The main facts in human life are five: birth food sleep love and death.
- E. M. Forster
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I looked Death right in the face.
- Travis Barker
Whether you like it or not, you're forced to come to the realisation that death is out there. But I don't fear death, I'm a fatalist. I believe when it's your time, that's it. It's the hand you're dealt.
- Clint Eastwood
Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
- Elbert Hubbard
Less base the fear of death than fear of life.
- Edward Young
I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
- Douglas MacArthur
Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
- Julie Burchill
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
- Carter Burwell
Even when you're making a movie about life, death is a presence, and I guess it's part of my dramatic viewpoint. I'm not sure why exactly.
- Gus Van Sant