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
After the writer’s death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.jean cocteau
You may be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper!
Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst.Elizabeth Wurtzel
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
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.Nathan Hale
Death should be a long, beautiful voyage and limitless vacations of the flesh.tristan tzara
Absence and death are the same only that in death there is no suffering.walter savage landor
We may have years, we may have hours, but sooner of later, we push up flowers.
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
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.David Levithan
Miracle Max: It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive. With all dead, well, with all dead there's usually only one thing you can do.
Inigo Montoya: What's that?
Miracle Max: Go through his clothes and look for loose change.
See my lips tremble and my eyeballs roll. Suck my last breath, and catch my flying soul!Alexander Pope
In the midst of life we are in death.
And, as she looked around, she saw how Death, the consoler, laying his hand upon many a heart, had healed it forever.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For death betimes is comfort, not dismay, and who can rightly die needs no delay.
Death cannot come to him untimely who is fit to die. The less of this cold world, the more of heaven, the briefer life, the earlier immortality.
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