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Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.

There is a remedy for everything; it is called death.
Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.
Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
Those who have lived a good life do not fear death, but meet it calmly, and even long for it in the face of great suffering. But those who do not have a peaceful conscience, dread death as though life means nothing but physical torment. The challenge is to live our life so that we will be prepared for death when it comes.
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
If your time ain't come not even a doctor can kill you.
Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.
Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day.
God's finger touched him and he slept.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.
I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?
Death is a distant rumor to the young.
Our last garment is made without pockets.
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a wandering to find home, why should we not look forward to the arrival?
To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives. [In the movie Braveheart]
To fear death is to misunderstand life.
When death overtakes us; all that we have is left to others; all that we are we take with us.
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
In my end is my beginning.
If I had my life over again I should form the habit of nightly composing myself to thoughts of death. I would practice, as it were, the remembrance of death. There is no other practice which so intensifies life. Death, when it approaches, ought not to take one by surprise. It should be part of the full expectancy of life. Without an ever-present sense of death life is insipid. You might as well live on the whites of eggs.
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing --a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.

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