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'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Death
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | Death
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Death
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
~ Susan Sontag | ( American author. ) | 1933-2004 | Death
quotes Division : American writers   
     
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
~ Gabriel GarcA­a MA!rquez | (Colombian writer. ) | 1928-? | Death
quotes Division : American writers   
     
A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Death
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
A useless life is an early death.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Death
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Death
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Death
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Death
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Death
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Death
quotes Division : Critics   
     
All say, How hard it is that we have to die -- a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Death
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Death
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
An evil life is a kind of death.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Death
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
An orphan's curse would drag to hell, a spirit from on high; but oh! more horrible than that, is a curse in a dead man's eye!
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge | ( British poet, critic, and philosopher. ) | 1772-1834 | Death
quotes Division : Critics   
     
And what the dead had no speech for, when living, they can tell you, being dead: the communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
~ T. S. Eliot | ( American-English poet and playwright. ) | 1888-1965 | Death
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
~ Emily Bronte | (British novelist and poet. ) | 1818-1848 | Death
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
~ Leonardo da Vinci | (Italian painter, sculptor and architect. ) | 1452-1519 | Death
quotes Division : Artists   
     
As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.
~ John Donne | (English poet. ) | 1572-1632 | Death
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Authority forgets a dying king.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Death
quotes Division : British Poets   
     

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