Subject: Death

Okay, Father. I'll pray that you don't follow me too soon.

(1920 – 1945) only American soldier to be court martialed and executed for desertion during World War II

The nourishment is palatable.

(1800 – 1874) 13th U.S. President

I don't feel good.

(1849 – 1926) American botanist & horticulturist

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.

(1955 –2011) business magnate, co-founder & CEO of Apple

Never drive at night.

(1834 - 1902) American manufacturer

Well, I've had a happy life.

(1778 – 1830) English writer, essayist, critic, grammarian & philosopher

Secretary: It must be hard to lose your mother-in-law.

Field’s reply: Yes, it is, very hard… it’s almost impossible.

(1880 – 1946) comedian, actor, juggler & writer

Give Death Panels a Chance

I don’t want to die before my parents die, especially my mother, because I don’t want her to get the chance to pick out what I’m going to wear for eternity.

(1962 – ) American political satirist, writer, television host & comedian

But how the devil do you think this could harm me?

(1713 – 1784) French philosopher, art critic & writer

At the funeral, everyone said, 'What a shame, he died penniless;' I don't know — to me that sounds like perfect timing on a hell of a budget.

American comedian

Can this last long?

(1650 – 1702) Dutch ruler over England & Ireland & Scotland

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.

(1903 – 1974) English intellectual, literary critic & writer

It's very beautiful over there.

(1847 – 1931) American inventor, scientist & businessman

This isn't Hamlet, you know. It's not meant to go into the bloody ear.

(1907 – 1989) English actor, director & producer

I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.

Alexander III (356 – 323 BC) King of Macedon

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

(1835 – 1902) English composer, author & satirist

I feel sleepy, a short time of rest would do me good.

(1746 – 1792) King of Sweden

If I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

(1803 – 1857) English writer

Only from the cold, my friend.

(1736 – 1793) French astronomer, orator & leader of the French Revolution
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