Quotes on death


Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

~ Mother Theresa

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

~ Mark Twain

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.

~ Carl Sandburg

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all doing direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.

~ Charles Dickens

They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy.

~ James Russell Lowell

Money alone sets all the world in motion.

~ Publilius Syrus

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.

~ Henry David Thoreau

To business that we love, we rise betime and go to't with delight.

~ William Shakespeare

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.

~ Hellen Keller

There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that ... I never shoot blanks.

~ Richard Milhous Nixon

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