"The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself."
"If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?"
"It's normally the kiss of death to be identified as a rising star, or someone to watch."
"I just don't get death at all. Yes, it's there. But I don't get it."
"But for me, it is when a student has died. I find the death of a young person the most difficult and painful of times. To explain it to other young people, to see a bright future snuffed out, is just awful. I am haunted by those deaths."
"Cowards die many times before their deaths the valiant never taste of death but once."
"But the issue is not only life and death but our existence before God and our being judged by him. All of us were sinners before him and worthy of condemnation."
"Have an earnestness for death and you will have life."
"It is vain for the coward to flee death follows close behind it is only by defying it that the brave escape."
"People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend."