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We picture death as coming to destroy; let us rather picture Christ as coming to save. We think of death as ending; let us rather think of life as beginning, and that more abundantly. We think of losing; let us think of gaining. We think of parting, let us think of meeting. We think of going away; let us think of arriving. And as the voice of death whispers "You must go from earth," let us hear the voice of Christ saying, "You are but coming to Me!"

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.

We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.

When I am dying I want to know that I have a similarity to God, so that my will is the same as his will, and that I love and hate and wish what he does.

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

Whom the gods love, die young, no matter how long they live.

Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life.

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep.

You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.

Your body must become familiar with its death - in all its possible forms and degrees - as a self-evident, imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards the goal you have found worthy of your life.


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