Tag Archives: Quotes about Death

“Death never takes a wise man by surprise; he is always ready to go.”

- Jean de la Fontaine
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You cannot rush your way through grief. Grief unfolds with the same exquisite timing as the rose, left to blossom on its own until the colors slowly fade and the petals fall away of their own accord.

- Margaret Brownley
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“His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien
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“Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.”

- A. Sachs
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“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.”

- Rabindranath Tagore
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“Death is a wild night and a new road”

- Emily Dickinson
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