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" It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world. "
" Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. "
" Looking good and feeling like death is a difficult combination for people to understand. "
" If the human condition were the periodic table, maybe love would be hydrogen at No. 1. Death would be helium at No. 2. Power, I reckon, would be where oxygen is. "
" The minute we stop learning, we begin death, the process of dying. We learn from each other with every action we perform. We are teaching goodness or evil every time we step out of the house and into the street. "
" The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever. "
" Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all. "
" When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. "
" I went to medical school because I wanted to ask the big questions. Do we have a soul? Does God exist? What happens after death? "
" No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another. "
" Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead. "
" When you're dead, you're dead. That's it. "
" The part that always shocked me was the inter-community violence among the chimps: the patrols and the vicious attacks on strangers that lead to death. It's an unfortunate parallel to human behavior - they have a dark side just as we do. We have less excuse, because we can deliberate, so I believe only we are capable of true calculated evil. "
" One puts off the biography like you put off death. To write an autobiography is to etch the words on your own gravestone. "
" Just like the poles of a magnet, some people are drawn to death and others are repulsed by it, but we all have to deal with it. "
" Rather than writing about international events, I write about individual lives. There is elation and sadness, death and birth, love and jealousy, co-operation and betrayal. All the great emotional transactions that happen wherever people come together. "
" I have found people on both sides of the aisle, white and black, that'll give you the shirt off their back. And I've also found people that won't give you a piece of bread if you're starving to death. "
" And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods? "
Thomas Babington Macaulay
" No one wants advice - only corroboration. "
" I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. "
" An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. "
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
" The very first thing you learn if you're a gentleman is that you never compare one woman to another. That's the way of all death. "
" As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do? "
" The man who buried Malcolm X - my Muslim imam, priest - he, after I got beat up by police... came to me, and he said, 'You don't need this American name.' And I was susceptible to it at the time because, God knows, I had just gotten whipped near to death. So he gave me an Arab name; he gave me the name Amir Barakat. "
" And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death. "
" I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my mother's death. The renewed energy, the surprising sweetness of grief. The tenderness I feel for strangers on walkers. The deeper love I have for my siblings and friends. The desire to play the mandolin. The gift of a visitation. "
" Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. "
" 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. "
" Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society's tolerance and humanity, and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy. "
" Every human being is under construction from conception to death. "
" Nixon was a bad loser. He hated losing worse than death, and that is why I enjoyed him. We were both football fans, both addicts; and on some days, nothing else mattered. "
Hunter S. Thompson