If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. ~The Crow, written by James O’Barr, David J. Schow, and John Shirley, 1994Sarah
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson
He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To live in hearts we leave behind
Is not to die.
~Thomas Campbell, "Hallowed Ground"stanza 6; BMC
He kept at true good humour’s mark
The social flow of pleasure’s tide:
He never made a brow look dark,
Nor caused a tear, but when he died.
~Thomas Love PeacockCD
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. ~Robert Ingersoll
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. ~Author Unknown
With what a deep devotedness of woe
I wept thy absence – o’er and o’er again
Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain,
And memory, like a drop that, night and day,
Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away!
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor
Life is eternal, and love is immortal,
and death is only a horizon;
and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
~Rossiter Worthington RaymondCSS5
Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. ~Terri Guillemets
The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God. ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994