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Life And Death Quotes

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Charles Bukowski
“Sex is kicking death in the ass while singing.”
Charles Bukowski

Hunter S. Thompson
“Too weird to live, too rare to die!”
Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

C.S. Lewis
“You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.”
C.S. Lewis

Suzanne Collins
“Because I can count on my fingers the number of sunsets I have left, and I don't want to miss any of them.”
Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

Socrates
“The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our separate ways, I to die, and you to live. Which of these two is better only God knows.”
Socrates

Gerard Way
“Life is but a dream for the dead.”
Gerard Way

You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you
“You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.”
Aberjhani, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black

Jay Asher
“After all, how often do we get a second chance?”
Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

“No matter how many plans you make or how much in control you are, life is always winging it.”
Carroll Bryant

Alice Sebold
“My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered.”
Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Walt Whitman
“All goes onward and outward, nothing collapses,
And to die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.”
walt whitman

Anne Frank
“I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning without me, I can't do anything to change events anyway.”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

Henry David Thoreau
“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

Blaise Pascal
“The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées

“Krishna was once asked what was the most miraculous thing in all creation, and he replied, "That a man should wake each morning and believe deep in his heart that he will live forever, even though he knows that he is doomed.”
Christopher Pike, Phantom

Libba Bray
“I don't think you should die until you're ready. Until you've wrung out every last bit of living you can.”
Libba Bray, Going Bovine

“I’m going to kill myself. I should go to Paris and jump off the Eiffel Tower. I’ll be dead. you know, in fact, if I get the Concorde, I could be dead three hours earlier, which would be perfect. Or wait a minute. It -- with the time change, I could be alive for six hours in New York but dead three hours in Paris. I could get things done, and I could also be dead.”
Woody Allen

Gabriel Bá
“Only when you accept that one day you'll die can you let go, and make the best out of life. And that's the big secret. That's the miracle.”
Gabriel Bá, Daytripper

Masashi Kishimoto
“All things that have form eventually decay." -Orochimaru”
Masashi Kishimoto

Kōbō Abe
“Do you shovel to survive, or survive to shovel?”
Kōbō Abe, The Woman in the Dunes

Gore Vidal
“I’m not sentimental about anything. Life flows by, and you flow with it or you don’t. Move on and move out.”
Gore Vidal

C. JoyBell C.
“Why do we always begin to think about people when they die? I think we should think about people while they're still alive! That way, they can know that we're thinking about them! I always tell people when I'm thinking about them, or that I thought about them, or that I have been thinking about them and it almost always scares them away, but so what, I am practicing the art of life and if that is frightening to them then maybe they need to start living while they're still alive!”
C. JoyBell C.

Haruki Murakami
“I’ve never once thought about how I was going to die,” she said. “I can’t think about it. I don’t even know how I’m going to live.”
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“Our life is a series of moments. Let them all go. Moments. All gathering towards this one.”
Now Is Good

Mario Puzo
“Yet, he thought, if I can die saying, "Life is so beautiful," then nothing else is important. If i can believe in myself that much, nothing else matters.”
Mario Puzo, The Godfather

Santosh Kalwar
“Student: I don't feel like living anymore. Teacher: If you don't feel like doing something then don't do. This means that in finding many ways how not to live your life, you have the possibility to discover how to live your life.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

George Santayana
“There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.”
George Santayana

Paul Bowles
“When I was young” … “Before I was twenty, I mean, I used to think that life was a thing that kept gaining impetus, it would get richer and deeper each year. You kept learning more, getting wiser, having more insight, going further into the truth” – she hesitated.

Port laughed abruptly. – “And now you know it’s not like that. Right? It’s more like smoking a cigarette. The first few puffs it tasted wonderful, and you don’t even think of its ever being used up. Then you begin taking it for granted. Suddenly you realize it’s nearly burned down to the end. And then’s when you’re conscious of the bitter taste.”
Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky

Leanna Renee Hieber
“I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker

Osamu Dazai
“I drink out of desperation. Life is too dreary to endure. The misery, loneliness, crampedness — they're heartbreaking.[...] What feelings do you suppose a man has when he realizes that he will never know happiness or glory as long as he lives? Hard work. All that amounts to is food for the wild beasts of hunger.”
Osamu Dazai, The Setting Sun

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