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This memory brightens o'er the past; as when the sun, concealed; behind some cloud that near us hangs; shines on a distant field. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. - Clyde Campbell

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man. - Antoine de Saint Éxupéry

No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness. - Hermann Broch

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality. - Emily Dickinson

Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality. - Jean Paul Richter

And, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of Heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun. {Romeo and Juliet}  - William Shakespeare

Be near me when my light is low... And all the wheels of Being slow. (from "In Memoriam") - Alfred, Lord Tennyson