"Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Helen Keller
"All diseases run into one, old age."
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."
"Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding."
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Every artist was first an amateur."