Proverbs On Loss

These Proverbs On Loss would provide a timeless perspective on the loss of a loved one and help find comfort and support...


"Death doesn't take the old but the ripe."
~Russian proverb

"This day...is the birthday of eternity."
~Latin Proverb

"Praise day at night and life at end."
~Greek proverb

"Death-the gate of life."
~Latin proverb

"Death is a black camel which kneels at every man's gate."
~Turkish Proverb


Happy He Who Dies Before He Calls For Death

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"Happy he who dies before he calls for death to take him away."

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"Death is only an incident in life."

"Death is here and death is there,
Death is busy everywhere."
~Shelley

"Death is but a path that must be trod
If man would ever pass to God."
~Parnell

"Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave."

"As soon as a man is born he begins to die."

"A man can die but once: we owe God a death."
~William Shakespeare

"A fair death honors a whole life."

"The ripest fruit falls first."

"The undiscover'd country from whose bourne
No traveler returns."
~William Shakespeare

"From the day of your birth you begin to die as well as to live."
~French Proverb

"When death puts out the flame, the snuff will tell
If we are wax or tallow, by the smell."
~Franklin

"The first breath is the beginning of death."

"The doors of death are ever open."

"That sweet sleep which medicines all pain."
~Shelley

"Old men go to death, but death comes to young men."

"Nothing so sure as death."

"He that once is born, once must die."

"Golden lads and girls all must,
As Chimney-sweepers, come to dust."
~William Shakespeare

"Death is the grand leveler."

"Nothing so sure as death."

"Never the grave gives back what it has won."
~German Proverb

"Death foreseen comes not."

"The life of the dead is in the memory of the living."
Latin Proverb

"The fear of the death is worse than the death itself." ~Latin Proverb

"Live mindful of death."
~Latin Proverb

"Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the poor man's cottage
and at the palaces of kings."
~Horace

"Six feet of earth make all men equal."
~Italian Proverb

"No one dies before his time."
~Yiddish Proverb

"Death is no chooser."
~Yiddish Proverb

"Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."
~The Bible, Isaiah 22:13

"After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box."
~Italian Saying


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