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This page is an inspirational collection of Death Quotes. People from all cultures throughout the world, have stories of death and the afterlife.
The death quotes on this page are here to remind us of the beauty in
living and enjoying life. They are great reminders to take the time to
appreciate what we have and the people in our lives. Here's the recipe
for a happy life- live your life fully, take chances, dream, and
Allow the wisdom on the page to shift the
perspective you have of death. Looking upon life and death with an
optimistic point of view can change the grief and remorse of loosing
someone into a celebration of the life they lived.
Enjoy this page of inspiring Death Quotes.
Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death
they would be asked two questions
and their answers would determine
whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife.
The first question was, "Did you bring joy?"
The second was, "Did you find joy?"
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
-George S. Patton, Jr.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Life is a great sunrise.
I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life in a manner
so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
-Native American Proverb
Seeing death as the end of life
is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
I look at life as a gift of God.
Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
I am ready to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
The bitterest tears shed over graves
are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
-Harriet Beecher Stowe
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
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To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Death is not the greatest loss in life.
The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Death-- the last sleep? No the final awakening.
Love is stronger than death even though
it can't stop death from happening,
but no matter how hard death tries
it can't separate people from love.
It can't take away our memories either.
In the end, life is stronger than death.
There is no death!
What seems so is transition;
this life of mortal breath
is but a suburb of the life elysian,
whose portal we call Death.
-Henry W. Longfellow
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
I believe there are two sides to the phenomenon known as death,
this side where we live, and the other side where we shall continue to live.
Eternity does not start with death.
We are in eternity now.
-Norman Vincent Peale
Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
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Every man dies - Not every man really lives.
-William Ross Wallace
Death is not the end.
Death can never be the end.
Death is the road.
Life is the traveller.
The Soul is the Guide.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A stone I died and rose again a plant;
a plant I died and rose an animal;
I died an animal and was born a man.
Why should I fear? What have I lost by death?
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
What you possess in the world
will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else.
But what you are will be yours forever.
-Henry Van Dyke
The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Of course you don't die.
Death doesn't exist.
You only reach a new level of vision,
a new realm of consciousness,
a new unknown world.
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A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on
sympathy, education, and social ties-
no religious basis is necessary.
Man would indeed be in a poor way
if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment
and hope of reward after death.
To fear death
is nothing other than to think oneself wise when one is not.
For it is to think one knows what one does not know.
No one knows whether death may not even turn out to be
the greatest blessings of human beings.
And yet people fear it as if they knew for certain it is the greatest evil.
Normally we do not like to think about death.
We would rather think about life.
Why reflect on death?
When you start preparing for death you soon realize
that you must look into your life now...
and come to face the truth of your self.
Death is like a mirror in which the true meaning of life is reflected.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep,
so life well used brings happy death.
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