"I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not."
"To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is."
“For love is strong as death, jealousy is cruel as the grave.”
Song of Solomon (8:6)
"Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate thatit can make us love life and
value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art."
"Sweet is true love that is given in vain,
and sweet is death that takes away pain."
"This is why it is written, Love is as strong as death, as hard as hell."
"Death and the highest form of life, as it is revealed in the
“enormity of the erotic experience”. "
“Many men kill themselves for love, but many more women die of it”
“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”
“Dying meant to be loved by a god and to partake of eternal happiness
"I love thee with a love I seemed to losee
With my lost saints - I lovethee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Thus, a heart trembles before love,
As if threatened with doom.
For where love awakens,
Ego, the dark despot, dies."
"The call of death is a call of love.Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation."
“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
"Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death -- fascinating, cruel, lavish, warm, cold,treacherous constant."
“The kiss of love is the first intimation of death, the boundary of individuality, and that is why one is scared so much by it.”
“Love is stronger than death even though it can't stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can't separate people from love. It can't take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.”
"... I believe that love is stronger than death."
"Death ends a life, not a relationship."