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Wanting Death Quotes


"Death swallows death." - Dejan Stojanovic

"These blossoms, gathered in familiar paths, With dear companions now passed out of sight, Shall not be laid upon their graves. They live, Since love is deathless. Pleasure now nor pride Is theirs in mortal wise, but hallowing thoughts Will meet the offering, of so little worth, Wanting the benison death has made divine." - Lucy Larcom

"The point is, as death gets closer - what's so wrong with wanting someone you love to live forever?" - Brad Meltzer

"I am not made for politics because I am incapable of wanting or accepting the death of the adversary." - Albert Camus

"I thought what if death is more like thinking, well, war is like the boss at your shoulder, constantly wanting more, wanting more, wanting more, and then that gave me the idea that Death is weary, he's fatigued, and he's haunted by what he sees humans do to each other because he's on hand for all of our great miseries." - Markus Zusak

"Human beings can't see anything without wanting to destroy it. That's original sin. And I'm going to destroy it. Death is going to die." - Philip Pullman

"Here I am...wanting to accomplish something and completely forgetting it must all end-that there is such a thing as death." - Leo Tolstoy

"As you keep getting more popular, people are continually wanting more from you and it seems to me that all they want in the end is your death." - Marilyn Manson

"Death doesn't frighten me." - Princess Diana

"Death to Wage Slavery!" - Eugene V Debs

"Death does not exist." - Edith Piaf

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"The death of one god is the death of all." - Wallace Stevens

"There is nothing after death, and death itself is nothing." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Death cancels everything but truth." - Anonymous

"Death is a fearful thing." - William Shakespeare

"Man is a wanting animal - as soon as one of his needs is satisfied, another appears in its place. This process is unending. It continues from birth to death." - Douglas McGregor

"Human Love... It is that extra creation that stands hurt and baffled at the place of death. Being human, wanting children and sunlight and breath to go on, forever." - Christopher Leach

"I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents were sure I would starve to death. So, they put me in physics and chemistry. That eventually blew up, and I got into radio." - John Tesh

"...women who 'adjust' as housewives, who grow up wanting to be 'just a housewife,' are in as much danger as the millions who walked to their own death in the concentration camps...they ate suffering a slow death of mind and spirit." - Betty Friedan

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"Suspense - is Hostiler than Death - Death - tho'soever Broad, Is just Death, and cannot increase - Suspense - does not conclude" - Emily Dickinson

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

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

"The death penalty experiment has failed." - Harry A Blackmun

"Death laid its eggs in the wound" - Federico Garcia Lorca

"The goal of all life is death" - Sigmund Freud

"Life without knowledge is death in disguise." - Talib Kweli

"Life is uncertain; death is certain." - Gautama Buddha

"Life is the longest death in California," - Rufus Wainwright

"Orthodoxy is the death of intelligence." - Bertrand Russell

"There's life and death in every email." - Bill Gates

"Death is the mother of beauty" - Wallace Stevens

"All true stories end in death." - Matthew Stover

"Death and dice level all distinction." - Samuel Foote

"Death does not blow a trumpet." - Proverbs

"Funerals are pretty compared to death." - Tennessee Williams

"Death, however clearly foretold, still came unexpectedly." - Daniel Abraham

"All games contain the idea of death." - Jim Morrison

"I wait for death and journalists." - Jeanne Calment

"Throughout evolution, ostracism was death indeed." - Helen Fisher

"Every civilian's death diminishes us, collectively." - David Petraeus

"Death is the beginning of something." - Edith Piaf

"Corporeal death is not the whole story." - Tom Stoppard

"And I love Evander Holyfield to death!" - Ray Lewis

"I felt despair. The word's overused and banalified now, despair, but it's a serious word, and I'm using it seriously. For me it denotes a simple admixture - a weird yearning for death combined with a crushing sense of my own smallness and futility that presents as a fear of death. It's maybe close to what people call dread or angst. But it's not these things, quite. It's more like wanting to die in order to escape the unbearable feeling of becoming aware that I'm small and weak and selfish and going without any doubt at all to die. It's wanting to jump overboard." - David Foster Wallace

"I felt despair. The word's overused and banalified now, despair, but it's a serious word, and I'm using it seriously. For me it denotes a simple admixture - a weird yearning for death combined with a crushing sense of my own smallness and futility that presents as a fear of death. It's maybe close to what people call dread or angst. But it's not these things, quite. It's more like wanting to die in order to escape the unbearable feeling of becoming aware that I'm small and weak and selfish and going without any doubt at all to die. It's wanting to jump overboard." - David Foster Wallace

"Life is weaker than Death and Death is weaker than Truth." - Khalil Gibran

"Death is the enemy.... Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!" - Virginia Woolf

"I hail the superhuman; I call it death-in-life and life-in-death." - William Butler Yeats

"Not all the preaching since Adam Has made Death other than Death." - James Russell Lowell

"There were some so afraid of death that they prayed for death." - Pliny the Younger

"A writer's definitive death is when no one reads his books anymore. That's the final death." - Jose Saramago

"Death is an inevitable cycle. But sickness before death is a symptom of resistance. Most people think they've got to get sick to die. But, you could be like the cat who chooses to get run over. Or, you could just lie down in your bed happily one night, so content and thoughtless, wanting nothing in this physical world; and just reemerge into Pure Positive Energy... You can play it out any way you choose." - Esther Hicks

"I saw the logic that they used, and the death of a thousand cuts as experimental scientists slowly chipped away at the belief that the world was an inexplicably powerful, magical place. Ultimately they failed, though. The magic never really went away. It waited, quietly, for people to return to it when they found the science wanting." - Deborah Harkness

"What will be left of all the fearing and wanting associated with your problematic life situation that every day takes up most of your attention? A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone." - Eckhart Tolle

"I might have been your happiness, and became your misfortune. I am the cause of your death, for if I had been a different man, if I had not been wanting in all principles, all foundations of life, there would not have come upon you the shocks that killed you." - Henryk Sienkiewicz

"This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case." - Albert Claude

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"There are three kinds of death in this world. There's heart death, there's brain death, and there's being off the network." - Guy Almes

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less." - Frank A Clark

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

"You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently." - Angela Davis

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I'm being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different." - Blake Lively

"Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot." - Marshall Brickman

"Knowledge by suffering entereth, And life is perfected by death." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Each divorce is the death of a small civilization." - Pat Conroy

"I want death to find me planting my cabbages." - Michel De Montaigne

"If there was no death, everyone would wish for it." - Sadegh Hedayat

"The sure path can only lead to death." - Carl Jung

"So Now You're Death: Here's What You'll Need" - Christopher Moore

"Death, jewelry, or magic; it sounded like Valentine's Day." - Laurell K Hamilton

"I wish to go on living even after my death." - Anne Frank

"Not to have an audience is a kind of death." - Tillie Olsen

"It is, I think, good evidence of life after death" - Donald Soper, Baron Soper

"Let's say 'Yes' to life and 'No' to death." - Pope Francis

"Birth is not the beginning, Death is not the end." - Zhuangzi

"Only death can seperate me from the wrestling world." - Alexander Nderitu

"All fear violence, all are afraid of death." - Gautama Buddha

"The death penalty is reserved for people who do not" - Paul Simon

"A day alone, only that would be death." - Charles Addams

"Life is a long agonized illness only curable by death." - Spike Milligan

"In 2015, Vladimir Putin may witness his empire's death knell" - Strobe Talbott

"The world is impermanent. One should constantly remember death." - Ramakrishna

"I want to go on living after my death!" - Anne Frank

"While death and darkness girdle me I grope for immortality." - Lionel Johnson

"There is a remedy for everything; it is called death." - Proverbs

"It's a very American thing to hide away from death." - David Fincher

"I have never seen such a defiance of death." - Kurt Student

"Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming." - Virgil

"Expect an early death - it will keep you busier." - Martin H Fischer

"Death, the sable smoke where vanishes the flame." - Lord Byron

"Death is a debt we all must pay." - Euripides

"God made death so we'd know when to stop." - Steven Stiles

"Death is life's way of telling you you're fired." - Anonymous

"Man maketh a death which Nature never made." - Edward Young

"Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death." - Anonymous

"Death always comes too early or too late." - Proverbs

"Death surprises us in the midst of our hopes." - Thomas Fuller

"Death is a camel that lies down at every door." - Proverbs

"Death takes us piecemeal, not at a gulp." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"It was, he thought, the strong good medicine of death." - Thomas Wolfe

"Better a quiet death than a public misfortune." - Proverbs

"A good life fears not life nor death." - Thomas Fuller

"The fear of death is the beginning of Slavery." - Arthur Desmond

"Every thought about death takes a moment of life away." - Dejan Stojanovic

"The valiant never taste of death but once." - William Shakespeare

"If we don't know life, how can we know death?" - Confucius

"The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." - Mark Twain

"Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway." - John Wayne

"Eroticism is assenting to life even in death." - Georges Bataille

"Early this morning, I signed my death warrant." - Michael Collins

"When I die, don't let my death stop the resistance." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"The fear of death comes from limited awareness." - Deepak Chopra

"To some extent I liken slavery to death." - Marcus Tullius Cicero



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