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Facing Death Quotes


"Sometimes it isn't fighting that's brave, its facing the death you know is coming." - Veronica Roth

"The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective." - James Patterson

"Facing my own death brought an instant sense of clarity and purpose." - Tom Shadyac

"Is' it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?" - Esther Earl

"For the gift of life, the only true thanks was in living fully, and facing death with honor." - Janet Morris

"Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?" - Esther Earl

"You are facing death and danger and competition, but at any moment, you can decide to have a fearless mindset." - Robert Greene

"Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?" - Esther Earl

"The act of facing overwhelming odds produces greatness and beauty." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Jane Fonda, who divided her life into three acts, decided after her sixtieth birthday that she was now facing the final act, and came to the following conclusion: "I thought to myself, well if that's the case and if what I'm scared of isn't death, but getting to the end with regrets, then I've got to figure out what would be the things that I would regret when I got to the last act if I hadn't done them or achieved them by then. And they were: having an intimate relationship and having made a difference."" - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Learning appears as a way of staying young, perhaps of staying alive, and also as a way of growing up, perhaps facing death." - Richard Wollheim

"There were worse things than death, as she'd discovered. Sometimes living took far more courage. Facing another day. Enduring. Those things took strength. Far more than dying." - Maya Banks

"Life will undertake to separate us, and we must each set off in search of our own path, our own destiny or our own way of facing death." - Paulo Coelho

"I often speak to returning service people about their experiences while serving. Whether in 1915 or 2005, the core issue of facing death on a daily basis remains." - Charles Todd

"It's a matter of life and death for this country. The Kenyan forests are facing extinction and it is a man-made problem." - Wangari Maathai

"Israel should not feel satisfaction at my son's death, for he died on the battlefield, facing the conquerors as he wished, with a gun in his hand." - Hassan Nasrallah

"What do you think this very difficult situation will push? Especially in the hearts of those who are facing the starvation, facing the unemployment, facing this siege, facing the tragedy of their families - the poverty of their families. Some of them, they didn't find food to eat. What do you expect from them? In spite of death, our people are still patient. But patience has limits." - Yasser Arafat

"Stepping on that line for me, it will be about facing my fears." - Lolo Jones

"Christ used death to destroy death." - Matt Maher

"Man has created death." - William Butler Yeats

"Death doesn't frighten me." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"Death is not goodbye." - Tite Kubo

"Death deserves dignity." - Saul Bellow

"Death keepes no Calender." - George Herbert

"Death Takes a Holiday." - Alberto Casella

"After death the doctor." - George Herbert

"Death cancels all engagements." - Max Beerbohm

"Death takes no bribes." - Benjamin Franklin

"A physicist friend of mine once said that in facing death, he drew some consolation from the reflection that he would never again have to look up the word "hermeneutics" in the dictionary." - Steven Weinberg

"To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods?" - Thomas B. Macaulay

"It's just like a big chunk of me has been ripped out and I'm not quite whole. I don't think I'm over dramatizing it, and I'm certainly deserving of it, but the way I feel now, it's just like you're talking to someone who is terminally ill and facing death. Death would be preferable to what I am facing. I just feel like imploding upon myself, you know? I just want to go somewhere and disappear." - Jeffrey Dahmer

"Facing death calmly is praiseworthy only if one faces it alone. Death together is no longer death, even for unbelievers. The source of sorrows lies not in leaving life, but in leaving that which gives it meaning. When love is our whole life, what difference is there between living together and dying together ?" - Raymond Radiguet

"The struggles I'm facing The chances I'm taking Sometimes might knock me down But no, I'm not breaking." - Miley Cyrus

"If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Facing facts is always empowering." - Eckhart Tolle

"We are facing extreme volatility." - Carlos Ghosn

"If a general and his men fear death and are apprehensive over possible defeat, then they will unavoidably suffer defeat and death. But if they make up their minds, from the general down to the last footsoldier, not to think of living but only of standing in one place and facing death together, then, though they may have no other thought than meeting death, they will instead hold on to life and gain victory." - Yoshida Shoin

"Why exactly are we so frightened of death that we avoid looking at it altogether? Somewhere, deep down, we know we cannot avoid facing death forever. We know, in Milarepa's words: "This thing called 'corpse' we dread so much is living with us here and now."" - Sogyal Rinpoche

"Those who are condemned to death affect sometimes a constancy and contempt for death which is only the fear of facing it; so that one may say that this constancy and contempt are to their mind what the bandage is to their eyes." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Everyone thinks that courage is about facing death without flinching. But almost anyone can do that. Almost anyone can hold their breath and not scream for as long as it takes to die. True courage is about facing life without flinching. I don't mean the times when the right path is hard, but glorious at the end. I'm talking about enduring the boredom, the messiness, and the inconvenience of doing what is right. ~Amber" - Robin Hobb

"Old men go to Death, Death comes to Young men." - George Herbert

"There is nothing after death, and death itself is nothing." - Seneca the Younger

"Nobody's death is impending." ..."Well technically everyone's death is impending." - Eoin Colfer

"How wonderful is Death, Death and his brother Sleep!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Death fosters life that life may suckle death." - Sri Aurobindo

"Everything ends in death, everything. Death is terrible." - Leo Tolstoy

"Why fear death? Death is only a beautiful adventure." - Charles Frohman

"Death is better than disease." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Death is the great leveller." - Claudius Claudianus

"death makes us all equal ..." - Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne

"Death is an eternal sleep." - Joseph Fouche

"Death is my neighbor now." - Edith Evans

"Death when to death a death by death hath given Then shall be op't the long shut gates of heaven." - Thomas Heywood

"Death is only perfect rest." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Death is the perfect knowing." - Marjorie Holmes

"Death is the great transition." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"Any woman's death diminishes me." - Adrienne Rich

"Despair is infidelity and death." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Death is never very pretty." - Maj Sjowall

"Death is the vast perhaps." - Francois Rabelais

"Shame is worse than death." - Proverbs

"I want nothing but death." - Jane Austen

"Death is a fearful thing." - William Shakespeare

"Death is better than slavery." - Harriet Ann Jacobs

"I'm working myself to death." - Alan Ladd

"Even death has a heart." - Markus Zusak

"Death is very, very terminal." - David Lange

"Death and taxes are inevitable." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"Even one death is horrible." - Brad Thor

"Is there life before death?" - Anonymous

"In death, I am born." - Proverbs

"Death is woven in with the violets," said Louis. "Death and again death.")" - Virginia Woolf

"I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death." - D H Lawrence

"Death is a vast mystery, but there are two things we can say about it: It is absolutely certain that we will die, and it is uncertain when or how we will die. The only surety we have, then, is this uncertainty about the hour of our death, which we seize on as the excuse to postpone facing death directly. We are like children who cover their eyes in a game of hide and seek and think that no one can see them." - Sogyal Rinpoche

"While vast sums of money are being siphoned off into hidden [military] coffers, Americas schools, hospitals and public services are facing cutbacks and closures." - Henry Waxman

"Once the 'what' is decided, the 'how' always follows. We must not make the 'how' an excuse for not facing and accepting the 'what.'" - Pearl S Buck

"I was three-quarters down the list of guys I would be facing in my first game when I realized I was looking at our own roster." - Glenn Healy

"I don't like drawing characters facing right." - Stephan Pastis

"Various kinds of self-forgetting, usually accompanied by illusions and myths, make it possible to live without the intransigent facing of death-in the sense of always thinking about it and what it means for life and the things dear in life-which is characteristic of a serious life." - Allan Bloom

"It boils down to this: we should have done with humbug, and let war be war, and not a game ... If there were none of this magnanimity business in warfare, we should never go to war, except for something worth facing certain death for." - Leo Tolstoy

"The men of Texas deserved much credit, but more was due the women. Armed men facing a foe could not but be brave; but the women, with their little children around them, without means of defense or power to resist, faced danger and death with unflinching courage." - Thomas Jefferson Rusk

"But these days, there's also a strong economic argument for doing away with capital punishment. With California facing its most severe fiscal crisis in recent memory... it would be crazy not to consider the fact that it will add as much as $1 billion over the next five years simply to keep the death penalty on the books." - John Van de Kamp

"For me, the most powerful way to write about something is through the absence of it. Rather than writing about what it was to become a new mother, I wrote, for example, a father facing death and addressing his estranged son about the regrets of his relationship." - Nicole Krauss

"Homo religiosus invents religious symbols, which he venerates and worships to save him from facing the finality of his death and dissolution. He devises paradise fictions to provide succor and support... In acts of supreme self-deception, at various times and in various places he has been willing to profess belief in the most incredible myths because of what they have promised him." - Paul Kurtz

"I thought I was growing wings- it was a cocoon. I thought, now is the time to step into the fire- it was deep water. Eschatology is a word I learned as a child: the study of Last Things; facing my mirror-no longer young, the news-always of death, the dogs-rising from sleep and clamoring and howling, howling.... ("Seeing For a Moment")" - Denise Levertov

"We are all dying and we all have some anxiety about it. And so people are more scared of dying than they are of drugs. If we can show that people who are facing death can be assisted with psychedelics that's a powerful message." - Rick Doblin

"Facing it - always facing it - that's the way to get through." - Joseph Conrad

"Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it." - Joseph Conrad

"The death of one man is a just death, the death of two millions is a statistic." - Erich Maria Remarque

"Strength is Life, Weakness is Death. Expansion is Life, Contraction is Death. Love is Life, Hatred is Death." - Swami Vivekananda

"Life hath more awe than death." - Philip James Bailey

"Consistency is the death of good acting." - Michael Shurtleff

"My only fear of death is reincarnation" - Tupac Shakur

"Security is a kind of death." - Tennessee Williams

"Hurry is the death of Prayer." - Samuel Chadwick

"I'm for a stronger death penalty." - George W Bush

" is only death which is hopeless." - Maria Jane McIntosh

"Debate is the death of conversation." - Emil Ludwig

"He that feares death lives not." - George Herbert

"Death ready stands to interpose his dart." - John Milton

"Where all life dies death lives." - John Milton

"I'd just as soon freeze to death." - Ashley Judd

"Death steals everything except our stories." - Jim Harrison

"Just remember, stealing's punishable by death" - Suzanne Collins

"Life is short, death is forever" - Chuck Palahniuk

"I pressed her thigh and death smiled" - Jim Morrison

"It was autumn, the springtime of death." - Tom Robbins

"Conclusion means death. Confusion means possibility." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Do not expect good from another's death." - Cato the Younger

"Come, Death, and snatch me from disgrace." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Death grows friendlier as we grow older." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Death is not the worst sorrow." - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

"Courage leads starward, fear toward death." - Seneca the Elder

"Every call of Christ leads into death." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"The first requisite for immortality is death." - Stanislaw Lec

"Death ends a life, not a relationship." - Mitch Albom

"I want to master life and death." - Ted Bundy

"Competition is the death of art." - Dana Gould

"Retirement? You're talking about death, right?" - Robert Altman

"Homosexuality is death, and I choose life." - Michael Glatze

"Love of life at times requires death" - Nick Gordon

"Fear kills more people than death." - George S Patton

"To fear death is to misunderstand life." - Anonymous

"Once can survive everything nowadays, except death." - Oscar Wilde

"Death isn't the end, it's the beginning." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder" - Stephenie Meyer

"Uncommon extension of the fear of death." - Ambrose Bierce

"To retire is the beginning of death." - Pablo Casals

"Death takes away the commonplace of life." - Alexander Smith

"Life without literary studies is death." - Seneca the Younger

"Death is a door life opens." - Adela Rogers St. Johns

"The first condition of immortality is death." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"Autumn is the harvest of greedy death." - Juvenal

"From birth to death we are alone ..." - Enid Bagnold

"An Englishman fears contempt more than death." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Death from sin no power can separate." - John Milton

"Promiscuity is the death of love." - Edna O'Brien

"death was the price of life." - Mary Renault

"Matter and death are mortal illusions." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Grumbling is the death of love" - Marlene Dietrich

"I have been photographed to death" - Marlene Dietrich

"Time and death sleep side by side." - Garth Nix

"Ice is for death and endings." - Guy Gavriel Kay

"Sleep and Death, who are twin brothers." - Homer

"Absolute prediction is completion . . . is death!" - Frank Herbert

"I prepare for death by living." - John Shelby Spong

"Death was Patrick Henry's second choice." - Wavy Gravy

"I do not believe in my death." - Salvador Dali

"Death is only a small interruption." - Anita Brookner

"I touched her thigh and death smiled" - Jim Morrison



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