Quotes: Don't Fear the Reaper

Seasons don't fear the reaper
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain
(We can be like they are)

Come on baby
(Don't fear the reaper)
Baby take my hand
(Don't fear the reaper)

You see? Even Death has a heart.
Death, The Book Thief

I waited for death to wrap his
frail hands around my neck and
feed me to the unknown
but he just took my hand, fingers
laced between my own
and smiled

Oh Lord, what can the harvest hope for, if not for the care of the Reaper Man?
Death to Azrael, Reaper Man

Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.
Emily Dickinson, "Because I could not stop for Death"

Hiyoko Tousaka: I'll be counting on you next time something happens!
Death: Try not to give me too much more work to do, okay?
Hiyoko: What? But that's why we're friends!
Sakuya: She's friends... with Death...!?

Not a bad chap when you get to know him (and sooner or later, everyone gets to know him).

DEATH has been waiting for you. He has poured you some TEA.

The Black Rabbit serves Lord Frith. He does no more than his appointed task.

Death gods are not as heartless as movies depict us as. It can be difficult. Because I know that every time I make a mortal friend, I will have to guide them through the halls of the dead in the end and say goodbye.
Anubis, We Are Our Avatars

Seriously? Death goes "ding ding ding?"
Yusuke Urameshi upon meeting Botan, YuYu Hakusho

The nature of his line of work,
Led some to think he was a jerk.
And though he was considered grim,
I found myself grow fond of him.