QuoteProverbs

Death

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



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

Dumbledore
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!”

Smaug
The Hobbit – Chapter 12 – Inside Information
J.R.R. Tolkien


the Baselisk has a murderous stare, and all who are fixed with the beam of its eye shall suffer instant death. Spiders flee before the Baselisk, for it is their mortal enemy, and the Baselisk flees only from the crowing of the rooster, which is fatal to it.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling


A centipede though dead will not fall.

Japanese


A dead bee will make no honey.

English


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.


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

Dumbledore
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
J.K. Rowling


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


Dead men tell no tales.


I choose a mortal life.

Arwen
The Lord of the Rings
Quote from the movie


I do not fear death.

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


In the long run, we are all dead!

John Maynard Keynes


Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement.

Gandalf
The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien


Most people would sooner die than start to think. In fact – they do so.

Bertrand Russell


Nobody wants to get old, but nobody wants to die young either.

Keith Richards


One dead fly spoils much good ointment.

New England


The death throes of an elephant are not so annoying as a living flea.

Zanzibar


The fly heeds not death; eating is all to him.

African


The smallest insect may cause death by its bite.


What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.

Dave Barry


When the moth flies around the flame, it burns itself to death.

China