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 comes for us all. We can only choose how to face it when it comes.robert jordan
If being a kid is about learning how to live, then being a grown-up is about learning how to die.Stephen King
See my lips tremble and my eyeballs roll. Suck my last breath, and catch my flying soul!Alexander Pope
Death slue not him, but he made death his ladder to the skies.Edmund Spenser
Who can take Death's portrait? The tyrant never sat.Edward Young
As soon as man, expert from time, has found the key of life, it opes the gates of death.Edward Young
In the midst of life we are in death.
So was she soon exhaled, and vanished hence; as a sweet odour, of a vast expense. She vanished, we can scarcely say she died.john dryden
Sit the comedy out, and that done, when the Play's at an end, let the Curtain fall down.
A dying man can do nothing easy.
When life is woe, and hope is dumb, the World says, "Go!" The Grave says, "Come!"arthur guiterman
The ancients dreaded death: the Christian can only fear dying.
And they die an equal death, the idler and the man of mighty deeds.
He slept an iron sleep. Slain fighting for his country.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
A heap of dust remains of thee; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be!Alexander Pope
Death's pale flag advanced in his cheeks.
But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him.charles wolfe
So fades a summer cloud away; so sinks the gale when storms are o'er. So gently shuts the eye of day, so dies a wave along the shore.
Yes, death, the hourly possibility of it, death is the sublimity of life.
Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.Yoda
All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story, which no one on earth has read; which goes on forever; in which every chapter is better than the one before.C. S. Lewis