Are you scared of dying? Or have you lost someone close to you recently? We’ve collected the fifteen best quotes about death to help you through this difficult time.

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

-Mark Twain




The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?

-Edgar Allan Poe


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

-Corazon Aquino


Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’

-Bill Maher


The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.

-Lois McMaster Bujold




Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

-Horace Mann


Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

-Jean Cocteau


Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.

-Virginia Woolf


Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

-Joe Louis




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

-George Eliot


I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

-Woody Allen


The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.

-Mary Catherine Bateson


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