Death is something we don’t like to think about. But many proverbs and quotes remind us that is is just around the corner.

Hey smoker, your time is up! by Raxon Rex


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"Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and above all, those who live without love."

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling

"My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!"

The Hobbit - Chapter 12 - Inside Information
J.R.R. Tolkien

A centipede though dead will not fall.


A dead bee will make no honey.


A dead cherry tree will not blossom.

A loveless life is a living death.

A life without love or loved ones is worthless.

A man can die but once.

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.

John Steinbeck

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Oscar Wilde

After all, to the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
J.K. Rowling

Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.

Stephen Hawking

Ashes or diamonds, foe or friend, we're all equal in the end.

Roger Waters

Be a dreamer. If you don't know how to dream, you're dead.

Jim Valvano

Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.

Dead men tell no tales.

Death is always news.

African proverb

Death is the black camel that kneels before every door.

Turkish proverb

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.

Oscar Wilde

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.

Mahatma Gandhi

Faith has been broken, tears must be cried
Let's do some living after we die

From song lyrics: Wild Horses
The Rolling Stones

I choose a mortal life.

The Lord of the Rings
Quote from the movie

I do not fear death.

The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
Quote from the movie

I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.

Stephen Hawking

I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution.

Stephen Hawking

I'd rather be dead than singing 'Satisfaction' when I'm 45.

Mick Jagger

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