2003-02-28 11:16:31 ET|
"The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living."
"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
~ Leonardo Da Vinci
"I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death."
~ Francis Bacon
"Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever."
~ Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross
"When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language."
~ John Donne
"Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily as lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you."
~ Woody Allen
"One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly."
"It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
~ Woody Allen
"I'm so happy dancing while the grim reaper
cuts, cuts, cuts, but he can't get me.
I'm as clever as can be, and I'm very quick but don't forget;
we've only got so many tricks.
no one lives forever."
~ Danny Elfman
"The world is the mirror of myself dying."
~ Henry Miller
"Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave."
~ Bishop Hall
"Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying."
~ Jean Cocteau
"Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."
~ William Shakespeare