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If we don`t know life, how can we know death?
Confucius
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By theme : Death   Life     Philosophy     Wisdom    

Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.
Joseph Heller
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By theme : Death   Life    

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Euripides
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By theme : Behavior     Death   Life    

No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
Plato
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By theme : Evil     Good     Philosophy     Death  

We cannot be sure that we have something to live for unless we are ready to die for it.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme : Death   Life    

A man dies as often as he loses his friends.
Francis Bacon
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By theme : Death   Friendship    

To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?
Socrates
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By theme : Death   Philosophy    

Everyone is born sincere and die deceiver.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme : Death   Life    

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
Jean Cocteau
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By theme : Death   Life    

The fact that he died does not prove that he lived.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme : Death   Humor     Life     Wit    

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at steadily.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Death   Philosophy     Reason     Wisdom    

Death never happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme : Death   Life    

Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Plato
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By theme : Death  

Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
Marcel Achard
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By theme : Death   Life     Nature    

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana
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By theme : Death   Life     Wit    

Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
Epicurus
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By theme : Death   Philosophy    

If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme : Death   Feelings    

The first condition of immortality is death.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme : Death   Humor     Wit    

No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Plato
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By theme : Death   Good     Life    

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme : Death   Wisdom    

 
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