Inspirational Quotes On Death


Inspirational Quotes On Death

Here is a collection of inspirational quotes on death from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

Life was such a fragile thing—as delicate and as beautiful as a butterfly, as ephemeral as a sunset. Death is peaceful. Death is quiet, silent. It is calming.”
– Akanksha

“There is but one freedom, to put oneself right with death. After that everything is possible.”
– Albert Camus

“A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties- no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.”
Albert Einstein

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pike

“Death… is the only thing we haven’t succeeded in completely vulgarizing.”
– Aldous Huxley

“I mount! I fly! O Grave! Where is thy victory? O Death! Where is thy sting?”
Alexander Pope

“Death is only as strong as you believe it to be.”
– Amy Neftzger

“I don’t believe people die. They just go uptown. To Bloomingdales. They just take longer to get back.”
– Andy Warhol

Faith, Sir, we are here today and gone tomorrow.”
– Aphra Behn

“Hitherto man had to live with the idea of death as an individual; from now onward mankind will have to live with the idea of its death as a species.”
– Arthur Koestler

“After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.”
– Ayn Rand

“Life is rather a state of embryo, a preparation for life; a man is not completely born till he has passed through death.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Consciousness is eternal it is not vanquished with the destruction of the temporary body.”
– Bhagavad Gita

“We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope we get to death without being badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.”
– Bob Proctor

“When mortals are alive, they worry about death. When they’re full, they worry about hunger. Theirs is the Great Uncertainty. But sages don’t consider the past. And they don’t worry about the future. Nor do they cling to the present. And from moment to moment they follow the Way.”
– Bodhidharma

“He realised, more vividly than ever before, that art had two constant, two unending preoccupations: it is always meditating upon death and it is always thereby creating life.”
– Boris Pasternak

“Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.”
– Bret Harte

“This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds. To watch the birth and death of being is like looking at the movements of a dance. A life time is like a flash of lightening in the sky. Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.”

“When Buddha was on his death bed he noticed his young disciple Anan was weeping.
‘Why are you weeping, Anan?’ he asked.
‘Because the light of the world is about to be extinguished and we will be in darkness.’
The Buddha summoned up all his remaining energy and spoke what were to be his final words on earth:
‘Anan, Anan, be a light unto yourself.’”
Buddhist Scripture

“Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.”
– Carl Sagan

“A warrior considers himself already dead, so there is nothing to lose. The worst has already happened to him, therefore he’s clear and calm; judging him by his acts or by his words, one would never suspect that he has witnessed everything.”
– Carlos Castaneda

“Death is our eternal companion. It is always to our left, an arm’s length behind us. Death is the only wise adviser that a warrior has. Whenever he feels that everything is going wrong and he’s about to be annihilated, he can turn to his death and ask if that is so. His death will tell him that he is wrong, that nothing really matters outside its touch. His death will tell him, I haven’t touched you yet.’”
– Carlos Castaneda

“What argufies pride and ambition? Soon or late death will take us in tow; and when our time‘s come we must go.”
– Charles Dibdin

“You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?”

“Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.”
– David Searls

“Two Things to be accepted for sure in life time?
1. Birth
2. Death”
– Deepak Yadav

“Death destroys a man; the idea of Death saves him.”
– E.M. Forster

“Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to ‘die before you die’ — and find that there is no death.”
Eckhart Tolle

Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.”
– Edmund Spenser

“Life is the desert, life the solitude; death joins us to the great majority.”
– Edward Young

“Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.”
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man’s state cannot be changed after death.”
– Emanuel Swedenborg

“Because I could not stop for Death – he kindly stopped for me – the Carriage held but just Ourselves – and immortality.”
– Emily Dickinson

“Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.”
– Epicurus

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