Quotations About / On: DEATH

  • 21.
    Illegal lust can lead you to early death.
    (wisdom)
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  • 22.
    'Even death, terror and sorrow, I assume, are all glaring signs of our ephemerality'
    (Oladehinde Ibikunle. Culled from Song of a Bard)
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  • 23.
    Death is always there, just beneath the surface.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 24.
    To some extent I liken slavery to death.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Ulpianus, Digesta, L, 17.)
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  • 25.
    Death is frightening, and so is Eternal Life.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, death, life
  • 26.
    You will have an affordable death.
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Woyzeck, sc. XVII (1879). Even when it comes to dying, the poor have to budget.)
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  • 27.
    Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
    (Georges Bataille (1897-1962), French novelist, critic. Eroticism, introduction (1957).)
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  • 28.
    Chinese do not repay friendship with death.
    (Joseph O'Donnell, and Clifford Sanforth. Ah Ling, Murder by Television, when he is accused of Perry's murder (1935). From an idea suggested by Clarence Hennecke and Carl Coolidge.)
    More quotations from: Joseph O'Donnell, death
  • 29.
    All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
    (Philip Johnson (b. 1906), U.S. architect, historian. Quoted in Observer (London, December 27, 1987).)
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  • 30.
    Only death goes deeper than sex.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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