Everyone is born a king, and most people die in exile.
- Oscar Wilde
Birth is the beginning of death.
- Thomas Fuller
To prevent illness in later life, you should never have been born at all.
- George Bernard Shaw
When you are free from delusion, you will go beyond birth and death.
Is there a rebirth or reincarnation? Definitely yes... But according to the law of
nature, if you do not exist at all, then you cannot be 'born'; and if you exist, you
cannot be destroyed.
- Deep Trivedi
After all, what's a life, anyway? We're born, We live a little while. We die.
- E. B. White
Having attained human birth, which is an open gateway to Brahmn, one who… remains attached to the ties of the world is not fit to be called human.
- Srimad Bhagavad Gita
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
- Jean Cocteau
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
- Gabriel García Márquez
To awaken to the absolute view is profound and transformative, but to awaken from all fixed points of view is the birth of true non-duality.
- A Spiritual Leader