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    Quotations about Death

    • It's no accident that the church and the graveyard stand side by side. The city of the dead sleeps encircled by the city of the living.
      Northern Exposure, Lost and Found, 1992, by Andrew Schneider
    • Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
    • I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance.
      Her last words, as quoted in The Last Years of a Rebel : A Memoir of Edith Sitwell by Elizabeth Salter, 1967, by Edith Sitwell
    • Death is not the worst; rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
      Electra, by Sophocles
    • A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
    • It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
    • The report of my death was an exaggeration.
      New York Journal, June 2, 1897, by Mark Twain
    • I'd rather get my brains blown out in the wild than wait in terror at the slaughterhouse.
      Northern Exposure, A-Hunting We Will Go, 1991, by Craig Volk
    • The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take.
      Northern Exposure, A-Hunting We Will Go, 1991, by Craig Volk
    • I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means.
      upon being told the cost of an operation, by Oscar Wilde
    If we're missing any Death quotations, do let us know.

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