Sad Quotes about Dying
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Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland
Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
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If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu
O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi
Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa
There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco
Get busy living or get busy dying.
- Stephen King
Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.
- Annie Lennox
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep,
and there comes a time when it is wrong,
as well as useless, to resist.
- Stewart Alsop
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes
Dying is a wild night and a new road.
- Emily Dickinson
Meanwhile, our young men and women whose economic circumstances
make military service a viable career choice are dying
bravely in a war with no end in sight.
- Charles Rangel
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
Just like those who are incurably ill,
the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when.
- Philip Roth
Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most
deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
- Ronald Reagan
I could see myself in a white nurse's uniform,
working unnoticed for many years and at last dying,
unknown, unmarried and unsung.
- Kate Smith
Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying
or adapting themselves to circumstances.
- Samuel Butler
I'd rather be dead than dying.
- Stephen Evans
Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin -
it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
- S. J. Perelman
If I were dying my last words would be:
Have faith and pursue the unknown end.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers'
suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies
and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
Well, it seems all the fish in the rivers are dying.
Could this be an act of cod?
- Colin Mochrie
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it.
But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief,
that is a fate more terrible than dying.
- Joan of Arc
This might be the first generation where kids are dying
at a younger age than their parents and it's related
primarily to the obesity problem.
- Judy Davis
There are 38,000 people dying of hunger each day and most are children.
And, being a celebrity, I communicate about it as much as I can.
- Raul Julia
I have always felt the basis of everything in life is sexual,
and I will maintain that to my dying day.
- Frank Langella
When you see people suffering and dying and hungry,
this job gives you the ability to do something about it.
- Frank R. Wolf
Maybe our generation is more about sex,
but it feels like romance is dying out.
- Orlando Bloom
I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it -
who were dying to be in it,
whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do
the work that was necessary.
- Kenneth Branagh
The newspaper is dying.
I'm not sure there will be newspapers and its one business I'd never be in.
- Sumner Redstone
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom:
therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
- Albert Camus
Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.
- Woody Allen
In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
- Evelyn Waugh
If even dying is to be made a social function,
then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe
without disturbing the party.
- Dag Hammarskjold
The world is the mirror of myself dying.
- Henry Miller
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
- Samuel Butler
Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal;
a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all.
- William Butler Yeats
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas
I'm not afraid of turning 80 and I have lots of things to do.
I don't have time for dying.
- Ingvar Kamprad
People who think dying is the worst thing don't know a thing about life.
- Sue Monk Kidd
There's nothing glorious in dying.
Anyone can do it.
- Johnny Rotten
The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
- John W. Foster
I'm dying to get back in front of the cameras.
I miss it like crazy.
- Holly Valance
I thought about dying whenever I got bad news about other people.
- Jonah Lomu
I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me,
dying off very gradually one by one.
And here was a plague that cut them off so early.
- Thom Gunn
I want to walk into a room, be it a hospital for the
dying or a hospital for the sick children,
and feel that I am needed.
I want to do, not just to be.
- Princess Diana
A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats.
I'm talking about the mainstream media,
which is being destroyed by the opposition.
- Howard Fineman
I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time.
- Ben Stiller
The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth,
wisdom, is dying out.
- Walter Benjamin
A number of cases have been reported in which a dying
individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know.
- Stanislav Grof
I can't forgive my friends for dying;
I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
- Logan Pearsall Smith
A person starts dying when they stop dreaming.
- Brian Williams
Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying.
- Christian Furchtegott Gellert
The difficulty about all this dying,
is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it,
so where does the fun come in?
- Alice James
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work.
I want to achieve it through not dying.
- Woody Allen
Dying is something we human beings do continuously,
not just at the end of our physical lives on this earth.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
- Oscar Wilde
The scene is dull.
Tell him to put more life into his dying.
- Samuel Goldwyn
How some of the writers I come across get through their
books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
- William Gaddis
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God
it shall be my dying sentiment,
independence now and independence forever.
- Daniel Webster
So smoking is the perfect way to commit suicide without actually dying.
I smoke because it's bad, it's really simple.
- Damien Hirst
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on.
I'm not afraid of dying.
Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
- Kurt Cobain
Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon
is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out,
and I will tell you how old you are,
and I shall know if you are happy.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage,
except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with
some regularity that He may be dying.
- Edward Hoagland
If our country is worth dying for in time of war let
us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.
- Hamilton Fish
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