A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.

Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument.

Death is a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.

Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

Death: to stop sinning suddenly.

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

I do not believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear.

I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.

I wouldn't mind dying -- it's the business of having to stay dead that scares the shit out of me.

If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call to make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?

It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Life is madness, reason is death

Life without a friend is like death without a witness.

Love, like death, changes everything.

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.

The crime bill passed by the Senate would reinstate the Federal death penalty for certain violent crimes: assassinating the President; hijacking an airliner; and murdering a government poultry inspector.

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave b

There is a certain inevitability to a couple of things. Death and taxes come to mind. However, death doesn't get worse every time the legislators come together.

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Truth is always the death of what it is the truth of.

We who are about to die, are going to take one hell of a lot of the bastards with us.

What is life, except excuse for death, or death but an escape from life.

When the Black Camel comes for me, I'm not going to go kicking and screaming -- I am, however, going to try to talk my way out of it. "No, no, you want the other Walter Slovotsky."