Quotes

 

 

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  Lost love is still love. It takes a different form thats all. You cant see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken, another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it....Life has to end....love doesnt.~ Mitch Albom (The Five People We Meet In Heaven)
Sorrow comes in great waves...
but it rolls over us, and though
it may almost smother us,
it leaves us.

And we know that if it is strong,
we are stronger, inasmuch as
it passes and we remain.

---Attributed to Henry James
When you are sorrowful,
Look again in your heart
And you shall see that, in truth,
That for which you are weeping
Has been your delight.

---author unknown

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,

Love leaves a memory no one can steal. 

~From a headstone in Ireland

It's so curious:  one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief.  But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses.  ~Colette
Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.  ~From the television show The Wonder Years
And the day came when the risk to
remain tight in a bud was more
painful than the risk it took to
blossom.

---author unknown
You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you
meet it with the best you have to give.

---Eleanor Roosevelt
Life is short and we do not have too
much time to gladden the hearts of
those who travel with us, so be swift
to love and make haste to be kind.

---Henri Frederic Amiel

If you're going through hell, keep going.  ~Winston Churchill

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 are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn, and people we can't live without but have to let go.  ~Author Unknown
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.  ~Jacques Prévert
As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us.  As long as I can I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.  ~Sascha, as posted on motivateus.com
"They say that time heals, but that is only partly true. For if time truly healed, we would forget, and that we will never do." Margaret M
To mourn too long for those we love is self-indulgent. But to honour their memory with a promise to live a little better for having known them, gives purpose to their life and some reason for their death.  By Lavinia in Australia for Bob in Solihull 26th April 2005
"You have touched me deeply and so whenever I hear the wind in the trees and feel the sun on my face I shall remember you and be glad" - Sylvia J Topel, Moscow 1990.
To the World you are just one person, but to one person you are The World.
Death is not extinguishing the light.  It is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come
"The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality"
John Quincey Adams
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