Of all the events which constitute a person’s biography, there is scarcely one … to which the world so easily reconciles itself as to his death.
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, The House of the Seven Gables
Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.
YODA, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The grave itself is but a covered bridge,
Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, The Golden Legend
Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
KATHARINE HEPBURN, The Mammoth Book of Zingers, Quips, and One-Liners
The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.
JOHN DRYDEN, Palamon and Arcite
As soon as one is born, one starts dying.
LUIGI PIRANDELLO, Henry IV
(Each day on Earth takes us closer to becoming stardust again – the glory of death
Raja Arasa Ratnam)