Birth and death are events in time and space.... there is nothing but Life.
Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities.
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
The chief problem about death, incidentally, is the fear that there may be no afterlife -- a depressing thought, particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also, there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held.
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting; The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting. And cometh from afar.
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection.
All pure and holy spirits live on in heavenly places, and in course of time they are again sent down to inhabit righteous bodies.
Everything science has taught me - and continues to teach me - strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. Nothing disappears without a trace.
Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.
It is not all of life to live, nor yet all of death to die. For life and death are one, and only those who will consider the experience as one may come to understand or comprehend what peace indeed means.
When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.
I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience
All are but parts of one stupendous whole whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was, "Did you bring joy?" The second was, "Did you find joy?"
You live on earth only for a few short years which you call an incarnation, and then you leave your body as an outworn dress and go for refreshment to your true home in the spirit.
Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you die tomorrow.
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
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