Happy quotes about death are extremely difficult to find but I have put together a really good list here. Warning: do not look elsewhere for happy death quotes. I had to read through many depressing quotes to find these heartening gems. Death is such a dark topic that I could not resist the challenge of shining some happiness on it. I hope one of these quotes cheers you up!
Happy Death Quotes
After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
I knew a man who once said, “death smiles at us all; all a man can do is smile back.”
Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
Death is for many of us the gate of hell; but we are inside on the way out, not outside on the way in.
George Bernard Shaw
I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.
Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.
Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Death is not the end.
Death can never be the end.
Death is the road.
Life is the traveller.
The Soul is the Guide.
Thinking and talking about death need not be morbid; they may be quite the opposite. Ignorance and fear of death overshadow life, while knowing and accepting death erases this shadow.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
Pope Paul VI
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
Percival Arland Ussher
The idea is to die young as late as possible.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.
I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Death never takes the wise man by surprise; He is always ready to go.
Jean de La Fontaine
From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
The death of someone we know always reminds us that we are still alive – perhaps for some purpose which we ought to re-examine.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one’s own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there.
Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident. It is as common as life.
Henry David Thoreau
Death a friend that alone can bring the peace his treasures cannot purchase, and remove the pain his physicians cannot cure.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
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