"Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning and life at that price is not worth living."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Gilbert Parker on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Gilbert Parker on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Gilbert Parker on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Gilbert Parker on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Gilbert Parker on Helen Keller
"The real business of life is trying to understand each other."
"It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship. Two men who have known each other for twenty years find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before, or else estrange them."
"In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind."
"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love."
"Love knows not distance it hath no continent its eyes are for the stars."