In the attempt to defeat death man has been inevitably obliged to defeat life, for the two are inextricably related. Life moves on to death, and to deny one is to deny the other.
- Henry Miller
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Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway
Why would you be afraid of death? It would be an inconvenience. I have a lot of undone things and it's bound to get in the way. But, no, it doesn't scare me at all.
- David Carradine
I had always loved John Ford's pictures. And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him. He used the shock treatment while directing me.
- Ethel Waters
Birth was the death of him.
- Samuel Beckett
I think life is sacred, whether it's abortion or the death penalty.
- Tim Kaine
Movies like that aren't about the visual effects and explosions. They're human stories about family, about life, about death.
- Orlando Bloom
The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes.
- Simon Cowell
The disembodied spirit is immortal there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
- Thomas Hobbes