Popular Quotes and Sayings about Death

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. ~Albert Einstein

I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means. ~Oscar Wilde

The report of my death was an exaggeration. ~Mark Twain

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. ~Mark Twain

Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. ~Mark Twain

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. ~Mark Twain

On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down. ~Woody Allen

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? ~Woody Allen

A stitch in time would have confused Einstein. ~Unknown

All general statements are false. ~Unknown

The best defense against the atom bomb is not to be there when it goes off. ~Anonymous

For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off. ~Johnny Carson

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. ~Bertolt Brecht

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. ~Coco Chanel

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair. ~Edmund Burke

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. ~Harold Taylor

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. ~Leonardo da Vinci

Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives. ~A. Sachs

Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. ~Millicent Fenwick

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it. ~W. Somerset Maugham

It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. ~Margaret Bonnano

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up. ~Wilson Mizner

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. ~Robert Frost

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. ~George Bernard Shaw

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. ~Joseph Stalin

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one. ~Alexandre Dumas

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in. ~Napoleon Bonaparte