- “Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.” – Joseph Bayly
- “Death is as sure for that which is born,
as birth is for that which is dead.
Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.” – Bhagavad Gita
- “I’d rather die while I’m living then live while I’m dead.” – Jimmy Buffet
- “Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.” – Albert Camus
- “Woe, woe, woe… in a little while we shall all be dead.
Therefore let us behave as though we were dead already.” – Raymond Chandler