"They say that somewhere in Africa the elephants have a secret grave where they go to lie down, unburden their wrinkled gray bodies, and soar away, light spirits at the end."
"Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another."
"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings."
"That is not dead which can eternal lie,And with strange aeons even death may die."
"Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal."
"A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it."
"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
"Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air- And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp’d towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep."
"There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness and death."
"Dead, we are revealed in our true dimensions, and they are surprisingly modest."
"and realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality."
"Death ends a life, not a relationship."