To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
#death, #dumbledore, #harry, #inspirational, #philosophers-stone, #ron, sorcerers-stone


I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
Woody Allen
#death, #fear, #humor, #life


Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
#Anais Nin
#death, #love


I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) #adventuring, #death, #time


I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix – #Axis: Bold as Love
#death, #life


The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Mark Twain
#death, #life


Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
#death, #life


Death’s got an Invisibility Cloak?” Harry interrupted again.
“So he can sneak up on people,” said Ron. “Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking…
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
#death, #humor, #sarcasm


I DON’T CARE!” Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. “I’VE HAD ENOUGH, I’VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON’T CARE ANYMORE!”
“You do care,” said Dumbledore. He had not flinched or made a single move to stop Harry demolishing his office. His expression was calm, almost detached. “You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
#ache, #death, #dumbledore, #harry-potter, #hurt, #life, #pain


It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a sickly moment of dark surprise as you try and readjust the way you thought of things.
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
#death


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Oscar Wilde
#belief, #death, #ideals, #martyr, #truth