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.
Death should be a long, beautiful voyage and limitless vacations of the flesh.tristan tzara
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
Death hath a thousand doors to let out life. I shall find one.Philip Massinger
I'd rather die like a man, than live like a coward.Tupac Shakur
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.Nathan Hale
The only time we can talk about death is while we’re alive, not afterwards.josé saramago
Death is for the living and not for the dead.
Till tired, he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er.Alexander Pope
Death is swallowed up in victory. O Death where is thy sting, O Grave where is thy victory?
Death is so preoccupied with life, that is has no time for anything else.
But when the sun in all his state, illumed the eastern skies, she passed through glory's morning gate, and walked in Paradise.james aldrich
We wonder if this can be really the close, Life's fever cooled by death's trance. And we cry, though it seems to our dearest of foes, "God give us another chance."
Of no distemper, of no blast he died. But fell like autumn fruit that mellow'd long.john dryden
Nay, why should I fear Death, who gives us life, and in exchange takes breath?
There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise.charles mackay
When I am dead, my dearest, sing no sad songs for me, plant thou no roses at my head, no shady cypress tree.
The world recedes; it disappears! Heaven opens on my eyes!
God's finger touched him, and he slept.
There's death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don't pay attention. Until we do.Cynthia Hand
He is dead and gone, lady,
He is dead and gone;
At his head a grass-green turf,
At his heels a stone.
I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.unknown
Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.westley