Death Quotes

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome. ― Isaac Asimov

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth. -Ayn Rand

Everything is more beautiful because we are doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again. -Homer

Sleep, delicious and profound, the very counterfeit of death. -Homer, The Odyssey

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend as to find a friend worth dying for. -Homer

Even in death may you triumphant -Darren Shan

Real life’s nasty. It’s cruel. It doesn’t care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins. -Darren Shan

Death is part of who we are. It guides us. It shapes us. It drives us to madness. Can you still be human if you have no mortal end. -Christopher Paolini

It’s amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this books survives, his ideas live. -Christopher Paolini, Eragon

Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it’s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe. -Christopher Paolini, Eragon

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death. -Nathaniel Hawthorne