,
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All things, including the grass and trees, are soft and pliable in life; dry and brittle in death. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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Death is just life's next big adventure. J. K. Rowling, author
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In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism. Hannah Arendt, historian
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It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left? Jim Carrey, comedian
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In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death. Anne Frank, diarist
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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
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We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death. Charles Montesquieu,
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Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion. Arabic Proverbs,
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If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep. Francis Beaumont, playwright
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I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens. Woody Allen, director
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All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box. Italian Proverbs,
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One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic. Josef Stalin,
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There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. Bible proverbs,
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Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Death always comes too early or too late. English Proverbs,
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Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming. Virgil, poet
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Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death. Sun Tzu, philosopher
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Death is a shadow that always follows the body. English Proverbs,
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Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death. Buddha, leader
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Loss and possession, Death and life are one. There falls no shadow where There shines no sun. Hilaire Belloc, poet
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I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. George Carlin, comedian
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The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood. For nothing now can ever come to any good. W.H. Auden,
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A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. Isaac Asimov, scientist
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Death is nature's way of saying, Your table's ready. Robin Williams, comedian
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Death solves all problems - no man, no problem. Joseph Stalin, leader
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There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? Woody Allen, director
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If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. Will Rogers, actor
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I carry death in my left pocket. Sometimes I take it out and talk to it: “Hello, baby, how you doing? When you coming for me? I’ll be ready." Charles Bukowski, author
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Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering. Theodore Roosevelt, president
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Death is the cure for all diseases. Sir Thomas Browne,
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But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. Euripides, poet
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Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love. Dean Koontz, author
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Death ends a life, not a relationship. Mitch Albom, writer
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I'd rather die while I'm living then live while I'm dead. Jimmy Buffett, musician
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dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call. Sylvia Plath, poet
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There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now. Angelina Jolie, actress
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When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do. Jimi Hendrix, musician
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Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying. Martin Luther, monk
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Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men. Herodotus, historian
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A person doesn't die when he should but when he can. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, novelist
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One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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There is not a grain of dust, not an atom that can become nothing, yet man believes that death is the annhilation of his being. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher
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I am dying beyond my means. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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A man who won't die for something is not fit to live. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again. Anne Frank, diarist
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The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead. Albert Einstein, physicist
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A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past. Fidel Castro, statesman
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Our last garment is made without pockets. Italian Proverbs,
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I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens. Woody Allen, director
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God's finger touched him and he slept. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
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He who has a mistaken idea of life, will always have a mistaken idea of death. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. Mark Twain, author
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Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. Henry Van Dyke, poet
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The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins? Edgar Allan Poe, poet
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To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. J. K. Rowling, author
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Nobody owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death. William S. Burroughs, writer
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A man can die just once. American Proverbs,
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If your time ain't come not even a doctor can kill you. Proverbs,
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
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The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. Epicurus, philosopher
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Death belongs to God alone. By what right do men touch that unknown thing? Victor Hugo, author
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Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side. Alexander Maclaren,
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The report of my death was an exaggeration. Mark Twain, author
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In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight. Not people die but worlds die in them. Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet
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The goal of all life is death. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
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Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death. Coco Chanel, designer
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If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up? Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
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It's astonishing how important a man becomes when he dies. Yiddish Proverbs,
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Life is a dream walking death is a going home. Chinese Proverbs,
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We come and cry and that is life, we cry and go and that is death. Proverbs,
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Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, and yet a third of life is passed in sleep. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet
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If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a wandering to find home, why should we not look forward to the arrival? C.S. Lewis, novelist
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Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying? Rumi, poet
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Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas, poet
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Nothing can happen more beautiful than death. Walt Whitman, poet
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I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it. Voltaire, writer
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Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away. Proverbs,
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Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust. Emily Dickinson, poet
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He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Death, the most dreaded of all evils, is therefore of no concern to us; for while we exist death is not present, and when death is present we no longer exist. Epicurus, philosopher
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Death is feared as birth is forgotten. Doug Horton,
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Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright
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Death is a distant rumor to the young. Andy Rooney, journalist
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You gotta love livin', baby, 'cause dyin' is a pain in the ass. Frank Sinatra, musician
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Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. Dylan Thomas, poet
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When death overtakes us; all that we have is left to others; all that we are we take with us. Source Unknown,
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To fear death is to misunderstand life. Source Unknown,
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To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill. Aristotle, philosopher
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Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway. John Wayne, actor
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He who doesn't fear death dies only once. Giovanni Falcone, judge
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I answer the heroic question Death where is thy sting? It is here in my heart and mind and memories Maya Angelou, poet
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Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying. Jean Cocteau, director
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To awake from death is to die in peace. Doug Horton,
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It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. Samuel Johnson, author
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Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free. James Russell Lowell, poet
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Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. Plato, philosopher
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Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts. Aeschylus, poet
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All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom. Isabel Allende, writer
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Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. Erik H. Erikson, psychologist
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Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Susan Ertz, novelist
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Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. Ayn Rand, writer
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Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power. Gloria Steinem, activist
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He who dies with the most toys is, nonetheless, still dead. Anonymous,
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There is a remedy for everything; it is called death. Proverbs,
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"The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. 1 Corinthians 15:26" Bible,
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You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Woe, woe, woe... in a little while we shall all be dead. Therefore let us behave as though we were dead already. Raymond Chandler, novelist
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I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
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Dying is a wild night and a new road. Emily Dickinson, poet
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It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible. Henry Fielding, novelist
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Death destroys a man, the idea of Death saves him. E. M. Forster, novelist
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A useless life is an early death. Johann von Goethe, writer
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The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation. Hermann Hesse, novelist
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How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty. Eric Hoffer, writer
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Death is the final wake-up call. Doug Horton,
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In the long run we are all dead. John Maynard Keynes, economist
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When a man has died, he wants you to know about it. Stephen King, author
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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset. George Macdonald, novelist
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Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. John Milton, poet
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Be the green grass above me, with showers and dewdrops wet; and if thou wilt, remember, and if thou wilt, forget. Christina Rossetti, poet
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Most people would rather die than think: many do. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows. Socrates, philosopher
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All work and no play makes one the wealthiest man in the cemetery. Source Unknown,
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In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
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We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind. Thornton Wilder, novelist
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Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose. Carl Jung, psychologist
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One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic. Joseph Stalin, leader
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Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns. Bryant H. McGill, poet
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Sleep - death without dying - living, but not life. Edwin Arnold, poet
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Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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Time is not what you think. Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on earth is only the beginning. Mitch Albom, writer
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On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily as lying down. Woody Allen, director
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Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject. Hannah Arendt, historian
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There is nothing frightening about an eternal dreamless sleep. Surely it is better than eternal torment in Hell and eternal boredom in Heaven. Isaac Asimov, scientist
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It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death. New Testament Bible,
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