Death keeps no calendar

This page is about the saying "Death keeps no calendar"

Possible meaning:
In this saying, "Death" is personified as a spiritual being who may call upon us at any time - he has no appointment book. We never know when we will die.

Death (noun) = personification of the force that destroys life | death (noun) = the act of dying; the end of life | calendar (noun) = chart showing the days, weeks and months of each year; diary; datebook

Quick Quiz

It could be argued that the saying "Death keeps no calendar" is not true in the case of

a. accidental death

b. murder

c. suicide

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger