Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Death.

The repository contains 35 quotes in the category “Death.”
Showing quotes 1 through 20 in the category “Death.” Page 1 2.

I’m not afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

Woody Allen
1935 —     

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work, I want to achieve it by not dying.

Woody Allen
1935 —     

To his wife who asked him where she should bury him if he were to die first:

Surprise me.

Yogi Berra
1925 —     

Writing his own epitaph (which was not used):

The body of
B. Franklin, Printer
(Like the Cover of an Old book
Its Contents torn out
And Stript of its Lettering and Gilding)
Lies Here, Food for Worms.
But the Work shall not be Lost;
For it will (as he Believ’d) Appear Once More
In a New and More Elegant Edition
Revised and Corrected
By the Author.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

I intend to live forever, or die trying.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

One can survive everything nowadays except death.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Guns are always the best method for private suicide. Drugs are too chancy. You might miscalculate the dosage and just have a good time.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

Why build knowing destruction is inevitable, why yearn live knowing all things must die?

Franz Kafka
1883 — 1924

I never knew how someone dying could say he was the luckiest man in the world. But now I understand.

Mickey Mantle
1931 — 1995

Once I realized how expensive funerals are, I began to exercise and watch my diet.

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

Live fast; die young; leave a good-looking corpse behind.

James Dean
1931 — 1955

If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive.

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

I’m dying with the aid of too many physicians.

King Alexander the Great
356 — 323 A.D.

I’d hate to die twice. It’s so boring.

Richard P. Feynman
1918 — 1988

Before being executed in Oklahoma's electric chair:

How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? French fries.

James French
1936 — 1966

When you have solved all mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.

Khalil Gibran
1883 — 1931

When you die, some people might be happy and some people might be sad. But one thing is for sure; someone will still have to pay taxes for your funeral.

Infoism

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