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
Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst.Elizabeth Wurtzel
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
After the writer’s death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.jean cocteau
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
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
Death should be a long, beautiful voyage and limitless vacations of the flesh.tristan tzara
Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time to thinking about death.john green
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.
Life's race well run, Life's work well done, Life's crown well won, Now comes rest.
I'd rather die like a man, than live like a coward.Tupac Shakur
"Death's got an Invisibility Cloak?" Harry interrupted again. "So he can sneak up on people," said Ron. "Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking..."J. K. Rowling
I'm dead on the surface, But I am screaming underneath.Coldplay