When did you stop fearing death?

Quotes about death and impermanence

I believe that when death closes our eyes we stand in a light of which our sunlight is only a shadow.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
Jean Paul

Everything changes, but behind it lies an eternal.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only important things in life are traces of love that we leave behind when we say goodbye.
Albert Schweizer

The most beautiful monument that a person can get is in the hearts of others.
Albert Schweizer

In addition, Christ died and became alive again, that he was Lord over the dead and the living.
Romans 14.9

The Lord is my shepherd, I will lack nothing. He gives my soul refreshment,
true to its name.
Psalm 23

Death comes only once, and yet it is felt in all moments of life. It is harder to fear than to suffer.
Jean de La Bruyère

Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The greatest of people are those who can give hope to others.
Jean Jaurès

A good, noble person who lives with us cannot be taken from us; he leaves a shining trail.
Thomas Carylle

To be able to fall asleep when one is tired and to be able to drop a burden that has been borne for a long time is a delicious, wonderful thing.
Hermann Hesse

Do not be afraid, for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.
Isa 43,1

You are sad now, but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice.
John 16:22

Every moment in life is a step towards death.
Pierre Corneille

You die as you lived; dying is part of life, not death.
Ludwig Marcuse

The man who counts the highest years has not lived the most, but he who has felt his life most.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Only those who move the heart move the world.
Ernst Wiechert

Dying is putting out the lamp in the morning light, not putting out the sun.
Rabindranath Tagore

And when you have comforted yourself, you will be glad to have known me. You will always be my friend. You will remember how much you loved laughing with me.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Father, I command my spirit into your hands, you have redeemed me, you faithful God.
Psalm 31: 6

As for the future, our job is not to foresee it, but to make it possible. "
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When you look at the sky at night, you will feel as if all the stars are laughing, because I live on one of them, because I laugh on one of them.
You alone will have stars that can laugh! "And he laughed again.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

He who lives in the memory of loved ones is not dead. He is just distant. Only those who are forgotten are dead.
Immanuel Kant

Death is great
We are his
Laughing mouth
When we mean ourselves in the middle of life
Does he dare to cry?
Right in the middle of us
Rainer Maria Rilke


All growth is a death
Each becoming an offense
Everything is an experience
Every death a resurrection
Rabindranath Tagore


He who lives in the memory of his loved ones is not dead, he is just distant.
Only those who are forgotten are dead.
Immanuel Kant


Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

You have vanished into the void, but in the blue of the sky you have left an incredible trace. In the blowing of the wind under shadows an invisible image.
Rabindranath Tagore

Separation can be called death because who knows where we're going.
Death is just a brief separation into an eternal reunion.
Joseph von Eichendorff

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead. And the bridge between them is love. The only thing that remains. The only point.
Thornton Wilder

The only important thing in life are the traces of love that we leave behind when we have to leave without being asked and say goodbye
Albert Schweitzer

Happy is the person who feels the connection with all living things and therefore loves people and life.
Albert Schweitzer

He is free now and our tears wish him luck.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You who have loved me so much do not look to the life that I have ended, but to what I am starting.
Augustine

And my soul spread my wings wide, flew through the quiet lands as if it were flying home
Joseph von Eichendorff

You are what you are before God, nothing more and nothing less.
Johannes Maria Vianney

Faith gives us the strength to bravely face what we cannot change.
Martin Luther King

Our heart is restless until it rests in you.
Augustine

We all fall, that hand falls, and look at others. It is in everyone and yet there is one who holds this falling infinitely gently in his hands.
Rainer Maria Rilke

I'm a stone from your mosaic, will put me in the right place. I embed myself in your hands
Edith Stein

Jesus lives. Me too, with him. Death, where are your horrors now? He lives and will raise me from the dead too.
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert

The eternal is silent. According to the transience. God's will goes over the earthly controversy in silence.
Wilhelm Raabe

Above the diversity of time stands an eternal God, whose wisdom guides us, whose strength protects us, whose love sustains us.
Martin Luther King

Our dead are not absent, only invisible.
They look with their eyes full of light into our eyes full of sadness
Augustine


Good for people when they have learned to endure what they cannot change and to reveal with dignity what they cannot save.
Friedrich Schiller

The thought of the impermanence of all earthly things is a source of infinite suffering - and a source of infinite consolation.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

There is nothing terrible about death. Only the terrible idea of ​​death makes it terrible.
Epictetus

With the wings of time, sadness flies away.
Jean de La Fontaine

When saying goodbye, a moment comes when you feel the grief so strongly that the loved one is no longer with you.
Gustave Flaubert

Do not speak sorrowfully of my departure, but close your eyes,
and you'll see me among you, now and always.
Khalil Gibran

Is death just a sleep, how can dying scare you? Did you ever feel it when you fell asleep in the evening?
Friedrich Hebbel

Death is least feared by those whose life is most valuable.
Immanuel Kant

Our dear dead did not die, they just ceased to be mortal.
Ottokar Kernstock

I am not dead, I just change the rooms, I live in you and go through your dreams.
Michelangelo

Nobody knows what death is, whether it is not the greatest of all goods for man. But they fear him as if they knew for sure that he is the greatest evil.
Plato

Each coming spring, which drives the sprouts of plants out of the bosom of the earth, gives me an explanation of the anxious riddle of death and refutes my fearful fear of eternal sleep.
Friedrich Schiller

If dying is a misfortune, it must also be a misfortune not to be there beforehand.
Seneca

Now it is time to go away: for me to die, for you to live. Who of us approaches the better is hidden from everyone
Socrates