It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death. – Epictetus
Those we love don’t go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear. – Anonymous
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller
What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset. – Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 – 1890
Today is the first and last day of forever. – Stephenie Meyer
A man’s dying is more his survivor’s affair than his own. – Thomas Mann
Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Khalil Gibran
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. – George S. Patton
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. – Orson Welles
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. – From a headstone in Irelan