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"No man tells lies at death’s door." ~~ Talmud Yerushalmi, Bava Qamma
"To perish by the sword is worse than a natural death, to die of hunger worse still, and captivity worst of all." ~~ Talmud, Bava Batra
"A sage takes precedence over a king, for if a sage dies, we have no one like him, but if a king dies all Israel is eligible to succeed him." ~~ (based on) the Midrash
"If a man means to kill you, stike first!" ~~ Talmud, Berakhot
"When you die, you will take your sins to the grave with you and leave your money behind to your kin." ~~ Mivchar Hapeninim
"A man may learn for seventy years and at the end die a fool." ~~ Yiddish Proverb
"I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live. " ~~ Deuteronomy (Devarim) 30:19
"Repent the day before you die [which means every day, for who knows the day of his death]. " ~~ Rabbi Eliezer, Avot 2:10
"If the rich could be redeemed from death by charity, every pauper would be a millionaire." ~~ Wallach
"The righteous man is like a palm-tree—as the shade of a palm is cast far, so the reward of the righteous will be distant, in the world to come. " ~~ Numbers (Bamidbar) R.
"If one member of the company dies, let the whole company take care!" ~~ Talmud, Shabbat
"The origin of Man is eternity and to eternity he will return." ~~ Steinman