- I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death. – Thomas Browne, An Essay on Death
- The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it. – Doris Day
- Death is a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees. – J.J. Furnas
- Oh, may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again.
– George Eliot, The Choir Invisible
- Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly. – Elbert Hubbard