From the Classics

EAA-01 The soul that suffers is stronger than the soul that rejoices E. Shepard

EAA-02 Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven H.W. Beecher

EAA-03 Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts, not amid joy Hemans

EAA-04 What seem to us but dim funeral tapers may be heaven’s distant lamps Longfellow

EAA-05 Death is the golden key that opens the palace of Eternity Milton

EAA-06 There is a sweet job that comes to us through sorrow Spurgeon

EAA-07 Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal Moore

EAA-08 Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy Shakespeare

EAA-09 Death is not a foe, but an inevitable adventure Sir Oliver Lodge

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

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

EAA-12 Sorrows are like tall angels with star-crowns in their hair Margery Eldredge Howell

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

EAA-14 Mutual love, the crown of all our bliss Milton

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

EAA-16 Humble love, and not proud science, keeps the door of heaven Young

EAA-17 The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy Beaumont and Fletcher

EAA-18 Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule Cowper

EAA-19 Nature’s loving proxy, the watchful mother Bulwer

EAA-20 Dust thou art, to dust returnest, was not spoken of the soul Longfellow

EAA-21 The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth, One’s nearer God’s heart in a garden, than anywhere else on earth Dorothy Francis

EAA-22 Till the master of all good workmen shall set us to work anew Rudyard Kipling

EAA-24 The end and the reward of toil is rest James Beattie

EAA-25 In His will is our peace Dante

EAA-26 Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past Lowell

EAA-27 Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory… Shelley

EAA-28 Each lonely scene shall thee restore William Collins

EAA-29 Things past belong to memory alone, things future are the property of hope John Home

EAA-30 Yet in this heart’s most sacred place, thou, alone, shall dwell forever Moore

EAA-31 … There hath pass’d away a glory from the earth Wordsworth

EAA-32 Joy, joy forever! – My task is done – the gates are pass’d and heaven is won Moore

EAA-33 The cross leads generations on Shelley

EAA-34 … The heart of man is restless until it finds its rest in Thee St. Augustine

EAA-35 God is and all is well Whittier EAA-36 Death’s but a path to be trod if man would ever pass to God T. Parnell

EAA-37 Onward to thy glory! ‘Tis always morning somewhere in the world R. H. Horne

EAA-38 Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound H. Melville

EAA-39 He hath awakened from the dream of life Shelley

EAA-40 Beyond is the infinite morning of a day without tomorrow W.S. Abbott

EAA-41 Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o’erfraught heart and bids it break… Shakespeare

EAA-42 Where He leads me I can safely go Millay

EAA-43 God gives us love. Something to love He lends us Tennyson

EAA-44 Whither thou goest, I will go Ruth i:16

EAA-45 But in the night of death hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the

rustle of a wing Ingeresoll

EAA-46 There never was night that had no morn D. M. N. Craik

EAA-47 Faith builds a bridge across the gulf of death Young

EAA-48 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away Cant. ii: 17

EAA-49 ‘Tis not the whole of life to live, nor all of death to die J. Montgomery

EAA-50 Where there is sorrow there is holy ground Wilde

EAA-51 Now twilight lets her curtain down and pins it with a star L. M. Child

EAA-52 Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal Moore

EAA-53 Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest Goethe

EAA-54 His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than words, was simple doing good Whittier