— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Quatrains
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Quatrains, Nature
— Mark Manson American writer and blogger 1984
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016), Chapter 9, “...And Then You Die” (p. 208)
— Peter Porter British poet 1929 - 2010
"A Tale of Two Pieties", in The Chair of Babel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992) p. 51.
— Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
— Napoleon I of France French general, First Consul and later Emperor of the French 1769 - 1821
Napoleon : In His Own Words (1916)
— John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society
The Affluent Society (1958), Chapter 9, Section II, p. 103
— Carl Sandburg American writer and editor 1878 - 1967
— Thomas Tickell English poet and man of letters 1685 - 1740
Context: There patient show'd us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe; There taught us how to live; and (oh! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die. On the Death of Mr. Addison (1721), line 81. Compare: "He who should teach men to die, would at the same time teach them to live", Michel de Montaigne, Essay, book i. chap. ix.; "I have taught you, my dear flock, for above thirty years how to live; and I will show you in a very short time how to die", Sandys, Anglorum Speculum, p. 903; "Teach him how to live, And, oh still harder lesson! how to die", Beilby Porteus, Death, line 316; "He taught them how to live and how to die", Somerville, In Memory of the Rev. Mr. Moore.
„Everyone always dies for his country. If you have lived in it, well and wisely and actively, you die for it too.“
— Jean Giraudoux, The Trojan War Will Not Take Place
Tiger at the Gates (1935)
„To be able to keep a mother-in-law in the country while he lives in Paris, and vice versa, is a piece of good fortune which a husband too rarely meets with.“
— Honoré de Balzac, Physiologie du mariage
Physiology of Marriage (1829), Avoir sa belle-mère en province quand on demeure à Paris, et vice versa, est une de ces bonnes fortunes qui se rencontrent toujours trop rarement. Part III, Meditation XXV: Allies, Section II: Of the Mother-in-Law.
— Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015
„Harry Dresden: Because Thomas is too pretty to die. And because I'm too stubborn to die. And most of all because tomorrow is Oktoberfest, Butters, and polka will never die.“
— Jim Butcher, The Dresden Files
The Dresden Files, Dead Beat (2005)