There are a lot of things we can learn from old sayings, proverbs, and quotes.

These words are full of wisdom and realizations. The people who uttered these words are masters of their crafts. So whenever we read sayings, proverbs, and quotes, we get to acquire the wisdom and knowledge of these people.

In this post, I gathered the 29 best life insurance quotes of all time. Read all of them to have a deeper understanding of life insurance, to see its beauty and purpose in our lives.

Jack Ma Life Insurance Quotes


Perhaps the best cure
for the fear of death
is to reflect
that life
has a beginning
as well as an end.
William Hazlitt

(1778 – 1830, English writer)


While nothing
is more uncertain
than a single life,
nothing is more certain
than the average duration
of a thousand lives.
Elizur Wright

(1804 – 1885, American mathematician,
“father of life insurance” for his pioneering work on actuarial tables)


Statistics have shown
that mortality increases perceptibly
in the military
during wartime.
Alphonse Allais

(1854 – 1905, French writer and humourist)


Fun is like life insurance;
the older you get,
the more it costs.
Frank McKinney Hubbard,
better known by his pen name “Kin” Hubbard

(1868 – 1930, American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist)


I detest life-insurance agents:
they always argue
that I shall someday die,
which is not so.
Stephen Butler Leacock

(1869 – 1944, English-born Canadian teacher,
political scientist, writer, and humorist)


Asking Europe to disarm
is like asking a man in Chicago
to give up his life insurance.
Will Rogers

(1879 – 1935, American entertainer)


The determination of
life insurance salesmen to succeed
has made life
pretty soft for widows.
William A. Feather

(1889 – 1981, American publisher and author)


You don’t need
to pray to God any more
when there are storms in the sky,
but you do have to be insured.
Bertolt Brecht

(1898 – 1956, German poet, playwright, and Marxist)


Life is
a sexually transmitted disease
and the mortality rate is
one hundred percent.
Ronald David Laing

(1927 – 1989, Scottish psychiatrist)


It’s very easy
for trusted companies
to mislead naive customers,
and life insurance companies are trusted.
Daniel Kahneman

(*1934, Israeli-American psychologist
and winner of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science)


For almost seventy years
the life insurance industry
has been a smug sacred cow
feeding the public
a steady line of sacred bull.
Ralph Nader

(*1934, American political activist,
as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney)


You can get up
to a million dollars or more
in life insurance
in case you die.
But can only get
about seven or eight bucks
an hour to live.
Stanley Victor Paskavich

(*1958, Gulf War Vet who suffers from PTSD
and bipolar disorder, writer of poetry and quotes )


Life insurance
became popular only
when insurance companies
stopped emphasizing
it as a good investment
and sold it instead
as a symbolic commitment
by fathers
to the future well-being of their families.
James Michael Surowiecki

(*1967, American journalist)


I’m a big crier in general.
The right life insurance commercial
will take me out for a couple of days.
Isaac “Ike” Barinholtz

(*1977, American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer)


A good retirement career
for an actuary
is a fortune teller
that tells people
how long they are going to live.
DudeMan in Forum


A full-time student
with no siblings or parents
might be affected financially
by his premature death.
Harry Potter doesn’t have
a need for life insurance.
David Woods


The chief beneficiary
of life insurance policies
for young, single people
is the life insurance agent.
Wes Smith


You can’t put
a value on a human life,
but my wife’s life insurance company
made a pretty fair offer.
Unknown Author


Whatever excuses you may have
for not buying life insurance now
will only sound ridiculous
to your widow.
Unknown Author


The only thing a man can buy
on the installment plan,
on which his widow
won’t have to finish the payments
after he dies,
is life insurance.
Unknown Author


You don’t buy life insurance
because you are going to die,
but because those you love
are going to live.
Unknown Author


Life Insurance offers a man
the only way
where he can make his will
before he makes his money.
Unknown Author


Would you agree
that the only person
who can take care
of the older person
you will someday be –
is the younger person
you are now?
Unknown Author


As an athlete,
I understand the value of my health insurance.
I knew that in my profession, injuries are common
and could happen anytime.
Magic Johnson

(1959 - , Retired professional basketball player)


If a child, a spouse, a life partner,
or a parent depends on you and your income,
you need life insurance.
Suze Orman

(1954 - , American Author, Motivational Speaker, TV Host)


The grace of God
is like Life Insurance
It will help you in your time of need
without any limit
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

(1926 - 2011, Indian Guru and Spiritual Leader)


Don't sell life insurance;
Sell what life insurance can do
Ben Feldman

(1912 - 1993, American Businessman and World-renowned Salesperson)


A man who dies
without adequate life insurance
should have to come back and see
the mess he created.
Will Rogers


Buying life insurance cannot change your life;
instead, it prevents your lifestyle from being changed.
After tolling for decades, an illness can wipe out an entire family's
savings by medical bills incurred.
In times of tragedy, when faced with possible loss of life,
one is once again reminded of the purpose of the existence
of insurance salespeople.
Jack Ma

(Founder of Alibaba, Business Tycoon)