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" Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. "
" I tend to think that good and evil exist and that the quantity in each of us is unchangeable. The moral character of people is set, fixed until death. "
Good And Evil
" Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death. "
Life Is A
" And why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish'd from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment! "
" I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong. "
" If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master. "
" The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death. "
" I do not care so much for the death of my gunner, as for other passages of my voyage, for I have good friends in England that will bring me off for that. "
" Life is but a moment, death also is but another. "
Robert H. Schuller
" Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death. "
" Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth. "
" The death industry markets caskets and embalming under the rubric of helping bodies look 'natural,' but our current death customs are as natural as training majestic creatures like bears and elephants to dance in cute little outfits, or erecting replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Venetian canals in the middle of the harsh American desert. "
" But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction. "
" We're scared to death to try new things because we think we have to get it right the first time. "
" Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. "
" Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. "
J. R. R. Tolkien
" There are always those 'Gossip Girl' walk-and-talk scenes where you're walking and just talking about life and death. You're having a serious conversation, looking someone in the eye, but everywhere around you, it's literally a circus. "
" Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. "
" Death is just life's next big adventure. "
J. K. Rowling
" Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn. "
Fulton J. Sheen
" If nothing else, there's comfort in recognising that no matter how much we fail and sin, death will limit our suffering. "
" No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow. "
" Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are. "
Don Miguel Ruiz
" As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. "
Leonardo da Vinci
" I consider any gun that can chamber a round and send a projectile down its barrel at a high rate of speed into my body - causing me injury or death - to be an assault weapon. "
" Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death. "
" Give the peasants neither life nor death. "
" Nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. And in Donald Trump's case, lies. "
" Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin. "
Mary Baker Eddy
" Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. "
" I'm quite British in the sense of not expressing my emotions much. I save it for my songs. If you ask about a death in the family, or a lover, I will not be emotional. I'd probably answer with a smile. Because that's what we British blokes do. "