Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life.
The path i walk lights up in flames
All those religions–they contradict each other on every point but every one of them is filled with ways to help people to be brave enough to laugh even though they know they are dying.
Look: each moment is a cradle and a casket: may all life and all death seem strange to you.
A day without family is like a year without rain
I’ll be around my whole life. That’s a long time to me.
The stars are dead, but their memories fill the sky
Sometimes the rope seems the only option when at the bottom of the pit. Climb it to safety.
My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered.
I drink out of desperation. Life is too dreary to endure. The misery, loneliness, crampedness – they’re heartbreaking…. What feelings do you suppose a man has when he realizes that he will never know happiness or glory as long as he lives? Hard work. All that amounts to is food for the wild beasts of hunger.