Aphorisms by theme: Death

If we don`t know life, how can we know death?

Confucius

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By theme : Death Life Philosophy Wisdom
Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.

Joseph Heller

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By theme : Death Life
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.

Euripides

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By theme : Behavior Death Life
No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.

Plato

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By theme : Evil Good Philosophy Death
We cannot be sure that we have something to live for unless we are ready to die for it.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Death Life
A man dies as often as he loses his friends.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Death Friendship
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?

Socrates

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By theme : Death Philosophy
Everyone is born sincere and die deceiver.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Death Life
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

Jean Cocteau

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By theme : Death Life
The fact that he died does not prove that he lived.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Death Humor Life Wit
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at steadily.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Death Philosophy Reason Wisdom
Death never happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Death Life
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.

Plato

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By theme : Death
Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.

Marcel Achard

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By theme : Death Life Nature
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

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By theme : Death Life Wit
Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.

Epicurus

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By theme : Death Philosophy
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Death Feelings
The first condition of immortality is death.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Death Humor Wit
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.

Plato

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By theme : Death Good Life
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Death Wisdom
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