->''Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,\\
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,\\
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum\\
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.''
-->--'''Creator/WHAuden'''

->''"The cycle of nature and your stupid plan don't mean a thing! Aerith is gone. Aerith will no longer talk, no longer laugh, cry or get angry."''
-->-- '''Cloud Strife''' to Sephiroth over [[ItWasHisSled one of the most famous examples of this trope in gaming]], ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''

->''"No one stays dead except Bucky, Jason Todd and [[DeathByOriginStory Uncle Ben.]]"''
-->-- An old comic book mantra. [[HilariousInHindsight Not long after]] it came into existence, [[DeathIsCheap they resurrected Bucky and Jason Todd anyway.]] Uncle Ben is still dead. Until they brought him back in the Ultimate Universe. Then they killed him again, so no biggie.

->'''Thunderbolt:''' So, how do I make my [[DisneyDeath shockingly unexpected and triumphant return?]]\\
'''Lightning:''' You don't.\\
'''Thunderbolt:''' What do you mean, I don't?\\
'''Lightning:''' You ''don't'' make a shockingly unexpected and triumphant return. You die. You're dead. You never come back.\\
'''Thunderbolt:''' N-not even for a ReunionShow?\\
'''Lightning:''' Not even for [[RemakeCameo a cameo in the remake]].
-->--''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure'' (lampshading/parodying the DisneyDeath trope)

->'''[[Webcomic/ElGoonishShive Susan]]''': [[{{Understatement}} Dying is usually inconvenient]].

->''"In any world, real or virtual, once you're dead, you're gone."''
-->-- '''Akihiko Kayaba''' on the 4,000 players who died before Kirito cleared SAO, ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'', Episode 14, ''The End of the World''

->''"An empire toppled by its enemies can rise again, but one that crumbles from within, that's dead... forever."''
-->-- '''Helmut Zemo''', ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''
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