"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth - and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on C. S. Lewis
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings."
"I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation."
"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body."
"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are."