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Top 96 Quotes About Parents Death

#1. It never gets easier, missing you. And sometimes I wonder if it ever will. - Author: Heather Brewer
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#2. For the rest of the morning they worked quietly ad steadily, realizing that their contentment here at Uncle Monty's house did not erase their parents' death, not at all, but at least it made them feel better after feeling so sad, for so long. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#3. Our parents had to drive us to the gig, or even go in with us because of the liquor laws. The owners were really scared to death that we'd drink. We usually just went out somewhere and smoked weed. I don't smoke anymore, but back then we used to smoke quite a lot. - Author: Dexter Romweber
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#4. Until she had had children of her own she had not been able to contemplate the death of either of her parents; when the subject had arisen, in conversation or in her own imagining, she had said only: I just don't know what I'd do. - Author: Sebastian Faulks
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#5. The afternoon my parents died, I was out shoplifting with Irene Klauson. - Author: Emily M. Danforth
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#6. I've decided it's not about me at all. It's a protective mechanism for them, a way of buffering themselves against my future death, like when teenagers distance themselves from their parents in preparation for leaving home. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#7. Soon I will honor my parents by dying as they died. and if all they believed about death was true, soon I will join them in whatever comes next. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#8. We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents, or the country of our birth.
We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death.
But within this realm of choicelessnness, we do choose how we live. - Author: Joseph Epstein
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#9. There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going. - Author: John Green
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#10. In the context of loss, each child is an only to her or his parents. Human relationships do not fill in for, do not substitute for, do not replace each other. - Author: Marcia Falk
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#11. I believe every person has a guardian spirit or angel. They assist us in the transition between life and death and they also help us pick our parents before we are born. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#12. First my husband, then my parents died. After that I lost my two sisters. When death comes to someone's home it's as if it wants to get as much done as quickly as possible to save coming again for a long time. - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#13. Kids do have to learn that life is a humiliating charade of endless disappointment and tragedy ultimately culminating in pain, decay, and death. My parents used to sing me to sleep with that one. - Author: Samantha Bee
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#14. My parents were mourning the death of my sister. She was killed in a car accident before I was born, and I didn't know she existed until I was 13 or 14 years old. I knew I was growing up in a house where people were angry and sad. - Author: Andrew Hudgins
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#15. My parents had told me that I would not really die, not the real me: that nobody really died, when they died; that my kitten and the opal miner had just taken new bodies and would be back again, soon enough. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#16. Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child's death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections. - Author: Ezekiel Emanuel
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#17. I used to scream at everybody at the beginning of my career. I'd get really emotional. I'd project all my issues about my parents and safety onto the executives, so every conversation where they gave a note was life or death and you don't love me. - Author: Judd Apatow
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#18. Following Michael Brown's death, I went to Ferguson and met with his parents. I stood with them as they tried to hold their heads high and deal with both their immense loss and the larger issues of police-community relations. - Author: Al Sharpton
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#19. A world where parents die and brothers die and nothing stops to respect that fact. The whole universe just goes and goes as if nothing has happened... - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#20. Wary of being caught unawares, we planned our parenthood, committed to trial marriages with pre-nuptials, and pre-arranged our parents' funerals - convinced we could pre-feel the feelings that we have heard attend new life, true love, and death. - Author: Thomas Lynch
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#21. It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#22. Keep in mind that this appears in the same book of the Bible that approves the death sentence for a child who curses his parents, owners of oxen who injure someone through the owner's negligence, anybody who works or kindles a fire on Sunday, and anyone who has sex with an animal. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#23. You can care very much about someone without being capable of becoming their primary caregiver in the event of their parents' untimely death. - Author: Mallory Ortberg
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#24. Their parents buried empty coffins - Author: Jessi Kirby
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#25. It took a while to accept my parents' death and I don't think I've completely moved on. I could only imagine what it would do to her. - Author: M.M. Lindelo
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#26. His own parents, the estimable Gilchrists, a couple who had taken the 'till death' part of their own wedding vows so seriously he wouldn't be surprised if they one day throttled one another, had naturally wangled the next best seat in the house: row two, on the aisle. - Author: Ally Blake
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#27. The death tax robs parents of the opportunity to pass something along to their children, and it is responsible for destroying a lot of family-owned businesses. - Author: Mac Thornberry
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#28. But everybody is afraid of death; that too is contagious. Your parents are afraid of death, your neighbors are afraid of death. Small children start getting infected by this constant fear all around. Everybody is afraid of death. People don't even want to talk about death. - Author: Rajneesh
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#29. Parents remain our touchstones, fellow travelers, even after death. They are both missing and present. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#30. I imagine that anyone who goes through trauma like I have wonders the same things I do: how God can exist and allow such awful things to happen. There are no reasons for my parents' death, and that's that. - Author: Jessica Park
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#31. Our government is heading in the direction of violent revenge, with the prospect of sons, daughters, parents, friends in distant lands dying, suffering, and nursing further grievances against us. It is not the way to go. It will not avenge our son's death. Not in our son's name. - Author: Orlando Rodriguez
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#32. When we mourn our parents, we mourn the parents we had as well as the ones we never had. With death, all bets are off: the last chance at reconciliation or change or hope is gone. Whatever relationship we had with our parents, that's it. No more chances for something else. - Author: Joan M. Drury
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#33. I see death and tragedy all the time and nothing makes it worse than when it's totally senseless. All she needed was some niceness, some basic human kindness, and she wouldn't be on her way to the morgue and her parents wouldn't be devastated. It's heartbreaking and so senseless. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#34. American family life has never been particularly idyllic. In the nineteenth century, nearly a quarter of all children experienced the death of one of their parents ... Not until the sixties did the chief cause of separation of parents shift from death to divorce. - Author: Richard Louv
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#35. I should've died with my parents ... than live in this world," I say, my voice is faint
He asks, "Why choose to die if you can live this world?" He chuckled.
I gave him a faint smile and say, "A world so hateful, some would rather die, than be who they are. - Author: Alyanna Mallari
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#36. I was going to be a concert pianist, and when I was in high school, my parents were scared to death that I would focus too much on that too soon. And that I'd end up in some sort of dead end, and not fulfilling whatever potential they thought I had. - Author: David Hyde Pierce
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#37. There's an African proverb: 'When death finds you, may it find you alive.' Alive means living your own damned life, not the life that your parents wanted, or the life some cultural group or political party wanted, but the life that your own soul wants to live. - Author: Michael Meade
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#38. I shouldn't have survived - it was my destiny to die - even Dumbledore thought so - and yet i lived. I beat Voldemort. All these people - all these people - my parents, Fred, the Fallen Fifty - and it's me that gets to live? how is that? All this damage - and it's my fault. - Author: Jack Thorne
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#39. He turned one of his death rays into an ice cream maker, except he said I shouldn't eat too much of it at once."
I nodded slowly. "Right," I said. "That's ... sweet, I think. - Author: Acacia Ackles
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#40. You and I are so much alike, Isa; different, but alike. You threw yourself into your artwork to help cope with your abusive situation and to let your secret desires out, and I embraced it to forget about my parents' death. - Author: Ella Dominguez
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#41. I think she by this point has learned that Stark's not specifically responsible for her parents' death - that it's more something that has to do with him stopping ... I think there's even a reference to him stopping his selling of weapons because they cause damage. - Author: Elizabeth Olsen
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#42. The girls gave their hearts into their mother's keeping - their souls into their father's; and to both parents, who lived and labored so faithfully for them, they gave a love that grew with their growth, and bound them tenderly together by the sweetest tie which blesses life and outlives death. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#43. When your parents are dead your own death faces you. - Author: Lucia Berlin
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#44. Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#45. No child, no matter what path they may have chosen, should be abandoned by the people who should love them the most. When two people come together and make the conscious decision to create a life, they have an obligation to protect and love that child until death. - Author: S.L. Jennings
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#46. I was a vampire, and ... someone was trying to call me?
When my parents had said that not even death could pry me from my mobile phone, I'd thought they were joking. I wriggled around in the narrow coffin until I could reach the ringing handset. - Author: Helen Keeble
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#47. It was love that motivated His self-emptying, that led Him to become a little lower than angels, to be subject to parents, to bow His head beneath the Baptist's hands, to endure the weakness of the flesh, and to submit to death even upon the cross - Author: Bernard Of Clairvaux
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#48. I have not wept since the death of my parents," said Luxa quietly. "But I am thought to be unnatural in this respect. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#49. I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents were sure I would starve to death. So, they put me in physics and chemistry. That eventually blew up, and I got into radio. - Author: John Tesh
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#50. But my parents were there when I needed them, always there. The idea that I would someday have to walk the earth without their anchor and misguided guidance made me wince ... - Author: Alice Clayton
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#51. My grandmother has kept all of his stuff in a drawer. This one notebook was particularly chilling. He's [howard Brookner] writing to his parents knowing he has a death sentence; his movies are how he'll live on. - Author: Aaron Brookner
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#52. But all life is a symphony of successive losses. You lose your youth, your parents, your loves, your friends, your comforts, your health, and finally your life. To deny loss is to lose it all anyway and to lose, in addition, your self-possession and your peace of mind - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#53. Although the testimony of my mother's life helped mold me and taught me how to live, the testimony of her last years and her death gave me insight into how to die. - Author: Billy Graham
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#54. God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden. The fruit of the trees in the garden was the food man's wants required. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#55. You'll stay with me?'
Until the very end,' said James. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#56. Birth is but the beginning of a trajectory to death; for all their love, parents cannot halt it and in a sense have "given us to death" merely by giving us birth. - Author: Anonymous
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#57. Very few of us are succeeding in giving our parents the ideal death. - Author: Katy Butler
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#58. Better to scratch the wound than bandage it: those who lose a child shouldn't be consoled; parents die to make room for their kids, not the other way around. He wasn't being cruel, he just thought a gash that deep had to be respected, not swaddled over with cuddles. - Author: Yuri Herrera
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#59. I became a degenerate artist. My parents were shaped by their own experiences, and artists weren't so useful in the death camps. - Author: Art Spiegelman
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#60. I might be better able to help parents of dying children, but for quite a while I felt less able, too emotionally involved. And from that time on, I could rarely discuss the death of a child without tears welling up into my eyes. - Author: C. Everett Koop
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#61. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#62. I didn't want to try to kill myself, didn't want the blood and the hysterical parents and the guilt, any of it. But sometimes I liked the idea of simply not having to be here anymore, not having to deal with my life. As if death could be just an extended vacation. - Author: Leila Sales
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#63. Once they're both gone, your parents' house instantly turns into a museum. - Author: Christopher Buckley
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#64. They were good parents. The worst thing they ever did to us was die. - Author: David Leavitt
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#65. My suggestion is that there's no way out of the human condition. Sex, death, marriage, children, parents, illness. There's no way out. They're a misery, all of them. - Author: James Hillman
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#66. As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Author: Robert J. Wiersema
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#67. My father-in-law ... was a great inspiration to me both in life and in his preparation for death. - Author: Billy Graham
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#68. Parting
One is strong, a child now grown
The other weak, a parent aged
The strong once feeble
The weak once mighty
Time, the infinity
has marked them ... - Author: Muse
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#69. I like Dancing of Indian girls more than my parents' prayers . Because they dance with love and passion . But my parents just say their prayers because they got used to it . - Author: Ali Shariati
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#70. Sonia lives her life fully. If she dies tomorrow, she'll die happy. If she lives the way you want her to live, she'll die miserable. So leave her alone, okay? - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#71. Taking a child to the toy store is the nearest thing to a death wish parents can have. - Author: Fred G. Gosman
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#72. Our parents' death broke his sense of wonder. My left-brained brother, who once had dreams of saving the world, now laughs at anyone who tries. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#73. All of us have parents. Generations pass. We are not unique. Now it is our family's turn. - Author: Ralph Webster
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#74. In the fifty years my parents were married, in the thousands of conversations my dad had with me, it had just never come up. And so there I was, weeks after his death, getting another lesson from him about the meaning of sacrifice - and about the power of humility - Author: Randy Pausch
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#75. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life,
Whose misadventured piteous overthrows
Doth with their death bury their parents' strife ...
O, I am fortune's fool! ...
Then I defy you, stars. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#76. I went on spouting bullshit Encouragements as Gus's parents, arm in arm, hugged each other and nodded at every word. Funerals, I had decided, are for the living. - Author: John Green
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#77. And what this is, I realize, is life. I don't want it. I want my parents and I have for weeks. I've been trying to claw my way back to them, and now I am so close and he is telling me not to. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#78. Four years after my father's death, when the subject of parents came up in conversation i would relate the information in a flat, matter-of-fact tone eager to detect in my listener the flinch of grief that eluded me. - Author: Alison Bechdel
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#79. Don't misunderstand. There is no abandoning, or being abandoning. And you're not owned by your parents, either. You should understand ... that you have no other master besides yourself. No one was forcing you to wait for a slow death ... in such a lonely place. - Author: Minari Endou
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#80. I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully. - Author: Jo Brand
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#81. she hadn't starved to death like they had expected her to, and she hadn't crawled back to them for help either. It gave her satisfaction to know her parents were irked by this. They had fully expected her to fail and run back home, begging them to take her back. - Author: Ania Ahlborn
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#82. Harry ... take my body back, will you? Take my body back to my parents ... - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#83. I have always been terrified of the death of my parents. I never knew if I could count on myself. I never knew if that would send me over the edge. - Author: Dan Pallotta
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#84. Children and old people and the parents in between should be able to live together, in order to learn how to die with grace, together. And I fear that this is purely utopian fantasy ... - Author: M.F.K. Fisher
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#85. Of course, even though Peter and I have had our disagreements, we share a bond I'd defend to the death if needs be. If all goes according to the natural order of things, siblings will know us longer than our parents, longer than our spouses and friends. Lord Westdale to Duncan - Author: Kieran Kramer
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#86. I leave my parents here behind
And all my friends to love resigned
'Tis grief to go, but death to stay
I'm gone with love away. - Author: George Moses Horton
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#87. To the child, abandonment by its parents is the equivalent of death. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#88. But she wasn't around, and that's the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#89. Even with protection, even with death threats, I can publish, I can travel and I can live the life that I want and not the one my parents want or some imam somewhere thinks I should live. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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#90. parents are just as responsible for your death as they are for your birth. They set you on the tangent along which you inevitably die. - Author: Ainslie Hogarth
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#91. It is a telling fact that, the world over, the vast majority of children follow the religion of their parents rather than any of the other available religions. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#92. I became quietly seized with that nostalgia that overcomes you when you have reached the middle of your life and your father has recently died and it dawns on you that when he went he took some of you with him. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#93. When my parents died, it became clear to me that there was an end in sight. Death was never a real thing to me. And then when that happened I realized I only have so many years left, if I'm lucky. - Author: Rick Baker
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You have your eyes but see not where you are
in sin, nor where you live, nor whom you live with.
Do you know who your parents are? Unknowing
you are enemy to kith and kin
in death, beneath the earth, and in this life. - Author: Sophocles
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#95. Born from different parents, they were siblings in death, destroyed by the same hand. - Author: Clive Barker
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#96. I'm starting to get older, and began to think about mortality a little more. My mother died in 2003 and that was a big shock. When your parents start to die off, that's going to be a revelation. So for me, this album - although it might sound quite cheery - is really talking about death. - Author: Donald Fagen
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