No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
He first deceas'd; She for a little tri'd
To live without him: lik'd it not, and di'd.
- Henry Worton
Is death the last sleep? No--it is the last and final awakening.
- Sir Walter Scott
Do not forget that China has more human energy to waste than any other nation in the world
God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man's grave is his Sabbath.
- John Donne
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Death is a release from the impressions of sense, and from impulses that make us their puppets, from the vagaries of the mind, and the hard service of the flesh.
- Marcus Aurelius (Meditations)
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland
For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come!
- William Shakespeare
Journaling with Jesus: How to Draw Closer to God.
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 Éxupéry
No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness.
- Hermann Broch
If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.
The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.
- John Dryden
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.
- Hermann Hesse
She needed a person to step up. Everyday, you have the chance to be that person, so step up.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
- Rabindranath Tagore
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
- William Penn
Death is the supreme festival on the road to freedom.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Don't wait for the change, don't follow the change, but be the change.
I see flowers
from the cottage where I lie.
- Yaitsu's death poem, 1807
You have the power to change the world.
Oh, may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again.
- George Eliot, The Choir Invisible
You know I do drink a lot of water, I just have a very fast metabolism.