66+ Best Life And Death Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational life and death quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Life And Death Quotes

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. Norman Cousins

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings Socrates

I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix

How people die remains in the memory of those who live on Dame Cicely Saunders

Endings are not always bad. Most times they’re just beginnings in disguise. Kim Harrison

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them George Eliot

It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called life. Terry Pratchett

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. J.K. Rowling

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

Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another. Ernest Hemingway

Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

I regret not death. I am going to meet my friends in another world. Ludovico Ariosto

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

The goal of all life is death Sigmund Freud

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot

After your death you will be what you were before your birth Arthur Schopenhauer

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. Marcus Aurelius

No one here gets out alive Jim Morrison

Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living. Jo Nesbo

Nothing in life is promised except death Kanye West

Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Tecumseh

I want to be all used up when I die George Bernard Shaw

It is as natural to die as it is to be born. Francis Bacon

And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief William Cullen Bryant

They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time. Banksy

Grief is the price we pay for love Queen Elizabeth II

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them, and that is eternity. Edvard Munch

After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die E.B. White

When it’s time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived. Henry David Thoreau

Man alone chimes the hour. And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralyzing fear that no other creature endures. A fear of time running out Mitch Albom

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. Leo Buscaglia

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone Harriet Beecher Stowe

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. Rumi

We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passers-by to ashes underlying the earth Kim Elizabeth

You needn’t die happy when your time comes, but you must die satisfied, for you have lived your life from the beginning to the end. Stephen King

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired Robert Southey

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbell

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear

Do not seek death. But do not fear it either. There cannot be life without death, it is inescapable. Keisei Tagami

Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left in our hearts Dorothy Ferguson

A day grows old as we do. Do not wish death upon it. Let it live, let it love, and only then should you let it rest in peace. Michelle C. Ostaszewski

Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five Benjamin Franklin

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. Samuel Johnson

Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left in our hearts Dorothy Ferguson

I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will Chuck Palahniuk

People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It’s too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies. Haruki Murakami

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time Samuel Johnson

Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. Mother Teresa

Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see Helen Keller

Everyone dies eventually, whether they have power or not. That’s why you need to think about what you’ll accomplish while you’re alive. Mary Macbeth

Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace Nelson Mandela

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Lao Tzu

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose Steve Jobs

Life will 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

To die will be an awfully big adventure J.M. Barrie

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. Chuck Palahniuk

I discovered to my joy, that it is life, not death, that has no limits Gabriel García Márquez

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. Mark Twain

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life Albert Einstein

Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go. Jean de La Fontaine

I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life Corazon Aquino

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for. Martin Luther King Jr.

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind C.S. Lewis