Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
- Carter Burwell
Life is a predicament which precedes death.
- Henry James
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
- T. S. Eliot
But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
- Liam Neeson
Washington, not Jefferson, freed his slaves upon his death.
- Stephen Ambrose
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain
We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
- Daniel Boone