34+ Best Life and Death Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny life and death quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more love quotes on MindBootstrap.


Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. ~Lao Tzu


Memory and forgetfulness are as life and death to one another. To live is to remember and to remember is to live. To die is to forget and to forget is to die. ~Samuel Butler


It is not length of life, but depth of life. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. ~James Dean


Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. ~Norman Cousins


Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation. ~Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu


Life and death. They are somehow sweetly and beautifully mixed, but I don’t know how. ~Gloria Swanson


Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it. ~Haruki Murakami


Life hurts a lot more than death.


Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death. ~Angela Carter


Death is peaceful, life is harder. ~Stephenie Meyer


God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.


Life asked death, “why do people love me and hate you?” death replied, because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth.


It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. ~Marcus Aurelius


Life and death are balanced on the edge of a razor.


If you make every game a life and death proposition, you’re going to have problems. For one thing, you’ll be dead a lot. ~Dean Smith


Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music, and death a note unsaid. ~Langston Hughes


A life without passion is a slow way to freeze to death.


Life is rather a state of embryo, a preparation for life; a man is not completely born till he has passed through death. ~Benjamin Franklin


Death is not something you get over. It’s the rip that exposes life in a before and after chasm, and all you can do is try to exist as best you can in the after. ~Lily Graham


Life is not guaranteed at all but death is absolutely guaranteed upon all, yet we still prepare for life more than death.


Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life. ~Bertolt Brecht


For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.


Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.


I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my task are done. ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Life is a small gap between birth & death. So in this gap be happy and try to make others happy…! Enjoy every moment of life…


Death ends a life, not a relationship. ~Mitch Albom


Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. ~Oscar Wilde


Death is not the biggest disaster in life. The biggest disaster in life is, when our tear of Allah dies when we are still alive.


Life is eternal, and love is immortal, Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. ~Rossiter Worthington Raymond


Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. ~Rabindranath Tagore


For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. ~Khalil Gibran


The tragedy of life is not death but what we let die inside of us while we live. ~Norman Cousins


Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. ~Steve Jobs


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