Death Quotes

A collection of A Course in Miracles Quotes
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Quotes on "Death"

T1B23A "They can heal the sick and raise the dead because man himself made both death and taxes, and can abolish both."
T1B36J "NOTE The very old Jewish practice of changing the name of a person who is very ill, so that when the list is given to the Angel of Death, the person with that name will not be found."
T1B36O "Actually, the Jewish superstition about changing the names was a distortion of a revelation about how to alter or avert death."
T1B36O "Death is a human affirmation of a belief in hate."
T1B36O "That is why the Bible says "There is no death," and that is why I demonstrated that death does not exist."
T2E12 "Therapists try to help people who are afraid of their own death wishes by depreciating the power of the wish."
T2E13 "Death wishes do not kill in the physical sense, but they DO kill spiritually."
T2E13 "Given a death wish, a man has no choice except to ACT upon his thought, or behave CONTRARY TO it."
T2F4 "The term Last Judgment is frightening, not only because it has been falsely projected onto God, but also because of the association of "Last" with death."
T3I14 "As you approach the beginning, you feel the fear of the destruction of your thought-systems upon you, as if it were the fear of death."
T3I14 "There IS no death, but there IS a belief in death."
T3I16 "You who fear salvation are WILLING death."
T3I16 "Life and death, light and darkness, knowledge and perception are irreconcilable."
T3I16 "The world is not left by death but by truth, and truth CAN be known by all those for whom the Kingdom was created, and for whom it waits."
T4A9 "It re-enacts the Separation, the loss of power, the foolish journey of the ego in its attempt at reparation, and finally the crucifixion of the body, or death."
T6F7 "Many think that this is accomplished through death, but NOTHING is accomplished through death because death is nothing."
T6F7 "If we share the same mind, YOU CAN OVERCOME DEATH BECAUSE I DID."
T6F7 "Death is an attempt to resolve conflict by not willing at all."
T8I3 "All forms of sickness, even unto death, are physical expressions of the FEAR OF AWAKENING."
T8I4 "Sleep is no more a form of death than death is a form of unconsciousness."
T9K1 "They do not realize that, to deny God, is to deny their own identity, and in this sense, the wages of sin IS death."
T9K4 "Sickness and death entered the mind of God's Son against His Will."
T10B11 "Even in time you cannot live apart from Him, for sleep is not death."
T10B11 "Yet God's Son cannot will death for himself, because His Father is Life, and HIS SON IS LIKE HIM."
T10G8 "His Son HAS BEEN redeemed from his own crucifixion, and you cannot assign to death whom God has given eternal life."
T11D9 "(that whosoever believeth on him should never see death)."
T11D9 "God DOES love the real world, and those who perceive its reality CANNOT see the world of death."
T11D9 "For death is not OF the real world, in which everything is eternal."
T11D9 "God gave you the real world in exchange for the one you made, out of your split mind, and which IS the symbol of death."
T11D10 "You were willing to accept even death to deny your Father."
T11E6 "For death is not your Father's Will nor yours, and whatever is true IS the Will of the Father."
T11E6 "You pay no price for life, for that was given you, but you DO pay a price for death, and a very heavy one."
T11E6 "If death is your treasure, you will sell everything else to purchase it."
T11E7 "The Holy Spirit guides you into Life Eternal, but YOU must relinquish your investment in death, or you will not see it, though it is all around you."
T11H14 "Remember, then, that whenever you look without and react unfavorably to what you see, you have judged yourself unworthy, and have condemned yourself to death."
T11H14 "The death penalty is the ego's ultimate goal, for it fully believes that you are a criminal, as deserving of death as God knows you are deserving of life."
T11H14 "The death penalty never leaves the ego's mind, for that is what it always reserves for you in the end."
T11H14 "Wanting to kill you, as the final expression of its feeling for you, it lets you live but to await death."
T11H15 "For as long as you feel guilty, you are listening to the voice of the ego, which tells you that you HAVE been treacherous to God, AND THEREFORE DESERVE DEATH."
T11H15 "You will think that death comes from Him, AND NOT FROM THE EGO, because, by confusing yourself WITH the ego, you believe that YOU want death."
T11H16 "When you are tempted to yield to the desire for death, remember that I DID NOT DIE."
T11H16 "Would I have overcome death for myself alone?"
T11H16 "When you learn to make ME manifest, YOU will never see death."
T11J2 "For this world is the symbol of punishment, and all the laws which seem to govern it are the laws of death."
T11J2 "Their growth is attended by suffering, and they learn of sorrow and separation and death."
T11J7 "As long as you believe the Son of God is guilty, you will walk along this carpet, believing that it leads to death."
T12B1 "For in that dark and secret place is the realization that you have betrayed God's Son, by condemning him to death."
T12C6 "For your INDIVIDUAL death is more valued than your living Oneness, and what is GIVEN you, is not so dear as what you MADE."
T12D3 "For while it could perhaps be argued that death suggests there WAS life, no one would claim that it proves there IS life."
T12D3 "And even the PAST life, which death might indicate, could only have been futile if it must come to this, and NEEDS this to prove that it WAS."
T12D3 "And even though you know not Heaven, might it not be more desirable than death?"
T12G2 "Nothing you made but has the mark of death upon it."
T13D15 "Forgetfulness and sleep, and even death, become the ego's best advice for how to deal with the perceived and harsh intrusion of guilt on peace."
T13F1 "They take a direction EXACTLY opposite, pointing as clearly to Heaven as the ego points to darkness and to death."
T13F5 "These are but INDIRECT expressions of the will to live, which has been blocked by the capricious and unholy whim of death and murder, that your Father shared not WITH you."
T14B2 "Leave the world of death behind, and return quietly to Heaven."
T14C4 "Death yields to life, simply because destruction IS NOT TRUE."
T14E4 "There, fear of death will be replaced with joy of living."
T15A2 "To the ego, the goal is death, which IS its end."
T15B1 "For it is as mistrustful of death as it is of life, and what it wants for you, IT cannot tolerate."
T15B1 "And out of its unwillingness for you to find peace, even in the death it wants for you, it offers you immortality in hell."
T15B2 "For, although the ego aims at death and dissolution as an end, IT does not believe it."
T15B2 "The goal of death, which it craves for you, leaves IT unsatisfied."
T15B2 "No-one who follows the ego's teaching is without the FEAR of death."
T15B2 "If death were thought of merely as an end of pain, would it be FEARED?"
T15B3 "The ego teaches thus: Death is the end, as far as hope of Heaven goes."
T15B3 "But, because you and ITSELF cannot be separated, and because it cannot conceive of its OWN death, it will pursue you still, BECAUSE YOUR GUILT IS ETERNAL."
T16E4 "And love to them is only AN ESCAPE FROM DEATH."
T16E4 "And when they find the fear of death is still upon them, the "love" relationship loses the illusion that it IS what it is NOT."
T16F10 "Through the death of YOUR self, you think you can ATTACK another self, and snatch it FROM the other, to REPLACE the self that you despised."
T16F11 "An altar is erected IN BETWEEN two separate people, on which each seeks to kill his self, and on his body, raise another self that TAKES HIS POWER FROM ITS DEATH."
T16F12 "For the RITUAL of completion CANNOT complete, and life arises not from death, nor Heaven from hell."
T16F12 "The special relationship MUST be recognized for what it is; a senseless ritual, in which strength is extracted from the death of God, and invested in His killer, as the sign that form has triumphed over content, and love has LOST its meaning."
T16F13 "No rituals that you have set up, in which the dance of death delights you, can bring death to the Eternal."
T16G9 "Only the wholly insane could look on death and suffering, sickness and despair, and see it thus."
T17E9 "Death lies in this glittering gift."
T17E9 "LOOK AT THE PICTURE, and realize that DEATH is offered you."
T17E10 "The truth itself NEEDS no defense, but YOU DO need defense against your own ACCEPTANCE of the gift of death."
T17E13 "The picture of darkness and of death grows less convincing as you search it out amid its wrappings."
T18B1 "That ONE error, which brought truth to illusion, infinity to time, and life to death, was all you ever made."
T18G7 "And neither God nor His most holy Son can enter an abode which harbors hate, and where you have sown the seeds of vengeance, violence, and death."
T19C3 "For the wages of sin IS death, and how can the immortal die?"
T19C8 "Mourn then the death of God, Whom sin has killed!"
T19F2 "The messengers of fear are harshly ordered to seek out guilt, and cherish every scrap of evil and sin that they can find, losing none of them on pain of death, and laying them respectfully before their lord and master."
T19F9 "To the ego, sin MEANS death, and so Atonement IS ACHIEVED THROUGH MURDER."
T19F10 "No one can die for anyone, and death does not atone for sin."
T19G2 "Do you not see that this is the belief in DEATH?"
T19G8 "And where is death, when its great advocate is heard no more?"
T19H6 "But to ITSELF it whispers, "It is death.""
T19H9 "Not one but MUST regard the body as himself, WITHOUT which he would die, and yet WITHIN which is his death equally inevitable."
T19H10 "It is not given to the ego's disciples to realize that they have dedicated themselves to death."
T19H10 "So does the ego FIND the death it seeks, returning it to YOU."
T19I1 "To you, into whose special relationship the Holy Spirit entered, it IS given to release and be released from the dedication to death."
T19I1 "No-one can die, unless he chooses death."
T19I1 "What seems to be the FEAR of death, is really its ATTRACTION."
T19I1 "So it is with death."
T19I2 "The black-draped "sinners," the ego's mournful chorus, plodding so heavily AWAY from life, dragging their chains and marching in the slow procession that honors their grim master, lord of death."
T19I2 "See him throw aside the black robe he was wearing to his funeral, and hear him laugh at death."
T19I3 "What is death to you?"
T19I3 "Your dedication is NOT to death, nor to its master."
T19I3 "When you accepted the Holy Spirit's purpose in place of the ego's, you RENOUNCED death, exchanging it for life."
T19I3 "And death is the result of the thought we call the ego, as surely as life is the result of the Thought of God."
T19J1 "From the ego came sin and guilt and death, in OPPOSITION to life and innocence, and to the Will of God Himself."
T19J2 "One thing is sure; God, Who created neither sin nor death, wills not that you be bound by them."
T19J2 "A body THEY dedicated to death, a symbol of corruption, a sacrifice to sin, OFFERED to sin to feed upon, and keep ITSELF alive."
T19J3 "The arrogance of sin, the pride of guilt, the sepulchre of separation, all are part of your unrecognized dedication to death."
T19J5 "Death, were it true, would be the final and complete disruption of communication, which IS the ego's goal."
T19J5 "Those who fear death see not how often and how loudly they CALL to it, and bid it come to SAVE them from communication."
T19J5 "For death is seen as SAFETY, the great dark savior from the light of truth, the answer to the Answer, the silencer of the Voice that speaks for God."
T19J5 "Yet the retreat to death is NOT the end of conflict."
T19J6 "The obstacle of your seeming love for death, which peace must flow across, SEEMS to be very great."
T19J7 "My brothers, children of our Father, this is a DREAM of death."
T19J7 "In its exaltation, you COMMANDED it to die, for only death COULD conquer life."
T19J8 "The fear of death will go as its appeal is yielded to love's REAL attraction."
T19J8 "For it is deathless, and within it lies the END of death."
T19J10 "When anything seems to you to be a source of fear, when any situation strikes you with terror and makes your body tremble and the cold sweat of fear comes over it, remember it is ALWAYS for one reason; the ego has perceived it as a symbol of fear, a sign of sin and death."
T19J11 "Let me not see it as a sign of sin and death, nor use it for destruction."
T19K1 "What would you see, WITHOUT the fear of death?"
T19K1 "What would you feel and think, if death held NO attraction for you?"
T19K2 "For this dark veil, which seems to make the face of Christ Himself like to a leper's, and the bright rays of His Father's Love which light His face with glory appear as streams of blood, fades in the blazing light BEYOND it, when the fear of death is gone."
T19K3 "This is the darkest veil, -- upheld by the belief in death, and protected by its attraction."
T19K3 "The dedication to death and to its sovereignty is but the solemn vow, the promise made in secret to the ego, never to lift this veil, not to approach it, nor even to SUSPECT that it is there."
T19K4 "See how the belief in death would seem to 'save' you."
T19K4 "It is the attraction of death that makes life seem to be ugly, cruel, and tyrannical."
T19K4 "You are no more afraid of death than of the ego."
T19K5 "And the appeal of death is lost forever, as love's attraction stirs and calls to you."
T19K6 "The "loveliness" of sin; the delicate appeal of guilt, the "holy" waxen image of death, and the fear of vengeance of the ego you swore in blood not to desert, all rise and bid you NOT to raise your eyes."
T19K7 "No mad desire, no trivial impulse to forget again, no stab of fear, nor the cold sweat of seeming death, CAN stand against your will."
T19L10 "Let us give redemption to each other, and SHARE in it, that we may rise as one in resurrection, and not SEPARATE in death."
T19L11 "Offer each other freedom and complete release from sin, here in the garden of seeming agony and death."
T19L11 "And let him rise again to glad remembrance of his Father, Who knows no sin, no death, but ONLY life eternal."
T20B2 "This week we celebrate eternal life, NOT death."
T20B2 "We CANNOT be united in crucifixion and in death."
T20C7 "For you have asked for AND BEEN GIVEN the strength to look upon this final obstacle, and see no thorns nor nails to crucify the Son of God, and crown him king of death."
T20D4 "A world of murder and attack, through which you thread your timid way through constant dangers, alone and frightened, hoping at most that death will wait a little longer, before it overtakes you, and you disappear."
T20D4 "A murderer IS frightened, and those who kill FEAR death."
T20E1 "Nor to its results, as this world sees them; sickness and death and misery and pain."
T20F7 "And merely BY remembering them, the laws that held you prisoner to pain and death MUST be forgotten."
T20G11 "This produces what SEEMS to be a wall of flesh AROUND the mind, keeping it prisoner in a tiny spot of space and time, beholden unto death, and given but an instant in which to sigh and grieve and die in honor of its master."
T20G11 "Here does the Son of God stop briefly by, to offer his devotion to death's idols, and then pass on."
T20I7 "Judgment is but a toy, a whim, the senseless means to play the idle game of death in your imagination."
T20I12 "When you have looked on what seemed terrifying, and SEEN it change to sights of loveliness and peace; when you have looked on scenes of violence and death, and WATCHED them change to quiet views of gardens under open skies, with clear life-giving water running happily beside them in dancing brooks that never waste away; who need PERSUADE you to accept the gift of vision?"
T21I1 "He goes from life to death, the final proof he valued the inconstant more than constancy."
T22C2 "Illusions carry ONLY guilt and suffering, sickness and death, to their believers."
T23B2 "The death of God, if it were possible, would be YOUR death."
T23C4 "The second law of chaos, dear indeed to every worshipper of sin, is that each one MUST sin, and therefore DESERVES attack and death."
T23C12 "His treachery DEMANDS his death, that YOU may live."
T23C12 "But what is it you want, that NEEDS his death?"
T23C16 "How lovely do the laws of fear make death appear!"
T23C18 "How can some FORMS of murder NOT mean death?"
T23C20 "At best, it SEEMS like life; at worst, like death."
T23D2 "If the INTENT is death, what matter the form it takes?"
T23D2 "Is death in ANY form, however lovely and charitable it may SEEM to be, a blessing and a sign the Voice for God speaks through you to your brother?"
T23D6 "You have NOT lingered there in cowering hope, because the guns are stilled an instant and the fear that haunts the place of death is not apparent, that it will not return."
T23E1 "The fear of God is fear of life, and NOT of death."
T23E3 "Life makes not death, creating like itself."
T24C12 "Not one glance from eyes it veils but looks on sight of death."
T24C14 "The death of specialness is NOT your death, but your awaking into Life Eternal."
T24D4 "Nor is it possible the two can ever be the same, while specialness stands like a flaming sword of death between them, and makes them enemies."
T24D5 "How could they will the death of love itself?"
T24D5 "Salvation challenges not even death."
T24D5 "And God Himself, Who knows that death is NOT your will, must say, "Thy will be done," because YOU think it is."
T24D7 "Freedom and peace and joy stand there, beside the bier on which they sleep, and call them to come forth and waken from their dream of death."
T24D7 "Curse God and die, but not by Him Who made not death, but only in the dreams."
T24E1 "Here is death enthroned as savior; crucifixion is now redemption, and salvation can ONLY mean destruction of the world, EXCEPT YOURSELF."
T24F4 "What does it seek for but the sight of death?"
T24F7 "He gives them vision for their sightless eyes, and sings to them of Heaven, that their ears may hear no more the sound of battle and of death."
T24F7 "His perfect LACK of specialness He offers you, that you may save all living things from death, receiving from each one the gift of Life that your forgiveness offers to your Self."
T24G4 "For you will use the world for what is NOT its purpose, and will NOT escape its laws of violence and death."
T24G5 "Let not his specialness obscure the truth in him, for not one law of death you bind him to will YOU escape."
T25A1 "What gives you life cannot be housed in death."
T25B2 "And every body that you look upon reminds you of yourself; YOUR sinfulness, YOUR evil, and, above all YOUR death."
T25B2 "And would you not despise the one who tells you this, and seek HIS death instead?"
T25C7 "Think not this face was ever darkened because YOU saw it in a frame of death."
T25C8 "And, in this seeing, is the vision SHARED that looks on Christ INSTEAD of seeing death."
T25F4 "CONDEMNED by you, he offers death to you."
T25H1 "Yet each one knows the cost of sin is death."
T25H1 "For sin is a REQUEST for death, a wish to make this world's foundation sure as love, dependable as Heaven, and as strong as God Himself."
T25H2 "It CANNOT be the "sinner's" wish for death is just as strong as is His Will for Life."
T25H6 "Nothing attests to death and cruelty; to separation and to differences."
T25H14 "Death demands life, but life is NOT maintained at ANY cost."
T25I3 "But death MUST be the cost and MUST be paid."
T25I3 "Yet how could justice BE defined WITHOUT insanity, where love means hate, and death is seen as victory and triumph over eternity and timelessness and life?"
T25I10 "He would not allow His Son be judged by those who seek his death, and COULD not see his worth at all."
T26B5 "You sacrifice YOUR innocence with his, and die each time you see in him a sin deserving death."
T26B6 "You who would make a sacrifice of life, and make your eyes and ears bear witness to the death of God and of His holy Son, think not that you have power to make of them what God willed not they be."
T26B6 "Born again each instant, untouched by time, and FAR beyond the reach of ANY sacrifice of life OR death."
T26F9 "And now you are a part of Resurrection, NOT of death."
T26F9 "No past illusions have the power to keep you in a place of death, a vault God's Son entered an instant, to be instantly restored unto His Father's Perfect Love."
T26F11 "The real world is the second part of the hallucination time and death are real, and have existence which can be perceived."
T26F12 "Such is each life; a seeming interval from birth to death, and on to life again, a repetition of an instant gone by long ago, which CANNOT be relived."
T26G1 "All belief in sin, in power of attack, in hurt and harm, in sacrifice and death, has come to you."
T26H7 "Perhaps you do not see the role forgiveness plays in ending death, and ALL beliefs that rise from mists of guilt."
T26H9 "A LITTLE sigh that speaks for Heaven as a preference to this world which death and desolation seem to rule."
T26H15 "In every wish to hurt he chooses death, instead of what his Father wills for him."
T26H15 "To you to whom it has been given to save the Son of God from crucifixion and from hell and death, all glory be forever."
T26H16 "Let us unite in bringing blessing to the world of sin and death."
T26I8 "Why SHOULD deliverance be disguised as death?"
T26J2 "What was a place of death has now become a living temple in a world of light."
T27A2 "Wish not to make yourself a living symbol of his guilt, for you will NOT escape the death you make for him, and in HIS innocence you find your own."
T27B1 "You hold a picture of your crucifixion before his eyes, that he may see his sins are writ in Heaven in your blood and death, and go before him, closing off the gate, and damning him to hell."
T27B2 "Death seems an easy price, if they can say, "Behold me, brother, at your hand I die.""
T27B2 "For sickness is the witness to his guilt, and death would prove his errors MUST be sins."
T27B5 "It is not Will for Life, but wish for death, that is the motivation for this world."
T27B5 "Depression speaks of death and vanity of real concern with anything at all."
T27B6 "Their death will pay the price for all of them, if they enjoy the benefits or not."
T27B7 "These are NOT sins, but witnesses unto the strange belief that sin and death are real, and innocence and sin will end alike, within the termination of the grave."
T27B9 "Here its peace can come, and perfect healing take the place of death."
T27B9 "The body can become a sign of life, a promise of redemption, and a breath of immortality to those grown sick of breathing in the fetid scent of death."
T27C6 "And hopelessness and death MUST disappear before the ancient clarion call of life."
T27C6 "This call has power FAR beyond the weak and miserable cry of death and guilt."
T27C6 "Brother, there is no death."
T27G2 "Sin's witnesses hear but the call of death."
T27G4 "And for each witness to the body's death, He sends a witness to your Life in Him Who knows no death."
T27G5 "As fear is witness unto death, so is the miracle the witness unto Life."
T27G6 "Yet to the One Who sends forth miracles to bless the world, a tiny stab of pain, a little worldly pleasure, and the throes of death itself are but a single sound; a call for healing, and a plaintive cry for help within a world of misery."
T27H9 "The choice IS yours to make between a sleeping death and dreams of evil, or a happy wakening and joy of life."
T27H10 "What COULD you choose between, but life or death, waking or sleeping, war or peace, your dream or your reality?"
T27H11 "A brother SEPARATED from yourself, an ancient enemy, a murderer who stalks you in the night and plots your death, yet plans that it be lingering and slow, -"
T27H14 "Rest in the Holy Spirit, and allow His gentle dreams to take the place of those you dreamed in terror, and in fear of death."
T27H14 "In the dreams HE brings, there IS no murder, and there IS no death."
T27H15 "He represents his Father, Whom you see as offering both life AND death to you."
T28C4 "Do you wish for dreams of healing, or for dreams of death?"
T28E1 "Accepting the Atonement for yourself means NOT to give support to someone's dream of sickness and of death."
T28F2 "It is the SHARING of the evil dreams, of hate and malice, bitterness and death, of sin and suffering, of pain and loss, that makes them real."
T28F7 "And there ARE no awesome secrets and no darkened tombs where terror rises from the bones of death."
T28G5 "Whoever says, "There IS no gap between my mind and yours," has kept GOD's promise, NOT his tiny oath to be forever faithful unto death."
T29C6 "What YOU have "given" life is NOT alive, and symbolizes but your wish to be alive APART from life, alive in death, with death perceived as life, and living, death."
T29C10 "Your Savior is NOT dead, nor does he dwell in what was built as temple unto death."
T29C10 "His body's nothingness releases yours from sickness and from death."
T29D2 "Within the dream of bodies and of death, is yet one theme of truth."
T29F5 "Your brother thinks he holds the hand of death."
T29F6 "Because, unless the Holy Spirit gives the dream its function, it was made for hate, and will continue in death's services."
T29F6 "Each form it takes in some way calls for death."
T29F6 "And those who serve the lord of death have come to worship in a separated world, each with his tiny spear and rusted sword, to keep his ancient promises to die."
T29G2 "He will be as he was, and as he is, for time appointed not his destiny, nor sets the hour of his birth and death."
T29G4 "There is no death, because the living share the Function their Creator gave to them."
T29G5 "For even though it WAS a dream of death, you need not let it stand for this to you."
T29H3 "And each will fail him, all excepting one; for he will die, and does not understand the idol that he seeks IS but his death."
T29H4 "Whenever you attempt to reach a goal in which the body's betterment is cast as major beneficiary, you try to bring about your death."
T29H4 "For you believe that you can suffer lack, and lack IS death."
T29H4 "Idols must fall BECAUSE they have no life, and what is lifeless IS a sign of death."
T29H4 "You came to die, and what would you expect, but to PERCEIVE the signs of death you seek?"
T29H5 "No sadness and no suffering proclaims a message OTHER than an idol found, which represents a parody of life which, in its lifelessness, is really death, conceived as real and given living form."
T29H5 "Yet each must fail and crumble and decay, because a form of death can not BE life, and what is sacrificed can not BE whole."
T29H6 "For otherwise, the future WILL be like the past, and but a series of depressing dreams, in which all idols fail you, one by one, and you see death and disappointment everywhere."
T29H8 "Salvation thus appears to THREATEN life, and offer death."
T29H8 "Salvation seeks to prove there IS no death, and ONLY life exists."
T29H8 "The sacrifice of death is NOTHING lost."
T29I4 "A dark and fearful purpose, yet a thought without the power to change one blade of grass from something living to a sign of death."
T29J9 "Your self-betrayal MUST result in fear, and fear IS judgment, leading surely to the frantic search for idols and for death."
T30C3 "Now hear God speak to you through Him Who is His Voice, and YOURS as well, reminding you that it is NOT your will to hate, and be a prisoner to fear, a slave to death, a LITTLE creature with a LITTLE life."
T30C5 "And no-one walks upon the earth but must depend on YOUR decision, that he learn death HAS no power over him because he shares YOUR freedom, as he shares your will."
T30D9 "Completely unaffected by the turmoil and the terror of the world, the dreams of birth and death that here are dreamed, the myriad of forms that fear can take, quite undisturbed, the Thought God holds of you remains EXACTLY as It always was."
T30F2 "No-one is tempted by its vain appeal, for suffering and death have been perceived as things NOT wanted, and not striven FOR."
T30G9 "For he has become to you a graven image, and a sign of death."
T31A9 "Without your answer is it left to die, as it is saved from death when you have heard its calling as the ancient call to life, and understood that it is but your own."
T31A10 "How wrong are you who fail to hear the call that echoes past each seeming call to death, that sings behind each murderous attack, and pleads that love restore the dying world!"
T31B3 "And thus he merits death, because he has no purpose and no usefulness to you."
T31B4 "Herein is life as easily as death, for what you choose you choose as well for him."
T31B4 "If he be the leader or the follower to you, it matters not, for you have chosen death."
T31B4 "But if he calls for death or calls for life, for hate or for forgiveness and for help, is NOT the same in outcome."
T31C5 "Here are the thoughts of sacrifice preserved, for here guilt rules, and orders that the world be like itself; a place where nothing can find mercy, or survive the ravages of fear except in murder and in death."
T31C5 "In death is sin preserved, and those who think that they are sin MUST die for what they are."
T31C6 "And what they see upholds their freedom FROM imprisonment and death."
T31D1 "Thus you think, within the narrow band from birth to death, a little time is given you to use for you alone; a time when everyone conflicts with you, but you can choose which road will lead you out of conflict, and AWAY from difficulties which concern you not."
T31D2 "ALL its roads but lead to disappointment, nothingness and death."
T31D2 "All of them will lead to death."
T31D9 "For what He is be thankful, for in that is YOUR escape from madness and from death."
T31F2 "This one appears and disappears in death."
T31G15 "It NEEDS the light, for it is dark indeed, and men despair because the Savior's vision is withheld, and what they see is death."
W53L5 "The fact that I see a world in which there is suffering and loss and death shows me that I am seeing only the representation of my insane thoughts, and am not allowing my real thoughts to cast their beneficent light on what I see."
W55L1 "What I see now are but signs of disease, disaster and death."
W56L1 "Pain, illness, loss, age and death seem to threaten me."
W62L2 "For this, attack must be replaced by forgiveness, so that thoughts of life may replace thoughts of death."
W68L1 "It is the decision to let the ego rule your mind, and to condemn the body to death."
W72L5 "What could it be but death?"
W72L5 "In trying to present Himself as the Author of life and not of death, He is a liar and a deceiver, full of false promises, and offering illusions in place of truth."
W72L5 "And it asserts that his salvation must be death, projecting this attack onto God, and holding Him responsible for it."
W72L6 "It is the death of God and your salvation."
W75L1 "Darkness and turmoil and death have disappeared."
W76L3 "You really think a small round pellet or some fluid pushed into your veins through a sharpened needle will ward off death."
W80R24 "Refuse to be side-tracked into detours, illusions, and thoughts of death."
W93L1 "You think if what is true about you were revealed to you, you would be struck with horror so intense that you would rush to death by your own hand, living on after seeing this being impossible."
W93L4 "You think that this is death, but it is life."
W94L3 "This is the Self Which knows no fear, nor could conceive of loss or suffering or death."
W99L5 "Unshaken does the Holy Spirit look on what you see; on sin and pain and death, on grief and separation and on loss."
W101L2 "The sinful warrant only death and pain, and it is this they ask for, for they know it waits for them and it will seek them out and find them somewhere, sometime, in some form which evens the account they owe to God."
W101L3 "Salvation must be feared, for it will kill, but slowly, taking everything away before it grants the welcome boon of death to victims who are little more than bones before salvation is appeased."
W101L4 "If sin is real Its offering is death, and meted out in cruel form to match the vicious wishes in which sin is born."
W109L3 "Completely undismayed this thought will carry you through storms and strife, past misery and pain, past loss and death, and onward to the certainty of God."
W110L1 "Its truth would mean that you have made no changes in yourself which have reality, nor changed the universe so that what God created was replaced by fear and evil, misery and death."
W110L1 "If you remain as God created you, fear has no meaning, evil is not real, and misery and death do not exist."
W110L3 "If you remain as God created you appearances cannot replace the truth, health cannot turn to sickness, nor can death be substitute for life, or fear for love."
W124L2 "How easily do errors disappear, and death give place to everlasting life."
W127L5 "Love is not found in darkness and in death."
W131L1 "You look for permanence in the impermanent; for love where there is none; for safety in the midst of danger; immortality within the darkness of the dream of death."
W131L2 "Pursuit of the imagined leads to death because it is the search for nothingness, and while you seek for life you ask for death."
W132L3 "Death strikes it everywhere because you hold the bitter thought of death within your mind."
W132L7 "Some see it suddenly on point of death, and rise to teach it."
W132L8 "The sick are healed as you let go all thoughts of sickness, and the dead arise when you let thoughts of life replace all thoughts you ever held of death."
W135L19 "While you made plans for death, He led you gently to Eternal Life."
W135L26 "And you rise again from what was seeming death and hopelessness."
W136L11 "And Heaven has not bowed to hell, nor life to death."
W137L9 "His gentle lessons teach how easily salvation can be yours; how little practice you need undertake to let His laws replace the ones you made, to hold yourself a prisoner to death."
W138L7 "Such is its holy purpose, now transformed from the intent you gave it; that it be a means for demonstrating hell is real, hope changes to despair, and life itself must in the and be overcome by death."
W138L7 "In death alone are opposites resolved, for ending opposition is to die."
W138L7 "And thus salvation must be seen as death, for life is seen as conflict."
W151L17 "And so you lay the gift of snow-white lilies on the world, replacing witnesses to sin and death."
W152L7 "To think that God made chaos, contradicts His Will, invented opposites to truth, and suffers death to triumph over life, all this is arrogance."
W155L7 "All this steps back as truth comes forth in you, to lead your brothers from the ways of death, and set them on the way to happiness."
W156L6 "It heralds not the end of sin in punishment and death."
W157L1 "You have spent long days and nights in celebrating death."
W159L10 "It is His gift whereby a sweet transition can be made from death to life, from hopelessness to hope."
W161L7 "When hatred rests upon a thing, it calls for death as surely as God's Voice proclaims there is no death."
W162L2 "And those who live and hear this sound will never look on death."
W163L1 "Death is a thought which takes on many forms, often unrecognized."
W163L1 "All such thoughts are but reflections of the worshipping of death as Savior and as giver of release."
W163L2 "Embodiment of fear, the host of sin, god of the guilty and the lord of all illusions and deceptions, does the thought of death seem mighty."
W163L3 "All things but death are seen to be unsure, too quickly lost however hard to gain, uncertain in their outcome, apt to fail the hopes they once engendered, and to leave the taste of dust and ashes in their wake in place of aspirations and of dreams."
W163L3 "But death is counted on."
W163L4 "Here is the Will of Father and of Son defeated finally, and laid to rest beneath the headstone death has placed upon the body of the holy Son of God."
W163L5 "Unholy in defeat, he has become what death would have him be."
W163L5 "His epitaph, which death itself has written, gives no name to him, for he has passed to dust."
W163L6 "It is impossible to worship death in any form, and still select a few you would not cherish, and would yet avoid while still believing in the rest."
W163L6 "For death is total."
W163L7 "The idea of the death of God is so preposterous that even the insane have difficulty in believing it."
W163L7 "Their stronger will could triumph over His, and so Eternal Life gave way to death."
W163L8 "Death's worshippers may be afraid."
W163L8 "There is no death, and we renounce it now in every form, for their salvation and our own as well."
W163L8 "God made not death."
W163L8 "And it is given us to look past death and see the life beyond."
W163L9 "There is no death, for death is not Your Will."
W165L1 "What but your thoughts of misery and death obscure the perfect happiness and the Eternal Life your Father wills for you?"
W166L11 "The wish for death is answered, and the sight that looked upon it now has been replaced by vision which perceives that you are not what you pretend to be."
W167L1 "There is no death because what God created shares His Life."
W167L1 "There is no death because an opposite to God does not exist."
W167L1 "There is no death because the Father and the Son are One."
W167L2 "You call it death."
W167L2 "Yet we have learned that the idea of death takes many forms."
W167L2 "All sorrow, loss, anxiety and suffering and pain, even a little sigh of weariness, a slight discomfort or the merest frown, acknowledge death."
W167L3 "You think that death is of the body."
W167L4 "Death is the thought that you are separate from your Creator."
W167L5 "Death cannot come from life."
W167L8 "The thought of death is not the opposite to thoughts of life."
W167L10 "We will not ask for death in any form today."
W167L11 "And in His Thoughts, Which have no opposite, we understand there is one life, and that we share with Him; with all creation, with their thoughts as well, whom He created in a Unity of life which cannot separate in death and leave the Source of Life from where It came."
W177L1 " 163) "There is no death."
W187L6 "He laughs as well at pain and loss, at sickness and at grief, at poverty, starvation and at death."
W189L5 "If hatred finds a place within your heart, you will perceive a fearful world, held cruelly in death's sharp-pointed, bony fingers."
W190L1 "It witnesses to God the Father's hatred of His Son, the sinfulness He sees in him, and His insane desire for revenge and death."
W190L3 "For vengeance is not part of love, and fear, denying love and using pain to prove that God is dead, has shown that death is victor over life."
W190L3 "The body is the Son of God, corruptible in death, as mortal as the Father he has slain."
W190L7 "Your thoughts of death envelop it in fear, while in your kind forgiveness does it live."
W191L3 "Deny your own identity and look on evil, sin and death, and watch despair snatch from your fingers every scrap of hope, leaving you nothing but the wish to die."
W191L6 "You will not see a devastating image of yourself walking the world in terror, with the world twisting in agony because your fears have laid the mark of death upon its heart."
W191L8 "A miracle has lighted up all dark and ancient caverns where the rites of death echoed since time began."
W191L9 "You play the game of death, of being helpless, pitifully tied to dissolution in a world which shows no mercy to you."
W191L10 "And we will sleep no more and dream of death."
W192L4 "Forgiveness is the means by which the fear of death is overcome because it holds no fierce attraction now, and guilt is gone."
W192L9 "Thus does each one who seems to tempt you to be angry represent your Savior from the prison-house of death."
W193L6 "Shall we not learn to say these words when we are tempted to believe that pain is real, and death becomes our choice instead of life?"
W194L3 "And so each instant given unto God in passing, with the next one given Him already, is a time of your release from sadness, pain, and even death itself."
W195L3 "Now can you but try to bring him down to lie in death with you, as useless as yourself; as little left within his grasping fingers as in yours."
W195L5 "And let your gratitude make room for all who will escape with you; the sick, the weak, the needy and afraid, and those who mourn a seeming loss or feel apparent pain, who suffer cold or hunger, or who walk the way of hatred and the path of death."
W196L3 "And you will see within today's idea the light of resurrection, looking past all thoughts of crucifixion and of death to thoughts of liberation and of life."
W196L11 "Now, for an instant, is a murderer perceived within you, eager for your death, intent on plotting punishment for you until the time when it can kill at last."
W197L6 "But learn to let forgiveness take away the sins you think you see outside yourself, and you can never think the gifts of God are lent but for a little while, before He snatches them away again in death."
W197L6 "For death will have no meaning for you then."
W198L4 "Forgiveness is the only road that leads out of disaster, past all suffering, and finally away from death."
W198L7 "Yet all are one; a place where death is offered to God's Son and to his Father."
W226L1 "It is not death which makes this possible, but it is change of mind about the purpose of the world."
W249L2 "We have betrayed them; held them in a vise of bitterness, and frightened them with thoughts of violence and death."
W250W43 "And God Himself has lost the Son He loves, with but corruption to complete Himself, His Will forever overcome by death, love slain by hate, and peace to be no more."
W250W44 "The Son of God may play he has become a body, prey to evil and to guilt, with but a little life that ends in death."
W271L1 "His kindly sight redeems the world from death."
W282L1 "This the determination not to be asleep in dreams of death, while truth remains forever living in the joy of life."
W290W83 "What need has such a mind for thoughts of death, attack and murder?"
W294L1 "And yet a neutral thing does not see death, for thoughts of fear are not invested there, nor is a mockery of love bestowed upon it."
W300L1 "This is the thought that can be used to say that death and sorrow are the certain lot of all who come here, for their joys are gone before they are possessed, or even grasped."
W314L1 "Death will not claim the future now, for life is now its goal, and all the needed means are happily provided."
W328L1 "Yet all we find is sickness, suffering, and loss and death."
W330W121 "The ego is idolatry; the sign of limited and separated self, born in a body, doomed to suffer and to end its life in death."
W330W121 "The ego is the "proof" that strength is weak and love is fearful, life is really death, and what opposes God alone is true."
W330W123 "What can he know of madness and the death of God, when he abides in Him?"
W330W124 "In suffering, the price for faith in it is so immense that crucifixion of the Son of God is offered daily at its darkened shrine, and blood must flow before the altar where its sickly followers prepare its feast of death."
W331L1 "Death is illusion; life, Eternal Truth."
M1A4 "Into this hopeless and closed learning situation, which teaches nothing but despair and death, God sends His teachers."
M2A4 "But time, with its illusions of change and death, wears out the world and all things in it."
M6B1 "Only by his death can He be conquered by His Son."
M6B2 "But if he chooses death himself, his weakness is his strength."
M6D2 "Very gently they call to their brothers to turn away from death."
M7A1 "Yet what if the patient uses sickness as a way of life, believing healing is the way to death?"
M7A1 "Having nothing to live for, he may ask for death."
M12A2 "God says there is no death; your judgment sees but death as the inevitable end of life."
M18A6 "Its ending is inevitable, for its outcome must be death."
M18A7 "The stain of blood can never be removed, and anyone who bears this stain on him must meet with death."
M18A9 "There is no death."
M20A4 "And it is this that overcomes the fear of death."
M21A5 "Living is joy, but death can only weep."
M21A5 "You see in death escape from what you made."
M21A5 "But this you do not see; that you made death, and it is but illusion of an end."
M21A5 "Death cannot be escape, because it is not life in which the problem lies."
M21A5 "Life and death seem to be opposites because you have decided death ends life."
M24A2 "He has overcome death because he has accepted Life."
M25A5 "All that must be recognized, however, is that birth was not the beginning and death is not the end."
M28A1 "Death is the central dream from which all illusions stem."
M28A2 "Death has become life's symbol."
M28A2 "Where there is death is peace impossible."
M28A3 "Death is the symbol of the fear of God."
M28A3 "And so do all things live because of death."
M28A4 "If death is real for anything there is no life."
M28A4 "Death denies life."
M28A4 "But if there is reality in life, death is denied."
M28A4 "He did not make death because He did not make fear."
M28A5 "The "reality" of death is firmly rooted in the belief that God's Son is a body."
M28A5 "And if God created bodies, death would indeed be real."
M28A5 "Death is indeed the death of God, if He is Love."
M28A6 ""And the last to be overcome will be death.""
M28A6 "Without the idea of death there is no world."
M28A6 "And in death are all illusions born."
M28A6 "What can be born of death and still have life?"
M28A6 "The inconsistencies, the compromises and the rituals the world fosters in its vain attempts to cling to death and yet to think love real are mindless magic, ineffectual and meaningless."
M28A7 "Teacher of God, your one assignment could be stated thus: Accept no compromise in which death plays a part."
M28A7 "Truth neither moves nor wavers nor sinks down to death and dissolution."
M28A7 "And what is the end of death?"
M29A1 "Very simply, the resurrection is the overcoming or surmounting of death."
M29A2 "The resurrection is the denial of death, being the assertion of life."
M29A4 "There is no death."
U2A5 "WRONG-MINDEDNESS listens to the ego and makes illusions; perceiving sin and justifying anger, and seeing guilt, disease and death as real."
U3A1 "Their death is sure and this alone is certain in their world."
U5A7 "For where God's memory has come at last there is no journey, no belief in sin, no walls, no bodies, and the grim appeal of guilt and death is there snuffed out forever."
U6A3 "He offered us all a final demonstration that it is impossible to kill God's Son; nor can his life in any way be changed by sin and evil, malice, fear or death."
U6A6 "Yet still it is his lesson most of all that he would have you learn, and it is this: "There is no death because the Son of God is like his Father."
U7A5 "And you will be with him when time is over, and no trace remains of dreams of spite in which you dance to death's thin melody."
P3E3 "Sickness and death and misery now stalk the earth in unrelenting waves, sometimes together and sometimes in grim succession."
P3E5 "Yet must their cures remain temporary, or another illness rise instead, for death has not been overcome until the meaning of love is understood."
P3G2 "There is a tendency, and it is very strong, to hear this song of death an instant, and then dismiss it uncorrected."
P3H8 "And then forget the world and all its little triumphs and its dreams of death."
S1C10 "The stages necessary to its attainment, however, need to be understood, if peace is to be restored to the Son of God, who lives now with the illusion of death and the fear of God."
S1D2 "Nor do they come from one who understands that they are calls for death, made out of fear by those who cherish guilt."
S2B2 "It carefully picks out all evil things, and overlooks the loving as a plague; a hateful thing of danger and of death."
S2B2 "Forgiveness-to-destroy IS death, and this it sees in everything it looks upon and hates."
S2B4 "Yet it is the only happy dream in all the world; the only one that does not lead to death."
S2B8 "God calls on you to save His Son from death by offering the love of Christ to him."
S2C2 "This is death."
S2C7 "Take nothing else, or you have sought your death, and prayed for separation from your Self."
S2C8 "All forms forgiveness takes that do not lead away from anger, condemnation, and comparisons of every kind are death."
S2D1 "It does not offer gifts in treachery, nor promise freedom while it asks for death."
S2D6 "About the end of sin and guilt and death."
S2D6 "Forgiveness has been given Him to teach, to save it from destruction and to make the means for separation, sin and death become again the holy gift of love."
S3B2 "It has not left its source, and in its pain and aging and the mark of death upon it this is clearly shown."
S3B2 "Death stares at them as every moment goes irrevocably past their grasping hands, which cannot hold them back."
S3B2 "For they sense the heavy scent of death upon their hearts."
S3C2 "And with this wish is death a certainty, for prayer IS answered."
S3C2 "Yet there is a kind of seeming death that has a different source."
S3C3 "This is what death should be; a quiet choice, made joyfully and with a sense of peace, because the body has been kindly used to help the Son of God along the way he goes to God."
S3C4 "We call it death, but it is liberty."
S3C4 "If there has been true healing, this can be the form in which death comes when it is time to rest a while from labor gladly done and gladly ended."
S3C6 "This is not death according to the world, for death is cruel in its frightened eyes and takes the form of punishment for sin."
S3C6 "Death is reward and not a punishment."
S3C7 "False healing rests upon the body's cure, leaving the cause of illness still unchanged, ready to strike again until it brings a cruel death in seeming victory."
S3D6 "Nor will death any more be feared because it has been understood."
S3E5 "His great destroyer, death."
G1A1 "For here is nothingness, where neither birth nor death is real, nor any form in the misshapen mind that spawned it has any meaning in the Mind of God."
G2A3 "The gifts of fear, the dream of death, are done."
G3A2 "No one would hesitate to leave a dream of shock and terror, merciless decay and sickening contortions, with despair always in sight and death not far behind, if he believed that it was but a dream."
G3A7 "How joyful and how holy is our way when death has no dominion, and the dream of separation, agony and loss has been dispelled forever."
G4A9 "What trifling gifts made out of sickly fear and evil dreams of suffering and death can be the substitute you really want for the remembrance of Christ in you?"
MSG19A1 "To roll the stone away is to see beyond the tomb, beyond death, and to understand the body's nothingness."
MSG19A2 "I came to tell them that death is illusion, and the mind that made the body can make another since form itself is an illusion."
MSG19A2 "The death of an illusion means nothing."
MSG19A4 "A body cannot stay without illusions, and the last one to be overcome is death."
MSG19A5 "These lessons needed to be taught but once, for when the stone of death is rolled away, what can be seen except an empty tomb?"
MSG19A5 "And that is what you see who follow me into the sunlight and away from death, past all illusions, on to Heaven's gate, where God will come Himself to take you home."

Quotes on "Dead"

T4E21 "I raised the dead by KNOWING that life is an eternal attribute of everything that the living God Created."
T5I12 "Some of them have healed the sick at times, but they have not raised the dead."
T8I3 ""Rest in peace" is a blessing for the living, not the dead, because rest comes from waking, not from sleeping."
T8I7 "Thus, "hellfire" means burning, but raising the dead becomes allegorical."
T15B1 "The ego wants YOU dead, but NOT itself."
T20G12 "And here he is more dead than living."
T21H2 "These are the dark ones, silent and afraid, alone and not communicating, fearful the power of the Son of God will strike them dead, and raising up their helplessness AGAINST him."
T25F2 "And who would see the Son of God as innocent, and wish him dead?"
T25I6 "Nor can they trust Him NOT to strike them dead with lightening bolts torn from the fires of Heaven by God's Own angry hand."
T26F9 "Let the dead and gone be peacefully forgotten."
T27B8 "It has no life, but neither is it dead."
T27F3 "For all the hurt that war has sought to bring; the broken bodies and the shattered limbs, the screaming dying and the silent dead, are gently lifted up and comforted."
T27G5 "The dying live, the dead arise, and pain has vanished."
T28B3 "All of the strange associations made to keep the past alive, the present dead, are stored within it, waiting your command that they be brought to you, and lived again."
W106L2 "Be not deceived by voices of the dead which tell you they have found the source of life, and offer it to you for your belief."
W107L3 "When truth has come all pain is over, for there is no room for transitory thoughts and dead ideas to linger in your mind."
W121L4 "It wants to live, yet wishes it were dead."
W122L3 "It lets you recognize the Son of God, and clears your memory of all dead thoughts so that remembrance of your Father can arise across the threshold of your mind."
W124L5 "And we see it in the dying and the dead as well, restoring them to life."
W139L3 "To be alive and not to know yourself is to believe that you are really dead."
W162L2 "The dead awake in answer to its call."
W163L5 "It says but this: "Here lies a witness God is dead.""

Quotes on "Die"

T1B36O "What the revelation's proper content was that those "who change their mind" (not name) about destruction (or hate) do not need to die."
T5F5 "Its unshared existence does not die."
T9K8 "You are not sick, and you cannot die."
T9K8 "Only the eternal can be loved, for love does not die."
T10B11 "What He created can sleep, but it CANNOT die."
T10G7 "Teach rather THAT I DID NOT DIE by demonstrating that I LIVE IN YOU."
T10G8 "Yet you CANNOT crucify God's Son, for the Will of God cannot die."
T10H1 "And BEING loving, they are like the Father, and therefore cannot die."
T11D9 "For if you could REALLY separate yourselves from the Mind of God, you WOULD die."
T11H14 "It will torment you while you live, but its hatred is not satisfied until you die."
T11H16 "For you will have looked upon the deathless IN YOURSELF, and you will see only the eternal, as you look out upon a world that cannot die."
T12B7 "For you will remember His guiltless Son, who did not die because he is immortal."
T12E4 "They do not wish to die, YET THEY WILL NOT LET CONDEMNATION GO."
T16E4 "It is certain that those who select certain ones as partners in ANY aspect of living, and use them for ANY purpose which they would NOT share with others, are trying to LIVE WITH guilt rather than DIE OF it."
T16F10 "The central theme in its litany to sacrifice is that GOD MUST DIE SO YOU CAN LIVE."
T18I7 "Would you remain WITHIN your tiny kingdom, a sorry king, a bitter ruler of all he surveys, who looks on nothing, but who would still die to DEFEND it?"
T19F9 "For I became the symbol of your sin, and so I had to die INSTEAD of you."
T20I8 "What if you realized that those who SEEM to walk about in it, to sin and die, attack and murder and destroy themselves, are WHOLLY unreal?"
T23D6 "Here stands the body, torn between the natural desire to communicate, and the unnatural intent to murder and to die."
T25E4 "And all their evil thoughts and sinful hopes, their dreams of guilt and merciless revenge, and every wish to hurt and kill and die, will disappear before the sun you bring."
T26B5 "His holiness gives life to you, who CANNOT die because his sinlessness is known to God, and can no more be sacrificed by you than can the light in you be blotted out because he sees it not."
T26C4 "But ask not God to punish him because YOU find him guilty, and would have him die."
T26F9 "He was reborn the instant that he chose to die, instead of live."
T26F11 "And so you die each day to live again, until you cross the gap between the past and present, which is NOT a gap at all."
T26H15 "Each instant is the Son of God reborn, until he chooses NOT to die again."
T27F4 "But if you SHRINK from blessing, will the world indeed seem fearful, for you have WITHHELD its peace and comfort, leaving it to die."
T28G2 "It is not born and does not die."
T29G1 "Swear not to die, thou holy Son of God!"
T29G3 "If it be conceived to die, then die it must, unless it does not take this purpose as its own."
T29G4 "You were NOT born to die."
T29G4 "Life's function CANNOT be to die."
T29I6 "And the Son of God, as perfect, sinless, and as loving as his Father, come to hate a little while; to suffer pain, and finally to die."
T30D6 "Thoughts are not born and cannot die."
T30D7 "Yet it did not die when you forgot it."
T31A12 "Now is he born again to you, and you are born again to him, WITHOUT the past that sentenced him to die, and you with him."
T31D8 "Yet has He never left His Thoughts to die, without their Source forever in themselves."
T31G14 "It is a thing of madness, pain, and death; a thing of treachery and black despair, of failing dreams and no remaining hope except to die and end the dream of fear."
T31H1 "It would persuade the holy Son of God he is a body, born in what must die, unable to escape its frailty, and bound by what it orders him to feel."
W73L6 "Do you really want to weep and suffer and die?"
W76L5 "It would not understand it is its own enemy; that it attacks itself and wants to die."
W84L2 "I cannot suffer, I cannot experience loss, and I cannot die."
W100L7 "You but receive according to God's plan, and never lose or sacrifice or die."
W107L6 "You were not meant to suffer and to die."
W136L8 "For see, this dust can make you suffer, twist your limbs and stop your heart, commanding you to die and cease to be."
W136L9 "Thus is the body stronger than the truth, which asks you live but cannot overcome your choice to die."
W136L11 "You can but choose to think you die, or suffer sickness or distort the truth in any way."
W152L6 "What can He know of the ephemeral, the sinful and the guilty, the afraid, the suffering and lonely, and the mind which lives within a body that must die?"
W156L4 "There is a Light in you Which cannot die, Whose Presence is so holy that the world is sanctified because of you."
W163L6 "Either all things die, or else they live and cannot die."
W166L11 "Now do we live, for now we cannot die."
W167L3 "It is why you cannot die."
W167L6 "What seems to die is but the sign of mind asleep."
W190L6 "And would you deny a little corner of your mind its own inheritance, and keep it as a hospital for pain, a sickly place where living things must come at last to die?"
W191L9 "You who perceive yourself as weak and frail, with futile hopes and devastated dreams, born but to die, to weep and suffer pain, hear this: All power is given you in earth and Heaven."
W191L11 "They die 'til you accept your own Eternal Life."
W192L5 "It cannot think that it will die, nor be the prey of merciless attack."
W194L3 "In no one instant can one even die."
W200L2 "Attempt no more to win through losing, nor to die to live."
W228L2 "I have not left that Source to enter in a body and to die."
W240W35 "For we who made it must behold it through the eyes of Christ, that what was made to die can be restored to Everlasting Life."
W250W43 "Sin "proves" God's Son is evil; timelessness must have an end; eternal Life must die."
W260W51 "It is within this fence he thinks he lives, to die as it decays and crumbles."
W260W52 "And if he did not die, what "proof" is there that God's eternal Son has been destroyed?"
W278L1 "If I accept that I am prisoner within a body, in a world in which all things that seem to live appear to die, then is my Father prisoner with me."
W294L1 "What use has God's beloved Son for what must die?"
W300W94 "For every one who ever came to die, or yet will come or who is present now, is equally released from what he made."
W331L1 "You could never leave me desolate, to die within a world of pain and cruelty."
W340W135 "Miracles fall like drops of healing rain from Heaven on a dry and dusty world, where starved and thirsty creatures came to die."
W340W135 "And everywhere the signs of life spring up, to show that what is born can never die, for what has life has immortality."
M13A5 "Because it is holy it cannot be sick, nor can it die."
M13A6 "They watch the dream figures come and go, shift and change, suffer and die."
M20A4 "For separate fragments must decay and die, but wholeness is immortal."
M21A4 "Would you not rather live than choose to die?"
M28A1 "It is the one fixed, unchangeable belief of the world that all things in it are born only to die."
M28A4 "The curious belief that there is part of dying things that may go on apart from what will die does not proclaim a loving God, nor re-establish any grounds for trust."
M28A5 "To look on His creations is to die."
M28A6 "But what is born of God and still can die?"
M28A7 "What seems to die has been misperceived and carried to illusion."
U3A1 "But what could come of this except a dream which, like all dreams, could only die?"
S3B1 "The body yet must die, and healing it is but a brief delay in its return to dust, where it was born and will go back."
S3C2 "The cause is still the wish to die and overcome the Christ."
MSG19A1 "It did not disintegrate because the unreal cannot die."

Quotes on "Dies"

T6F7 "The body neither lives nor dies, because it cannot contain you who ARE life."
T18G3 "Its guilt, which KEEPS it separate, is projected to the body, which suffers and dies, BECAUSE IT IS ATTACKED to hold the separation in the mind, and let it NOT KNOW its unity."
T19J4 "The body no more dies than it can feel."
T20H6 "And here, in darkness, is your brother's reality IMAGINED as a body, in unholy relationships with other bodies, serving the cause of sin an instant, before he dies."
T21I1 "And so he dies, BECAUSE of what he learned."
T24H10 "It grows and withers, flourishes and dies."
T27I1 "It takes the central place in every dream, which tells the story of how it was made by OTHER bodies, born into the world OUTSIDE the body, lives a little while, and dies, to be united in the dust with other bodies, dying like itself."
T29I5 "An idol is ESTABLISHED by belief, and when it is withdrawn, the idol "dies.""
T31C4 "And it grows old and dies, because that mind is sick within ITSELF."
W133L6 "What fades and dies was never there, and makes no offering to him who chooses it."
W152L1 "No one can grieve nor fear nor think him sick unless these are the outcomes that he wants, and no one dies without his own consent."
W159L3 "It comes from far beyond itself, for it reflects Eternal Love and the rebirth of love which never dies, but has been kept obscure."
W248L1 "What dies was never living in reality, and did but mock the truth about myself."
M13A5 "Because it is sinful it is weak, and being weak it suffers and it dies."

Quotes on "Dying"

T23C16 "And fear, with ashen lips and sightless eyes, blinded and terrible to look upon, is lifted to the throne of love, its dying conqueror, its substitute, the savior from salvation."
T27F4 "The eyes of all the dying bring reproach, and suffering whispers, "What is there to fear?""
T27F5 "A dying world asks only that you rest an instant from attack upon YOURSELF, that it be healed."
T27F5 "Life is given you, to give the dying world."
T27I3 "The body's serial adventures, from the time of birth to dying is the theme of every dream the world has ever had."
T28C5 "In dreams of murder and attack are YOU the victim, in a dying body slain."
W92L3 "It is your weakness that sees through the body's eyes, peering about in darkness to behold the likeness of itself; the small, the weak, the sickly and the dying, those in need, the helpless and afraid, the sad, the poor, the starving and the joyless."
W132L13 "Deny you are a shadow briefly laid upon a dying world."
M28A1 "Is it not madness to think of life as being born, aging, losing vitality, and dying in the end?"
U3A8 "This was the ego -- all the cruel hate, the need for vengeance and the cries of pain, the fear of dying and the urge to kill, the brotherless illusion and the self that seemed alone in all the universe."

Quotes on "Deadly"

T3C39 "I am repeating here a Biblical injunction of my own, already mentioned elsewhere, that if my followers eat any deadly thing it shall not hurt them."
T24E1 "Everything else becomes your enemy, feared and attacked, deadly and dangerous, hated and worthy only of destruction."
T31E5 "No longer does it matter what he does, for your accusing finger points to him, unwavering and deadly in its aim."
W196L5 "Who could believe his Father is his deadly enemy, separate from him, and waiting to destroy his life and blot him from the universe, without the fear of hell upon his heart?"
W196L9 "Nor need you hide in terror from the deadly fear of God projection hides behind."
M18A5 "Who usurps the place of God and takes it for himself now has a deadly "enemy.""

Quotes on "Died"

T10G7 "Teach not that I died in vain."
T31D3 "Men have died on seeing this, because they saw no way EXCEPT the pathways offered by the world."
W163L7 "And with the Father died the Son as well."

Quotes on "Deathless"

T29I6 "Here the deathless come to die; the all-encompassing to suffer loss; the timeless to be made the slaves of time."
T31F6 "Are you a Spirit, deathless, and without the promise of corruption and the stain of sin upon you?"
G5A2 "He loves you as a father loves his son, without whom would his self be incomplete, whose immortality completes his own, for in him is the chain of love complete - a golden circle that will never end, a song that will be sung throughout all time and afterwards, and always will remain the deathless sound of loving and of love."
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