Though this may be play to you

  • Call no man happy till he is dead. – Aeschylus
  • Though this may be play to you, Tis death to us. – Aesop
  • Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection. – Anonymous
  • In the midst of life we are in death. – Anonymous
  • Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. – Anonymous
  • Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is pass’d in sleep.- Lord Byron