Someone Who Is Dying Quotes by William Shakespeare, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Miguel de Unamuno, Mark Twain, Walter Scott, Friedrich Nietzsche and many others.
When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
All say, вЂhow hard it is that we have to die’ — a strange complaint to come from the mouths of those who have had to live.
Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last and final awakening.
To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one’s own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
He who doesn’t fear death dies only once.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
I was learning that when you’re with someone who is dying, you may need to celebrate the past, live the present, and mourn the future all at the same time.
Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
The idea is to die young as late as possible.
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.