How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.

- Dorothy Ferguson

To weep is to make less the depth of grief.

- William Shakespeare

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

- George Eliot

Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.

- Walter Scott

The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.

- Irving Berlin

Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is
a mystery and today is a gift,
which is why it is called the present.
What the caterpillar perceives is the end;
to the butterfly is just the beginning.
Everything that has a beginning has an ending.
Make your peace with that and all will be well.

- Buddhist Saying

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

- William Penn

When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.

- Buddhist Saying

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.

- Amelia Josephine Barr

Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.

- Lao Tzu

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

- Albert Einstein

Death is not the end. Death can never be the end.
Death is the road. Life is the traveller.
The Soul is the Guide.
Our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life.
Our soul thinks of Immortality

- Sri Chinmoy

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

- Marcus Aurelius

I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

- Martin Luther King Jr

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul

- W.E. Henley

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

- Jean Cocteau

Perhaps they are not stars but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones shines down to let us know they are happy.

- Eskimo Legend

Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.

- Leo Tolstoy

Your end, which is endless, is as a snowflake dissolving in the pure air.

- Buddhist Saying

Whatever you think matters - doesn't. Follow this rule, and you will add decades to your life.

- Rodger Rosenblatt

As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

- Leonardo DaVinci

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.

- Winston Churchill

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

- Robert Frost

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

- Marcus Tulles Cicero

When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night,
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

- William Shakespeare

The first breath is the beginning of death.

- Thomas Fuller

I know death has ten thousand several doors for men to take their exits.

- John Webster

Life and death are but phases of the same thing, the reverse and obverse of the same coin. Death is as necessary for man's growth as life itself.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Say not in grief he is no more - but live in thankfulness that he was.

- Hebrew Proverb

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.

- J.K. Rowling

Death is much simpler than birth; it is merely a continuation. Birth is the mystery, not death.

- Stewart Edward White

The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

There's nothing certain in man's life except this: That he must lose it.

- Aeschylus

Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.

- Deepak Chopra

Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.

- Nicholas Sparks

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

- Emerson Ralph Waldo

It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.

- John Steinbeck

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

- T.S. Eliot

Love has no age, no limit no death.

- John Galsworthy

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I'v ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.

- Steve Jobs

Ten percent is what happens to you and ninety percent is how you respond.

- Lou Holtz

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.

- Edna St.Vincent Millay

I thank God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Grief, I now understand, is a sort of madness, in the same way that falling in love is madness.

- Clover Stroud

Life is a great sunrise. I do no see why death should not be an even greater one.

- Vladimir Nabokov

The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?

- Edgar Allen Poe

There is, I am convinced, no picture that conveys in all its dreadfulness, a vision of sorrow, despairing, remediless, supreme. If I could paint such a picture, the canvas would show only a woman looking down at her empty arms.

- Charlotte Bronte

Just close your eyes and think of me, I will not be far away.

- Judy Burnette

I hope you can see how precious you were to them, to us, to me.

- N. Taylor

Tears for the mourners who are left behind. Peace everlasting for the quiet dead.

- Lucretius

Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.

- William Shakespeare

I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.

- Corazon Aquino

I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is graduation.

- Elisabeth Kugler-Ross

We ourselves can die with comfort and even joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.

- Matthew Simpson

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.

- Rose Kennedy

There'll be two dates on your headstone, and all your friends will read em. But all that' s gonna matter is that little dash between em.

- Kevin Welch

Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star;one of the million lights in a vast skythat flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.

- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

And because I love this life,I know I shall love death as well.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes.

- Benjamin Franklin

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

- Maya Angelou

They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.

- William Penn

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

- Jack Lemmon

It's the circle of life, and it moves us all,
through despair and hope,
through faith and love,
'till we find our place,
on the path unwinding

- From The Lion King

If death could be seen as a beautiful
clear lake, refreshing and buoyant,
then when a consciousness moves towards
its exit from a body there would be that
delightful plunge and it would simply swim away.

- Pat Rodegast

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

- Albert Einstein

The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.

- Seneca

Grief is the price we pay for love.

- Queen Elizabeth II