Originally Posted by Dr_Watso
It's all empty nonsense. Mortality is something that we all struggle with in one way or another. It's uncomfortable and we don't want to really think about it. Instead, people regurgitate statements such as you mention, often more as a means to make themselves feel better than the affected party.
I, for one, have spent a long time thinking about what it's like not to be alive and weighing up the pros and cons!