Died 15 December, 1861, the American Civil War was raging. That statue has no head, but holds only a mask.
"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist." -Stewart Alsop
"I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world." -Richard Dawkins
The dark clouds lumbered upon us, shaking out drops of light rain.
"Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives." -Abu Bakr
"Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon." -Susan Ertz
The necropolis reaches out like a strangling vine, waiting ever so slowly to latch on and slowly smother...
"Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live." -Henry Van Dyke
"An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders." -Thomas Traherne
"Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit."" -Bill Maher
"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die." -Leonardo da Vinci
"A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election." -Bill Vaughan
Posted May 1st, 2012 by We all will die some day. Make it count.