All they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
Matthew 26:52 (KJV)This also is referenced by the author of Revelation 13:10: He that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.Proverbial variants (unsourced translations): He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword.
If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.Martin Luther King Jr.
Let the world slide, let the world go; A fig for care, and a fig for woe! If I can't pay, why I can owe, And death makes equal the high and low.john heywood
I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way.john brown
You may be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper!
Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death?thomas gray
Mighty victor, mighty lord, Low on his funeral couch he lies! No pitying heart, no eye, afford A tear to grace his obsequies.thomas gray
Absence and death are the same only that in death there is no suffering.walter savage landor
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.Francis Bacon
They do neither plight nor wed In the city of the dead, in the city where they sleep away the hours.
Do not pity the dead, Harry, pity the living, and above all those who live without love.J. K. Rowling
I'd rather die like a man, than live like a coward.Tupac Shakur
Democracy is not a polite employer. The only way out of elective office is to get sick or die or get kicked out.herbert hoover
You should always go to other people's funerals; otherwise they won't go to yours.yogi berra
Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas.
A free man thinks of death least of all things; and his wisdom is a meditation not of death but of life.
It is only the dead who do not return.
All has its date below; the fatal hour was register'd in Heav'n ere time began. We turn to dust, and all our mightiest works die too.william cowper
"Passing away" is written on the world and all the world contains.felicia hemans
Death's but a path that must be trod, if man would ever pass to God.thomas parnell
The babe is at peace within the womb, the corpse is at rest within the tomb. We begin in what we end.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Earth has one angel less, and heaven one more since yesterday. Already, kneeling at the throne, she has received her welcome, and is resting on the bosom of her Saviour.Nathaniel Hawthorne
Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.Yoda
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