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Death Quotes

A Select Collection of Death Quotes


Death has intrigued humankind since forever. Find out what famous poets and authors had to say about death.

William Shakespeare
And, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of Heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
Be near me when my light is low... And all the wheels of being slow.

Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

William Shakespeare
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.

George Fabricius
Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

Jean Paul Richter
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.

From a Headstone in Ireland
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Antoine de Saint Éxupéry
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.

Unknown Author
Hope is grief's best music.

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