I don't fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach. -Mary Roach

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful. -Alan Watts

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. -Norman Cousins

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. -Alan Watts

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. -Robert Fulghum

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. -Alan watts

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. -Arthur Koestler

No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. -Alan Watts

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We identify in our experience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us. -Alan Watts

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. \ -Napoleon Bonaparte

Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know. -Alan Watts

If someone were to say that life at hard labor is as painful as death and therefore equally cruel, I should reply that, taking all the unhappy moments of perpetual slavery together, it is perhaps even more painful, but these moments are spread out over a lifetime, and capital punishment exercises all its power in an instant. -Cesare Beccaria

Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem. -Joseph Stalin

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. -Tecumseh

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. -Socrates

I am determined to offer an apology with my death. -Hideki Tojo

At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness. -Dorothy Hamill

Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. -Joyce Meyer

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow. -Bob Marley

It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. -Henry Rollins