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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths read more

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.

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The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is read more

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

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One who rushes madly after inordinate desire, runs the risk of encountering destruction and death.

One who rushes madly after inordinate desire, runs the risk of encountering destruction and death.

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A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to read more

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.

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I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life. Death was like love, a romantic escape. I took read more

I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life. Death was like love, a romantic escape. I took pills because I didn't want to throw myself off my balcony and know people would photograph me lying dead below.

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Death is near and our mutual company is short.

Death is near and our mutual company is short.

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Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

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There is no death! What seems so is transition; This life of mortal breath is but a suburb of the read more

There is no death! What seems so is transition; This life of mortal breath is but a suburb of the life elysian, whose portal we call Death.

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Poverty is the worst form of death.

Poverty is the worst form of death.

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