Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?
The destination is a happy life, an accomplished life that doesn't end with death but with eternal life.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.
We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth.
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.
A samurai should always be prepared for death whether his own or someone else's.