Preparation For Death Quotes by Margot Asquith, George MacDonald, Jane Austen, Stanislav Grof, Sinclair Lewis, Samuel Johnson and many others.
It is not dying, but living, that is a preparation for Death.
Many a life has been injured by the constant expectation of death. It is life we have to do with, not death. The best preparation for the night is to work diligently while the day lasts. The best preparation for death is life.
Life could do nothing for her, beyond giving time for a better preparation for death.
There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
In everything was the spirit of children’s play – not the rule-ridden, time-killing play of adults that is a preparation for death, but the busy and credulous play of children that is a preparation for life.
To neglect at any time preparation for death is to sleep on our post at a siege; to omit it in old age is to sleep at an attack.
Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.
Death is the real inspiring genius or Musagetes of philosophy, and for this reason Socrates defined philosophy as thanatou mГ©lГ©tГЁ (preparation for death; Plato, Phaedo, 81a). Indeed, without death there would hardly have been any philosophizing.