Quotes on End-of-Life

I’m putting this page here so I can add to it as I find good quotes on end-of-life issues that reflect some type of truth or value for me to keep here.

 

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“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” — Psalm 116:15

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“Endings matter, not just for the person but, perhaps even more, for the ones left behind.” — Atul Gawande

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“Death ends a life, not a relationship.” — Mitch Albom

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“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.” — Mark Twain

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“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” — Seneca

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“Grief is like the wake behind a boat. It starts out as a huge wave that follows close behind you and is big enough to swamp and drown you if you suddenly stop moving forward. But if you do keep moving, the big wake will eventually dissipate. And after a long enough time, the waters of your life get calm again, and that is when the memories of those who have left begin to shine as bright and as enduring as the stars above.” — Jimmy Buffett, A Salty Piece of Land

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