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.
Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast, no weakness, no contempt, Dispraise, or blame, nothing but well and fair, And what may quiet us in a death so noble.john milton
Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.Francis Bacon
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.Francis Bacon
Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one.Philip Massinger
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Life and death merge in greatness.
They are both spectacular, life and death.
Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection.
So he passed over and all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side.john bunyan
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where.john dryden
He was exhal'd; his great Creator drew his spirit, as the sun the morning dew.john dryden
Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life.
For dust thou art, and unto dust shall thou return.
Now I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.
One destin'd period men in common have, the great, the base, the coward, and the brave. All food alike for worms, companions in the grave.
Vital spark of heavenly flame! Quit, oh quit this mortal frame.Alexander Pope
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep.
To our graves we walk In the thick footprints of departed men.alexander smith
To the Christian, these shades are the golden haze which heaven's light makes, when it meets the earth, and mingles with its shadows.
Death is a stage in human progress, to be passed as we would pass from childhood to youth, or from youth to manhood, and with the same consciousness of an everlasting nature.
Death is the waiting-room where we robe ourselves for immortality.
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.David Levithan
Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.Buddha