Death

Dogen
“Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost.” — Dogen
Adi Da Samraj
“Fear of death is fear of the Unknown.” — Adi Da Samraj
Stephen Hawking
“I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die.” — Stephen Hawking
Robert Greene
“When it comes to mastering a skill, time is the magic ingredient.” — Robert Greene
Robert Greene
“We must create our own world or we will die from inaction.” — Robert Greene
Hans Christian Andersen
“Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead.” — Hans Christian Andersen
Lao Tzu
“A man with outward courage dares to die: a man with inner courage dares to live.” — Lao Tzu
Og Mandino
“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Your life will never be the same again.” — Og Mandino
Euripides
“I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.” — Euripides
Socrates
“Be of good cheer about death, and know this of a truth, that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.” — Socrates
Wayne Gretzky
“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” — Wayne Gretzky
Albus Dumbledore
“It's the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.” — Albus Dumbledore
Jiddu Krishnamurti
“The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti
Chinese Proverb
“There are two kinds of perfect people: those who are dead, and those who have not been born yet.” — Chinese Proverb
Seneca
“You want to live but do you know how to live? You are scared of dying and tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different from being dead?” — Seneca
Elon Musk
“I don't ever give up. I'd have to be dead or completely incapacitated.” — Elon Musk
Sigmund Freud
“Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” — Sigmund Freud
Anne Frank
“The dead receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude.” — Anne Frank
Ming-dao Deng
“Death is not an ending. It is a transformation.” — Ming-Dao Deng
Alexander Pope
“You purchase pain with all that joy can give and die of nothing but a rage to live.” — Alexander Pope
Virginia Woolf
“I have lost friends, some by death...others by sheer inability to cross the street.” — Virginia Woolf
Steve Jobs
“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” — Steve Jobs
Confucius
“Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven. ” — Confucius
Theodore Roosevelt
“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” — Theodore Roosevelt
Benjamin Mays
“Whatever you do,strive to do it so well that no man living and no man dead and no man yet to be born could do it any better.” — Benjamin Mays
Og Mandino
“Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile.” — Og Mandino
Herodotus
“The saddest aspect of life is that there is no one on earth whose happiness is such that he won't sometimes wish he were dead rather than alive.” — Herodotus
Pema Chodron
“To live is to be willing to die over and over again.” — Pema Chodron
Zhuangzi
“We are born from a quiet sleep, and we die to a calm awakening” — Zhuangzi
Bob Marley
“Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.” — Bob Marley
Hans Christian Andersen
“Death walks faster than the wind and never returns what he has taken.” — Hans Christian Andersen
Ray Bradbury
“Stuff your eyes with wonder... live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” — Ray Bradbury
Albert Einstein
“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ” — Albert Einstein
Franz Kafka
“One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die. ” — Franz Kafka
Alexandre Dumas
“For all evils there are two remedies - time and silence.” — Alexandre Dumas
F. Scott Fitzgerald
“No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
Adi Da Samraj
“Fear of death is fear of surrender to Infinity. Learn to surrender, to exist at Infinity while alive, and fear of death dissolves.” — Adi Da Samraj
Mahatma Gandhi
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi
Zhuangzi
“Do not use life to give life to death. Do not use death to bring death to life.” — Zhuangzi
Henry David Thoreau
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” — Henry David Thoreau
Marcus Aurelius
“Death smiles at us all. All we can do is smile back.” — Marcus Aurelius
Samuel Butler
“To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know he is dead.” — Samuel Butler
Mark Twain
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” — Mark Twain
Napoleon Hill
“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” — Napoleon Hill

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