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.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.Francis Bacon
Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die.john masefield
At the end of your life, you're lucky if you die.
But thousands die without or this or that. Die, and endow a college or a cat.Alexander Pope
If birth is a manifestation of life, death is another.
Call no man happy till he is dead.
Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before. Advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.
All that tread the globe are but a handful to the tribes that slumber in its bosom.william cullen bryant
Heaven gave him all at once; then snatched away, ere mortals all his beauties could survey. Just like the flower that buds and withers in a day.john dryden
When I have folded up this tent and laid the soiled thing by, I shall go forth 'neath different stars, under an unknown sky.
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than the animals that know nothing.
I want to meet my God awake.
There's nothing certain in man's life but this: That he must lose it.
Hushed in the alabaster arms of Death, Our young Marcellus sleeps.
And when no longer we can see Thee, may we reach out our hands, and find Thee leading us through death to immortality and glory.
How well he fell asleep! Like some proud river, widening toward the sea, calmly and grandly, silently and deep, life joined eternity.
One may live as a conqueror, a king, or a magistrate; but he must die as a man.
The River Styx awaits! MY KINGDOM!!!Hades
"To follow you
I am not content --
How do I know
which way you went?"
We do not know this Australian's name and we never will. We do not know his rank or battalion. We do not know where he was born, nor precisely how he died ... We will never know who this Australian was ... he was one of the 45,000 Australians who died on the Western Front ... one of the 60,000 Australians who died on foreign soil. One of the 100,000 Australians who died in wars this century. He is all of them. And he is one of us.paul keating
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.Dennis Quaid
Malcolm! awake! Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, And look on death itself! up, up, and see The great doom's image!william shakespeare
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.J. K. Rowling
Westley: Why won't my arms move?
Fezzik: You've been mostly dead all day.
I just want you to feel you’re doing well. I hate for people to die embarrassed.Fezzik