- “A person doesn’t die when he should but when he can.” –Gabriel García Márquez
- “Death is the king of this world: ’tis his park
Where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain
Are music for his banquet.” – George Eliot
- “And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death.”
- “Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk.
It is walking toward me, without hurrying.” – Jean Cocteau
- “I feel no pain dear mother now,
But oh, I am so dry!
O take me to a brewery,
And leave me there to die.” – Anonymous (19th century)
- “Death is a Dialouge between, The Spirit and the Dust.” – Emily Dickinson