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)
-Blue Öyster Cult, Don't Fear the Reaper

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You see? Even Death has a heart.

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
— The poem "we shouldn't be so afraid of death" by dearspineless

"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

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 [sic] fond of him.