-H G Wells(more…)
1105 – “Death is a frightful disaster no matter what the cause and the age of the person affected.”
– Nelson Mandela(more…)
1098 – “People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”
1091 – “Death is the last intimate thing we ever do.”
– Anita Blake in Laurell K Hamilton’s Obsidian Butterfy(more…)
1004 – “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
986 – “If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.”
961 – “Someone I loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.
906 – “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
865 – “A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers. All you have to do is hold your first dying soldier in your arms, and have that terribly futile feeling that his life is flowing out and you can’t do anything about it. Then you understand the horror of war.”
–General Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr, USA
Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion of France, which opened up the Western Front of the European Theater in World War II, leading to the downfall of Hitler and the NAZIs.