Death Quotes

Earl Wilson #Art #Courage #Death

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
Martha Beck #Alone #Death

No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.
Thomas Frank #Business #Death #Fear

The great fear that hung over the business community in the 1970s was death by regulation, and the great goal of the conservative movement, as it rose to triumph in the 1980s, was to remove that threat - to keep OSHA, the EPA, and the FTC from choking off entrepreneurship with their infernal meddling in the marketplace.
Jerry Saltz #Art #Death

Photo of Jerry Saltz Poor Georgia O'Keeffe. Death didn't soften the opinions of the art world toward her paintings.
William Blake #Art #Death #Science

Photo of William Blake Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
Leonardo da Vinci #Business #Death #Love #Smile #Strength

Photo of Leonardo da Vinci I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Terry Pratchett #Art #Death

Photo of Terry Pratchett In the first book of my Discworld series, published more than 26 years ago, I introduced Death as a character there was nothing particularly new about this - death has featured in art and literature since medieval times, and for centuries we have had a fascination with the Grim Reaper.
Chuck Palahniuk #Change #Death

Photo of Chuck Palahniuk If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
Jean Racine #Death

Photo of Jean Racine My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled.
Carter Burwell #Death #Humor

Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
David Mitchell #Death

If the human condition were the periodic table, maybe love would be hydrogen at No. 1. Death would be helium at No. 2. Power, I reckon, would be where oxygen is.
Louis Farrakhan #Death

Photo of Louis Farrakhan The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.
Kate Atkinson #Death

I think about death a lot, I really do, because I can't believe I won't exist. It's the ego isn't it? I feel that I should retreat into a better form of Zen Buddhism than this kind of ego-dominated thing. But I don't know, I mean, I want to come back as a tree but I suspect that it's just not going to happen, is it?
Robin Gibb #Death

Photo of Robin Gibb You realize that however much you don't think about death - or think that's for other people - you're just an organism living from day to day. I'm just grateful I'm here.
Kate Atkinson #Death

The cult of the individual is killing us. I think Twitter signals the death of western civilisation, but people have been saying that since Demosthenes.
Robin Gibb #Death

Photo of Robin Gibb The illness, and the untimely death of my brothers, has made me conscious of the fact that - rather than just think about it - it's crucial that you do today what you want to do.
G. Gordon Liddy #Death #Fear

Defeat the fear of death and you welcome the death of fear.
Jeanne Calment #Death

Death doesn't frighten me now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.
Cynthia McKinney #Death

The situation in the United States is becoming more dire for average ordinary Americans and the last thing we need to do is to spend money on death, destruction and war.
Oriana Fallaci #Death

Photo of Oriana Fallaci I don't want to hear about my death.
Luke Scott #Death

Photo of Luke Scott I rely on guns for protection in life. God does not say, 'This is la-la land.' God doesn't say, 'Welcome to Earth. Everything's perfect. There's no crime. There's no murder. There's no death.' The world is imperfect, and you have to be on guard.
David Carradine #Death

Photo of David Carradine You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor.
Garrett Hedlund #Death #Funny

Photo of Garrett Hedlund It's funny, though, speaking of fathers and sons, because me and John Goodman played father and son, like, five or six years ago in the film 'Death Sentence,' and I got back with him again in 'Inside Llewyn Davis.'
Debbie Wasserman Schultz #Death #Environmental

Photo of Debbie Wasserman Schultz To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
Ryszard Kapuscinski #Death

He killed his enemies because he was afraid they would kill him. Amin ordered entire tribes to be put to death, because he feared they would rebel.