"Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."William Cowper 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."William Cowper 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."William Cowper 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."William Cowper 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."William Cowper on Helen Keller
"The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged."
"Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too."
"God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm."
"Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."
"Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose."