He Only Takes The Best

“As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

“If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.”
~ Pythagoras

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
~ Mark Twain

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
~ John Wayne

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”
~ Khalil Gibran

“There are special people in our lives who never leave us …. even after they are gone.”
~ D. Morgan

“There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”
~ Chief Sealth

“What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”
~ Cesare Pavese

“The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.”
~ Khalil Gibran

“What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.”
~ Ovid

“Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.”
~ Charles Feidelson, Jr.

“Death never takes a wise man by surprise; he is always ready to go.”
~ Jean de la Fontaine

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

“When we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a burning, almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and each being, and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings.”
~ Sogyal Rinpoche

“For certain is death for the born, And certain is birth for the dead; Therefore over the inevitable, Thou shouldst not grieve.”
~ Bhagavad Gita

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.”
~ Martin Luther

“Sometimes love lasts a moment. Sometimes love lasts a lifetime. Sometimes a moment is a lifetime.”
~ Pamela S. Adams

“Happy trails to you, until we meet again.”
~ Dale Evans Rogers

“A heart of Gold stopped beating,
two shining eyes at rest.
God broke our hearts to prove,
He only takes the best.”
~ Author Unknown

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