Death / Endings

Thoughtful quotes about death and endings.

Words of Wisdom

"It's perfectly safe. It's like taking off a tight shoe." (Emmanuel)

"We men die because our faces were not watered enough." (Pat Conroy, Beach Music)

"To die will be an awfully big adventure." (James M. Barrie)

"Death is nature's way of saying, 'your table is ready." (Robin Williams, taken from DO IT, John Roger and Peter Mcwilliams)

"All men should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." (James Thurber)

"Death has to be waiting at the end of the ride, before you truly see the earth, and feel your heart, and love the world." (Jean Anouilh)

"Death is not a period but a comma in the story of life." (author unknown)

"The end is where we start from." (T. S. Eliot)

"It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives." (Denis Diderot)

"Among the dead there are those that still have to be killed." (Desnoyers)

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Staff, H. (2008, November 10). Death / Endings, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 14 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

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