Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns"
"For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity"
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living"
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead"
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see"
"It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls"
"Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people"
"Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it"
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live"
"Man always dies before he is fully born"
"If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead"
"For me, habit is just a synonym for death"
"Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit.""
"Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help"
"Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death"
"The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living"
"Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order"
"Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies"
"Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh"
"John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time"
"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist"
"Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure"
"The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living"
"Death will be a great relief. No more interviews"
"All architects want to live beyond their deaths"
"The idea is to die young as late as possible"