Quotes on Love And Death

Death, which hateth and destroyeth a man, is believed; God, which hath made him and loves him, is always deferred. Walter Raleigh

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

Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life and death are like inhalation and exhalation. They always exist together. Jaggi Vasudev

Regarding love what can you say? It's not the quantity of your sexual relations that counts. It's the quality. On the other hand if the quantity drops below once every eight months, I would definitely look into it. Woody Allen

We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love Madame De Stael

When the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. Khalil Gibran

To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one's own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there. Friedrich Nietzsche

Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony Niccolo Machiavelli

Love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel. It is inexorable as the tides, and life and death alike follow in its wake. Jacqueline Carey

The song is ended, but the melody lingers on... Irving Berlin

Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. Rossiter W. Raymond

If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. James O'Barr

Life and death appear more certainly ours than whatsoever else; and yet hardly can that be called ours, which comes without our knowledge, and goes without it. Walter Savage Landor

Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live. Natalie Babbitt

The man who is not frightened of life is not frightened of being completely insecure for he understands that inwardly, psychologically, there is no security.....When there is no security there is an endless movement and then life and death are the same....The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die. Jiddu Krishnamurti

He has built a pedestal for her so tall that she is afraid to be lifted atop it, because to fall would mean certain death. But oh, she would rise far, far beyond fear and be held by arms so strong, and love so pure, that falling would not be an option. Ellen Hopkins

The night comes on that knows not morn, When I shall cease to be all alone, To live forgotten, and love forlorn. Alfred Lord Tennyson

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. Samuel Johnson

Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west can you rise in the east. Rumi

Dying seems less sad than having lived too little. Gloria Steinem

I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. Leo Buscaglia

Fungi are the interface organisms between life and death. Paul Stamets

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Martin Luther King, Jr.

Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back. Marcus Aurelius

A human life is a story told by God. Hans Christian Andersen

A love that dies has never lived. Franz Grillparzer

The truth is all around you, plain to behold. The night is dark and full of terrors, the day bright and beautiful and full of hope. One is black, the other white. There is ice and there is fire. Hate and love. Bitter and sweet. Male and female. Pain and pleasure. Winter and summer. Evil and good. Death and life. Everywhere, opposites. George R R Martin

Am I incapable of living with the one sole guarantee, that I'm still here? Am I afraid of living because I fear death? Hildegard Knef

You don't die in the United States, you underachieve. Jerzy Kosinski

the anxiety arising from the perpetual activity of the death instinct, though never eliminated, is counteracted and kept at bay by the power of the life instinct. Melanie Klein

A poem's life and death dependeth still Not on the poet's wits, but reader's will. Alexander Brome

Death is not a self-evident phenomenon. The margins between life and death are socially and culturally constructed, mobile, multiple, and open to dispute and reformulation. Margaret M. Lock

Would words shatter the immensity of life and death so close to one another? Susan Abulhawa

In this world, there is life and death; he who misses the life shall never die anymore, because he is already a dead! Mehmet Murat Ildan

He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. Helen Keller

The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss. Erin Hunter

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

And with the morn those angel faces smile Which I have loved long since and lost awhile. John Henry Newman

Love and work, work and love...that's all there is. Sigmund Freud

Dignity and love do not blend. Suzanne Curchod

Guess now who holds thee?'-'Death,' I said. But, there, The silver answer rang, . . . 'Not Death, but Love. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. Anais Nin

The life and love we create is the life and love we live. Leo Buscaglia

The fight between life and death is to the finish, and death ultimately is the victor . . . I do not deplore the passing of these crude old days. Jack Johnson

The difference between trying to be fit and not being fit really means the difference between life and death. Bruce Willis

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Life and death, union and separation, follow hard upon one another. Nothing is steadfast but the will, nothing endures but one's achieve-ments. These alone count in life. Yoshida Shoin

But only agony, and that has ending; And the worst friend and enemy is but Death. Rupert Brooke

Everywhere we shine death and life burn into something new... Aberjhani

Find what you love and let it kill you. Charles Bukowski

... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death. Sonia Sanchez

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness Erich Fromm

Love and death are the great gifts that are given to us; mostly they are passed on unopened. Rainer Maria Rilke

Death is close enough at hand so we do not need to be afraid of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. Washington Irving

Justice from Love, and Love from Justice Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

We are ignorant of the Beyond because this ignorance is the condition of our own life. Just as ice cannot know fire except by melting and vanishing. Jules Renard

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colours of life in all their purity. George Santayana

Death makes no sense except to people who have passionately loved life. How can one die without having something to part from? Detachment is a negation of both life and death. Whoever has overcome his fear of death has also triumphed over life. For life is nothing but another word for this fear. Emile M Cioran

The mature, forty-five-year-old woman, quite experienced in matters of life and death, knows that it was 'for the best,' but Daddy's girl, who hung onto his belt and danced fox trots on the tops of his shoes, cannot accept that Daddy is not here anymore. Mary-Lou Weisman

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death." "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E M Forster

Follow the truth to life and love what you do... Be passionate about it to the point where you're willing to do anything for it. Elie Tahari

But more than brave, you have love. And love is brave. Richard Paul Evans

Do what you love and love what you do. Don't do anything for money. Everything should be for love. Ray Bradbury

To bring yourself love and happiness, do what you can to bring them to others. Deepak Chopra

Wish chastely, and love dearly. William Shakespeare

Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. Steve Jobs

At the end of our life our questions are simple: Did I live fully? Did I love well? Jack Kornfield

My sole defense against the natural horror which death inspires is to love beyond it. Sophie Swetchine

Peace and love are ever in us, being and working; but we be not alway in peace and in love. Julian of Norwich

To put more faith in lies and hate than truth and love, is the true atheism. James Russell Lowell

Respect and love your readers. Write for the reader. Janet Evanovich

Nature and truth are one, and immutable, and inseparable as beauty and love. Anna Brownell Jameson

I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chattered all the way. But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow And ne'er a word said she; But oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me! Robert Browning

Our mind thinks of death, our heart thinks of life, and our soul thinks of immortality. Sri Chinmoy

On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world. Henry David Thoreau

What life and death may be to a turkey is not my business; but the soul of Scrooge and the body of Cratchit are my business. Gilbert K Chesterton

one life would not suffice, mine especially. To touch everything and leave nothing after oneself! Ah! my God! I hope better than that. Ah! I am very cowardly, and under the blow of such a terror I am ready to believe in priests. Marie Bashkirtseff



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