September 19, 2016

Death Quotes

“Death is the only thing we haven’t succeeded in completely vulgarizing.” – Aldous Huxley
“To die of yearning for something you will never experience” – Alessandro Baricco
“death is actually also the beginning of regeneration; the old form dies and a new form is born. If the south is the direction of death, then it is also the direction of regeneration.” – Amish Tripathi
“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anaïs Nin
“Old age diminishes our strength; it takes away our pleasures one after the other; it withers the soul as well as the body; it renders adventure and friendship difficult; and finally it is shadowed by thoughts of death.” – André Maurois
“Merciful death! How you love your precious guilt.” – Anne Rice
“Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.” – Arthur Koestler
“Sleep does make us all equal, it seems to me, like his big brother — Death.” – Arthur Schnitzler
“Oh, we do not understand death, we never understand it; creatures are only truly dead when everyone else has died who knew them.” – Arthur Schnitzler
“It is curious how sometimes the memory of death lives on for so much longer than the memory of the life that is purloined.” – Arundhati Roy
“I don’t fear death. I remember my last meeting with my father when he told me, You know, tonight when I will be killed, my mother and my father will be waiting for me. It makes me weepy… but I don’t think it can happen unless God wants it to happen because so many people have tried to kill me.” – Benazir Bhutto
“I know death comes. I’ve seen too much death, young death.” – Benazir Bhutto
“Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.” – Bryant H. McGill
“It’s too late. He’s already learned how not to drown.” – Celeste Ng
“I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.” – Charlotte Brontë
“Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.” – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
“The dead are way more organized than the living.” – China Miéville
“Millions of people die every day. Everyone’s got to go sometime. I’ve came by this particular tumor honestly. If you smoke, which I did for many years very heavily with occasional interruption, and if you use alcohol, you make yourself a candidate for it in your sixties.” – Christopher Hitchens
“Better to die than to live in fear.” – Christopher Paolini
“…death seemed the most prevalent feature of the landscape.” – Cormac McCarthy
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