Quotations About / On: DEATH

  • 11.
    Life is a fool that allows death to do us apart but is wise enough to outlimite us all...it is old ticker that death cannot shake or be removed
    (Says Unlocked code)
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  • 12.
    Let us be baptized and save our souls to avoid the second death's (spiritual) hell fire after the first death (physical) .
    (baptism)
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  • 13.
    You mustn't be afraid of death. When this ship sailed, death sailed on her.
    (Charles Larkworthy. Denison Clift. Anton Lorenzen (Bela Lugosi), Phantom Ship, talking to Mrs. Briggs about the series of shipboard deaths (1936).)
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  • 14.
    As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only other people's death you get used to.
    (Enid Bagnold (1889-1981), British novelist, playwright. Autobiography, ch. 16 (1969).)
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  • 15.
    For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of death—the fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
    (Walter Pater 1839-1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan's Magazine (Aug. 1878). the narrator, in "The Child in the House," p. 163, repr. In Miscellaneous Studies, Macmillan (1895). Regarding Florian Deleal.)
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  • 16.
    Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
    (Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In Illuminations, ed. Hannah Arendt (1968). The Storyteller, sct. 11 (1936).)
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  • 17.
    We term sleep a death ... by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers.
    (Thomas Browne (1605-1682), British physician, author. Religio Medici, pt. 2, sct. 12 (1643).)
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  • 18.
    Death's at the bottom of everything, Martins. Leave death to the professionals.
    (Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist, and Carol Reed. Major Calloway (Trevor Howard), in The Third Man (film) (1950).)
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  • 19.
    Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for whom death is not only necessary, but frequently even desirable.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. De republica, III, 34.)
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  • 20.
    Celibacy and suicide are a similar levels of understanding, suicide and a martyr's death not so by any means, perhaps marriage and a martyr's death.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Third Notebook, November 24, 1917. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
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