Posts Tagged ‘Obituaries’

But if a civilized society is going to include death as a punishment and yet remain civilized, the process must be made rigorous and the decisions difficult.
   —  David Von Drehle
From his obituary for Scarlette Holdman: “The lasting legacy of a life devoted to loving the sinner
Appearing in the 31 July 2017 issue of Time Magazine
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2015 The Beauty Of Thy Voice
2014 Faith In Men
2013 An Average Verge
2012 Dew Drop Secrets
2011 Champion Freedom

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What I would really like said about me is that I dared to love.
By love I mean that condition in the human spirit so profound, it encourages us to develop courage and build bridges, and then to trust those bridges and cross the bridges in attempts to reach other human beings.
  —  Maya Angelou
Quoted by:  Lev Grossman
Milestones” column sub-titled “Legendary Voice
Time Magazine” dated 9 June 2014
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