Birth Life And Death Quotes by Toni Morrison, Jean Cocteau, Ali ibn Abi Talib, Leonardo da Vinci, George Bernard Shaw, Jean de la Bruyere and many others.
Birth, life, and death― each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn’t know when he came and he doesn’t know when he’s leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything.
Life that crawled, life that slunk and crept and never closed its eyes. Life that burrowed and scurried, and life so still it was indistinguishable from the ivy stems on which it lay. Birth, life, and death – each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
There are only three events in a man’s life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
There are three great events in our lives: birth, life and death. Of birth we have no conscience; with death, we suffer; and, concerning life, we forget to live it.
Life is like a very short visit to a toy shop between birth and death.
There are but three events which concern man: birth, life and death. They are unconscious of their birth, they suffer when they die, and they neglect to live.
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth – look at the dying man’s struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.