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" Death is not the worst that can happen to men. "
" Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright. "
Alice Thomas Ellis
" If you just do a Google search and type in 'smoking' or 'lung cancer', you will be barraged with never ending facts and numbers, like how one in every three Americans is affected by lung disease and how COPD is the third leading cause of death and if you get lung cancer the odds are 95% that you will die. "
Matthew Gray Gubler
" If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.
" I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again. "
" I believe Timothy McVeigh getting the death penalty for his heinous act of killing over a hundred in Oklahoma City, that could very well deter others that might want to enter into that similar conduct. "
" When I turned 50, I realized I was now going to start counting backwards in terms of the years I had left. Then I turned 60, and I just stopped counting. I don't have a fear of death, but I have an awareness that there's a time limit. "
" When I was a child, I used to paint intently. The older I become, and the closer death approaches, the brighter my life gets day by day. "
" Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. "
" Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate. "
" I agree with Scott Turow: A courtroom is inherently dramatic. You walk into court - it's like an ER, you know? Life and death is going on there. And it's moment-by-moment, and it's packed with energy. And even though you think you know what a witness is going to say, you can be wrong. Witnesses surprise you. "
" Nothing that is really good and God-like dies. "
Ernst Moritz Arndt
" Death is the tyrant of the imagination. "
" As one whose husband and mother-in-law have died the victims of murder and assassination, I stand firmly and unequivocally opposed to the death penalty for those convicted of capital offenses... An evil deed is not redeemed by an evil deed of retaliation. "
Coretta Scott King
" I always wanted to be the underdog. For me, as a portrait photographer, it's the kiss of death to become well known. I did my best work when no one knew who I was. People weren't threatened by me because they didn't think I was a big deal. "
" Where do we enroll in Life 101? Where are the classes dealing with the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, the failure of a relationship? Unfortunately, those lessons are mostly learned through trial by fire and the school of hard knocks. "
" We increasingly live in societies based on the vocabulary of 'choice' and a denial of reality - a denial of massive inequality, social disparities, the irresponsible concentration of power in relatively few hands, and a growing machinery of social and civil death. "
" Anyone who supports terrorism, anyone who sees terrorism as a legitimate means, anyone who uses terrorism to cause the death of innocent people is a terrorist in my eyes. "
" I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. "
" Once you've stared death in the face, every day is a good day. "
" You can cry about death and very properly so, your own as well as anybody else's. But it's inevitable, so you'd better grapple with it and cope and be aware that not only is it inevitable, but it has always been inevitable, if you see what I mean. "
" All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue. "
" It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls. "
" I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop. "
" I want to tell you what it was really like to think death is imminent, but I can't. It's a taste in your mouth. And an emptiness. "
" Nothing can happen more beautiful than death. "
" It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task. "
" Death is not the end; it is but one more step in a great forward march made possible by the redemption wrought by the Savior. This is the spirit of true science - constant and eternal seeking. "
" Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. "
" Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions. "
" It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live. "