Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
If you don't know how to live, why wonder about death?
Fear is not an unknown emotion to us.
There is nothing to fear but fear itself.
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?