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    Quotations about Death

    • Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
      The Mother, 1932, by Bertolt Brecht
    • The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
      Diplomatic Immunity, 2002, by Lois McMaster Bujold
    • If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
    • For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.
    • As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
    • There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.
    • He not busy being born is busy dying.
    • Death can sneak up on you like a silent kitten, surprising you with it's touch and you have a right to act surprised. Other times death stomps in the front door, unwanted and unannounced, and makes it's noisy way to your seat on the sofa.
      Bible Versus, 11-27-08, by Hugh Elliott
    • I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race.
      Standing Room Only weblog comments, 06-11-04, by Hugh Elliott
    • Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
      from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, by Epicurus
    If we're missing any Death quotations, do let us know.

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