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!
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. ~Author Unknown
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
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor
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
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson
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
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