1 The soul that suffers is stronger than the soul that rejoices
-E. Shepard

2 Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven
-H.W. Beecher

3 Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy
-A. Helps

4 What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May be heaven’s distant lamps

5 Death is the golden key that opens the palace of Eternity

6 There is a sweet joy which comes to us through sorrow

7 Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal

8 Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy

9 Death is not a foe, but an inevitable adventure
-Sir Oliver Lodge

10 Every man’s life is a plan of God
-Horace Bushnell

11 The acts of this life are the destiny of the next
-Eastern proverb

12 Sorrows are like tall angels with star-crowns in their hair
-Margery E. Howell

13 The heart of him who truly loves is a paradise on earth

14 Mutual love, the crown of all our bliss

15 To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another

16 The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy
-Beaumont and Fletcher

17 Nature’s loving proxy, the watchful mother
-Bulwer - Lytton

18 The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God’s Heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth
-Dorothy Francis Gurney

19 Till the Master of All Good Workmen Shall set us to work anew
-Rudyard Kipling

20 The end and the reward of toil is rest
-James Beattie

21 In His will is our peace

22 Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past

23 Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory

24 Things past belong to memory alone, things future are the property of hope
-John Home

25 Yet in this heart’s most sacred place, thou, alone, shall dwell forever

26 There hath pass’d away a glory from the earth

27 Joy, joy forever! my task is done – the gates are pass’d, and heaven is won

28 The cross leads generations on

29 The heart of man is restless until it finds its rest in Thee
-St. Augustine

30 God is, and all is well

31 Death’s but a path that must be trod, if man would ever pass to God
-T. Parnell

32 Onward to thy glory!
-R. H Horne

33 Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound
-H. Melville

34 He hath awakened from the dream of life

35 Beyond is the infinite morning of a day without tomorrow
-W. S. Abbott

36 Where He leads me I can safely go

37 God gives us love Something to love He lends us

38 But in the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing

39 There never was night that had no morn
-D. M. Craik

40 Faith builds a bridge across the gulf of death

41 ’Tis not the whole of life to live, nor all of death to die
-J. Montgomery

42 Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground

43 Now twilight lets her curtain down and pins it with a star

44 Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest

45 His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than words, was simple doing good

46 But O for the touch of a vanished hand,
And the sound of a voice that is still!

47 For they conquer who believe they can

48 They who forgive most, shall be most forgiven

49 The unity that binds us all together
That makes this earth a family
And all men brothers and the sons of God
Is love

50 His life was gentle, and the elements so mix’d in him that Nature might stand
up and say to all the world, “This was a man!“