Top 66 Life And Death Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Life And Death Quotes from famous people such as Andris Nelsons, Emmylou Harris, Thelma Schoonmaker, Phil Bredesen, Robert Zemeckis, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Music is something so mystical, so unexplainably a thin

Music is something so mystical, so unexplainably a thing you cannot put in the rules or boundaries, you know? It speaks about our feelings about questions of life and death. It goes absolutely beyond any kind of rules.
Andris Nelsons
Animals have a much better attitude to life and death than we do. They know when their time has come. We are the ones that suffer when they pass, but it’s a healing kind of grief that enables us to deal with other griefs that are not so easy to grab hold of.
Emmylou Harris
If forced to choose my favourite film, I would have to say ‘Raging Bull’ because it was the first feature film I worked on, and it was like having pure gold in my hands. But my husband’s film ‘The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp’ is equally a favourite because of its enormous emotional power.
Thelma Schoonmaker
The consequences of decisions don’t just affect spreadsheets… They affect, in fundamental ways, the lives of people and they often mean the difference between life and death.
Phil Bredesen
I’m really tired of making these huge, over-$100 million movies where they literally mean life and death for a studio. It’s really rough making these expensive movies. Everyone is hysterical.
Robert Zemeckis
It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, ‘Life and death issues don’t come along that often, thank God, so don’t treat everything like it’s life or death. Go easier.’
Thomas Arnold
The choices Israelis face and the decisions they make, day in and day out, are literally the difference between life and death. In many ways, I liken their reactions to the way I felt while serving in Iraq.
Pete Hegseth
I am more interested in how people interpret the phrase ‘Elect The Dead’ than what I may or may not have intended. I named the album after the track, which is a spiritual song about love, life and death and is the heaviest song on the album without having any heavy instruments.
Serj Tankian
I always knew from books and shows that the lives of circus artists are not easy, but spending time and learning from them made me realise the amount of effort they put in and how they constantly jostle between life and death.
Shweta Tripathi
President Kennedy’s life and death represent both what is possible in America, and all of the work left undone.
Jack Schlossberg
I enjoy every climb – maybe it’s because it’s a literal dance between life and death.
Alain Robert
When you look at death, it makes you understand the importance of the moment when you have life and death in front of you, and you witness seeing someone deteriorating in front of you – it’s an overwhelming experience. If you don’t learn from that, I don’t know what else you’re gonna learn.
Mickalene Thomas
It’s a matter of life and death for this country. The Kenyan forests are facing extinction and it is a man-made problem.
Wangari Maathai
Playing for your country may seem like a massive thing, but you can build it into something it’s not and put yourself under pressure from what the media say, but at the end of the day it’s not life and death.
Stuart Broad
I remember going to the university film club to see ‘The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp’ one night and being bowled over. It was one of the most beautiful films I’d ever seen. And it felt so personal.
Kevin Macdonald
I don’t think there is a need to treat matches with India like a matter of life and death. We need to take cricket as cricket.
Shahid Afridi
Over the years, I’ve been involved in many business crises. I qualify this, since my crises have never involved life and death or the survival of the human race. But they are still crises.
Brad Feld
I think what’s always been interesting to me than the science and the criminality with this job is what happens to your persona, your disposition, after day in and day out dealing with life and death.
George Eads
Life and death are important. Don’t suffer them in vain.
You know Americans are obsessed with life and death and rebirth, that’s the American Cycle. You know, awakening, tragic, horrible death and then Phoenix rising from the ashes. That’s the American story, again and again.
Billy Corgan
Becoming a parent gives you access to a whole world of feeling. It gives you a much stronger sense of life and death: becoming a father made me realise my own mortality.
Laurence Fox
Life and death. At some point we’re gonna leave this world. Do I know when? Absolutely not.
Terrell Owens
To have faith doesn’t mean you get any less frustrated when you don’t do your best, but you know that it’s not life and death. Take what you’re given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going.
Tom Lehman
To a billion people around the world surviving on just a dollar a day, the question of what to eat tonight is more about life and death than about recipes. The struggle of poor people around the globe weighs heavily on me, especially now that I am a mother, which is why I work with Oxfam.
Giada De Laurentiis
People meet in bars after work all over the world and talk about the great problems of life and death and the world and politics and they don’t take themselves seriously. They can do nothing else except chat about these things in bars after work.
Whitfield Diffie
Football (soccer) is a matter of life and death, except more important.
Bill Shankly
When I was 16, I felt very relieved to discover cinema. It was like an island where I could see life and death from another perspective. Every young person should be interested in that island. It’s a beautiful place.
Leos Carax
My perspective on life is now to try to play music that reflects that life and death are part of the same coin. And to know about life, we must really examine the function – like death. Life tells you a lot about what death is, not what people say it is.
Wayne Shorter
The great problem of humanity is life and death. Every person dreams of becoming invisible one day.
Marcel Marceau
But the issue is not only life and death but our existence before God and our being judged by him. All of us were sinners before him and worthy of condemnation.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
Writing never comes easy. The difference between Page 2 and Page Nothing is the difference between life and death.
Aaron Sorkin
I don't know if my work is a concerted effort to make k

I don’t know if my work is a concerted effort to make kids sad! But life and death go hand in hand. It’s our condition as human beings.
Patricia Polacco
For me, life and death are very important themes. There is no life without death. That’s why it’s very important to me.
Tite Kubo
I turned 40, got married, got a kid, and my mother passed away. I experienced life and death, with the enjoyment of creating life and the loss, within one year.
Daniel Wu
Jesus’ sinless life was given as a gift to the world – the ultimate gift. Some would receive Him, and others wouldn’t. Nonetheless, He continues to be our gift, and His life and death makes it possible for His children to receive eternal life with Him. That’s a reason to give God glory.
Monica Johnson
Most drugs sold in the U.S. are produced outside of the country, and if we can ensure supply-chain safety for these drugs, introducing more of them to the market quicker could mean major differences in the price of drugs, quality of life for patients, and for some Americans the difference between life and death.
Mike Braun
Austerity is literally a matter of life and death. Unless it is stopped, lives will continue to be unnecessarily shortened.
Owen Jones
Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.
Andre Breton
The need to understand prescription information can literally be a matter of life and death.
Andrew Cuomo
I’m very comfortable with the nature of life and death, and that we come to an end. What’s most difficult to imagine is that those dreams and early yearnings and desires of childhood and adolescence will also disappear. But who knows? Maybe you become part of the eternal whatever.
Hugh Hefner
Medicine really matured me as a person because, as a physician, you’re obviously dealing with life and death issues, issues much more serious than what we’re talking about in entertainment. You can’t get more serious than life and death. And if you can handle that, you can handle anything.
Ken Jeong
Every religion implies that it treats the problem of being and nonbeing, life and death. Their languages are different, but they speak about the same things.
Mircea Eliade
As far as songwriting, my inspirations came from love, life and death, and viewing other people’s situations.
Ed Sheeran
Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
When you’re in the military, you teeter on the edge of that line of life and death. The reason you feel so alive when you come through is because you know you’ve cheated death – and that and the adrenaline rush is addictive, no question.
Ant Middleton
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
Lao Tzu
Life and death are matters of the God. I can be killed even at home.
Mehbooba Mufti
I think it’s really important for your mental health to think about the big questions, to discuss them and open your mind, in order to prepare you for both life and death.
Freddie Stroma
There are a ton of medical dramas out there dealing with life and death.
Erica Durance
Because war is a competition involving life and death, and in which national security and vital interests are at stake, establishing an objective other than winning is not only counterproductive, but also irresponsible and wasteful. In some circumstances, it is also unethical.
H. R. McMaster
If you make every game a life and death proposition, you’re going to have problems. For one thing, you’ll be dead a lot.
Dean Smith
Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death.
Angela Carter
I’ve long been obsessed with the fantastical and sometimes unbelievable story of the life and death of Rasputin.
Richard Herring
In an area of more than 1,000 war graves and with birdsong as the only sound, I contemplated the thin margin between life and death. If the sniper’s bullet had been just two feet to one side, my father’s life would have been over, aged just 27, and I would never have been born.
Michael Ashcroft
I almost always start with setting! I have to know the world before I know how to populate it. I have a tendency to play with doors – between life and death, human and monster, mundane and magic – and with ‘ADSOM,’ I knew I wanted to play with the physical doors between worlds.
V. E. Schwab
In the past, much power and responsibility over life and death was concentrated in the hands of doctors. Now, this ethical burden is increasingly shared by the builders of AI software.
Oren Etzioni
Human experience resembles the battered moon that tracks us in cycles of light and darkness, of life and death, now seeking out and now stealing away from the sun that gives it light and symbolizes eternity.
Eugene Kennedy
I agree with Scott Turow: A courtroom is inherently dramatic. You walk into court – it’s like an ER, you know? Life and death is going on there. And it’s moment-by-moment, and it’s packed with energy. And even though you think you know what a witness is going to say, you can be wrong. Witnesses surprise you.
Marcia Clark
I’ve been in some very difficult situations. Life and death situations, taking care of sick children.
Ralph Northam
Working on ‘Beyond,’ I try to give an explanation to death that’s different from the explanation religions have to give. So I made up my own story around all this and how life and death and souls work.
David Cage
People think sport is life and death – it’s not.
Bradley Wiggins
My faith isn’t very churchy, it’s a pretty personal, intimate thing and has been a huge source of strength in moments of life and death.
Bear Grylls
At the end of 'Afterlife' - hmm, how do I do this witho

At the end of ‘Afterlife’ – hmm, how do I do this without spoilers – Skye took a very strange journey that crossed the boundary between life and death. And now, for her, that boundary is permanently blurred.
Claudia Gray
Art is built on the deepest themes of human meaning: good and evil, beauty and ugliness, life and death, love and hate. No other story has incarnated those themes more than the story of Jesus.
John Ortberg
In this life and death case, I felt Mrs. Schiavo should receive the fullest due process from our legal system.
Paul Gillmor
The New Zealand sense of humor is tough and realistic. Jokes are not surreal; they are about life and death and tough decisions.
Anthony McCarten