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Quotations About Death

Death and dice level all distinction.
Samuel Foote
The Minor

Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Francis Bacon

They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same.
Georg Büchner
Danton's Death

I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
Jean Giraudoux
Amphitryon, 1929

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
Ashley Montagu

No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Robert Ingersoll

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Maeterlinck

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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